On February 7, 2018 one of the biggest galleries in Thai capital “River City Bangkok Gallery” hosted a solemn opening ceremony of the Contemporary Russian Art Exhibition “Suvarnabhumi – A Golden Land” organized by the “Bureau of Creative Expeditions” (Moscow) with support of the Russian Embassy in Thailand. It is devoted to the 120th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Russia and Thailand.
For the first time in history more than 120 paintings created by talented Russian artists led by Mr. Vladimir Anisimov, Member of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts and the head of the “Russia-ASEAN” art project during the two missions to the most picturesque places in Thailand in 2015 and 2016, icons, handicrafts, sculptures and memorial medals are on display. Mr. Worachai Bhicharnchitr, Director of the Board of Directors of the «Bangkok Post PCL», Mr. Sompan Charumilinda, Executive Vice Chairman of the «True Vision Group Company Limited», heads of diplomatic missions, cultural figures and artists, representatives of business circles were among the guests of the opening ceremony.
H.E. Mr. Kirill Barsky, Ambassador of Russia to Thailand delivered welcoming remarks. He owed special thanks to the sponsors, partners and friends who had rendered invaluable assistance in organizing the exhibition and especially to Mr. Yuthachai Charanachitta, CEO of the «Italthai Group» which provided a wonderful gallery for the exhibition.
The opening ceremony culminated in the Orthodox consecration ritual performed by Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanine), Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in Bangkok and a concert by the men’s chorus of the Bangkok St. Nicholas Cathedral.
The exhibition will be opened up to February 20, 2018.
We invite all art lovers and friends of Russia to visit this unique exhibition. Most of the exhibited artworks are on sale.