The Eastern Seaboard marked the 63rd birthday of HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn with prayers and wishes for a long life.
In the Pattaya area, Nongprue Deputy Mayor Eneak Pattana-ngam led more than 150 civil servants, local officials, teachers, students and residents at the sub-district’s office July 28 in praying for the Crown Prince to live a long healthy life and bond community members as one to live in harmony.
Chonburi celebrated the occasion with provincial cultural officer Samart Tiewpoonwong of the Department of Religious Affairs conducting a blessing ceremony at Chalermprakiet Pavilion in Ban Bung District.
Chonburi Governor Khomsan Ekachai lights a ceremonial candle after the presentation of flower cones in honor of HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn’s birthday July 23.
Government workers, students and the general public all dressed in white to join in and pay respect to the nine celestial angels watching over Thailand.
Governor Khomsan Ekachai then took the podium, leading the crowd in blessings for the Crown Prince to have a long life.
Later, the governor presided over Chonburi’s food-offering ceremony at Buddha Sihing Hall.
Local officials, their families, and members of the local community present alms in the early morning to honor HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn on his 63rd birthday.
Government officers, military officials, police, state enterprise employees, local administers and civilians gave alms of rice and dried food to 64 monks.
The region capped day-long celebration with a candle-lighting ceremony at Chonkannukul School in Chonburi.
Again, Khomsan was the master of ceremonies, leading the lighting of candles and offering of flower and incense trays.
HRH Prince Vajiralongkorn is well recognized for his support of agricultural mobile clinics and other projects conducted in Chonburi and throughout the Kingdom. Attendees at the day’s ceremonies prayed for the HRH the Crown Prince and wished him a long life and respect from the Thai people.