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Culture on the Beach Festival Offers the True Taste of Thailand

Visith Pinpawong 15.07.2010 00:59
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The opening ceremony was attended by many well known celebrities from Bangkok and Pattaya who came to watch Pattaya City executives and officials perform in a Thai play which depicted the history of Pattaya Through the Ages. Flight Lieutenant Suriya Suksakit, Assistant to the Ministry of Culture drums the traditional Thai drum (Klong-sa-but-chai) at the opening ceremony.





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Every night there were various Thai performances on stage which of course included traditional Thai dancing, Thai children’s activities and Thai martial arts demonstrations. Pattaya Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome performed as King Taksin in a skit showing the history of Thailand before Pattaya even existed on the map.


Culture on the Beach Festival Offers the True Taste of Thailand - times - pattaya - culture - beach - festival

The event was a hit with both Thais and foreigners who unanimously agreed they had enjoyed the delicious Thai food and the availability of many interesting Thai souvenirs.


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