Recalling the Royal Cremation

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via Bangkok Post, 14 October 2018: A museum is being constructed in Thailand to commemorate the royal crematorium of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

After the cremation was completed in October last year, the splendid structures were removed from the Sanam Luang ground. It has been royal protocol to remove such structures.

Now, the Ministry of Culture plans to build a 800-million-baht Museum of the Royal Cremation of His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej to display art pieces and materials used to construct and decorate the Royal Crematorium.

According to the Office of Architecture at Fine Arts Department (FAD), architectural designs for the new museum are now 90% complete and construction is expected to begin in 2019 and finish in 2020.

Source: Recalling the Royal Cremation | Bangkok Post: news

Honouring the father of Thai heritage conservation

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Bangkok Post, 06 June 2017: The late Thai monarch, King Bhumipol Adulyadej is honoured in a special exhibition at the National Museum as the Father of Thai Heritage Conservation.

To commemorate Thai Heritage Conservation Day on April 2, the Fine Arts Department under the Ministry of Culture is hosting an exhibition titled “His Majesty The Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Father Of Thai Heritage Conservation” at Itsarawinitchai Throne Hall, the National Museum Bangkok, until Aug 27.

Source: Honouring the father of Thai heritage conservation | Bangkok Post: lifestyle