United Overseas Bank (Thai) Public Company
Limited, recently held a painting workshop for Thai youth
talents to develop their skills for regional competition.
The activity was conducted as part of “The 3rd UOB Painting
of the Year ”, the regional contest of UOB Group
held this year with a total value of prizes worth THB 600,000.
The workshop, held to promote greater interest in art and
to encourage young Thai artists in their creative endeavours,
was presided by Mrs. Busba Virochpoka, Executive Director,
Country Head of Brand Performance and Corporate Communications
of UOB (Thai). A special talk on painting philosophy by
Prof. Preecha Taothong , Thai National Artist was shared
to the youth participants.
UOB Group plays an active role in the community, focusing on arts, children and
education (ACE). It has organised the prestigious UOB Painting
of The Year Competition and Exhibition in Singapore since
1982. For Thailand, the project has been organised since
“UOB Heartbeat Run/Walk” is one of UOB Group’s annual charity event. This year is the first time that the activities have been held concurrently in five countries across the region namely Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and China. More than in total 10,000 staff members have participated in the events to raise funds for underprivileged children. The project has raised in total 830,000 Singaporean dollars or 20 million Thai baht.
June 3, 2013
For More information, please contact
Brand Performance & Corporate Communications,
Overseas Bank (Thai) Pcl.
Boonyaporn Vongbuikaw Tel. 0-2343-4965
or Chonreutai Dao-ngern Tel. 0-2343-4913