The 23rd "Kabmongkol Day" will feature a classical Thai dance show at the National Theatre on Sunday, Oct 20 at 3pm, organised by the Thai Red Cross Society and Kabmongkol Thai Classical Dance School.
The annual event is aimed at commemorating ML Kab Kunchorn Na Ayudhya, who initiated the Thai classical band of the Department of Public Relations, and to raise funds for the Thai Red Cross Society.
This year's programme will feature several dance and music performances including "Welcoming Asean Dance", a classical play featuring an episode from the Inao play, a dance in honour of HM the King, classical music featuring some of His Majesty's compositions, a Thai dance, and lakorn nok (a dance drama with an all-male cast) featuring an episode from the Thai classical work of literature, Suwannahong.
They will be performed by alumni and students from Kabmongkol Dance School, as well as honourary guests including National Artist Dr Supachai Chansuwan, Pakorn Pornpisuth, director of the Office of Performing Arts, Patchara Kunchorn Na Ayudhya, and Wantanee Muengboon, an expert on classical dance.
Tickets cost 300, 500 and 1,000 baht from Kabmongkol school on Phahon Yothin Soi 24 (call 02-939-2417) and the National Theatre on Rachinee Road (call 02-224-1342).
Contact the Thai Red Cross Society on 02-256-4440 and 02-255-9911 or visit www.redcrossfundraising.org
The 23rd Kabmongkol Day Thai classical dance show will be held at the National Theatre on Oct 20 at 3pm.