KNOWLEDGE - ARTS / CULTURES / FESTIVALS

One of our objective is to promote and educate public about Thai cultures. We believe in the power of knowledge and its results in helping us understand and respect each others.


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Candle Festival
Candle Festival in Thailand associates with Buddhist agenda called Buddhist Lent or Khao Phan-sa in Thai language. In Buddhism, during rainy season, monks will keep the Buddhist precepts in a monastery without going away for about 3 months...more
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Hun Grabok - Thai puppet
The origins o Hun Krabok, a type of puppetry, can be traced back to A.D. 1892. According to the book "San Somdet" (The Prince's Message) written by Prince Dumrong, Hun kabok first appeared in A.D. 1892 in Sukhothai Province in lower northern Thailand...more
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Weaving
The gorgeously iridescent, nubby Thai silk may have originated in northeastern Thailand, where cloth weaving is a traditional folk craft. Rearing their own silkworms and spinning and dyeing the yarn, northeast village women use primitive hand looms to produce shimmering bolts of cloth for sale in faraway markets...more
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Thai Traditional Northeast Music
HUEN - This drum is shaped like a kind being used in the Puangmangkog set. It is always played with a Pipat ensemble. The Glong song-na is characteristically adorned with raw hides rope tying around its body...more
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Thai Tradition
January  Harvestseason - Farmer work verry hard for long time under the sun and rain in the ricefield. When the harvestseason is over and rice is saved in the barn, they arrange ceremony calls tammboon. The word tammboon means give, donate which people give away food to monk and poor people...more
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Do and Don't in Thailand
The present-day advanced technology makes it possible for rapid communication among the world’s peoples. The opportunities to get in touch with groups of people belonging to different beliefs or cultures other than ours occur so easily that we are hardly aware of them...more
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Nang Yai - Large Shadow Puppet
Nang Yai literally means “large shadow puppet.” It is one of cultural heritage and is praised as a hi – class Entertainment performance. It represents thai cultural heritage that blends a lot of branches of precious arts, for example, handicraft arts, dramatically arts, musical arts, and literal arts...more
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Lacquerware
The art of making lacquer originally came to Thailand from China, probably by way of Burma-now Myanmar, but over the centuries distinctively Thai designs and techniques were evolved. It became a notable handicraft in the northern province of Chiang Mai and is still made there in a number of households...more
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Thai Traditional Central Music
SAWSAMSAI - The most beautiful fiddle is the Saw samsai; the three stringed spike bowed lute that had been used in the Thai ensemble for quite a long time probable before the Sukhothai period (1350). This instrument is played in a Mahori ensemble only; and sometimes being used also for accompanying a King's ceremony...more
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Thai Traditional Northern Music
KLONG-SABAD-CHAI - The most famous drum in northern, hanging on the double wooden bars carried by men. Klong Sabad chai boran has been used for a least 700 years. In former times it was used for the anouncement of victory of the king or a warrior and has its own style ...more
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Thai Royal Puppet
The royal puppet, also known as “The Great Puppet” or “Hun Yai”, was first called by national artist Montri in his book on Thai traditional entertainments in 1952. Historical and literary evidence, which dates to the late Ayutthaya period or the reign of King Narai ...more
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Wai - Thai gesture
The Wai is not just a gesture used to say hello without speaking, it is ansignof respect.Its use demonstrates much about Thaivalues and attitudes. It is the most important of the many social customs that are used in Thai society. It does so by publicly demonstrating what we call the 'superiority rule'...more