Thu, 07 Jun 2018 18:45
Features from Royal Crematorium divided, on display across country
The deconstruction of the King Rama IX’s Royal Crematorium is completed and the Culture Ministry’s Fine Arts Department has relocated some components for display at various palaces and museums around the country, Deputy Prime Minister Visanu Krua-ngam announced at Government House on Wednesday.
Sat, 28 Oct 2017 01:00
Sacred Royal Pyre items floated into Chao Phraya
FLOWERS USED on the Royal Pyre for HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej were among revered items released into the Chao Phraya River yesterday morning in line with ancient tradition.
Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:44
Banana stalk carvings transferred to Royal Pyre
Palace and local master artisans on Tuesday night finished the expertly hand-carved banana stalks, featuring vegetables and flowers, that will decorate the outside of the Royal Pyre – Phra Chittakathan, as it is known in Thai – and prevent the flames from spreading outwards.
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:00
Carving out a Final Tribute
Master artisans from all over the nation have put their talent to work in carving banana trees, vegetables and flowers for the royal pyre
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:40
Final tributes from Royal Pyre artisans
The leading Thai artisans who expertly hand-carved the banana tree trunks used for decorating the Royal Pyre of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej gathered on Sunday to pay their final tributes to the beloved monarch.
Wed, 03 May 2017 14:52
Sculptor backs away from Facebook and other logos on Royal Garuda
Office of Traditional Arts expert sculptor Pitak Chalermlao, who is leading artisans to craft sculptures to adorn His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Royal pyre, agreed to remove the logos of Google, Facebook and Apple from a controversial Garuda statue on Wednesday.
Mon, 02 Apr 2012 00:00
The Royal Pyre as Mount Meru
How Siam lifts its loved ones to Heaven