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Philippines participate in a Cultural Expo in celebration of H.M. the Queen’s Birthday

The Ministry of Culture is organizing a Cultural Expo in celebration of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s birthday at the Thailand Cultural Centre on August 11 to 14, 2011

The Cultural Expo  is open to the public and will feature various folk performances from nine countries namely: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Philippines, Poland, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation and Sri Lanka.

The Philippines is represented by a folk dance group led by Prof. Mario Eugenio, a member of World Folk Cultural Organization and an active supporter of all projects of the Ministry of Culture.   

Everyone is invited to watch the performances and to support our representatives from the Philippines. Following is the schedule of performances:

     DATE   

MAIN HALL (THAILAND CULTURAL CENTRE) 

SIAM-THAI MUNG STAGE (THAILAND CULTURAL CENTRE) 

   TRAVELLING PERFORMANCE   

11 August 2011(Thursday)Opening Day

09:30 – Parade
(all countries)10:00 – Opening Ceremony19:00 10:00 –International Performances (10 mins/country

all countries)

16:00  –  Iran
(15 mins)

12 August 2011
(Friday)

15:00-16:30 (20 mins/country)

Philippines/ Bangladesh/Russia/

S. Korea

14:00-1600 International Performances at Paradise Park (20 mins/country)

Iran/Indonesia/Malaysia/Poland/Sri Lanka

13 August 2011
(Saturday)

14:00 – 16:00 – International Performances (25 mins/country)Poland/Malaysia/

Sri Lanka/Iran/Philippines

15:00 :  Indonesia
(45 minutes)

15:00 – 17:00International Performance at Suan Siam (30 mins/country

Russia/S. Korea / Bangladesh

14 August 2011(Sunday)

19:00 – 20:40 International Performances (25 mins/country)Bangladesh/Indonesia/Russia/S. Korea)20:40 – 21:00 – Closing Performances 

Finale (all countries)

14:00 – 16:00 International Performances at Museum Siam (30 mins/country)

Poland/Philippines /

Sri Lanka/Malaysia

The participating groups will also be performing on the road from August 15 to 17, 2011.  Their schedule is as follows:

Aug. 15  –  Phuket :        Poland/Sri Lanka/Philippines
Aug. 16  –  Lampang :     Russia/Indonesia/BangladeshAug. 17  –  Khon Kaen :   Iran/Malaysia/S. Korea