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    Pieces of silver

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 11/12/2018

    » One of Bangkok's grandest villas, once the private residence of princes, will be open to the public on Dec 15 and 16 for the "Unique Silver And Nielloware Exhibition At Chakrabongse House". As the name suggests, the exhibition features a stunning collection of silver and nielloware, as part of the release of a new book celebrating Thailand's rich heritage in these crafts. This is also a rare opportunity to visit the magnificent riverside villa of Chakrabongse House, opposite Wat Pho.

  • THAILAND

    The return of royal khon

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 26/09/2018

    » The wait is over for the return of the annual khon masked dance. The much-loved performance by the Foundation for the Promotion of Supplementary Occupations and Related Techniques (Support Foundation) of HM Queen Sirikit under the Reign of King Rama IX will make a comeback at the Thailand Cultural Centre from Nov 3 until Dec 5, this time featuring an episode called The Allegiance Of Phiphek.

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    Rock of ages

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 14/02/2019

    » The name Ang Sila (rock pond) has long rung a bell for almost every Thai household for its high-quality granite mortars. Nowadays, this tambon in Chon Buri has fewer rocks for the production of this kind of kitchen tool. Nonetheless, the community is still an interesting attraction with old temples, markets, fishing villages and the beach.

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    Drawing on Thainess

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 03/12/2018

    » One day in August, the month of National Mother's Day, Chusit Wijarnjoragij was given one of the most challenging tasks in his life: to be the key visual artist for the 2018 Miss Universe pageant taking place in Thailand. He started working right away, his brain and hands moved fast, putting flowers and stars on paper while the main theme music of the contest was played in his home studio.

  • THAILAND

    Cities of silk and elephants

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 22/11/2018

    » Surin, a northeastern province, is home to the largest number of domesticated elephants in Thailand and hosts the "Surin Elephant Round-Up" every third week of November. Nonetheless, tourists can expect things other than the annual elephant festival, particularly on the newly introduced route called BuRin, abbreviated from Buri Ram and Surin. The route, being promoted by the Department of Tourism under a homestay-standardisation project, emphasises the local ways of life related to elephant-raising, silk-weaving, basketry and cultural diversity.

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    Beauty and the beasts

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 07/11/2018

    » Once upon a time, not long before the Siamese Revolution, there was a princess who was born in a palace but had to leave home, and who lived happily ever after as an artist in a faraway land.

  • THAILAND

    A place of gold

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 11/10/2018

    » When people talk about Prachuap Khiri Khan, they mostly think about Hua Hin, the century-old resort town with the 5km-long sandy beach, or the famous Phraya Nakhon Cave in Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park. Not many are interested in the Bang Saphan and Thap Sakae districts, which have been promoting community tourism. Bang Saphan has long been well-known for gold ore and black rattan basketry, while Thap Sakae is home to pristine beaches, waterfalls and forests.

  • THAILAND

    A region of diverse cultures

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 30/08/2018

    » After over a decade of unrest in the Deep South, violence occurs less often and authorities hope to attract tourists to some areas where the situation is under control. One of several routes being promoted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is the Narathiwat-Betong-Pattani route, along which tourists can appreciate beautiful nature and diverse cultures, learn about royal projects and enjoy shopping.

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    The final resting place

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 23/11/2017

    » Within walking distance from Bangkok's popular Khao San Road in Phra Nakhon district is one of Thailand's most important temples -- Wat Bowon Niwet. Since Oct 29, many have flocked to the temple to pay respects to the ashes of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, enshrined in the base of the principal Buddha image, Phra Phuttha Chinnasi.

  • THAILAND

    Thousands gather in UK to honour King Bhumibol

    News, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 01/11/2016

    » LONDON - Over 5,000 Thais living overseas and friends of Thailand gathered in London's Trafalgar Square to sing the Thai Royal Anthem and pay respect to King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away on Oct 13.

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