Government invites you to attend the ‘Chiang Rai Art Carnival 2023’

House 17 Nov. – The government invites you to attend the 'Chiang Rai Art Carnival 2023' on 19 Nov. to join the contemporary art procession. Explore local culture Prepare before the world-class art event Thailand Biennale, Chiang Rai 2023

Mr. Chai Watcharong, spokesman for the Prime Minister's Office, revealed that the Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the Arts Association and government and private agencies in Chiang Rai Province jointly organize 'Chiang Rai Art Carnival 2023', the only contemporary art parade in Thailand. Created by representatives of artists and communities from 18 districts in Chiang Rai province on November 19, 2023, the event will display works of art. which is the charm of local culture from many peoplesethnic groups and there are also national artists More than 100 Chiang Rai art artists, which will be preparation before the world-class art event Thailand Biennale, Chiang Rai 2023 that will be held between 9 Dec. 2023 - 30 Apr. 2024 that will change The northernmost province in Siam has become a land where art is in full bloom.

“Organizing the Chiang Rai Art Carnival 2023 is a response to the government's policy that supports the creation of the country's creative power or soft power in order to upgrade and develop knowledge and ability. and creativity of Thai people To create value and generate income including conservation. Revitalize and further develop art, culture and promote local wisdom. To be used to create additional value Including organizing events It also confirms Chiang Rai Province's status as a creative city of design. that has been certified by UNESCO Let Chiang Rai be one of the member cities of the Creative Cities Network of 55 cities around the world. The government therefore invites citizens and tourists. Join in the experience of participating in watching the only contemporary art procession in Thailand. Ready to meet artists and explore Chiang Rai's local culture at the Chaloem Phrakiat Clock Tower. Banphaprakan Road, Wiang Subdistrict, Mueang Chiang Rai District on November 19, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. onwards,” Mr. Chai said. On October 31, 2023, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Announcing the results of certification of 55 Creative Cities Network member cities around the world, in which Thailand has unique cities that have been certified by UNESCO. Raise Chiang Rai Province It is a creative city of design (City of Design) and Suphanburi Province. It is a creative city of music (City of Music) by all 55 creative cities. It is recognized as a city that is leading the way in increasing access to culture. and stimulate the power of creativity Adjust the application of culture and creativity to benefit city development, including innovative practices in planning city development that is people-centered.

Source: Thai News Agency