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22 January 2009 :: 15:01:49 pm 23570

Winner of young artist of Thailand competition 08 announced

As part of its continuous support of the arts in Thailand Raimon Land is proud to support the Royal Over-Seas League?s Young Artist of Thailand Competition. Pictured are Raimon Land CEO Mr. Nigel Cornick and the winner of the Young Artist competition Ms. Patcharaporn Arunsirichok posing in front of her painting titled ?The Residence?.
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Bangkok, January 19, 2009 ? The Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) and Raimon Land PLC, together with CentralWorld, ZEN Department Store, TK Park, the Post Publishing Public Company Limited and Dusit Thani Hotel organized a special Gala Reception for the finals of the ROSL Young Artist of Thailand Competition at the ZEN Event Gallery Level 8 ZEN Department Store.

The Young Artist of Thailand competition had attracted over 379 entries from aspiring young students across the Kingdom. Artworks of 60 semi-finalists were exhibited for the public at Eden Zone, CentralWorld, from January 12 ? 19, 2009.

After thorough consideration by a judging panel consisting of international and Thai knowledgeable artists and academics, Ms. Patcharaporn Arunsirichok, a third-year student from Silpakorn University was voted the winner of the ?Young Artist of Thailand 2008? competition for her oil painting ?The Residence?. She was entitled to the trophy, two tickets to London and cash prize of 100,000 baht.

?This is a dream come true and a unique chance for me as a young artist. Thank you to the Royal Over-Seas League and to Raimon Land for giving all young artists in Thailand such an opportunity to showcase our work? commented Ms. Patcharaporn upon receiving her trophy.

The competition is organised by the Royal Over-Seas League in Thailand in association with Raimon Land, CentralWorld, Zen, TK Park, the Post Publishing Public Company Limited and Dusit Thani Hotel.

?As part of our strong social commitment, Raimon Land is proud to support the Young Artist of Thailand competition for the second consecutive year. We see this as a great opportunity to launch the talents of young Thais on the international stage,? said Raimon Land?s Chief Executive Officer Mr Nigel Cornick.

For more info:
Walaiklao Kumwong Raimon Land Public Relations C/O Francom Asia
Tel: 02 233 4338 or 39 Fax: 02 236 8030 E-mail: pr@francomasia.com

Kwanrudee Maneewongwatthana
Senior Vice President Communications Raimon Land PLC
22nd Floor, The Millennia Tower 62 Langsuan Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Tel : +66 (0) 2651-9600 to 4 Fax : +66 (0) 2651-9614 E-mail : kwan@raimonland.com

Reporter : PDN staff   Photo : PDN staff   Category : Announcement News

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