Culture Ministry ready for Bike for Dad event


BANGKOK – The Ministry of Culture is organizing cultural activities for the upcoming event, “Bike for Dad,” in December, to celebrate the auspicious occasion of H.M. the King’s 88th birthday. 

Culture Ministry Permanent Secretary, Apinan Poshyananda has announced that the ministry is in charge of two tasks: producing a memorable Khon masked dance performance, and preparing and decorating key venues for the “Bike for Dad” processions.

The Khon masked dance performance is set to be put on for three consecutive nights, 11-13 December, in front of the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, and all visitors are welcome to witness the Thai classical court masked dance performance, which is a cultural tradition going back hundreds of years.

The permanent secretary added that the ministry is inspecting the bike routes and preparing to decorate prominent areas, including Yaowarat and Ratchadamnoen streets, two major venues of the event.