1929: Princess Mom Sangwal Mahidol na Ayudhya with her children Prince Bhumibol Adulyadej (centre), Prince Ananda Mahidol and Princess Galyani Vadhana
CHIANG RAI – Artists at Art Bridge Chiang Rai have organized an exhibition on the late His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadejâ€™s childhood in Switzerland.
Chalalak Bunnag, the director and CEO of Siam Sindtorn, an affiliate of the Crown Property Bureau, along with well-respected Buddhist monk Pramaha Vuttichai Wachiramatee, presided over the opening ceremony for the exhibition following in the late monarch’s footsteps since he was a child living in Switzerland.
The exhibition was arranged by Apirak Panmoonsilp and a group of artists in Chiang Rai province to express their loyalty and appreciation to the late monarch. It is now open at Art Bridge Chiang Rai in Chiang Rai City.
Mr Apirak said he wished to present 50 artworks which he has collected since the last five years.
Famous Chiang Rai local artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, the designer of Wat Rong Khun or the White Temple in Chiang Rai, led a group of artists and participants in the singing of the royal anthem in remembrance to the late His Majesty who was regarded as the Supreme Artist.
The exhibition is now open for the general public until 17 December 2016.
Saying that the success of the Doi Tung Development Project, in Mae Fah Luang, Chiang Rai province is a great example of the 30 long years of their continuous contribution to tribal villages in the north.