Tuesday, December 4, 2007

80th Birthday of Thai King

The 80th Birthday Anniversary of
His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

The longest serving monarch in the world
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, left, accompanied by Queen Sirikit, center, and Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, waves to the cheering crowd from the balcony at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007. Thailand celebrated Bhumibol's 80th birthday Wednesday with festivities, prayers and a nationwide effort to wear yellow, the color that symbolizes devotion to the world's longest reigning monarch.

Candles are lit in front of a giant portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, centre right, as Thai people celebrate the birthday of their King at the Royal Ground outside the Grand Palace, seen in the background, in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007. Thailand's 65 million people celebrated King Bhumibol's 80th birthday Wednesday, honoring the world's longest-reigning monarch with countrywide festivities amid concerns about his health and political instability.
Cerebration at the Consul General of Thailand
in Chicago-
December 4, 2007

Hand-carved fruits and vegetable display
Live making of ข้าวเกรียบปากหม้อ

Live making of Foy Tong ฝอยทอง.
It's my first time eating warm Foy Tong when it's fresh, yummy...
Mango with sticky rice ข้าวเหนียวมะม่วง
The ceremony began with Thai National Anthem.
Listen to this beautiful music played with Thai musical instruments.
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Opening speech by Honorable Narong Sasitorn, Consul-General
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Representative from the Major Office of Chicago participated in the event.
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Thai Dance

Authentic Thai Dinner

Consul-General Narong and his family

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