Tourism music video campaign sparks ogre debate

 Tourism music video campaign sparks ogre debate

Yaksha Statue at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok. Photo: David McKelvey / flickr. CC BY 2.0.

A music video promoting tourism in Thailand has run into a storm of criticism over the appropriateness of using evil Thai ogres in a joyful manner.

The 4.07-minute-long video directed by Bundit Thongdee and released on Sept 11 uses ogres to encourage Thais to travel within the country.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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