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Amazing Thailand Festival, England, 2015

The date has now been set for this year’s Amazing Thailand Festival, which is the biggest Thai festival outside of Thailand. The Festival will take place on August the 29th, 30th and 31st at Secretts Hurst Farm in Milford, Surrey, … Continue reading

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Citadel in Manchester Curates the Legacy of Wat Phutthai Sawan’s Por Kru Samai Mesamarn

In the Thai language, Por Kru means father teacher. Por Kru Day is observed annually on May the 5th. It is the most auspicious day in the Buddhai Swan / Sitsiam Camp calendar, celebrating the life of Por Kru Samai … Continue reading

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It Is Not Titles That Honor Men But Men Who Honor Titles

At the beginning of every academic year in Thailand – usually in October but some schools do this in January or even June – every Thai student participates in Wai Kru Day or Teacher’s Day. Even though the many schools … Continue reading

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Stars and Strikes Ride the Trans Siberian Railroad Into Manchester

Our Manchester guardian reports that the hottest concert ticket in town is for Trans Siberian Orchestra playing at the Apollo this coming Friday. Lead guitarist Al Pitrelli took the opportunity, while touring in Manchester, to train in the Thai martial … Continue reading

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