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Offline Johnnie F.

The 2010 Phimai Festival
« on: October 27, 2010, 06:48:12 PM »
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The 2010 Phimai Festival


November 10, 2010 - November 14, 2010
(08.00 - 22.00)



The province of Nakhon Ratchasima, in collaboration with the TAT Nakhon Ratchasima Office, the Fine Arts Department, as well as, other related agencies, is organizing the annual 2010 Phimai Festival, scheduled to be held during 10 – 14 November, 2010, at the Phrommathat Ground of the Phimai Historical Park and banks of the Chakkarat River, Amphoe Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima province.

Disclosed by the Director of TAT Nakhon Ratchasima Office, Mr. Auttaphol Wannakij, the highlights of the event will include a light and sound presentation, Dances beyond d the Mun River, that will tell the story of the glorious period of King Jayavarman VII.(12-14 November, 2010, The event will also comprise traditional long-boat races during 13 – 14 November, 2010, on the banks of the Chakkarat River and Mun River. These boats are the longest and straightest ones in Thailand. In addition to this, there is the Korat cat competition, Khon or classical Thai mask dance from the Fine Arts Department, local art and cultural performances, as well as competition of renowned food of Phimai. The Director also reassured that tourists will enjoy the warm hospitality of the people of Phimai, as well as, hear the story of the grand Phimai Sanctuary from the Phimai Witthaya School’s students. Sales of local products and various fun-filled performances are also available.

For further information, please contact the Phimai District Office, Tel. 0 4447 1617, Phimai Municipal Office, Tel. 0 4447 1121 (ticket reservation), or TAT Nakhon Ratchasima Office, Tel. 0 4421 3030, 0 4421 3666, Website: www.tat.or.th/nakhonratchasima E-mail: tatsima@tat.or.th

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Phimai Historical Park Festivals
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2010, 09:21:16 PM »
Phimai Historical Park Mini Light and Sound Presentation

Welcoming and Bai Si Su Khwan ceremony, see the valuable architecture and arts of the ancient Khmer in the Phimai Historical Park (by young guides from Phimai School) as well as enjoy a local tasty dinner amidst an ancient atmosphere with local Thai dancing, watch the mini light and sound presentation “Wimayanattakan” with its various ancient dances and a Buddhist merit making procession that tells about the history of Phimai and the ancient Khmer civilisation.

January 1, 2010 - April 1

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Re: Phimai Historical Park Mini Light and Sound Presentation
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2010, 03:19:24 AM »
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Offline Johnnie F.

Thailand's Phimai Festival November 2011
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2011, 06:15:42 PM »
Thailand's Phimai Festival this November

(OPENPRESS) October 17, 2011 -- Thailand travellers will be able to enjoy a feast of cultural activities in Nakhon Ratchasima province next month when the 2011 Phimai Festival takes place.

Organised annually by the Tourism Authority of Thailand and other agencies, the festival will be held between November 9th and 13th this year and will encompass various events and activities celebrating the traditions of the Phimai area.

Nakhon Ratchasima's cultural output includes its fine silk, Dan Kwian pottery and Khorat rice noodles, which will likely be featured in the celebration.

Among the events will be Dances Beyond the Mun River, a light and sound presentation that recreates the story of famous Thai ruler King Jayavarman VII, while performances of Khon mask dancing will also be taking place.

Traditional longboat races will be held on the Chakkarat River and Mun River during the final two days of the festival, with other attractions including art shows, sales of local products and food contests.

The Phimai Festival will be held at the Bhrommathat Ground of the Phimai Historical Park and on the banks of the Chakkarat River, with organisers promising that locals will offer tourists a customary warm welcome.

More information about this annual celebration can be found at www.tatnews.org.
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: Thailand's Phimai Festival November 2011
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2011, 09:58:32 AM »
Phimai Festival in the Northeast


An evening light and sound show at Phimai Khmer-style Temple, Nakhon Ratchasima.

This year's Phimai Festival will take place from November 9-13 at the Bhrommathat Ground of Phimai Historical Park and along the banks of the Chakkarat River, Phimai district, Nakhon Ratchasima province.

Organised by the provincial authorities, in collaboration with the TAT Nakhon Ratchasima Office, the Fine Arts Department and related agencies, the festivities will include a daily light and sound show with dances beyond the Mun River which tell the story of the glorious period of King Jayavarman VII and traditional long-boat races on November 12-13 on the banks of the Chakkarat and Mun rivers.

In addition, there will be a Korat cat competition, classical khon (mask) dance by performers from the Fine Arts Department, local art and cultural performances, a local cuisine cooking contest and the sale of local products.

During this festival, tourists will enjoy the warm hospitality of the people of Phimai and hear the story of the grand Phimai Sanctuary from the Phimai Witthaya School's students.

For reservations, call the TAT Nakhon Ratchasima Office on 04-421-3030 or 04-421-3666 or visit www.tourismthailand.org/nakhonratchasima or www.welovebooking.com.

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Re: sound and light show Phimai
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2016, 02:09:41 PM »
sound and light show at Phimai

Just a reminder that the mini sound and light show Phimai is tonight 29 January 2016. The show starts at 6.30pm and will last for an hour and is free. The show is held at Phimai Historical Park. clip@Thongchai Niyomsook

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