Traditional Thai music showcased on Pattaya Beach

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Tourists were given a taste of traditional Thai music at the Chalermprakiat Musical Stage on Pattaya Beach.

City Councilman Rattanachai Sutidechanai, chairman of the Tourism and Culture Committee, opened the Pattaya Cultural Project 2016 on the beach at Central Road April 2.

The two-day concert series was organized to showcase traditional Thai arts and honor HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

Activities and dances were performed by local students playing Thai instruments and traditional “ram Thai”.

The highlight of the event was a “naksin”, a colorful traditional Thai dance.

Moreover, there were many booths with traditional goods, food and drinks created by local students as well.

The music was heavily focused on “lukthung’ or Thai folk music. The highlight of the event was a “naksin”, a colorful traditional Thai dance that was performed both days.