Vocational Market ends with overwhelming support


BANGKOK, 29 July 2015 – The Vocational Market along Phadung Krung Kasem Canal has concluded, with over 10,000 visitors and 2 million baht in sales throughout the three-day event.

After being launched on July 27 by the Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC), the Vocational Market drew to a close today. Nonetheless, a steady flow of visitors was still seen at the event, lending moral support to the vocational students who were selling their products.

Mr Chaiyapruek Serirak, Secretary-General of OVEC, expressed satisfaction with the event, indicating that more than 10,000 people turned up at the market throughout the three-day period while the total income exceeded 2 million baht.

Products attracting much attention from the public included hammocks made from pieces of cloth and baskets for growing mushroom. There were also beauty services and spa treatments available for the fair-goers.

Another highlight was a special booth jointly set up by various vocational education institutes to sell products related to the Buddhist Lent, such as flower garlands, religious offerings and Lent candles. All of the products were made by students and sold at discounted prices.