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Thai Cultural Night in the U.S.

Extraordinary evening of Thai traditional and classical music, dance, and puppet theater.

Saturday, November 01, 2008
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Schoenberg Auditorium
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

A celebration of the 81st birthday anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the 175th anniversary of the establishment of Thai - U.S. diplomatic relations. 

The program will feature 20 members of a skilled cultural troupe from Thailand to showcase a series of Thai traditional and classical music and dances.  The highlights will be the performance of the Thai classical mask dance drama "Khon" from the 17th century and a Ramakien (Ramayana) puppet play.

Please note that an exhibit in the Schoenberg Hall lobby will begin at 6:30 p.m. featuring demonstrations of Thai fruit and vegetable carving, garland arrangement, Thai massage, and Thai food and beverages.

Tickets available from the UCLA Central Ticket Office or online at UCLA Live.

Cost : Tickets: regular $30, students and children $10

Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, Royal Thai Consulate General of Los Angeles

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