Bangkok (NNT/VNA) - The government of Thailand is inviting the general public to witness the drone show during the royal coronation ceremonies with 230 drones flying over Sanam Luang, as well as the elaborate beauty of the royal barge Suphannahong at Ratchaworadit Pier.

The Royal Thai Navy’s Civil Affairs Department Chief Rear Admiral, Thanee Kaewkao has revealed the outcome of the latest joint command centre meeting on the royal coronation ceremonies, saying that the Royal Thai Navy will allow the general public to see the elaborate royal barge Suphannahong on May 4-6, 2019 as part of the royal coronation ceremonies according to ancient tradition, at Ratchaworadit Pier on the grass field next to Rajakij Winitchai Pavilion in Bangkok from 12 p.m. til 8 p.m., and from 12 p.m. til 7:30 p.m. on May 5. Members of the public are asked to dress in polite attire.

The Radio Control Airplane Modelers’ Sports Association President Pisit Mitkuakun has revealed there will be a drone performance on May 6 with two sets of drones, one consisting of 167 large drones forming the shapes of Thailand, and the Thai flag, as well as celebratory messages, the royal cypher, and a portrait of His Majesty the King, followed by the message Long Live the King; while another set of drones will include 68 smaller drones forming the shapes of the Thai flag, an elephant, and a golden shower flower. The two drone shows will take eight minutes, and will be performed over Sanam Luang in Bangkok at 7 p.m. with a live broadcast by the Television Pool of Thailand.

The drones used are the innovations of Thai people with the cooperation of the Radio Controled Airplane Modelers’ Sports Association and PTT Exploration and the Production company. The association has been perfecting the controlling software for precision and the spectacle of the shows. – NNT/VNA