Rayong holds 3-day festival to mark Sunthorn Phu Day


RAYONG, 27 June 2014  – Rayong Province is holding a celebration on Sunthorn Phu Day from now until Sunday, as June 26th commemorates the birth of Thailand’s greatest poet. 

The event is being held at Kram Sub-district, Klaeng District. Rayong Governor Thani Samartkij yesterday led a team of government officials, representatives from the private sector and members of the general public to pay respect to the poet at his statue in the area.

This year’s event commemorates Sunthorn Phu’s 228th birhday anniversary. The celebration features stage performances, Sunthorn Phu’s folklore cosplay contest, local artists’ performances, students’ competitions, an exhibition of Sunthorn Phu’s works, and stalls of OTOP products.

This year the event is being held for 3 days and nights, starting June 26th and will conclude on Sunday.