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    Children’s day this Saturday

    Children’s day this Saturday

    Saturday, January 14 is Children’s Day across Thailand, originally held was held time on the first Monday of October 1955 it was later changed to the second Saturday of January. Teacher’s Day Falls on Monday, the 16th.

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has set the theme for this year’s Children’s Day as “Unity, Knowledge, Wisdom, Preserving Thai Identity, and Learning Technology.” Activities will be held across the city for children to participate.

    The Chiang Mai Municipality will be holding free events with games and other activities at the Municipal Stadium from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. while the Chiang Mai Zoo offers free entrance to children under 135 cm.

    Kad Suan Kaew shopping mall and Central Airport Plaza will host various activities including Panyaden School and NARIT, the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand. Panyaden School is just one of many organizations that will be holding activities on Children’s Day, they have scheduled Play and Learn activities to be held at Central Airport Plaza’s G floor, D Zone.

    Wing41 lets children in to meet Air Force officers and climb aboard jets.

    Government offices are usually open to children. Royal Flora Ratchaphruek will hold educational activities, games and music shows at their Kids Eco-Park from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Known as Wan Dek, in Thai, Children’s’ Day is celebrated across the country and is celebrated to give children the chance to have fun and to create awareness about their roles in the development of the country.

    Chiangmai Mail

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    Re: Children’s day this Saturday

    along with songkran the kids will have fun

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