Visual Points: hiangmai Shans remember the martyrs
Shan youth in Chiangmai organized a memorial service for Sao Sam Tun, who was assassinated together with Gen Aung San on 19 July 1947, at the Wat Kutao Temple on Sunday.
Readers may recognize some of them here.
Organizers welcoming guests from Burma Having a meal following offerings to the monks
Sharing of merit to the late heroes Some VIPs at the merit-sharing service
Gen Gunjade sharing his memoirs of past leaders Ajarn Khanit Wanakamon, a retired Shan professor
from Chiangmai’s Teachers University
exhorting youth to preserve traditions
Photo exhibition Explaining to the monks who’s who in the photos