This video is an example of a public relations of local and international drums playing in celebration of the “Songkran Festival – a celebration of Thai New Year” that held in Lampang Province, northern of Thailand in 2010. This Festival is held in April since 2009 and is regarded as a great event of Lampang. The Festival was organized under the collaboration of Lampang Province, Municipality of Lampang City, Lampang Provincial Administration Organization, Cultural Office of Lampang Province, Cultural Council of Lampang Province and Dr.Udomsak Sakmunwong; CIOFF World President. Objective of the Festival:
1. To promote the preservation and safeguarding of local tradition and culture, especially the performance of Klong Pu Cha Drum (Drum of Worship; a Giant and typical folk drum that can only found in Lampang) that manifested in the form of Klong Pu Cha Drum competition among the youth.
2. To promote a tourism in Lampang – the Horse Carriage City and the Ceramic Town.
Venue of the Festival: 5 Way Intersections of the Clock Tower of the Lampang City and the Khuang Nakorn (The Public Park nearby the Clock Tower).
Amount of the audiences and visitors: 1,000 people/ day.
Number of Foreign Drum Performance Groups: around 5 – 7 countries.
Admission is Free.
Foreign Drum Groups that interested to perform in this event,
please email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cell phone (66) 870902123, (66) 1061938