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"Siwa Ratri of Si Phruthesuan" Mini Light and Sound Show

Schedule :
- Confirmed dates for 2002 shows are

Saturday, 26
January
Saturday, 23
February
Saturday, 30
March
Saturday, 27
April
(Tickets are 200 baht/person)

- The show can be organized for special occasions of tour operators or groups (please book shows at least 7 days in advance). The minimum package fee is 19,000 baht per show. The show can be shown to not over 200 people at one time.

Venue : Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai Sanctuary, Amphoe Uthumphon Phisai, Si Sa Ket

Origin :
Si Sa Ket is a northeastern province with a long and prosperous history. Traces of a magnificent past can still be seen today, whether they concern history, historical sites, artifacts, or lovely culture and traditions. Si Sa Ket is also the link between the ancient Khmer civilization and modern times. Numerous people of several races live here, including Lao, Yo, Khmer, and Suai. Each group leads different lifestyles according to its beliefs.
TAT has assembled all these cultures and woven them into a tale to present to tourists so they understand and know about culture and traditions, as well as historical sites.

Activities :
Starting at 18.00 hrs., guests are warmly greeted with a traditional Isan welcome to the "Long Khuang Watthanatham Si Sa Ket" area, a cultural courtyard that is decorated with the lovely art of Si Sa Ket people.
  - See cultural performances by 4 Thai tribes of Si Sa Ket: Khmer, Suai, Lao, and Yo.
  - Enjoy snacks or a full northeastern meal, accompanied by tuneful local music.
  - Learn about the wisdom of locals from handicrafts demonstrations called "the Silk Road."
  - View the "Siwa Ratri of Si Phruthesuan" Mini Light and Sound Show.

Nearby Tourist Spots :
- Wat Sa Kamphaeng Noi Sanctuary (Uthumphon Phisai)
  is believed to be an ancient clinic built at the same time as Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai Sanctuary.
- City Pillar Shrine (Muang)
  is one of the most beautiful city pillar shrines in Thailand.
- Phra That Ruangrong (Muang)
  is a pagoda that incorporates the art of the 4 tribes of the Lower Northeast, which are Lao, Suai, Khmer, and Yo. It is a unique and lovely site.

For more information, contact :
-Amphoe Uthumphon Phisai Education Office.
  Tel. (045) 691608
- TAT Northeastern Region Office: Area 2 (Ubon Ratchathani).
Tel. (045) 243770, fax (045) 250771
- TAT.
  Tel. (02) 6941222 ext. 1962, fax (02) 6941384

Note : Tourists in groups can select the narration language (about 28 minutes/show) in Thai, English, or Japanese. Pamphlets are produced in Thai, English, and Japanese.

Source : The Tourism Authority of Thailand
Wed, 6 March, 2002


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