Bangkok – A meeting chaired by Deputy Prime Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn was held Friday to discuss the organization of an exhibition in remembrance of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Minister of Culture Vira Rojpojchanarat announced that the exhibition will be held from 2nd to 30th November at the Royal Crematorium and supplementary structures at Sanam Luang ceremonial grounds in Bangkok.
The exhibition will be open to the general public between 7.00 am to 10.00 pm, which allows entry for 5000 persons in each round for 1 hour. It is expected that each day more than 100,000 people will visit the exhibition; leading to a total of 3 million visitors overall. The government is to provide free shuttle buses on six routes from Victory Monument, Hua Lamphong, around Rattanakosin Island, Ekkamai, Southern Bus terminal and Morchit to facilitate access for visitors.
The exhibition, at the Royal Merit-Making Pavilion, or Phra Thinang Song Tham, will feature His Majesty King Bhumibol’s biography and royally initiated projects. At the Government Officials’ Pavilions, or Sala Luk Khun, the exhibition will illustrate the construction of the Royal Crematorium, the renovation of royal chariots and palanquins, as well as the inclusion of architectural works and artistic creations. During the exhibition period, cultural shows will be performed between 6.00 pm – 10.00 pm.