Tag: culture & holidays

  • CRAFT: Make Your Own Advent Calendar
    CRAFT: Make Your Own Advent Calendar

    Long-standing BAMBI member and all-round creative whizz Donatella Lazzari shows how to make your very own healthy or treat-filled advent calendar! By Donatella Lazzari Advent calendars are used to count down the days until Christmas. Advent is the time observed in Christian churches as the time spent waiting and preparing for the celebration of the […]

  • The Momentous Royal Barge Procession
    The Momentous Royal Barge Procession

    Vana Kasemsri tells us about the Royal Barge Procession and how to mark the occasion. By Vanasobhin Kasemsri The Royal Barge Procession is one of the most memorable and grand events happening in Thai history to celebrate the coronation of HM King Rama X. It will be held on the Chao Phraya River on 12 […]

  • Make Your Own Halloween Bat Puppet
    Make Your Own Halloween Bat Puppet

    Halloween is a great time to get creative with the kids.  Donatella Lazzari shares a simple and fun idea to try. Happy Halloween! By Donatella Lazzari Make your own bat puppet by following the template design below  (or just by drawing up your own) and assembling the parts following these simple instructions. Materials Template Paper […]

  • “Shipwrecked!”  How Storytelling Theatre Engages Your Imagination
    “Shipwrecked!”  How Storytelling Theatre Engages Your Imagination

    Storytelling has been a way of communicating through the ages.  Ravit El-Bachar Daniel sat with the cast of Bangkok Community Theatre’s latest play to talk about their experience with the art of storytelling on and off the stage, and why it’s more important than ever. By Ravit El-Bachar Daniel Storytelling is a form of communication […]

  • Remembering The Late Princess Mother
    Remembering The Late Princess Mother

    In August we celebrate Thai Mother’s Day and this article is dedicated to HRH The Princess Mother, an influential mother, who strived to always be a great example to her children and raised three of the finest citizens of Thailand. By Vanasobhin Kasemsri Though Thai Mother’s Day which is celebrated on 12 August, is in the […]

  • Redefining Family
    Redefining Family

    In her 6 years as an expat in Bangkok, Megha has come to redefine family as a series of scaffoldings that she discovered, inhabited and sometimes helped strengthen as well. She shares how. By Megha Jindal Expatriation forced me to rethink about family. Five years ago, ‘family’ would’ve meant my parents,  my brother, my husband […]