Awards and Recognitions

Jonas’ efforts to highlight the beauty and importance of Thai music, culture and language has been recognized by numerous awards and accolades he has received.


Some notable examples are:


  • Being bestowed with a Royal Decoration of the Thai Red Cross Medal, 3rd Class on August 4, 2010

  • The Excellence in Thai Speech Award from the Thai Ministry of Culture on July 29, 2004

  • The Award for Excellence in Drug Prevention and Awareness Work from the Office of the Narcotics Control Board, Thai Ministry of Justice (signed by the Prime Minister) on June 26, 2006

  • The Dao Mekkala Award under the category of Outstanding Thai Lookthung Singer from the Entertainment Correspondents Association of Thailand on the 30th of March, 2016

  • The Symbol of Vachiravuth Pin from the 11th Infantry Regiment, King's Guard on the 26th of August, 2015

  • The Symbol of Ability in Civil Affairs and Public Relations for the Royal Thai Air Force (Air Force Civil Affairs Wings) from the Directorate of Joint Civil Affairs of the Royal Thai Air Force on the 30th of August, 2013

  • The “Rakhang Tohng (Golden Bell) Person of the Year” Award for Excellence in Public and Social Service as an Artist/Singer/Performer on July 25, 2012

  • The “Insee Tohng (Golden Eagle) Award” for public service in the Excellent Artist/Singer category on the occasion of World Anti-Narcotics Day, June 23, 2012

  • The “Golden Ramkhamhaeng Stele Award” of 2012

  • The “Kamlang Samrong Tongkam” honorary plaque on May 6, 2013

  • Plaque of Appreciation from the National Council on Social Welfare of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of HM the King on November 10, 2007

  • Award for Excellence and Leadership in Arts and Culture from the Thai Association for International Understanding on August 21, 2007

  • The Royally bestowed Environmental Preservation Artist of the Year, 2002 on November 29, 2002

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