Fortrop II International Conference

The FORTROP II International Conference “Tropical Forestry Change in a Changing World” will be held at Kassetsart University, Bangkok, by Kasetsart University Faculty of Forest (KUFF) during 17 – 20 November 2008. The conference is being organized not only to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of forestry education in Thailand but also to motivate exchanges of technology and experience in various aspects of tropical forestry among stakeholders, researchers, technicians, and involved professionals. The conference comprises 11 symposia 1. Tropical forests and climate change 2. GIS/GPS/RS: Applications in natural resources and environmental management 3. International Long-Term Ecological Research 4. Dry Forest Ecology and Conservation 5. Mangrove and Wetland Ecosystems 6. Commercial Plantation Forestry 7. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 8. Trends and Issues in Community Forestry 9. Protected Areas and Sustainable Tourism 10. Forest Products and Bio-Based Materials 11. ASEAN Forestry Student Association (AFSA)
FORTROP II also includes the following event: - Keynote speaker/plenary lectures - Poster session - Exhibition - Post-conference excursionsFor the further information, please contact: FORTROP II Secretariat Kasetsart University Faculty of Forestry(KUFF) 50 Phaholyothin Rd. Chatuchak Bangkok 10900 THAILAND Phone: (662) 579 0170 Fax: (662) 561 4246 E-mail: FORTROP2008@ku.ac.th http://www.forest.ku.ac.th/fortrop2008

Bangkok's 10th International Festival of Dance & Music

Bangkok’s 10th International festival of Dance & MusicDate : September 15 - October 13, 2008Venue : Thailand Cultural Centre, Bangkok
Ticket prices : from Bt 400 - Bt 4,000Ticket reservation:• Thai Ticket Major Call Center Tel: +66 2262 3456• Thai Ticket Major Booth at Central Ladpao, Chidlom, Bangna, Pin Klao, Ramkhamheng B2S Central World and Muangthai Rachadalai Theatre • Book online www.thaiticketmajor.com
Evening performances 7:30pm Afternoon performances 2:30 pm For more information call : International Cultural Promotions + 662 204 2394www.bangkokfestivals.com

Monday, 15th September 2008 Requiem, specially composed in the memory of H.R.H Princess Galyani By Russian Symphony Orchestra, Russia
Tuesday,16th September & Thursday, 18th September 2008 Aida, four-act operaBy Russian Bashkir State Opera Theatre
Friday, 19th September 2008Raymonda, two-act balletWorld Premiere on Rudolf Nureyev’s Anniversary By Russian Bashkir State Ballet Theatre
Saturday, 20th September & Sunday, 21st September 2008Nutcracker, two-act balletBy Russian Bashkir State Ballet Theatre Monday, 22nd September 2008Symphony Concert By Russian Symphony Orchestra
Wednesday, 24th September & Thursday, 25th September 2008Winds In The Void, a balletBy Zurich Ballet
Saturday, 27th September 2008Introdans, The Netherlands Presented by The Netherlands Embassy and ING Life Limited
Wednesday, 1st October 2008Korean FantasyBy National Theatre of KoreaPresented by the Korean Embassy and Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourismin celebration of the 50th Anniversary of diplomatic relations with Thailand.
Friday, 3rd October & Saturday, 4th October 2008Paul Taylor Contemporary Dance Company from New York Presented by the Embassy of the United States of America in celebration of the 175th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Thailand
Monday, 6th October 2008First Part: Lua Hadar and Twist Jazz Band from San FranciscoSecond Part: James Morrison and the Group from Australia Wednesday, 8th October & Thursday, 9th October 2008 Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras from SpainPresented by the Embassy of Spain and Amadeus
Saturday,11th October 2008‘Sankriti’ Classical Dances of India Presented by the Embassy of India Sunday, 12th October 2008 First Part: G-Strings from Germany Second Part: Bconnected Jazz Band from Switzerland Presented by the Goethe-Institut and Nivea
Monday, 13th October 2008 Inaki Urlezaga Group from Argentina Presented by the Embassy of Argentina

The 10th Lunar Month Making Merit 2008

The 10th Lunar Month Making Merit 2008
The 10th Lunar Month Making Merit 2008Date : 23 September – 2 October, 2008Venue : Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan and Suan Somdej Phra Sinagarindra 84 (Thung Tha Lat Park), Amphoe Mueang, Nakhon Si Thammarat
Features a large and splendorous event of Nakhon Si Thammarat,experience the spectacular procession on 28 September, 2008,from Sanam Na Mueang to Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan.Purchase various local products on sale and enjoy various forms of entertainment.
For further information, please contact: TAT Nakhon Si Thammarat Office Tel. 66 (0) 7534 6515-6

2008 Bangkok International Film Festival

Date : September 23rd to 30th 2008Venue : SF World Cinema, CentralWorld and Pullman HotelSeptember 23rd 2008 : Opening Reception at SF World Cinema and CentralWorldSeptember 26th 2008 : Red Carpet and Gala Screening at SF World Cinema and CentralWorldSeptember 28th 2008 : Kinnaree Award Ceremony at Pullman HotelSeptember 30th 2008 : Closing Ceremony at SF World Cinema and CentralWorldSeptember 27th to 29th 2008 : Seminars at Pullman HotelSeptember 23rd to 30th 2008 : Screening at SF World Cinema and CentralWorldwww.bangkokfilm.org (will activate soon)
Contact : The Federation of Nation Film Associations of Thailand Tel.: 66 (0) 2641 5917, 66 (0) 2203 0624 Fax : 0 2641 5919E-mail : thainationalfilm@thaimail.comWebsite: www.thainationalfilm.com

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