Sun, 29 Apr 2018 01:00
Writing and rewriting history
A book issued by the military junta in 2015, “History of the Thai Nation”, has stirred fresh criticism on the social media with its claim that the current non-elected government finally established “true democracy” in Thailand.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:15
Embassies bless Songkran in video clip to Thais
The foreign embassies of the United States, Britain, China, France and Bhutan are among 20 joining in blessing the Songkran festival in a video clip launched on Monday by the Culture Ministry of Thailand.
Thu, 28 Dec 2017 01:00
Chanting: A new way to see in the New Year
Religious chanting has replaced parties and alcohol for many devout Buddhists on New Year’s Eve
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:47
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
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.
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 01:00
The past gets room to grow
The hi-tech National Artefacts Storage facility will house five millennia of our history
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 01:00
We’ll need more paint
A huge government art museum is stalled, but private galleries are popping up everywhere
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:00
A stage for cultural exchange
Bangkok prepares to launch the brand new Asean Cultural Centre