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Photo Post: ‘2015 Discover Thainess Campaign’ Mumbai Launch (Part 2)

by Ragini Puri March 20, 2015 8 comments
Okay, I am back with some more photos from the striking 2015 Discover Thainess campaign launch that happened in Mumbai.
In my last post I had promised about more photos of mouth-watering Thai delicacies, and so here I am!
Also there are some photos of the brilliant display of Muay Thai and the very intricate  Khon Mask painting
– these vibrant mask are used in Thai dance dramas.
Thai friiters – they come in many varieties, and are so delicious, you will never bored of them!
And if you are a vegetarian, they can save you from boring broccoli soups!


Fruity candies (preserves), attractive to look at, and tasty to eat!

Coconut shavings. The inviting colours! 
I couldn’t help but ‘sample’ numerous glasses of fresh juice served by this beautiful and gracious ladyboy!
There were varieties that we don’t find locally,  so it was fun to sample them all one after the other
and keep coming back for more.
Refreshing Thai juice corner

And from these attractive and delectable treats, lets move to photos that depict the Thai culture and traditions,
so here’s some more of ‘Thainess’ for you, starting from Khon masks.
Khon, a tradition Thai dance drama is performed by men wearing masks, and Khon masks are all hand crafted.


An artist intently working on a Khon mask.

The Khon masks are painted with natural colours
A ready Khon mask – the intricate hand painting is mesmerising
And from Khon masks, let’s move the very popular Muay Thai! Muay Thai is a tradition martial arts of Thailand,
and at the launch the artists showcasing a Muay Thai bout kept everyone hooked with their performance.
Display of Muay Thai skills

 

All eyes glued to the action unfolding in front of them

 

And now here is a video of the Muay Thai bout performed for the guests at the event!

 


For more information about the 2015 Discover Thainess campaign, you can visit the Discover Thainess website.

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8 comments

singhalalok March 20, 2015 at 4:27 pm

Lovely pictures. I once had Thai fried rice in one of the restaurants in NYC near Times Square and i can't ever forget the awesomeness it had.

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Sandeep Shekhawat March 23, 2015 at 9:40 am

Great post! The foodie in me is delighted and also this is the first time I have seen the Muay Thai performance.
Planning a Thailand trip this summer and your posts are surely coming handy.

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vikas tiwari March 23, 2015 at 9:44 am

Wow! Thai desserts! Where can I get these in Delhi…or should I plan a Thailand trip?

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Shashi Puri March 23, 2015 at 9:48 am

Beautiful write-up! Getting to know more about Thailand through your articles. Keep sharing 🙂

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Ragini Puri March 23, 2015 at 12:16 pm

Thanks Alok!
I too love Thai food, their rice and spicy soups are mouth watering. My only grouse is the limited options for vegetarians. 🙂

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Ragini Puri March 23, 2015 at 12:18 pm

Thanks for stopping by Sandeep and am glad you enjoyed the post! Looking forward to seeing more of you here. 🙂

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Ragini Puri March 23, 2015 at 12:24 pm

Plan a trip Vikas! There so much to see there! And of course there's food aplenty! 🙂

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Ragini Puri March 23, 2015 at 12:24 pm

Thank you! 🙂

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