In celebration of His Majesty

lifestyle July 20, 2018 15:25

By THE NATION

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On the occasion of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun’s birthday on July 28, Siam Piwat Group, which owns and manages Siam Paragon, Siam Center and Siam Discovery, is joining with the government and private sectors in organising event and activities at all three shopping centres for Thais to show their respect and loyalty to His Majesty the King.



Until July 22, visitors can take in the exhibition “The Succession of King Maha Vajiralongkorn” at Life Style Hall, second floor of Siam Paragon. Presented by the Queen Savang Vadhana Foundation together with Ministry of Culture and Siam Piwat, it offers photos and documents relating to the King, his royal duties, his gratitude towards his parents, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit, and his honours and achievements.

July 25 is dedicated to the “Rao Tham Khwam Dee Duay Hua Jai” Big Cleaning Day Activity.

 

Organised by Siam Piwat and Pathumwan District Office, this volunteer project is in line with the King’s wish intention to make the country united and make the life of Thai people better. The Big Cleaning Day starts at 7.30am on Rama 1 Road in front of Siam Paragon, Siam Center and Siam Discovery and Siam Piwat is making 5,000 yellow t-shirts available to volunteers wear on the day. Information on how to collect yellow t-shirts can be found at Facebook.com/siamparagonshopping/).

Merit making by offering alms to 67 monks is taking place on July 26 at 6.30am on the Sky Walk at Pathumwan Junction.

Everyone is welcome to participate by offering dried/long selflife food products to the monks.

A candlelighting ceremony will be held on July 28 at 7.19pm to show respect and loyalty to His Majesty the King on the Sky Walk and at Park Paragon. Participants should wear yellow, the colour of His Majesty’s birthday. Artists participating in this event include Tanont “Nont” Chumroen, champion of “The Mask Singer Thailand” Season 4 and of “The Voice” Season 1, Nipaporn “Zani” Thitithanakarn and Natnatcha “Ann” Numchareonsombut.