On October 4, 2017 within the framework of the visit to Russia Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand attended a spectacular performance of the khon traditional Thai masked dancers on the stage of the Mariinsky Theater. The performance was devoted to the 120th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Thailand, which is celebrated this year.

Before the show started Her Royal Highness was welcomed by H.E. Mr. Georgy Poltavchenko, Governor of Saint Petersburg, and H.E. Mr. Veera Rojpojanarat, Minister of Culture of Thailand who addressed the audience with opening remarks. The representative Thai delegation led by H.E. Gen. Tanasak Patimapragon, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, also attended the performance. 

Khon: Masked Perfomance on the YouTube-channel of Mariinsky

 

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