• Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Vietnam seeks UN recognition of Xoe Thai dance
    AUTHORITIES in Vietnam’s northern mountainous province of Dien Bien will implement a plan to promote the recognition of Xoe Thai dance as a Unesco intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
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  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
    Unesco has recognised more than 1,000 places in 167 countries and territories as World Heritage sites. Of these, five are located in Thailand. Over 50 sites are considered to be in danger, threatened by armed conflict, climate change, over-development or mismanagement.
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 18:45
    Khon performance takes centre stage at Amazing Thailand Countdown 2019
    A Khon performance – in honour of this form of Thai high art being given World Heritage recognition by Unesco – took centre stage at the “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2019” New Year celebration in Bangkok on Monday afternoon.
  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
    Cinematic offers from France
    Prince Theatre Heritage Stay in collaboration with the French Embassy will turn its lobby into a mini cinema for the “French Weekend Movie Club” and screening two popular movies with English subtitles on the last weekend of the month through February.
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  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 01:00
    Past Perfect
    Heritage is never in haste, but the spectre of a high-rise condo adjacent lends urgency to revamping the old Bangkok home of Prince Naris
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    Memories of a more gracious time
    Dusit Thani Bangkok ensures its rich heritage is preserved by entering into an agreement with Silpakorn University
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00
    Intangible cultural heritage
    ‘Khon’, Thailand’s masked dance drama, has been inscribed on Unesco’s representative list of humanity’s “intangible” cultural heritage – a decision reached at the 13th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Mauritius on November 29.
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:37
    A celebration of European cinema
    To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the European Union and its Member States are hosting the 2018 edition of the European Union Film Festival as an open-air event.
    movie & TV
  • Sun, 02 Dec 2018 18:00
    Asean Heritage status sought for two Trang sites
    Conservationists have voiced their support behind efforts to list Chao Mai National Park and the Mo Koh Libong No-Hunting Zone in Trang province as Asean Heritage sites, as this would help strengthen conservation work in the area.
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  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 12:47
    Malaysia's Dondang Sayang listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco
    Traditional Malay art Dondang Sayang still practiced in Malacca is one of the 15 elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) during its meeting in Mauritius.
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  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
    With nod from Unesco, a ‘year of khon’ planned
    The Culture Ministry has planned a year of activities to further promote khon, the classical masked-dance theatre that on Thursday was added to Unesco’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Music of the marginalised
    Unesco adds reggae to its global cultural heritage list
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 20:59
    Thailand’s ‘khon’ dance added to Unesco heritage list
    Unesco added Thailand’s khon (masked dance) to its Intangible Cultural Heritage List on Thursday at a summit in the Mauritius capital of Port Louis.
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  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:51
    UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list
    Reggae music, whose calm, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations' list of global cultural treasures.
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  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:37
    Lakhon Khol gets Unesco Heritage status
    Unesco on Wednesday inscribed the traditional Cambodian dance drama genre Lakhon Khol on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has announced.
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