Ambassador thanked PP and Billkin, Thai artists, and Nadao Bangkok for their contribution to T-Pop boom in Japan


On 25 August 2022, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, and spouse hosted a dinner at the Thai Residence for Mr. Songyos Sugmakanan, Managing Director of Nadao Bangkok Co., Ltd., Mr. Putthipong Assaratanakul (Billkin) and Mr. Krit Amnuaydechkorn (PP), Thai artists, who gained their fame in Thailand, Japan and several other countries.

Ambassador Singtong also thanked Mr. Songyos, the artists and the accompanying team members, for their important roles in promoting Thai dramas and T-Pop in Japan.

On 20 August 2022, Mr. Putthipong and Mr. Krit performed at Summer Sonic 2022 Concert at Makuhari Messe, Chiba Prefecture, and later on 24 August 2022 at the Summer Sonic Extra『Billkin& PP Krit - Premium Live in Tokyo』Concert at Yebisu Garden Hall. The tickets of both events were quickly sold out.

Mr. Putthipong and Mr. Krit are leading actors in a Thai drama "I Told Sunset About You " Part 1 and Part 2,which can be watched in Japan and are well-received by Japanese fans. Both of them have also released a number of famous songs.

Mr. Songyos is a director and a producer of various famous Thai movies and dramas that are known in many countries, such as My Girl, Hormones, In Family We Trust and I Told Sunset About You.

On the same occasion, the Embassy also welcomed Mr. Supol Phuasirirak (Bell),an artist, and the team members who have contributed to the success of the said concerts in Japan. Mr. Supol is a music producer for Mr. Putthipong and Mr. Krit. Moreover, he also has his own songs, many of which have become popular Thai songs of all time.

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