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2016 ATS Spring Reception at The Oriental Club
Tuesday, 29th March 6:30 to 8:30 pm


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'Lost in the Mists of Time' a film and Q&A by Dr. Martin Seeger at The Royal Thai Embassy on Tuesday 12th April, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. For more details and how to book please click here
ATS Educational Awards for Excellence 2015
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Songkran Festival - A Talk, and Thai Classical Dance & Music

 

 

 

 

 

 


10 April, 2008

To celebrate the Songkran Festival, The Anglo-Thai Society and Asia House presented: A Talk and Thai Classical Dance and Music

This event was held on Thursday 10th April 2008, 6.45pm - 8.30pm at Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, W1G 7LP (Tel: 020 7307 5454). The event was a great success and it is hoped that a similar event can be organised next year too!
The 13th of April marks the beginning of the Thai New Year, and the celebration of the Songkran Festival. While many people associate Songkran with the splashing and throwing of water at each other, few know of the true meaning of this celebration.
Narisa Chakrabhongse, former Vice-Chair of the Anglo-Thai Society, Editor of River Books, and a regular speaker at the Asia House, gave an informal talk on the history of the Songkran Festival, its influence on Thai culture, and the way of life of its people, young & old.

This event was an opportunity to invite members and friends to join us in celebration of this year's Songkran Festivities and find out the real social and cultural roots of this great celebration. After the talk, there was a short demonstration of Thai musical instruments, followed by a performance of Thai Classical Dance, by The Thai Dance Academy. Guests were able to join in the traditional ceremony of Song Nam Pra.

Calendar of Events

There are no scheduled events for February

Tuesday 29th March

ATS Spring Reception at the Oriental Club.  For more information and booking details please click here

Tuesday 12th April

Talk by Dr. Martin Seeger of the Thai Studies Centre, Leeds University.  For more information and booking details, please click here

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