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Handicrafts in the spotlight
- Writer: Bangkok Post Editorial
- Published: August 6, 2013 at 8:09 am
To honour HM the Queen's royal work in preserving and developing Thai handicraft and art for future generations, Paradise Park is holding an exhibition which presents beautiful and valuable Thai handicraft products from tomorrow until Aug 12.
Also held to celebrate HM's 81st birthday, "The Queen of Thailand _ The Handicraft Exhibition" features more than 500 pieces of top handicrafts from the Bangsai Art & Craft Centre.
Created by the centre's instructors and students, the items are of eight categories _ khon mask, batik fabric, Thai pattern art, applied art, leather work, colourful mirror work, oil painting and ceramic.
Four art and handicraft experts will also be there to give knowledge about Thai pattern drawing and batik fabric production and talk about the inspiration they use to teach the students at the centre.
They are Suthee Sattabut, Somsak Chanphen, Sophon Buachart and Somjit Somwises. They will also conduct handicraft workshops on fabric jasmine garland and artificial flowers making and Japanese gift wrapping.
The exhibition will open tomorrow at 2pm at the Royal Park Plaza, 1st floor. Famous actress Nittha "Mew" Jirayangyuen and her mother and senior star Uthumporn "Jum" Silaphan and her son will also be there to discuss love and relationship between mother and child.
‘The Queen of Thailand—The Handicraft Exhibition’ will be running at the Royal Park Plaza of Paradise Park on Srinakarin Road from tomorrow until Aug 12. Call 02-787-1000.