Children's Day (2006)





 Issue Name: National Children's Day
 Thai Issue Name: วันเด็ก ปี 2549
 Issue Date: 2006/2549-01-14
 Cause: Annual Commemorative Stamps to mark the National Children's Day
 Catalogue Number: 2006/3-6
 Denomination: 3 Baht (4 designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht (4 designs)
 Complete Set: 16 Baht (unused), 8 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 700,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Prize-winning paintings from the 2001 International Letter Writing Week student competition with the theme on Thai lifestyles: 1. farmers threshing rice (fig.), which is carried from the field using a lao, a woman and a girl preparing food (presumably somtam) with a krok and saak (fig.), and a boy riding a water buffalo - painted by the boy Panuphong Tiaprasong (ภาณุพงศ์ เตียประสงค์) from Nakhon Ratchasima; 2. a village with a floating market, a monk receiving alms (fig.) and a woman carrying a load with a mai kaan haab (fig.) - painted by a girl named Naraphon Daoreuang (นราภรณ์ ดาวเรือง) from Bangkok; 3. a farmer collecting sugar from a sugar palm, a woman with a child on her arm feeding geese, a pigsty called lao moo (fig.), rice paddies and a banana plant with an inflorescence called hua plih (fig.), a man wearing a ngop (fig.) putting hay on a haystack, people working in a vegetable garden with a handheld plough (fig.), and general life on the farm and river, with a reua tae paddle boat (fig.) and some children riding white oxen and an albino buffalo - painted by a girl called Reuthairat Suwanchang (ฤทัยรัตน์ สุวรรช่าง) from Phetchaburi; 4. upcountry village, with on the ground some chickens and a soom kai (fig.), a giant water pot called ohng, as well as children playing mah kahn kluay (fig.), a woman holding a young coconut cut open to drink, and a family going out with the father carrying a pintoh, the mother a tray with sweets made with sticky rice and wrapped in banana leaves (fig.), and the daughter with lotus flowers - painted by the girl Suchadah Pahkamsih (สุชาดา ปาคำสี) from Nakhon Ratchasima.
 Related Link: rice, lao, somtam, krok, saak, buffalo, talaat nahm, bintabaat, tak baat, mai kaan haab, sugar palm, goose, ox, lao moo, soom kai, ohng, ngop, reua tae, coconut, banana, banana plant, hua plih, mah kahn kluay, pintoh, lotus, khao niauw, Nakhon Ratchasima, Bangkok, Phetchaburi