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Chiang Mai Governor Becomes Play Actor

April 18, 2012

CityNews – As part of the celebration of the New Year Ku ceremony (Mae Ku was the 17th monarch of the Mengrai Dynasty (1263-1578), who ruled northern Thailand from 1551 to 1564), the Chiang Mai governor M.L. Panadda Diskul, showed residents of Chiang Mai that he had a so far undiscovered acumen for acting on April 17th at Wat Suan Dok.

He played the role of Chao Kawila, the first ruler of Chiang Mai who consolidated the Lanna kingdom.