"Livable crafts and folk art for ALL"
Nan creative city of crafts and folk art

"Livable crafts and folk art for ALL"
Nan creative city of crafts and folk art

Events in March 2024

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    NanFestReconnecting (NanFest2024)

    1 - 3 March 2024

News and Events

Nestled amidst the tranquil village of Ban Rong Ngae in Nan Province, Thailand, Wat Rong Naeng stands as a testament to faith and cultural heritage. The gentle sound of chanting mingles with the morning breeze, while colorful handwoven textiles sway in the sunlight, creating an atmosphere of serenity that draws visitors from near and far. วัดร้องแง : สถานที่แห่งศรัทธา สะท้อนวิถีไทลื้อ ณ บ้านร้องแง หมู่ที่ 7 ตำบลวรนคร อำเภอปัว จังหวัดน่าน เสียงสวดมนต์ดังก้องกังวาน ผสมผสานกับสายลมโชยผ่าน ผืนผ้าทอหลากสีสัน สะท้อนแสงแดดยามเช้า บรรยากาศอันเงียบสงบ ร่มรื่น ของวัดร้องแง ดึงดูดให้ผู้คนแวะเวียนมาเยือน

On February 17-18, 2024,Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (Public Organization) Nan, in collaboration with the UNESCO Creative City Network Sukhothai, organized a hands-on workshop to exchange knowledge on handicrafts with the Ban Hak Lai Weaving Group in Pua District, Nan Province. เมื่อวันที่ 17 – 18 กุมภาพันธ์ 2567 อพท.น่าน ร่วมมือกับสมาชิกเครือข่ายเมืองสร้างสรรค์ของยูเนสโกสุโขทัย จัดกิจกรรมการอบรมเชิงปฏิบัติการแลกเปลี่ยนองค์ความรู้ด้านงานหัตถกรรม ให้กับ กลุ่มทอผ้าบ้านหลักลาย อำเภอปัว จังหวัดน่าน

A preparatory meeting was held on June 22, 2023 at the Chao Anantawaritthidet Meeting room, 3rd floor, Nan City Hall, to present crucial information to the esteemed selection committee responsible for choosing the cities to become members of the prestigious UNESCO Creative Cities Network in 2023.

Utilization of the provincial tree by giving color to Nan's weaving cloth In addition to seeing the beauty of natural colors.

Mr. Wiboon Waewbandit, Governor of Nan Province, led relevant public and private sectors to meet and discuss with Mr. Chadchart Sitthiphan, Governor of Bangkok, at Bangkok City Hall to discuss ways to develop the area to become a member of the creative network of UNESCO.

Mr. Wiboon Waewbundit, Nan governor, led the working group to drive Nan province to become a member of the UNESCO network and met with Mrs. Wanpen Mangsri, Phetchaburi deputy governor, and her team at the Royal Diamond Hotel, Muang District, Phetchaburi Province.

Nan Riverside Arts Space is an art and cultural venue located in Nan, Thailand. It features a locally inspired architectural design and serves as a platform for various art forms such as music performances, theater shows, art exhibitions, and other cultural activities.

"BCG Shirt, the Key to Sustainability," Nan Governor (Mr. Wiboon Waewbandit) wore at the opening ceremony for creative innovation (Inno-Creative Design Showcase) on May 24, 2023, at Phakong Road, Nan Province, by Nan Province and the Nan Provincial Industrial Office.

Nan city has one of important ancient handicraft which is produce pottery at "Ban Tao Hai Chae Liang" witch now called “Bo Suak kiln” archaeological site.

The 2023 SALA SILP Call for Applications is open to Local Artisan Through the Specific Buddhist art Stucco Works to the Product Design Workshop.,

Nan province, located in northern Thailand, possesses several unique characteristics that make it a potential candidate for inclusion in the Creative City Network.

A creative city refers to a concept that emphasizes the role of creativity and culture in urban development. It is a city that actively nurtures and supports creative industries, cultural activities, and artistic expressions.

Story about craft and folk art heritage of Nan province in the past and what would will be in the future.
Nan is a city rich in arts and culture capital and local handicrafts. which are all enhancing the potential of the city to elevate it to be a creative city Handicrafts and folk arts (Nan: City of Crafts and Folk Art),
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