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  • LIFESTYLE

    The art of interpretation

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 02/11/2018

    » The first Bangkok Art Biennale has finally hit the city, covering 20 locations and venues by more than 70 local and international artists from 33 countries around the world. There is a lot of art to be seen and admired by just what these talented creators have produced, giving those who are interested an incentive to explore the Big Mango. The event, which took off on Oct 19, will end on Feb 3, 2019.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Art and coup: Four years and counting

    Life, Ariane Kupferman-Sutthavong, Published on 23/05/2018

    » Tuesday marked the fourth anniversary of the May 2014 coup d'etat. While it continues to underpin the political landscape, the coup also sparked an unprecedented rise in Thai artworks with political messages. A new political art exhibition took place almost every month since May 2014.

  • LIFESTYLE

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    Muse, Published on 05/05/2018

    » MUSIC & DANCE

  • LIFESTYLE

    Hikotaro Yazaki returns for a series of Bangkok concerts

    Life, Published on 22/03/2018

    » Japanese conductor Hikotaro Yazaki will make a comeback to conduct the Pro Musica Orchestra during the "Transfigured Night" concert at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, Ratchadamri Road, on March 29 at 7.30pm.

  • NEWS

    Time traveller

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 04/04/2018

    » Period dramas, the sources of romanticisation of the bygone, continue to transfix viewers everywhere. From the South Korean culinary tale Dae Jang Guem, to the dramatisation of UK royalty in The Crown, or the court of Louis XIV in Versailles, or even Thailand's own See Pandin (Four Reigns), these fusions of history and fantasy offer an outlook to the past -- glorified or critical -- while also sparking interest and debate over the portrayals of historical accounts.

  • LIFESTYLE

    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.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Following an ancient trail

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 06/06/2017

    » Thailand has been the centre of the international archaeological community recently after a published report showed an illustration of a woman based on the remains of a stone-age body found in Mae Hong Son province.

  • OPINION

    BMA's Mahakan mess

    News, Postbag, Published on 21/01/2017

    » It is with deep disappointment that we have read Peerawat Jariyasombat's strangely ill-informed article, "A lesson in development" (BP, Jan 16, 2017). In a move that seems calculated to pander to the greed of developers rather than nurture the human resources represented by local populations, Khun Peerawat hails the efforts of Korean authorities to replace an existing population with an artist colony, but says nothing about the fate of the original residents.

  • TECH

    Thai filmmakers win top honours

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 23/11/2016

    » Two Thai filmmaking teams were the finalists to compete with 10 entries from Singapore, Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Tanzania at the inaugural the "5-Min Video Challenge" organised by Singtel Group.

  • NEWS

    Volunteers show spirit, lend a hand

    News, Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Published on 17/10/2016

    » Volunteers from all walks of life flocked to Sanam Luang to serve food items and other necessities to the growing number of mourners who were standing in long queues to say farewell to their beloved His Majesty the King.

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