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News Thailand » Culture: World ambassadors get taste of northern Thai culture

News channel or source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/breakingnews/30339557
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

CULTURE Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat is all set to host nearly 40 ambassadors and their spouses from 20 countries, as they explore the northern cultures of Thailand and Myanmar, with the aim of strengthening and extending cultural cooperation between ...

News Thailand » Culture: Egypt culture ministry to hold cultural events with Thailand, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia

News channel or source: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/5/1188/291558/Arts--Culture/City-Lights/Egypt-culture-ministry-to-hold-cultural-events-wit.aspx
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The head of the Ministry of Culture’s Egyptian Centre for Foreign Cultural Relations Hisham Mourad has met with the ambassador of Thailand as well as cultural counsellors from the Ethiopian and Kazakh embassies to discuss reinforcing cultural relations ...

News Thailand » Culture: Thailand's culture of impunity for the powerful causes backlash

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Policy-Politics/Thailand-s-culture-of-impunity-for-the-powerful-causes-backlash
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

BANGKOK -- With its political future in the balance, Thailand's military government is digging in to protect one of its key figures, Prawit Wongsuwan, the deputy prime minister and defense minister who is among three prominent figures who have openly ...

News Thailand » Culture: Send in the Queens: Thai Queer Culture Gets Drag Makeover

News channel or source: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/featured/2018/02/15/send-queens-thai-queer-culture-gets-drag-makeover/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Top: From left, drag queens Morrigan, Amadiva, Jaja and Meannie Minaj in Siam Square. A skinny man with a stylish high fade walks in holding two tall Long Islands. He hands one off and sips the other. He is M. “Okay, Zepee first, then Cher, Angele ...

News Thailand » Culture: Spring Festival gala staged in southern Thailand for overseas Chinese, Thais

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/spring-festival-gala-staged-in-southern-thailand-for-overseas-chinese-thais/ar-BBJtUwD
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

"The group of artists bring their best wishes from Chinese people to all in south Thailand by this amazing gala, which shows that our two countries share many in common in terms of culture and the gala is bound to contribute to the friendship and cultural ...

News Thailand » Culture: Thai Fit blending culture and fitness into a workout

News channel or source: https://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/thai/en/audiotrack/thai-fit-blending-culture-and-fitness-workout
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Khajittam Phattayakul from Thai Fit Studio explained about Thai Fit aerobic dancing program, derived from Thai classical dancing. Thai Fit enables a body workout through arm, hand and leg movements performed to up-beat Thai folk music.

News Thailand » Culture: Fans are gagging over the runway looks on the Drag Race Thailand premiere

News channel or source: http://www.gaytimes.co.uk/culture/99771/fans-gagging-runway-looks-drag-race-thailand-premiere/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Fenton Bailey of World of Wonder said: “Drag is part of the Thai culture, in some ways more than it has been in the US, historically speaking. Even though they are following the format, I want them to bring their own inimitable style and characteristics.”

News Thailand » Culture: Young Chinese increasingly drawn to Thai pop culture and traditions

News channel or source: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1089128.shtml
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

A Chinese fan of Thai actor Mike D'Angelo Photo: Li Hao/GT Liu Mengting, 24, a white-collar worker at an international company in Beijing, loves to watch TV shows and movies. She used to watch US and South Korean TV shows most, but recently, she has fallen ...

News Thailand » Culture: Thailand trip a chance for Kiwi designers to find their footing in Southeast Asia

News channel or source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/fashion/101495171/thailand-trip-a-chance-for-kiwi-designers-to-find-their-footing-in-southeast-asia
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

"[It's about] gaining some wider context on the Thai fashion industry because I don't know a lot ... with the Asian fashion scene and the way designers incorporate their culture into clothing. "Their East-meets-West aesthetic is quite well-established ...