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The Mother Of Siam And Her Beautiful Land

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Period:09 Aug 2017 - 14 Aug 2017

Address:61, Srinakarin Rd., Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok 10250 Thailand

Tel:+6627871000

Service day:Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Service hours: 10:00-20:00

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To celebrate the 85th birthday of HM Queen Sirikit, Paradise Park is holding a fair called "The Mother Of Siam And Her Beautiful Land", featuring activities from today to Monday, 10am-8pm.

The highlight is the exhibition “The Smile Of Thailand Impresses The World", wherein a collection of 24 photos taken overseas of HM the Queen smiling are displayed. Included are the beautiful photos taken during Their Majesties’ state visit to Belgium in 1960.

During the visit, Le Soir, an influential local newspaper of Belgium, put a headline on its front page on Oct 5, 1960, reading: “The King and the Queen of Thailand Are Warmly Welcome.” The accompanying photo came with a caption which read: “The beautiful and friendly smile of the King and the Queen of Thailand impressed all the people in Brussels.”

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A QUEENLY CELEBRATION

To celebrate the 85th birthday of HM Queen Sirikit, Paradise Park is holding a fair called "The Mother Of Siam And Her Beautiful Land", featuring activities from today to Monday, 10am-8pm.

The highlight is the exhibition “The Smile Of Thailand Impresses The World", wherein a collection of 24 photos taken overseas of HM the Queen smiling are displayed. Included are the beautiful photos taken during Their Majesties’ state visit to Belgium in 1960.

During the visit, Le Soir, an influential local newspaper of Belgium, put a headline on its front page on Oct 5, 1960, reading: “The King and the Queen of Thailand Are Warmly Welcome.” The accompanying photo came with a caption which read: “The beautiful and friendly smile of the King and the Queen of Thailand impressed all the people in Brussels.”

All visitors are invited to write on a white card to express their commitment to carry out the teachings of Their Majesties and put them into practice in their daily lives and join a candle-lighting ceremony on Saturday at 6pm.

A variety of products from the royal development projects, the royally initiated projects and Bang Sai Arts and Crafts Centre are available while entertainment is presented every day. The line-up includes a music performance by the Soontraporn Band on Friday at 4pm and a stage performance by children on Saturday at noon, followed by a mini-concert by Tao Setthapong and his mother at 5pm.

There will be a mother-daughter beauty contest under the theme “Kids Fashion Show In Paradise” on Sunday at 11am; the “Kid D Runway Mom” catwalk show, featuring May Bantita as guest model; and live music by Praew AF12 and Peach The 38 Years Ago, to raise funds for the Phaya Thai Welfare Center, on Monday, also at 11am.

Paradise Park is on Srinakarin Road. Call 02-787-1000.

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61, Srinakarin Rd., Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok 10250 Thailand

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