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    A celebration of Mozart and Dvorak

    Life, Published on 08/05/2018

    » The Phya Thai Palace Preservation Foundation under the royal patronage of HRH Princess Bejaratana presents the "Grand Sextets At The Palace" concert at the Thewarat Sapharom Hall of Phya Thai Palace this Sunday at 7pm.

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    Where royal souls reside

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 21/12/2017

    » Apart from Wat Bowon Niwet, which is King Bhumibol Adulyadej's symbolic temple, Wat Ratchabophit on Ratchabophit Road is one of only two temples that enshrine his ashes. Since Nov 7, when the temple started permitting the general public to pay respects to the royal remains, many have flocked there for this purpose.

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    Worthy of the enlightened

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/11/2017

    » The royal cremation for King Bhumibol Adulyadej last month was a moment of historic importance. Nonetheless, another important task relating to the ceremony is still under way.

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    Performing arts for the royal funeral

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 23/10/2017

    » On the grounds of Sanam Luang this Thursday, dancers will dance, puppeteers will weave their magic and singers will croon sad songs. This is the time of mourning, but there is a centuries-old tradition of the royal court to host festivities on the occasion of a royal funeral. A wide range of majestic performances will grace the stages from 6pm on the royal cremation day until early the following morning.

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    Grand finale

    Life, Published on 23/10/2017

    » A basketball court at the College of Dramatic Arts in Nakhon Pathom has been used as a temporary stage for practising nang yai (grand shadow play) and khon masked performances over the past week.

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    Heavenly rides

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 05/08/2017

    » Like a journey through clouds towards heaven, marvellous royal chariots and vehicles will be moving smoothly and gracefully around the Grand Palace and Sanam Luang in a stunning procession for the royal funeral of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Oct 26. Amid great sorrow and mourning, everyone will be mesmerised by the grandeur of the royal ceremonies befitting the great king.

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    Thai Youth Orchestra wins festival prize

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 11/07/2017

    » The Thai Youth Orchestra (TYO) has taken home the outstanding prize from the 11th Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival 2017 in Austria after playing musical pieces which include the late King's compositions.

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    Carving out history

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 27/03/2017

    » Their skilful hands focused on art pieces they were creating, and their eyes were locked on the details. Their hearts, apparently, were with HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away on Oct 13 last year. At the Fine Arts Department's Office of Traditional Arts in Nakhon Pathom, two groups of 20 men and women from all walks of life brought out their best during a recent audition where the office recruited volunteers to help official artisans build a royal urn and coffin and sculpt statues for decorating the royal crematorium.

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    Star literateur Khun Nilawan passes away at 101

    News, Published on 08/02/2017

    » Khun Nilawan Pintong, one of the country's talents in the field of literature and former editor of the legendary Satree Sarn magazine, died yesterday. She was 101.

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    The Royal Family tree

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 28/11/2016

    » The tree is about 15m-tall. It stands in the forest of Kui Buri National Park in Prachuap Khiri Khan, 280km south of Bangkok. Its branches spread out, but they do not have a single leaf.

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