Agrarian Utopia: Another Film Creating Thai Pride

Agrarian Utopia, or Sawan Baan Na, a Thai experimental documentary, won the Unesco Award at the third annual Asia-Pacific Screen Awards held on Australia’s Gold Coast, in late November 2009.

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“Denim 101: Fundamentals of Jeans” Exhibition

The mini-exhibition presents the story of denim: from its origin, characteristics, and unique qualities, to how it became the jeans people know and love today. Ten creative production techniques are illustrated through manufacturing tools and samples from top global and local brands such as PRPS, Edwin, Diesel, and Dior Homme.

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A Magnificent Fireworks Show in Honor of Their Majesties

The Ministry of Defence invites everyone to join a magnificent fireworks display at Muang Thong Thani on 13 December 2009. The event, dubbed as "Thailand's Festival of International Fireworks in Honor of Their Majesties," will bring together spectacular designs and special techniques from over 100 pyrotechnic experts from China, Japan, Germany, and the Thailand Pyrotechnics Association to create this massive fireworks show for His Majesty the King.

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The Eel, Jasmine Rice, and Red Cross Fair

Isan or the northeastern region of Thailand, one of the very first areas in the world where people grew rice, is steeped in tradition and has an extremely rich culture worth seeing and learning. One of many interesting Isan festivals is “The Eel, Jasmine Rice, and Red Cross Fair” which is held in Chumphon Buri county of Surin province in December each year. This year it is scheduled to be held from 18 to 20 December.

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The 8th Thailand Tourism Awards 2010

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will host the 8th Thailand Tourism Awards 2010, which aims to promote and sustain international standards in the Thai tourism industry.

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Light the Old Lamps, Tell the Old Stories

On 12-13 December 2009, let’s explore Prachin Buri province by bringing the old lanterns to light with “Light the Old Lamps,Tell the Old Stories,” a fair to be held at Yusuksuwan Museum in Mueang district.

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The 2nd Mukdahan Marathon

Date: 20 December 2009 Time: starting from 4.00 a.m. Venue: Thai-Laos Friendship Bridge II, Mukdahan province

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The Greatest of the Kings, the Greetings of the Land

Entrusted by the National Commission for the Celebrations of His Majesty’s 82nd Birthday Anniversary, the Ministry of Interior is organizing various activities on the auspicious occasion. As part of the activities, the Ministry is launching a project “The Greatest of the Kings, the Greetings of the Land,” to be held nightly on 5-13 December 2009 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok.

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Happiness of Thai People under the Royal Glory

Many joyous activities will be held on Ratchadamnoen Klang Road in the heart of Bangkok, as part of the grand celebrations of His Majesty the King’s 82nd birthday on 5 December 2009.

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Looking for New Year Gifts?

As the New Year festival is just around the corner, we would like to invite you to visit a major trade fair, held by the Department of Export Promotion at the Impact Exhibition and Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani, on Chaeng Wattana Road, in Nonthaburi.



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