Polkrit Thomya (Art)
Art’s journey has started from being a youth representative in several cultural exchange programs and music performances, leading him through 35 countries in 4 continents. The former scholar of ASEAN-Japan Youth Ship Program, Korean Government Youth Exchange, and IAESTE France has worked in the world’s best place to work like Google where he had an opportunity to explore innovations from Google and YouTube offices around the globe. Furthermore, Art is a leading singer of SING OUT ASIA band, a group of Asian artists who tour around Asia to promote international understanding through music. Art has written songs from his travel experiences.
Awarded first prize of Chulalongkorn Singing Competition, Art later was selected to create and perform the song “Watashi no Tomodachi (My Friend)” to commemorate the 120th Anniversary of Japan-Thailand Diplomatic relations, in which NHK interviewed him twice. Art then was selected by Tourism Authority of Thailand to create and perform the song “Miracle Thailand” to promote Thailand to the world. The song’s music video was officially launched in World Travel Mart in London, UK. Art also performed in Thai Festivals in Japan and Vietnam.
Art is determined to create a YouTube program in English language to encourage people from around the world to travel to ASEAN (Southeast Asia) and experience local way of living.