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Tenacious Thailand – Community Spirit in Full Effect

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Rory from Melbourne living in Bangkok has made this very special kind of observation…
Nice to read & and to watch the little video afterwards! ❤


One thing I have come to understand whilst living in Thailand is the strong sense of community spirit and comradery that exists in enormous amount amongst the people. I have seen dozens of examples of individuals or groups coming to the aid of others for no other reason than to help make the lives better of those around them.

This idea was explored in one of the versions of the short video presentation that precedes all cinema screenings around the country. Everyone stands whilst it is screened, and following the closing message of every version (which talks about honouring the king) many bow in reverence. In the 8 years that I have lived here there have been at least 8 versions of this featurette, and although the key theme is always a homage to His Majesty the King, the imagery used also focuses on the unity of the Thai people…

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