Crowds attend Khon performance in Bangkok


BANGKOK – A number of general public yesterday attended the royally bestowed traditional Khon performance honouring His Majesty the King as another activity part of BIKE FOR DAD.

A crowd of people have gathered at Dusit Palace Plaza yesterday to watch the royally bestowed traditional Khon performance, which is a part of the BIKE FOR DAD activity, celebrating the auspicious occasion of His Majesty the King’s birthday.

The two and a half hours of theatrical performance used the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall as the backdrop, complimented with spectacular sound and lighting techniques. The performance will run its final show tonight at 7pm, and will be attended by the Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha and his wife.

Meanwhile, the exhibition honoring His Majesty the King held at Suea Pa Park near Dusit Palace Plaza has seen a number of general public from all ages attending with great enthusiasm particularly, on the screening of His Majesty’s personal movie record during his visit to the United States, New Zealand, and China 50 years ago.

The exhibition also tells the history and the accomplishments of His Majesty for the Thai public in many aspects such as water management, area renovation, the royal initiated projects, the New Theory Agriculture projects, as well as His Majesty’s excellency in sports.