HM The Queen’s Birthday
August 12 is the birthday of HM The Queen’s Birthday and a national holiday. It is also Thai Mother’s Day.
Above: The sign reads: Support [this is the name of the group] – Thailand’s light, OTOP’s evolution in honor of Her Majesty [OTOP is One Tamboon, One Product, a program to encourage local production in all parts of the country]
Following in Her Majesty’s footsteps and her kindness given to Thais by supporting products made by Thais – February 21-27, 2012, 10am-9pm at Impact Muang Thong Thani Challenger Building Halls 1-3
Above is a large portrait of HM The Queen on Ratchadamnoen Avenue in downtown Bangkok on August 12, 2001. There are about a dozen of these signs erected in the middle of the street for The Queen’s birthday. There are also Christmas lights along the road.
Nationwide candle-lighting ceremony for HM the Queen – TNA, August 12, 2003
Thai people from all walks of life took part in a candle-lighting ceremony this evening, which was organized simultaneously nationwide, to pay tribute and homage, and to extend their best wishes to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit on the auspicious occasion of her 72th birthday anniversary…
Above: The billboard reads: Revive the forest land by royal grace – In recalling of Royal grace on the occasion of Queen Sirikit’s birthday – The project to fight economic crisis by the principle of self-sufficiency economy by the Internal Security Operations Command
Above: Matichon and Khaosod from August 12, 2006
Below: KomChadLuek, August 12, 2006
Above: Above are full page tributes in Matichon, August 12, 2008