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Bangkok’s International Festival of Dance & Music was inspired by a man’s vision to organise an annual international cultural event for the Thai capital, on par with those staged in major cities around the world, and thereby also develop the breadth and depth of dance and music in Thailand. The Festival has over time grown… » read more

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Thailand’s premier annual sporting event, the PTT Thailand Open, enters its 8th year as part of the ATP World Tour and returns to Bangkok. In 2003 with Paradorn-mania at its height after the Thai ace had become the first Asian player to crack the world top 10, the Thailand Open was born and the excitement… » read more

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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary, the Goethe-Institut Thailand explores its own history though the exhibition “Return Ticket: Thailand – Germany”. Not only do around 100 works on display by 28 Thai artists, who studied, lived or worked on projects in Germany between 1960 and 2010, reveal a rich tradition of support for the… » read more

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Due to the fast-growing technology and the changing lifestyles of the modern world, many people in the West and even in the East’s big cities have turned to a slower pace of life. Meditation to calm one’s mind is popular as a choice, while taking traditional medicines for illness, although taking a longer period to… » read more

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Bangkok / Thailand

Bangkok was founded in 1782 by the first monarch of the present Chakri dynasty. It is now the country’s spiritual, cultural, diplomatic, commercial and educational hub. It covers an area of more than 1,500 square kilometres, and it is home to approximatlely ten million people or more than 10% of the country’s population. Over the… » read more

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