Religion & Culture

Enter the World of the Nora Dance Drama

Enter the World of the Nora Dance Drama

Enter the World of the Nora Dance Drama An enchanting winged creature appears before you, and as she enjoys her surroundings, you can’t help but admire her colorful plumage and long talons. Suddenly, a rope is thrown over her. You watch as the exquisite prey and her...

Mrigadayavan Palace: Preserving More Than History

Mrigadayavan Palace: Preserving More Than History

Mrigadayavan Palace: Preserving More Than History Does the conservation of history end at structures and artifacts or is it just as important to preserve the natural environment? For close to a century, Mrigadayavan Palace in Cha-am district, Phetchaburi province has...

Why Do Thai Temples Have Chinese Paintings?

Why Do Thai Temples Have Chinese Paintings?

Why Do Thai Temples Have Chinese Paintings? While wandering the richly decorated halls of the most famous temples in Bangkok few visitors ever notice the framed paintings that hang above the windows and doors. If you do notice them, you might find that the imagery is...

Reviving Thai Design in Neo-traditional Houses

Reviving Thai Design in Neo-traditional Houses

Reviving Thai Design in Neo-traditional Houses Traditional Thai houses are a prominent part of the iconography of old Siam. However, they are not merely things of the past. In ancient times, Thai architecture provided some of the best lifestyles of the era and...