The 2013 Ban Chiang World Heritage Fair runs from tomorrow to Sunday at the Ban Chiang National Museum in Nong Han district, Udon Thani.
Women in Thai Phuan costumes.
Activities include a ritual to give offerings to Ban Chiang forefathers, parades to celebrate the 85th birthday of His Majesty the King and promote the World Heritage Triangle, and light and sound shows depicting the history of Thai Phuan people in Ban Chiang. Visitors can also shop for local products and souvenirs and watch an exhibition on the Thai Phuan way of life, and watch demonstrations of Ban Chiang pottery making and painting, plus making iron tools in the old style.
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