Wednesday, 6 August 2008

"Visit Lanna" (The Colorful Lanna…. of Rajapreuk Flower)

Date : 14- 24 August 2008 at 16.00 - 21.00 hrs

Venue : Royal Chiang Mai Agricultural Research Center
(World Horticultural Plants) in Mae Hia Sub-district, Muang
Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai Province.

Opening Ceremony
On 14 August 2008 at 18.00 -19.00 hrs
Chaired by H.E. Minister of Tourism and Sports

On Rajapreuk Square. Activities start at 16.00 hrs

Kaad Mua Khrua Hom :
It is a presentation of local traditional market of Lanna people. Local dialect love to say "Tiu sa Aeo Kaad Mua Kaad Muang."

Stage for Major Shows :
There are displays featuring local traditions and culture of Lanna people; the presentation of 4-region cultural shows and contemporary plays, e.g., Jumping Bird Show, King-ka-ra Bird Dance, Khru Ka-wai Sword Dance

Works f Art Road (Chiang Mai Pedestrian Road) :
Activities on the art road assemble all works of art for presentation and for sale and display to spectators to watch, e. g., local Lanna music performance, real-life paintings, works of art by students, artistic inventions from skilled artists and craftsmen.

Main Auditorium starts 12.00 noon
- Exhibition of Artistic Handicrafs on the theme of " Phum Phaya Sala Muang" meaning the local wisdom of Lanna craftsmen who are to present artistic handicrafts at the Event. The craftsmanship includes a variety of paintings, carvings, decorative works, woodworks, steelwork, fabric works and a host of other handicrafts.

- Sale of OTOP Products and Tourism Booths

- Small Stage Shows : A variety of Thai cultural shows, presentations including tourism promotional activities.

- Tourism Information Booths for 8 northern Lanna provinces

- HM the King Commemorative Garden Booth and Bangkok Bank Booth

For further details, please contact:
- The Tourism Authority of Thailand, Tel. 66 (0) 2250 5500 ext. 3485-9
- TAT Chiang Mai, Tel. 66 (0) 5324 8604, 66 (0) 5324 8607