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Bo Sang Umbrella and Handicraft Festival to be held in January

Bo Sang Umbrella and Handicraft Festival to be held in January

San Kamphaeng’s unique, locally made handicrafts; umbrellas. The famous Bo Sang umbrellas are made from mulberry paper and are the feature of the upcoming festival of Bo Sang Umbrella and Handicrafts to be held in January 2010.

Miss Thida Rom Bo Sang or Miss Bo Sang Umbrella
from the beauty pageant held at last year’s festival.

Supoj Thiamyoj
The Bo Sang Umbrella and Handicraft Festival, held on the 3rd Friday of January every year, is scheduled to run from the 15th to the 19th of January in 2010. Tonpao Municipality, together with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and other governmental groups, have organized the event, this the 27th year, to highlight San Kamphaeng’s unique, locally made handicrafts. The famous Bo Sang umbrellas will be featured but also wood carvings, silver ware, mulberry paper and textiles. For more information please call Ton Pao Municipality at 053-338048-9 ext.130.