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Treasures of a Kingdom

Treasures of a Kingdom
Thai handicraft fabrics are exquisite and distinctive, however, young people don't find them attractive as there is a stigma which associates them with the elderly.

Life Social & Lifestyle Treasures of a Kingdom Pornpon Akathaporn, CEO of The Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand, is on a mission to ensure the designers of tomorrow use Thai fabric published : 22 Sep 2020 at 04:00 newspaper section: p writer: p Thai handicraft fabrics are exquisite and distinctive, however, young people don't find them attractive as there is a stigma which associates them with the elderly.The reason why young people don't pay attention to handicraft fabrics is because of their price and the belief that they are meant for old people," said Pornpon Akathaporn, chief executive officer of The Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (Sacict).Pornpon Akathaporn, chief executive officer of The Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand.Photos: The Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (Sacict) To encourage people of all ages to become interested in Thai handicraft fabrics, Sacict arranged a design competition titled "Thai Handicraft Fabric for All Gen".

Thai fabric at The Support Arts and Crafts International Center of Thailand.The Support Arts and Crafts International Center of Thailand (Sacict) "There are many Thai fabric design competitions but this is the first contest that has a category for every generation.

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