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83 Thai art works participated in “Project For Green Contest” by KCC Thailand

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The Korean Cultural Center in Thailand (KCC Thailand) hosted the online contest 'Project For Green Contest', to promote interest and participation on '2021 P4G Seoul Summit' scheduled on May 30-31, 2021.

The P4G – Partnering For Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 – Initiative was launched in 2018, and twelve partner countries including South Korea, Denmark, Indonesia, Mexico and South Africa are participating in the initiative. The contest fields are total four - Video, Poster, Graphic and Slogan – having theme ‘Eco-friendly’ or ‘Environmental preservation’.

After the contest period from 26th April to 16th May, total 83 art works from 70 Thai citizens - the youngest competitor was 9-year-old, and the oldest one was 78-year-old -entered a competition. The competitors showed a lot interest in the environment issue. As a result, the grand prize goes to Ms. Wansasikun Lertsiri-amorn (age 16, Samsenwittayalai school), who made a music video with composing and sing a song. said, Ms. Wansasikun said, "I would like to let audiences to know environmental knowledge with interesting ways, so decided to use 'playing an instrument' and 'sing a song', which are my hobbies.

"Her song included Korean and Thai lyrics, encourage people to do eco-friendly actions such as tree-planting, using eco bag, and saving electricity.

Promote for ‘2021 P4G Seoul Summit’ to Thai People aiming Carbon-neutral

The winner of 'Slogan' field is Ms. Palita Wutitam, who submitted '3 line poem' by Korean language. Ms. Palita showed the excellent Korean skill, and an estimated 46,000 Thai middle school students study Korean in this year, the most in any country outside of Korea. Mr. Somchai Pinitsab, who is artist and teacher, win ‘Poster’ field by the great art work inspired by respect for life from Buddhism. The art works of all winners and excellent competitors, will be uploaded in KCC's facebook channel (https://www.facebook.com/koreanculturalcenterTH) from 25th May. KCC Thailand will award a gift certificate valued 10,000 THB to the grand prize winner, and valued 5,000THB to the winner of each field.

The eco-friendly body soaps will be distributed to the other excellent competitors, and flowerpot set will be given to all participants.

Mr. Cho Jae-il, the Director of KCC Thailand, said "We thank for all participants, who understand our idea that small changes in a daily-life can overcome the climate change".

He also mentions that “KCC Thailand will constantly organize the online events that Thai people can join in Covid-19 situation, for exchange of Korea and Thai culture."

Published : May 24, 2021

By : The Nation