Now open! World Puppet Festival 2023 combines art with science for 6 days, featuring Thai and international puppets from 14 countries around the world, 21 – 26 Nov. at the National Science Museum, Khlong Ha Subdistrict, Khlong Luang District, Pathum Thani Province.
On November 21, Asst. Prof. Dr. Rawin Raviwong, Director of the National Science Museum (NSM) or NSM, along with Mr. Phongsathorn Kanchanachitra, Deputy Governor of Pathum Thani Province Ms. Suwimon Wimonkanchana, Director of the Network Relations and Funding Center Ministry of Culture, Mr. Watchara Kongplanont, Senior Manager of the International Mega Event and Festival Development Division or TCEB, and Mr. Nimit Pipitkul, Director of the Sai Sema Puppet Foundation Thailand International Puppet Confederation Attended the press conference to open the Harmony World puppet Toys Robot innovation Festival 2023” or the World Puppet Festival at the IT Theater room, 1st floor, Information Technology Museum building. National Science Museum (NSM), Khlong Ha Subdistrict, Khlong Luang District, Pathum Thani Province
Mr. Phongsathorn said that the Harmony World Puppet Toy Robot Festival 2023 held in the NSM area this time will help stimulate tourism in Pathum Thani Province. and inspire children, youth, and citizens in Pathum Thani Province and nearby areas. Gain access to art and culture, both Thai and international puppets. including learning in science Technology and innovation through Workshop activities to create a society of valuable learning for youth.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Rawin said that NSM opened the area of 3 museums, including the Science Museum. Information Technology Museum and Rama IX Museum Let it be 10 theaters, 20 laboratories. So that artists from around the world can come and perform puppet shows. The Harmony World Puppet Toy Robot Festival 2023 is a perfect combination of science and art. Through puppet shows from various countries around the world Reflecting the culture and art of each nation, NSM also has learning activities in robotics innovation and the creation of science toys that will push children and youth to be the next generation of technology and innovation for the country in the future. The World Puppet Festival is therefore an inspirational activity suitable for all ages.
Ms. Suwimon said that the Ministry of Culture We are excited to see the great event being held at NSM, opening the doors to learning about art intertwined with science. It is considered a joint integration. and hope for further developments that will occur in the future
Mr. Watchara said that organizing the World Puppet Festival 2023 this time is considered an opportunity to develop the potential of personnel. Integrating relevant national content and promote event organizing technology To raise the standard of organizing festivals in Thailand and build a reputation for Thailand at the international level
Mr. Nimit said that this year there will be more than 24 Thai and international puppet shows from 14 countries around the world. And specially for the first time opening the world of robot innovation and the creation of toys. This is considered one of the soft power that can stimulate tourism and promote the creative economy, leading to further career development in the future.
For interesting highlights this year, meet 10 theaters that host puppet shows with cutting-edge technology and presentations, such as “Nang Yai performances. Ban Don Temple Group” is one of the popular entertainments of Thai people. A performance that combines multimedia techniques, silhouettes, and special effects from the Ramayana. and Phra Aphai Mani “Performing activity ENDERAS MASUGUI -El viaje de Luisa” from the troupe El alma en un hilo, Argentina To tell the story of the magical events that made Luisa immersed in “ENDERAS MASUGUI”, an old abandoned theater in the middle of a forest waiting to be brought back to life. and have fun creating interesting innovations in robots and toys in 20 laboratories such as training activities “Have fun programming robots with LEGO ® Education SPIKE ™ Prime” Have fun learning through play. Through the LEGO ® Education SPIKE ™ Prime learning media set, with the activity of programming a robot to control a mission, “Linkage Arms Toys Activity,” join in inventing works using the principles of Linkage, which is one of the mechanical parts of a robot, applied. Create an invention using the learning process Maker Leaning (4D-Step) and “Relay Soccer bot robot activity” to learn and experiment with connecting relay switch circuits. To be used to control the direction of the motor. and the movement mechanism of the robot
Those interested in visiting the Harmony World puppet Toys Robot innovation Festival 2023” or the World Puppet Festival You can visit from 21-26 Nov., covering the entire area of 3 museums, including the Science Museum. Rama IX Museum and the Information Technology Museum at NSM, Khlong Ha Subdistrict, Khlong Luang District, Pathum Thani Province (free admission to the museum). Follow activity details and reserve seats at the website. https://happyevent.live/Harmonyworldpuppetfestival2023