Siam Niramit cultural show provides for an entertaining night out and a chance to get some insight in Thai culture and history as well as local beliefs and religion.
The outdoors show
On the courtyard before the start of the theatre show you can watch a performance of Thai traditional dances performed by dancers wearing colorful and elegant traditional dress. Visitors are invited to participate in the dance. There is also an exhibition show of Muay Thai boxing, Thailand’s most popular sport.
The Thai village
Around the courtyard is a replica rural village with paddy fields and traditional houses from various regions of Thailand. The people wear clothing of each region, like the colorful dress of the hill tribes people from the North.
At the houses you can see the daily life of people in gone by times as well as Thai customs and way of life. Watch demonstrations of traditional crafts like weaving silk or see how traditional Thai food is prepared and sample some when it is ready. Meet the Hun Lakhon Lek, the Thai puppets used in the old days to tell Thai folk tales, take a long tail boat ride on a small khlong (canal) or feed the large fish in the pond.
The theatre show
Siam Niramit cultural show is an engaging 80 minute show performed on a very large stage measuring 65 meters wide, 40 meters deep and 12 meters high in an air conditioned theatre.
150 Performers wearing beautiful, colorful costumes present an entertaining show with dance and music accompanied by special effects as thunder and lightning. With every act there is a scene change. The show consists of three acts: Journey back into history, Journey behind imagination: The three worlds (Heaven, Hell and Himmapan forest) and Journey through joyous festivals.