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Unique opportunity for visitors to buy creative Thai products as gifts for mothers

Apart from various traditional Thai handicraft products, this skillful lady also shows how to spin cotton thread to all the visitors.
Apart from various traditional Thai handicraft products, this skillful lady also shows how to spin cotton thread to all the visitors.

Bangkok, 5 August, 2015 – Visitors to Thailand in August will get a unique opportunity to buy some of the country’s most creative, indigenously-made products specially designed to be used as gifts for all mothers everywhere.

The “Creative Industry: Gifts for Moms” Fair has held daily on 3- 23 August, 2015 between 10:00 – 19:00 hrs. at the Khlong Padung Krung Kasem Market. It is being organised to commemorate the 12 August birthday of Her Majesty the Queen, an event which is celebrated annually as National Mother’s Day. Her Majesty will turn 83 this year.

The Fair is being organised by the Ministry of Industry in collaboration with Ministry of Culture and the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority. The Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha presided at the opening ceremony on 3 August, 2015.

Deputy Secretary-General to the Prime Minister for Political Affairs, Mrs Renu Tunkachivangoon, Chairperson of the Organizing Committee for the Khlong Padung Krung Kasem Market, said, “The Royal Thai Government is working hard to create sales and marketing platforms for the creative designers and manufacturers of Thai-made products.”

The visitors can buy textiles, clothes, garments, accessories, shoes/bags, and skincare products at very reasonable prices at the fair.
The visitors can buy textiles, clothes, garments, accessories, shoes/bags, and skincare products at very reasonable prices at the fair.

Visitors to the Fair will see a unique range of Thai products which combine local traditions and wisdom-based craftsmanship. Their innovative designs make them perfect for household use, souvenir and gift items as well as industrial use. All are available at very reasonable prices.

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In addition to the consumer sales areas, the “Gifts for Moms” Fair had a strong trade platform to provide advice on business development and upgrading of product quality/standard by the Ministry of Industry, business matching by the Ministry of Commerce, and provision of loans and advice on developing business plans by the SME Bank.

Each week, products sold at the Fair will be different.

For souvenir or gifts for mom, what about these beautiful water hyacinth woven products from Phayao province?
For souvenir or gifts for mom, what about these beautiful water hyacinth woven products from Phayao province?

The first week (3-9 August), under the theme “Mother and Daughter: Different Ages, Same Trendy Hearts”, will offer textiles, clothes, garments, accessories, shoes/bags, and skincare products.

Eat clean is the emerging trend, try this ‘Corn kun’ product, yum!
Eat clean is the emerging trend, try this ‘Corn kun’ product, yum!
Skincare products made from various Thai rice are also popular.
Skincare products made from various Thai rice are also popular.

The second week (10-16 August), under the theme “Health Conscious Modern Mom” will feature processed food, healthcare products, baby and diet food

Third week, (17-23 August), under the theme “Beautiful Home by Moms”, will feature home decorations; such as, wooden furniture, ceramic Buddha images, etc.

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting tour operators and hotels in Bangkok to inform their guests and clients about the Fair and encourage them to visit.

Mrs. Juthaporn Rerngronasa, TAT Acting Governor and Deputy Governor for International Marketing (Europe, Africa, Middle East and Americas) said, “This Fair is a wonderful opportunity for all visitors to indulge in some really unique shopping that will help them “Discover Thainess” at its best. In the process, they will also be supporting grassroots Thai entrepreneurs, especially in the provincial areas, enhancing the economic livelihood of small and medium sized enterprises and encouraging indigenous skills and craftsmanship.”

Visit the fair for unique range of Thai products either for household use, souvenir and gift items for mom or even for industrial use at very reasonable prices. For more pictures from the fair, Click here

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