Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Culture Ministry to stage play based on HM the late King Bhumibol’s popular ‘The Story of Mahajanaka’
It started life as an illustrated book, then was later developed into a comic, play and animation. Finally His Majesty the King’s much-loved “Phra Mahachanok”, or “The Story of Mahajanaka”, will be depicted again as a new play to pay a final tribute and farewell to the former monarch at the Royal Cremation on October 26.
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Culture Ministry conducts educational tour at Royal Crematorium for 170 foreign ambassadors and diplomats
MORE THAN 170 ambassadors and diplomatic officers from 65 countries visited the royal chariots at the National Museum and the Royal Crematorium at Sanam Luang yesterday.
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Remembering King Rama IX in new book series
THE CULTURE MINISTRY will release 11 books and other written material to commemorate the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, with the first of the launches taking place during the upcoming Royal Cremation ceremonies.
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:51:37
Virtual museums’ aim to attract 11 million visitors
The Culture Ministry is embracing the Thailand 4.0 initiative with its new hi-tech “smart museum” and “virtual museum” projects that aim to attract 10-11 million visitors next year.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:10:56
Chariots, palanquins ready on time for Royal Cremation
After almost nine months of preservation work undertaken by the Culture Ministry, the grand royal chariots, palanquins and other accessories are ready for use in the procession for the Royal Cremation Ceremony of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in late October.
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 01:00:00
‘Naughty writer’ Prabda among winners of Silpathorn Awards
MULTI-TALENTED author Prabda Yoon, indie film-maker Urupong Raksasad, music composer Pongprom Sanitwong Na Ayudhya, veteran conceptual artist Kamin Letchaiprasert and veteran theatre director Suwandee Jakravoravudh are among the seven winners of this year’s Silpathorn Awards presented by the Culture Ministry.
Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:57:18
Silpathorn Award winners honoured for quality contemporary works
Multi-talented author Prabda Yoon, indie film-maker Uruphong Raksasad, music composer Pongprom Sanitwong na Ayudhya, veteran conceptual artist Kamin Lertchaiprasert and veteran theatre director Suwandee Jakravoravudh are among the seven winners of this year’s Silpathorn Awards, presented by the Culture Ministry.
Mon, 04 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Khon wins over the Aussies
Some snoozed during the dull bits, but Thai ‘soft power’ still scored a success in Sydney
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:47:37
Thais to stage khon show at Sydney Opera House
A troupe of 56 Thai khon performers will stage the Ramayana at the Sydney Opera House in Australia for the first time, next Monday night.
Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:47:56
Bangkok showcases Vietnam’s contemporary art scene
Aiming to make Thailand a crossroads for Asean art, the Culture Ministry is showcasing Vietnam’s avant-garde at its Rachadamnoen Contemporary Art Centre on Rachadamnoen Klang Avenue near the Democracy Moment until August 31.
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:09:21
Cabinet approves reshuffle of 10 senior civil servants
The Cabinet has approved the appointment of the Agriculture Ministry’s new permanent secretary and the reshuffle of nine other senior government officials.
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:37:54
Our heritage in trees
The Culture Ministry’s Department of Cultural Promoton recently introduced its newest publication, “Rukha Moradok Khong Paendin Tai Rom Phra Baramee” to mark His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn's 65th birthday anniversary.
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:45:43
Vietnam's Buffalo Fest may lose heritage status
Hanoi - The culture ministry might consider taking the festival off the list of Vietnam’s national intangible heritages if its safety commitments are not to be fulfilled.
Mon, 08 May 2017 10:23:11
Ayutthaya’s World Heritage status will be kept: ministry
The Culture Ministry is confident about its bid to protect the World Heritage status of Ayutthaya.
Thu, 04 May 2017 13:05:00
In celebration of a beloved Monarch
Opera Siam, working in collaboration with the Culture Ministry’s Department of Cultural Promotion, has assembled a team of musical greats for an upcoming concert that pays tribute to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.