Nine unique projects initiated by His Majesty the King and members of the Thai Royal Family over many years are now being marketed by Tourism Authorithy of Thailand (TAT) as part of celebrations marking the 80th birthday of His Majesty the King this year.
The government has invited Thai people from all walks of life to have a mass audience with His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej in front of the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall in Bangkok on 5 December 2007.
During the present reign, a series of ceremonies is held each year to commemorate His Majesty the King’s birthday on December 5. This year is special, as it marks the 80th birthday anniversary of His Majesty, who is the longest-reigning monarch in the world.
Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont has invited the Thai public to participate in projects launched as part of nationwide celebrations on the auspicious occasion of the 80th birthday anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
A special exhibition of rare photographs of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on international royal visits and visits to Thailand by His Majesty’s guests is being held in celebration of His Majesty’s 80th birthday on December 5 this year.
The Government is proceeding with its plan to establish the Royal Private Film Archive as the place to preserve His Majesty the King’s moving and still pictures. The project is part of the celebrations of His Majesty’s 80th birthday this year.
A group of 20 Administrative Court judges were granted an audience with His Majesty the King at Chitralada Villa in Bangkok on 24 May 2007. His Majesty urged the top judges to help educate people and work for the survival of the nation.
A total of 80 sailing boats of the "Super Mod" Class will be used for a contest at the Hua Hin Regatta 2007, to be specially organized in celebration of His Majesty the King's 80th birthday anniversary this year.