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Mahasongkran: Inheriting the Art of Siam

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Period:09 Apr 2015 - 15 Apr 2015

Address:61, Srinakarin Rd., Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok 10250 Thailand

Tel:+662-787-1000

Service day:Everyday, Service hours: 11:00-20:00

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Paradise Park will celebrate Songkran in traditional style, during the “Mahasongkran: Inheriting the Art of Siam” fair, which will run from April 9-15, from 11am to 8pm.

A relic of Buddha’s tooth will be on loan from India for local Buddhists to pay respect to, alongside the statues of Vessavana, one of the four heavenly gods. The floating stone from the Indian Ocean and sacred water from Sri Lanka will also be on display.

A variety of Thai traditional performances will be presented. They include the Khon Yok Rob performance from the epic Ramakien, on April 12 at 4pm; choi music by the 3 Uncles Band from the TV show Khun Phra Chuay; a Thai puppet show featuring the story of Phra Mahachanok; a Thai-style antiphon by Wang Tae group; a fusion performance of muay Thai and khon masked dance; and a puppet show by Joe Louis.

Visitors can learn to make a miniature puppet during a workshop and enjoy a range of Thai dishes, snacks, desserts and beverages from across the region. A selection of local wisdom products will also be available.

The fair will open with the mini Khon Yok Rob performance on April 9 at 2pm, followed by an appearance by actor and actress Patradech “Mike” Sa-nguankwamdee and Maylada “Bow” Susri.

Paradise Park is on Srinakarin Road.
Visit www.paradisepark.co.th or call 02-787-1000.

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A puppet show by Joe Louis.

Paradise Park will celebrate Songkran in traditional style, during the “Mahasongkran: Inheriting the Art of Siam” fair, which will run from April 9-15, from 11am to 8pm.

A relic of Buddha’s tooth will be on loan from India for local Buddhists to pay respect to, alongside the statues of Vessavana, one of the four heavenly gods. The floating stone from the Indian Ocean and sacred water from Sri Lanka will also be on display.

A variety of Thai traditional performances will be presented. They include the Khon Yok Rob performance from the epic Ramakien, on April 12 at 4pm; choi music by the 3 Uncles Band from the TV show Khun Phra Chuay; a Thai puppet show featuring the story of Phra Mahachanok; a Thai-style antiphon by Wang Tae group; a fusion performance of muay Thai and khon masked dance; and a puppet show by Joe Louis.

Visitors can learn to make a miniature puppet during a workshop and enjoy a range of Thai dishes, snacks, desserts and beverages from across the region. A selection of local wisdom products will also be available.

The fair will open with the mini Khon Yok Rob performance on April 9 at 2pm, followed by an appearance by actor and actress Patradech “Mike” Sa-nguankwamdee and Maylada “Bow” Susri.


Paradise Park is on Srinakarin Road.

Visit www.paradisepark.co.thor call 02-787-1000.

Khon masked dance.

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61, Srinakarin Rd., Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok 10250 Thailand

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