Yesterday the Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam announced that Thailand was recognising seventeen national artists making the announcement in his capacity as the chairman of the National Culture Commission.
Those recognised where split into three groups, five artists in the field of visual arts, three for literature and nine for preforming arts.
Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu said that each of the artists would now be given the monthly sum of 25,000 baht along with medical cover and under official guidelines they would receive 50,000 baht should any of their work be damaged by national disaster.
Source : Thai PBS
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