TV hit sees demand for Silpakorn course skyrocket

via Bangkok Post, 01 April 2018: The power of mass media exposure – as a result of Buppaesanniwas, applications to Silpakorn University’s archaeology programme jumped three times to 13,000 for the 200 places available.

Driven by the craze for mega-hit period soap opera Love Destiny, or Bupphaesannivas in Thai, students are applying to Silpakorn University’s Faculty of Archaeology in record numbers.

Source: TV hit sees demand for Silpakorn course skyrocket

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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