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    The best of both worlds

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 02/08/2018

    » Adam Rapa, one of the world's most celebrated crossover trumpet artists, will join the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra (TPO) and conductor Dariusz Mikulski to blur the lines between classical and jazz music in the "Crossing Over" concerts tomorrow at 7pm and on Saturday at 4pm at Prince Mahidol Hall, Salaya.

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    The circus comes to town

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 04/12/2014

    » During last month's Harmony World Puppet Carnival Bangkok Thailand 2014, audiences had the rare opportunity to experience the art of puppetry from 80 countries in one place — Rattanakosin Island, the old quarter of Bangkok. More than 100 stages and street shows were inspired by history, pop culture, social situations and used traditional forms of puppetry as well as influences of other performing arts such as circus. Many shows brought smiles, laughter and tears, and many were thought-provoking.

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    Culture on a string

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/10/2014

    » While the epic Ramakien is told through nang talung, the art of shadow puppetry from southern Thailand, a shadow puppet from Hamburg, Germany, will portray a child waking up in the middle of the night.

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    A photographer princess

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/04/2019

    » Armed with her Leica camera and fixed lens, HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, the youngest daughter of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, woke up before sunrise -- at 5am -- and rode a jeep and hot-air balloon in search of the Big Five game animals of Kenya that are hardest to shoot on foot. In tough weather conditions, dusty and humid, she captured moments in the savannahs through still and motion pictures while illustrating her quest in her personal sketchbook. She worked until twilight shed the best lighting. At night, she rested in a tent with no phone signal. This happened every day throughout her five-day journey in Kenya in May 2018.

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    A royal classic

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 18/02/2019

    » Clad in an elegant white suit, Her Royal Highness Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, the youngest daughter of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, was seen enthusiastically monitoring rehearsals by the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra (RBSO) prior to last Friday’s Romantic Variations, the 2019 opening season concert in honour of HM the King. Entrusted by her royal father to oversee the Royal Patronage of the RBSO Foundation since last year, her tireless efforts ensure that RBSO is progressing towards excellence and a world-class reputation.

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    A prince's life and love

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 05/09/2017

    » The biographical book Katya & The Prince Of Siam, published for the first time in 1994, has been a source of knowledge and insight for Thai history buffs, and they have longed for more stories about a Siamese prince who fell in love with a Russian woman before their marriage ended sadly over a century ago. The wait is over with the recent launch of the first comprehensive exhibition and a new book on the prince's life and work.

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    Food fit for a king (or queen)

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 22/08/2017

    » The King Prajadhipok Museum is hosting the "From Palace Kitchens To Today's Eateries" exhibition, which will move to other venues nationwide until the end of November.

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    When Siam met Russia

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 26/07/2017

    » 'Duty And Passion: The Life And Times Of Prince Chakrabongse" is an exhibition of historical correspondence based on the royal letters of King Chulalongkorn and one of his sons, Prince Chakrabongse. A rare chance to view important artefacts from the late 19th century, the show is being held until the end of September at the Police Museum -- formerly Chitralada Villa -- which was the home of Prince Chakrabongse.

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    Remembering Ayutthaya

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 17/03/2017

    » To celebrate the 666th anniversary of Ayutthaya Kingdom, an old capital of Thailand, and the 25th anniversary of Ayutthaya as a Unesco World Heritage Site, numerous activities under the theme of "Development In Accordance With The Footsteps Of Phraya Boran Ratchathanin" will be held by the Fine Arts Department and several public and private agencies at the Chantharakasem National Museum in Ayutthaya until Sunday.

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    At the edge of Bangkok

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 02/02/2016

    » Food, literature, music, performances, creative workshops and social discussions -- all of this in the picturesque neighbourhood of the capital. Bangkok Edge, branded as the city's first "ideas festival", will rock the old town area of Tha Tian from noon to midnight on Feb 13 and 14, with a wide variety of activities.

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