Sanctuary of Truth combines dharma, art, sports for Children’s Day

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The Sanctuary of Truth will integrate dharma, arts, music, local sports and activities related to five different religions for its Children’s Day festival.

General Manager Chat Jayawong said the Jan. 14 event also would feature an exhibition of King Rama IX’s works.

Performers practice for their big day.
Performers practice for their big day.

The format of this year’s Children’s Day festival was changed from previous years by integrating dharma and key philosophies of five religions.

The Sanctuary of Truth will integrate dharma, arts, music, local sports and activities related to five different religions for its Children’s Day festival.
The Sanctuary of Truth will integrate dharma, arts, music, local sports and activities related to five different religions for its Children’s Day festival.

Other activities including a costume contest for apparel made from recyclable materials, a student song competition, a concert from visually impaired students from the Redemptorist School for the Blind, and singing of HM the late King’s compositions.

General Manager Chat Jayawong said the Jan. 14 event also would feature an exhibition of King Rama IX’s works.
General Manager Chat Jayawong said the Jan. 14 event also would feature an exhibition of King Rama IX’s works.

There will be booths with games and food.

However, Chat said, the most important offering on the day will be the chance for students to tour the Sanctuary of Truth and touch its beauty and hear stories of the art depicted there.
Children’s Day at the Naklua temple will run 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.