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    Weekend watch

    Muse, Published on 17/02/2018

    » Parc Paragon, Siam ParagonRama I11am-9pm, until tomorrow

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    In the heart of the city

    Life, Published on 22/11/2017

    » It's often said that the success of an art biennale, which, by definition, makes selections and therefore excludes, can also be found in the success of the "off", which utilises and gathers the energy of those not selected. Last Friday Apinan Poshyananda, chief executive and artistic director of the Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB 2018), announced the first 15 artists -- of more than 70 planned -- who will participate in the citywide show, whose venues include historic temples and modern galleries.

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    Where to pay final respects to King Bhumibol

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 26/10/2017

    » The royal cremation day has arrived. Hundreds of thousands are expected to turn up at the ceremonial grounds to witness the historic event. Millions more are going to watch the proceedings on television. Those who would like to pay their last respect to King Bhumibol also have the choice of placing the sandalwood flowers at the 85 replicas of the royal crematorium around the country. There is one in each province and nine in Bangkok.

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    Flower Fest in Loei

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 03/11/2016

    » Until the end of January, the "5th Phu Rua Poinsettia Festival" will be held at the Larn Christmas area behind Phu Rua District Office at the entrance of the Phu Rua National Park in Loei province.

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    Flowers for the late king

    Life, Patcharawalai Sanyanusin, Published on 01/06/2017

    » The royal cremation ceremony of our beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej is five months away and many organisations are contributing to prepare a large number of dok mai chan (funeral cremation flowers) to be distributed to the public.

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    What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 25/03/2017

    » 1. For those looking to experience world-class classical music, the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing two concerts at Prince Mahidol Hall on Mahidol University's Salaya Campus. The concerts, at 7pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, will be conducted by Edward Dardnre and feature piano soloist Benjamin Grosvenor. Tuesday's programme includes HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej's compositions, Gary Carpenter's Dadaville, Benjamin Britten's Piano Concerto and William Walton's Symphony No.1. Wednesday's programme will include HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej's compositions, Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Mozart's Piano Concerto No.20 In D Minor, Mendelssohn's Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, and Elgar's Enigma variations. Tickets start at 1,000 baht. For reservations, call 028496565 ext 6604 or 6609.

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    Thailand shines a light on Africa

    News, Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Published on 05/03/2017

    » Relations between Thailand and Africa have entered a new phrase of "concrete development", says Krekpan Roekchamnong, director-general of the Foreign Ministry's South Asia, Middle East and Africa Affairs Department.

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    New Zealand film festival makes Thai debut

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 06/10/2016

    » To celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Thailand, the first-ever New Zealand Film Festival will be held in Bangkok from Friday until Sunday.

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    Modern natives

    Guru, Mika Apichatsakol, Published on 12/08/2016

    » In Japan, a young person dressed in full traditional kimono in the big city on a regular day is no spectacle. Nor does there need to be a special occasion in India or Bangladesh to don a vibrant saree. So why in a country that far from lacks traditional culture and a city that loves fashion, have we shied away from the beauty and uniqueness of Thai fabrics and traditional style? I mean when was the last time you wore a proper pha nung or chong kraben?

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    A copy of his mind

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 22/04/2016

    » In the Indonesian film A Copy Of My Mind, a pirate DVD seller falls in love with a salon worker. Two working-class lovers struggling in a vast city, their relationship is just as heated as the smoke-choking street of Jakarta, and around them looms the tense shadow of politics as a presidential election nears.

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