Enjoy the unique and unforgettable experience of the world-renowned Thai Village Cultural Show. Daily, over 150 performers vividly portray a fascinating cross-section of Thailand's culture, heritage and way of life -- dances, ceremonies, rituals, sports and pastimes. The 60-minute action-packed show highlights:
Thai Martial Arts:
Thai-style boxing is extremely popular in Thailand. Accompanied by its unique ritual and ceremony, it is an art that demands a high degree of skill and fitness. The boxers dance around with great agility and are permitted to use - elbows, hands, feet, knees. In fact, just about any part of their supple and well-sculpted physique. Sword fighting, a traditional and historical form of combat for both male and female warriors dates back over 600 years.
Thai Wedding Ceremony:
Witness a traditional Thai wedding ceremony performed according to ancient Thai customs. It is a ceremony of pageantry, humility, joy and splendour with all the friends and relatives of the newly-weds participating.
Ordination Into The Monkhood:
In Thailand, young men usually spend a period of time in the Buddhist Monkhood. To mark a young novice's entry into the monk-hood, the Buat Naag ritual consisting of a traditional procession followed by the ordination ceremony is performed. It is attended by the groom's relatives and close friends who make the event, a colorful, joyful and enjoyable occasion as the young man embarks on a period of study and meditation.
The Fingernail Dance:
The Fingernail Dance is a graceful dance which originated from the North of Thailand. It is usually performed as a gesture of greeting and welcome.
Dance From The North East:
A mixture of North Eastern dances which collectively and symbolically express greetings and good luck.
Another North Thailand dance, which is usually performed during the the full moon. It requires great skill, practice and timing. Even a small slip can be very painful.
The Kala Dance comes from the southern part of Thailand. The dance features coconut shells and reflects the importance of coconuts in everyday village life.
From the Central Plains of Thailand. This is a dance of flirtation and fun.
Elephants at Work:
As they still do today in the teak forests of Northern Thailand. You will enjoy riding on them. In addition to the unique and unforgettable experiences of the Thai Village Cultural Show, experience the typical rural Thai way of life in the Thai village at The Rose Garden Cultural Centre. See villagers at work in a natural setting creating traditional village handicrafts, weaving silk, making pottery, painting umbrellas, making "Khon" masks, weaving mat, making traditional Thai dolls, carving fruit and vegetables, making garlands, threshing rice, and crafting intricate silver and laquerware. These and many more fascinating aspects of Thai Village life are depicted and we believe you will treasure the memories of your visit for a long time to come.