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.
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.