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Date: Tuesday, 27 Feb 2024
Time: 18:30 to 21:00 (UTC +07:00)
Venue: Grand Hall, Level 2, Athenee Hotel

Dress code: National Attire/Smart Casual

The APRICOT Opening Social commences formally at 19:00 on Tuesday, 27 February, with early arrivals welcome from 18:30. Pre-dinner drinks will be served.

The night's entertainment will kick off with a performance by “Joe Louis”, a Traditional Thai Puppet show that will showcase the art of classical puppetry which is very unique and inimitable.

This would then be followed by a performance of both Thai and International musical instruments by the Contemporary String Chamber Band from the reputable Music College of Thailand, Mahidol University.

Side Activities

Thai art cooking demonstration

Be amazed to See an amazing cooking demonstration of a Fruit Shaped Mung Beans Dessert (Kanom Look Choup), a famous Thai dessert that has colorful and nice visuals, fruit-shaped and coated with a thin layer of jelly. These cute little mung bean paste desserts were once only for Thai royalty, they are now for all to enjoy.

Batik Keychain Kulao Pattern making

Another enjoyable activity is Batik Keychain Kulao Pattern making.

This activity will allow you to learn how to create the keychain. As space is limited, please inform the demonstrator if you are interested in learning how to do it yourself.