Dr. Chao Duangduan na Chiang Mai, President of
the Chiang Mai Culture Council and Deputy Governor Worakarn Yokying presided
over the opening ceremony on August 9, 2012.
The Siam Tulip or Curcuma Festival opened on August 9, 2012 and will run
until August 31 at the Royal Park Rajapruek. In addition to displays of this
lovely flower and exhibitions there will be concerts in the Park, with the
last one being held this coming Saturday, August 25, 2012.
The Grand Opening was presided over by Dr. Chao Duangduan na Chiang Mai,
President of the Chiang Mai Culture Council and Deputy Governor Worakarn
Yokying as well as Consuls and Honorary Consuls and officials from various
The flowers were supplied for the display by the Royal Project Foundation.
Chiang Mai Zoo and Marine Landscape (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Queen Sirikit
Botanic Garden Research and Development Center.
The Festival is open until August 31, with the park open every day of the
week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Photos courtesy of Royal Park Rajapruek).
The Siam Tulip Festival opened at Royal Park
with a parade of flower covered floats.