Phuket’s 2012 Cultural Heritage Protection Conference

Phuket’s 2012 Cultural Heritage Protection Conference

On 12 July 2012, Thai Heritage Conservation Day, Mr.Somkiet Sankhawsutthirak – Deputy Governor of Phuket held a cultural heritage protection conference at Phuket’s Thalang National Museum.

Mrs.Saowanit Yasothon – Director of the 15th Regional Office of Fine Arts Phuket said “As we’re the department who covers the five provinces on the Andaman Sea (Phuket, Ranong, Phang Nga, Krabi and Trang) we appoint local volunteers from those areas to monitor and protect the areas cultural heritage. Every year we invite them to join our conference in order to review their information and provide them with further training.”

The conference is broken down into two sessions, the first is a brainstorming session with a discussion with Assistant Professor Sommai Pinphutthasilp and lecturers from Thai Department of Fine Arts, and the second is an excursions activity at Wat Moang Komarapat and Memorials in Thalang.

 

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