These dancers are preparing for the performance of their lives. 

Chayapong Naviroj (left)
Bangkok Swing is a community dedicated to sharing the joy of swing dancing. This Sep 24, one of their main events, Diga Diga Doo, returns to Chinatown for a night of live music, social dancing and elegant performances. Here, BK talks to the co-founder Chayapong Naviroj about what’s in store for the future
Paisarn Khunnu, 24, has been learning the art of Norah (a traditional dance of Southern Thailand) since the age of five. Now he's starring in the new Thai drama film, Serd, a coming-of-age story of a boy who needs to continue his family's Norah tradition despite his passion to start a band instead. BK chats with him about how six-packs can stir up interest in traditional dance. 
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Sulak Sivaraksa, who has been accused of lese majeste on three occasions, takes the stage for an adaptaton of a traditional Ramakien epic.

This year’s best bits from the city’s biggest annual stage festival, which runs from Sep 11-Oct 18.

Jitti Chompee. Photo: Juan Carlos Toledo

It's not au revoir but a bientot for the French-Thai cultural festival.