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2015/07/20

Thai Week

 

 

 

 


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Time/date Monday, July 20, 2015. - Friday, July 24, 2015.
Venue Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
First day(7/20) "Parade" 12:10~12:25 @ Fountain
Parade showcasing many Thai traditional performances including procession of the groom's parents parade, Land of smile song performance, Muay Thai, fan dance, and North-eastern Thai style dance.
Second day(7/21) "Spicy Eating Contest" 12:15~13:30 @ Fountain
Candidates from many nationalities compete by eating variety of Thai spicy foods within the time limits.In each round, competitors have to compete with each other by eating Thai spicy foods that we have prepared. Audiences can also enjoy these dishes.
Third day(7/22) "Thai Cooking Class" 13:00~15:00 @AP Kitchen
Some of Thai traditional foods will be introduced through Cooking class. Participants will enjoy how to cook and the taste of traditional foods.
Fourth day(7/23) "Back to school day" 12:10~12:25 @ Fountain
On this day, most of Thai students in APU will wear their Thai school uniform. Also there will be some dances in school uniforms in front of the fountain.
Fifth day(7/24) Grand performance "Nathaya the theatre" 18:30~20:00 (doors open 18:00) @ Millennium Hall
"Nathaya the theatre", a romantic comedy stage play with the theme of Thailand in 1940s, represents the country when Thai society and culture are starting to be influenced by western culture. This is a story of a guy who recently graduated from a foreign university and came back to visit his homeland. Never being able to ignore his mother’s order, he had to go to Nathaya theatre as a spy and find the way to help his mother acquire the land, on which Nhataya theatre was located, and turn into a profit for her business. There, he met a daughter of the theatre’s owner, who was the one who opened his eyes and taught him how beautiful Thai culture is. Would Pat still do what he was told? Or would he stand against his mother and help Nathaya theatre to gain its reputation back again? That is for you to find out at Thai Week Grand Show 2015, “Nathaya the theatre”.


Monday July 20 – Friday July 24
"Thai Corner" 10:00~17:00 @ Cafeteria display booth
Enjoy Thai culture throughout many activities such as lucky draw, photo booth and etc. Try out on our traditional costumes and tasting some Thai desserts.

"Thai Ethic foods" Lunce time only @ Cafeteria Ethnic food corner
Come try and enjoy variety of Thai traditional foods.


Sa Was Dee ka!

Welcome you all to Thai Week 2015. From Monday July 20th to Friday July 24th, 2015, we will turn APU campus into 1940s, enticing you to experience the colorful and exotic atmosphere of Thailand. Starting from Monday, July 20th 2015, a gorgeous Thai parade with various kinds of Thai traditional dances and clothes will be shown at the APU Fountain. On Tuesday, we will hold our famous event, spicy eating contest at the Fountain. We challenge you to join the contest, cheer your friends, and see who can endure the heat of Thai chili. For those who like to cook and eat Thai food, we recommend you to join our Thai cooking class on Wednesday. You can learn how to cook some Thai traditional dishes and desserts there. On Thursday, we will hold ‘Back to school day’ event. Most of Thai students in APU will wear Thai student uniform on the campus and there will be some dances at the fountain on this day. Lastly, on Friday July 24th 2015, the highlight event of Thai week – the Grand show – will be held in the millennium hall. This year, we proudly present you the romantic comedy stage play named ‘Nathaya the theatre’ with the theme of 1940s in Thailand, when western culture started to influence Thai society and culture. Moreover, you are invited to try on Thai traditional clothes, also try some Thai foods and desserts at our booth in the cafeteria. You would not want to miss it for sure!

 

 

 


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