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8,499 Fireworks Displays to Celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 84th Auspicious Birthday

The biggest fireworks show in Asean is displayed at the waterfront of Chao Phraya River in Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre to celebrate the auspicious birthday of nation’s beloved Queen Sirikit. The firework show will be displayed along at the Centre until August 14th together with series of celebration activities include the royal exhibitions, fairs, performances, cultural shows and concerts from the famous singers namely Bie Sukrit Wisedkaew, Takatan Cholada and Kangsom Tanatat.  
The celebration activities are organized by Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre together with leading corporations from public and private sector.Under the themed celebration, “Ngan Silp Khong Mae”(The Arts Creation by Her Majesty the Queen) In Honour of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's 84th Auspicious Birthday, joyful activities are being held from 10.00 to 22.00 at the Centre during August 12th -14th. The event opens for public free of charge.
In the evening of August 12th, His Excellency Mr. Tanin Kraivixien, Privy Councillor and the Vice-President of SUPPORT Foundation of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand presides over the candlelight ceremony which is held at the Centre, the central celebration venue for Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province.  The event is attended by Prayoon Rattanasenee, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Governor together with public and private sectors from Ayutthaya include local Administration, institutions, associations, schools, local communities, and publics.
One of the highlight activities is a musical fireworks extravaganza which will feature altogether 8,499 fireworks, a 12-minute show, at the waterfront of Chao Phraya River in Bang Sai. The figures of 8,499 fireworks are created for this special occasion with special meaning.  The number 84 represents Her Majesty the Queen’s 84th Auspicious Birthday. Meanwhile number 9 is considered a fortunate number in the Thai belief.
The show is produced by the international award winning fireworks producer from Japan, the same producer which had conducted a stunning fireworks show in 2007 celebrating His Majesty the King's 80th Birthday Anniversary at the Royal Turf Club of Thailand under the Royal Patronage.
For the show this year, the fireworks in Bang Sai will be showed along with the songs from Royal Music which is special arranged for the show.  The vivid musical fireworks will be shot from the middle of Chao Phraya River.  With the latest technology and special material that made of Thai sticky rice, it will make the brighter colors of the fireworks with less smoke.  The show is considered as the biggest and the most exciting fireworks show in Asean, with a radius of 300 meters covering both sides of Chao Praya River banks.  The musical fireworks extravaganza will be displayed every day at 20.00 hrs during August 12th 14th.
Meanwhile, other highlights and activities in Bang Sai include:  Her Majesty the Queen’s exhibitions demonstrating her royal duties; an exhibition of Her Majesty the Queen’s office, folk arts and crafts exhibition, handicraft workshops, Thai traditional performing arts, cultural shows, the giant cotton candy wrapped with sweet Roti (Roti Saimai) and concert from Thai singers namely: Bie Sukrit Wisedkaew, Takatan Cholada and Kangsom tanatat. Moreover, there are more than 400 shops for visitors to enjoy a shopping activity in different zones include river market, Thai retro-style market (Ngan Wat), Thong Fah goods and commodities fair by the ministry of Commerce, OTOP products, traditional food stalls and many more.

“Ngan Silp Khong Mae” (The Arts Creation by Her Majesty the Queen) is a theme celebration comprising a series of activities to commemorate Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's 84th Auspicious Birthday.
The themed celebration is organized by Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre together with Fresh Air Festival Co Ltd, Thairath TV, and organizations from public and private sectors.  Leading corporations which are the main sponsors are PTT Public Company Ltd and Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, together with Siam Paragon as the alliance.  
In addition, the co-sponsors are Kasikorn Bank, Air Asia, Thai Beverage Public Company Limited, Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT), Wangkanai Group, Plan B Media Public Company Limited, Vichaiyut Hospital & Medical Center, Boardway Media, and Hiso Party Magazine.

For further information about “Ngan Silp Khong Mae”, visit the official website at www.ngansilpmae.com or like and share this activity at www.facebook.com/ngansilpmae.

