Social & Cultural News : Concert featuring His Majesty the Kings Songs Set to French Lyrics Debuted in Paris
On 11 March 2012, the Royal Thai Embassy in Parisin collaboration with the Gitasiravadha Foundation, the Ministry of Culture, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, PTT Pcl., Bangkok Bank Pcl., Nation Broadcasting Cooperation Pcl., Mango TV, Association Solidarité Thaïe en France and the Quai Branly Museumorganized a concert featuring His Majesty the Kings compositions set to French lyrics at the Claude Lévi-Strausse Theater of the Quai Branly Museum, to commemorate the 84th Anniversary of His Majesty.
Some 400 guests, comprising the diplomatic corps, members of the Association of La Légion dHonneur, representatives from the Ministry of Culture of
The show featured 14 songs composed by His Majesty, sung in French by Fongfa Sadissarat, Ardhawadee Jiramaneekul, Vanina Sucharitkul, Pakawat Wongthai, Myra Molloy, Christophe Descamps and Laurent Santos. These talented singers were accompanied by a five-piece jazz band led by Koh Mr. Saxman. Two musicians from
This event was organized to promote His Majestys compositions among francophone speakers. Khun Premika Sucharitkul, Vice President of the Gitasiravadha Foundation, was granted royal permissions to set all of His Majestys songs to French lyrics and to organize this concert in