History of Chinese Puppet Shows Called a “marionette show” in ancient China, a puppet show is a theatre performance in which puppet figures are made to move by puppeteers pulling…

The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is an annual event held during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. It is believed the vegetarian festival and its accompanying sacred rituals bestow…

Falling on the night of the 12th full moon – which this year is November 28th – Loy Krathong is a tradition that dates back hundreds of years

When people visit Phuket, the first thing that most people think about is probably the beaches, and secondly the Thai food.  Phuket is an island which is very proud of…

Well known Thai composer, songwriter and arranger Pongprom Snitwong Na Ayuthaya decided to extend his birthday greetings to His Majesty the King with a “music and art” project, entitled “Nitarn…

When you come to Phuket, you might see a number of Phuketian ladies dressed in Nyonya. In Phuket, Nyonya refers to traditional ladies Peranakan clothing. Nyonya is suitable for weddings,…

Whilst photographs are the most popular way for people to capture their memories of Phuket’s natural surroundings, be it on land or in the sea, there is another way in…

When you come to Phuket, you might see a number of Phuketian ladies dress in Nyonya. In Phuket, Nyonya refers to traditional ladies Peranakan clothing. Nyonya is suitable for weddings,…

Thai gold goes back thousands of years. There were extensive gold mines in Thailand in previous years. In fact, Siam,  Thailand’s original name, means ‘gold’ in Sanskrit; the Indians called…

The influence of Baba-Peranakan on Phuket’s culture started when Chinese ancestors migrated to Penang and Phuket, when the tin mining industry was flourishing.