Walailak University joins hands with the Ministry of Culture and the College of Dramatic Arts in an MOU to preserve arts and culture. Ready to aim to be a center for driving arts and culture at the local level. national and international

Walailak University signs a memorandum of understanding for cooperation with the Department of Cultural Promotion Ministry of Culture Nakhon Si Thammarat College of Dramatic Arts and Phatthalung College of Dramatic Arts to formulate policies and directions to promote arts and culture Create a network of cooperation at the local, national and international levels and to make Walailak University the center (Cultural Hub) in propelling local arts and culture in the South.

Today (July 13, 2023) Walailak University by the Center for Cultural and Sports Promotion Organized the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding on academic cooperation in the preservation of arts and culture between Walailak University and Department of Cultural Promotion Ministry of Culture Nakhon Si Thammarat College of Dramatic Arts and Phatthalung College of Dramatic Arts with Professor Dr. Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, Acting President of Walailak University Signed a memorandum of cooperation with Mr. Kovit Phakamas, Director-General of the Department of Cultural Promotion, Mr. Siwaphong Kangsakul, Director of the Nakhon Si Thammarat College of Dramatic Arts. Assistant Professor Kittichai Rattanaphan, Director of Phatthalung College of Dramatic Arts, with Mrs. Mongkolthip Rungngamroek, Director of the Institute of Cultural Studies. Department of Cultural Promotion and Assistant Professor Dr. Marisa Pheak Na Nongkhai, Acting Director of the Center for the Promotion of Culture and Sports. Walailak University Signed as a witness at the Hua Taphan Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Building A, Walailak University Medical Center.

On this occasion, Professor Dr. Sombat Thamrongthanyawong said that another important mission of Walailak University is to preserve arts and culture. The university aims to be a center or Cultural HUB in driving the work of preserving arts and culture. through research from teachers and experts Creation of cooperation from relevant agencies and the application of modern technology to preserve and promote arts and culture in line with the changes in society in the digital age. The university is in the process of constructing a building for learning arts and culture. which is located in the area of the ancient site of Tumpang with the hope that this building will be a living source of learning There is a collection of knowledge. Leads to creating value Developing to create value contributes to the conservation of art and culture in a sustainable manner.

Mr. Kowit Phakamas said that the Department of Cultural Promotion is a concept of promoting, supporting, and collaborating with Walailak University. Nakhon Si Thammarat College of Dramatic Arts and Phatthalung College of Dramatic Arts To drive various cultural events such as developing cultural learning resources research and management of cultural knowledge Dissemination of knowledge of cultural heritage also strengthens cultural networks. folk artist local artist In carrying out academic work together with universities and colleges of dramatic arts in order to transfer and exchange knowledge of cultural heritage and wisdom. Including participating in conserving, continuing, and expanding the local cultural heritage of the southern region.

Memorandum of understanding on academic cooperation in the preservation of arts and culture Between Walailak University with the Department of Cultural Promotion Ministry of Culture Nakhon Si Thammarat College of Dramatic Arts and Phatthalung College of Dramatic Arts this time The objective is to set policies and directions for promoting local and national arts and culture in order to preserve, perpetuate, and disseminate arts, culture, and local cultural heritage or develop, expand and create new values. To create a network of cooperation in academic, arts, and cultural work. At the local, national, and international levels, Walailak University is a center for driving the local art and culture of the southern region. By memorandum of this agreement, There is a term of cooperation of 3 years.

The action plan of the Department of Cultural Promotion Walailak University Nakhon Si Thammarat College of Dramatic Arts and Phatthalung College of Dramatic Arts Immediate action, consisting of 1) Promoting cultural events and intangible cultural heritage 2) Preparing information about intangible cultural heritage that exists in each region. To register the national cultural heritage And lead to the registration of intangible cultural heritage submitted to the Organization for Science Education. 3) Creating participation of students, faculty, and local communities. in an area-based manner to extend the creation of local culture to bring added value back to the people in the community; and 4) dissemination and transfer of knowledge. Including research related to cultural events and intangible cultural heritage both in Thailand and abroad.

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