22
June
2019

Songs for Thailand’s ASEAN Chairmanship

22
June
2019

Songs for Thailand’s ASEAN Chairmanship

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The Ministry of Culture has released official songs on the occasion of Thailand’s assumption of ASEAN Chairmanship in 2019 under the theme “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”. The songs  demonstrate unity and alliances among the ten ASEAN nations, as well as to welcome the ASEAN Leaders for the 34th ASEAN Summit.

1. “Asean Will Go Far” The lyrics of the song highlights the importance of the unity and friendship between all 10 members of ASEAN, which is similar to the 10 fingers firmly clasped together.

  • Lyrics in Thai and English are written by Mr. Prapas Cholsaranont, a national artist in performing arts.
  • Performed (in both Thai and English) by Kittinant Chinsamran, a professional singer and a music professor at the Conservatory of Music, Rangsit University
  • Composed and arranged by Mr. Chakrapat Eiam-noon, a professional musician.
  • In Thai

  • In English

2.“Advancing Together as One” The lyrics of this song highlights the solidarity of all 10 members of ASEAN in joining together to build one common and sustainable future.

  • Lyrics in Thai is written by Mr. Chairat Wongkiatkajorn
  • Lyrics in English is written by H.E. Mr. Jakkrit Srivali, Ambassador of Thailand to Hungary
  • Performed in Thai by Mr. Thirawat Srisurang and Nattika Eiamthamai
  • Performed in English by Mr. Pasakorn Rungruengdechapat and Patra Nitpeturiyavet, artists of the Fine Arts Department
  • Composed by Wirat Yoothaworn, a national artist and Songwut Charoonruengrit, a musician of Chalermrat Band
  • In Thai

  • In English