Rostourism called on Russian tourists not too fun in Thailand in the days of mourning for the king Rama IX
Federal Agency for tourism (Rosturizm) advised located
in Thailand the Russian citizens in the next month to keep a low profile
and refrain from public displays of fun in connection with the announced
in the Kingdom of the mourning for king Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX), who died
on the eve on 89-m to year of life. The statement was published in
Friday, October 14, at the website
“During the mourning tourists in Thailand may face different
restrictions on access to entertainment, including restaurants, bars
and shopping centers”, – warned in tourism. The Agency urged
companies selling tours to Thailand, to explain to customers how to
to lead into days of mourning.
“Rostourism recommends Russian tourists in Thailand to exercise
respect for the feelings of the residents, grieving for his monarch, to try
dress discreetly and behave respectfully, to refrain from
public displays of fun and discussion of the Royal family of Thailand
public places in the days of mourning”, – the statement reads.
The Embassy of Thailand in Moscow at Bolshaya Spasskaya, house
N9 at 14 o’clock opened a condolence book.
For the next month in Thailand completely canceled all entertainment
the event closed some of the shops and tourist area. For
officials of the Kingdom mourning will last for a year. Only son
Bhumibol crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, which should be
the king asked to postpone the gala event, to grieve
together with all. This was announced by Prime Minister of Thailand
The king’s body taken to the Grand Palace
Friday, October 14, was officially declared a day to
to give people the opportunity to take part in the ceremonies. In
Thailand all turned black, even news sites
the Internet and the labels official accounts Thai organizations in
popular Asian messaging application Line. All TV channels show
documentaries about the life of king and an interview about it.
For a month in the country canceled entertainment programs. National
the broadcasting and telecommunication Commission announced that the program is not
should include the demonstration of joy, dancing, violence and other
excessive emotions. Speakers and guests are required to dress in
in the predominantly black clothes without ornaments.
On Friday in the afternoon, the king’s body was brought from
Sirirat hospital where Bhumibol has lived in recent years, to the Palace
in Bangkok. The motorcade, traveling four kilometers, met dozens
thousands of people, writes Bangkok
Post. In the funeral procession was attended by all the members
the Royal family, including Queen Sirikit.
The body of the king is in the throne room of Piman Rattaya. In the hall of Fat Sahati
Samakhom in the Great Palace on the morning of mourners took part in
the symbolic washing ceremony, including the head of the military junta and its
Ministers. The date of the cremation has not yet been announced.
Bhumibol Adulyadej, the ninth king of Thailand’s Chakri dynasty – ascended
to the throne on 9 June 1946 and set a record duration
Board in Thailand and in the world. Bhumibol is the longest reigning monarch in
the history of the world, but since 2007, when due to a blood clot in the head
the brain, he developed a partial paralysis of the right limbs, the story of his
the reign was a continuous history of the disease.
In recent years, the king literally lived in Bangkok
Siriraj the hospital, one floor of which was converted into a
temporary residence, and has not appeared in public. Palace
reported bacterial infections, heart problems, breathing and
the accumulation of fluid in the brain, regularly appeared rumors that he had died. Before the Palace officially announced the death of the monarch.