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Thai Week (until 7/11)

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Time/date:

Monday, July 7, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014

Venue:

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

First day (July 7)


Parade @ Fountain 12:10 - 12:25
Parade showcasing many Thai traditional performances, including Northern Thai traditional dance, a rice harvesting celebration show, a Thai marching song performance, fan dance and a final performance to show respect to His Majesty the King of Thailand.

Second day (July 8)


Spicy Eating Contest @ APU Cafeteria 12:15 - 13:30
Candidates from many nationalities compete by eating Thai spicy food. The contest consists of three rounds. During the first round, the contestants have to eat the provided food within the time limit. In the second round, the contestants have to name the dishes according to their picture. During the final round, the finalists have to compete with each other by eating spicy food that we have prepared. Audiences can also enjoy these dishes.

Third day (July9)


Thai cultural class @ Classroom 12:25 - 14:00
An introduction to the culture, language and tourism of Thailand, for those who are interested in Thai culture, language and travel in Thailand.

Fourth day (July 10)


Muay Thai Day @ Fountain 12:10 - 12:25
A contemporary show of Muay Thai, the internationally recognized martial arts style of Thailand, will be held at APU fountain.

Fifth day (July 11)


Grand performance “The Golden Sand” @ Millennium Hall 18:30 - 20:00
A stage play that represents Thai society after civilization. After Thailand becomes influenced by western culture, this is a story of a rural girl who sadly leaves her home and travels to Bangkok, becaming a maid in a huge mansion. A romantic comedy with many performances to collaborate with the story, all representing Thai culture. The audience can also experience the Thai sense of humor.

Thai foods on the Cafeteria lunch menu@ Cafeteria Ethnic Food Corner
Massaman curry (Traditional Thai Curry), Pineapples fried rice,
Minced Pork Omelet (Thai-style Pork Omelette with Rice),Pad Thai (Thai-style Fried Noodles)

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