“Ngan Silp Khong Mae”
In Honour of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's 84th Auspicious Birthday

“Ngan Silp Khong Mae” (The Arts Creation by Her Majesty the Queen) is a theme celebration comprising a series of activities to commemorate Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's 84th Auspicious Birthday.
The themed celebration is organized by Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre together with Fresh Air Festival Co Ltd, Thairath TV, and organizations from public and private sectors.  Leading corporations which are the main sponsors are PTT Public Company Ltd and Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, together with Siam Paragon as the alliance.  
In addition, the co-sponsors are Kasikorn Bank, Air Asia, Thai Beverage Public Company Limited, Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT), Wangkanai Group, Plan B Media Public Company Limited, Vichaiyut Hospital & Medical Center, Boardway Media, and Hiso Party Magazine.

List of activities:

August  9th , 2016     19.30  hrs.
At the Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon
Kenny Rogers: Final World Tour Concert – The Gambler's Last Deal, with special guest singer Linda David.  
At the concert also sees an exhibition to honour Her Majesty the Queen and a charity auction to support the activities of Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre. One of the items to go on the auction is a special designed suit jacket with an autograph of Kenny Rogers. The suit jacket is designed by Wisharawish Akarasantisook, talented Thai designer whose works were displayed overseas and have won a number of domestic and international awards.
August 12th -14th, 2016     10.00-22.00 hrs.
At Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre

Exhibitions and joyful activities will be held to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's 84th Auspicious Birthday. Visitors are invited to dress up with Thai costume to join the event.  Highlights include: Her Majesty the Queen’s exhibitions; folk arts and crafts exhibition; handicraft workshops; Thai traditional performing arts; cultural shows; concert from Thai singers namely Bie Sukrit Wisedkaew, Takatan Cholada and Kangsom Tanatat; and many more. In addition, there will be a musical fireworks extravaganza which will feature altogether 8,499 fireworks at the waterfront of the Chao Phraya River.
Special activities during August 12th -14th include:

Royal Exhibitions and Celebration activities

  • Book of Blessing signing activity at Her Majesty the Queen’s office building in Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre
  • Her Majesty the Queen’s exhibition demonstrates her royal duties and the effort to improve living conditions of her subjects and revive the handicraft tradition of localities nationwide.
  • Candlelight Ceremony
  • Musical fireworks extravaganza which features altogether 8,499 fireworks at the waterfront of the Chao Phraya River.
Cultural shows and Entertainment
Enjoy variety performances and special shows featured in traditional and contemporary styles.
  • Cultural shows feature traditional ceremonies in different parts of Thailand e.g. the ordination ceremony, the southern style housewarming ceremony, the north-eastern style blessing ceremony, and the northern style wedding ceremony
  • Special orchestra band by the Thai Royal Army, the Royal Thai Navy, and the Royal Thai Air Force
  • Performing Arts:  The Ramayana
  • Concerts from Thai super stars namely,  Bie Sukrit Wisedkaew (August 12th, 2016)  Takatan Cholada (August 13th, 2016), and Kangsom Tanatat (August 14th, 2016)
  • “Li Ke HD” (Thai musical folk drama)
  • Monkey show by “Prakit Show”
  • Special Muay Thai show from “Ong-Bak Live Show”
  • Special show from “Dinosaur Planet”
Fairs and Food Stalls
There are over 400 shops to showcase selections of quality products at reasonable prices, food and desserts stalls, and booths from the sponsors.
  • Bang Sai River Market
  • Ngan Wat (Thai retro-style market)
  • Thong Fa Products (low-price products) by the Ministry of Commerce   
  • OTOP products and OTOP – Food and Fruits
Attractions at Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre
  • Visit Wang Pla (Aquarium) and Suan Nok (Birds sanctuary). The venues are open to public for free of charge
  • Pay the respect to Statues of King Naresuan, sculptures of the One Thousand-armed Kwan Yin Bodhisattva and the Lord Ganesha
Special activity on August 12th  2016
At Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre
An official ceremony to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's 84th  Auspicious Birthday.
13.30 Special orchestra show from the Royal Thai Navy Band
14.30 Performing Arts
16.30 Concert by  Bie Sukrit Wisedkaew
17.30 hrs. Phan Phum Offering and Royal Tribute to the Her Majesty Queen Sirikit
19.00 hrs. The Candlelight Ceremony
20.00 hrs A musical fireworks extravaganza, featuring 8,499 fireworks
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