The opening ceremony of the 2nd White Elephant Art Award exhibition at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center in Pathumwan district was presided over by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

On this occasion, Her Royal Highness awarded winners of the White Elephant Art Award with trophies. Among them were Mr. Chatchawan Wannapho (ชัชวาล วรรณโพธิ์) with his top winning piece entitled ‘Water, Life, Nature’, and Mr.Sornchai Khonwun (ศรชัย คงวุ่น) with his masterpiece: ‘Arriving Home’. Twenty-two other artists also received their respective prizes from the princess.

The 2nd White Elephant Art Award is being organized by Thai Beverage PCL with the objectives to honor HM the King on his 84th Birthday anniversary and to allow participating artists to express their impressions on the significance of water in their own perspectives. More than 60 pieces of realistic and figurative art works are on display.

-News from NNT