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The 16th Annual Bo Sang Umbrella and
Sankamphaeng Handicrafts Festival

A Performance of Traditional Lanna
Culture and Customs on Stage And
Competitions of Handicrafts and Lanna Arts
January 15-17, 1999

15 January 1999

09:00 - 24:00 as follows:

Morning

09:00 - 17:00

Demonstration of items procuced from rattan and the preparation of Thai pasta (Khanom Jeen) from rice flour by the villagers of San Mahokfa Village, Village no. 7, Tambol Ton Pao.

Afternoon

13:00 - 18:00

Opening ceremony for the Bo Sang Umbrella Festival, together with a parade showing aspects of the past history of umbrella making and a demonstration of local culture and customs.

The historical parade will include a judging of the most beautiful umbrella float.

Evening

19:00 - 24:00

Singing contest (at the Bo Sang Umbrella Cooperative stage).

Additional events

09:00 - 13:00

Exhibition of agricultural produce of Chiang Mai Province (in the area around the Praphat Center).

Painting exhibition (in the area of the Umbrella Festival ceremonial pavilion).

16 January 1999

09:00 - 24:00 as follows:

Morning

09:00 - 14:00

Umbrella painting contest and competition of Saa (mulberry bark) paper products (in the area of the ceremony pavilion).

Demonstration of items produced from rattan by the villagers of San Mahokfa Village, Village no. 7, Tambol Ton Pao.

Demonstration of the preparation of Thai pasta (Khanom Jeen) from rice flour by the villagers of San Mahokfa Village, Village no. 7, Tambol Ton Pao.

10:30 - 11:30

Cultural performance (at the Bo Sang Umbrella Cooperative stage).

Afternoon

09:00 - 12:00

Fan painting contest. (in the area of the Umbrella Festival ceremonial pavilion).

Observe a parade of vintage bicycles with beautiful maidens cycling while carrying umbrellas.

15:00 - 16:00

Cultural performance (at the Bo Sang Cooperative stage).

16:00 - 18:00

Observe a championship sports competition of Ta-Graw (in the area around the Umbrella Centre).

Evening

19:00 - 20:00

Enjoy a lantern parade to honor His Majesty the King (at the beginning of the village road).

20:30 - 22:30

Observe the Miss Umbrella Festival contest and the selection of the prettiest umbrella-carrying maiden on a bicycle.

Additional Events

Morning

09:00 - 18:00

Display of agricultural produce of Chiang Mai Province (in the area around the Praphat Center).

Painting exhibition (around the area of the ceremonial pavilion).

17 January 1999

Activities 9:00 - 24:00 as follows:

Morning

09:00 - 14:00

Handicraft competition: umbrella frame production (in the area of the ceremonial pavilion).

Demonstration of rattan items by the villagers of San Mahokfa Village, no. 7, Tambol San Pao.

Demonstration of making Thai pasta (Khanom Jeen) from rice flour by the villagersof San Mahokfa Village, Village no. 7, Tambol San Pao.

10:30 - 11:30

Cultural stage performance (on the Bo Sang Umbrella Cooperative stage).

Afternoon

13:00 - 18:00

Handicraft competition: wood carving (in the area around the ceremonial pavilion).

Handicraft competition: products made from saa (mulberry bark) paper (in the area around the ceremonial pavilion)

15:00 - 16:00

Cultural stage performance (on the Bo Sang Umbrella Cooperative stage).

16:00 - 18:00

Observe a championship Ta-Graw competion (in the area of the Umbrella Center).

Evening

19:00 - 24:00

Observe the final judging for both the Miss Umbrella Festival contest and the contest for the prettiest umbrella-carrying maiden on a bicycle plus the awarding of prizes for the various competitions and contests on the Bo Sang Umbrella Cooperative stage.

Additional Events

09:00 - 18:00

Exhibit of agricultural produce of Chiang Mai Province (area around the Praphat Center).

Painting exhibition (in the area around the ceremonial pavilion).

(NOTE: The events listed in this schedule are subject to change as deemed necessary.)

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