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Palestinians mourn one of three men killed by Israeli troops in Faraa refugee camp, at the morgue in the West Bank town. Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinian men including Daraghmeh, in the northern town of Tubas.(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death) 
Palestinians mourn one of three men killed by Israeli troops in Faraa refugee camp, at the morgue in the West Bank town. Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinian men including Daraghmeh, in the northern town of Tubas.

Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinian men in Tubas, Palestine

Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinian men including Daraghmeh, in the northern town of Tubas, early Tuesday, Palestinian health authorities said. Thee was no immediate comment from the Israeli military.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a Senate caucus leadership press conference at the U.S. Capitol.Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a Senate caucus leadership press conference at the U.S. Capitol.

Senate Caucus Leadership Press Conference in Washington, USA

Senate Caucus Leadership Press Conference in Washington, USA - 27 Feb 2024

Junior doctors hold placards in support of fair pay at the BMA (British Medical Association) picket outside St Thomas' Hospital as they stage a fresh strike over pay.Junior doctors hold placards in support of fair pay at the BMA (British Medical Association) picket outside St Thomas' Hospital as they stage a fresh strike over pay.

Junior doctors stage fresh strike, London, UK

Junior doctors stage fresh strike, London, UK

Demonstrators hold a dummy wrapped in fake blood-stained white cloth as a representation of war victims in Gaza, during the protest. Hundreds of Palestinians and their supporters gathered in Rotterdam for the "Hands off Rafah" demonstration, organized by the Rotterdam Palestine Coalition (RCP). The protest denounces the Dutch government's policy and its unwavering backing of Israel. Demonstrators demand a lasting ceasefire and the complete cessation of the Palestinian occupation. Despite the International Court of Justice's provisional ruling, Israel persists in its aggressive actions against men, women, and children. Palestinian health authorities report a staggering toll of at least 29,692 casualties and 69,692 injuries since October 7, 2023.Demonstrators hold a dummy wrapped in fake blood-stained white cloth as a representation of war victims in Gaza, during the protest. Hundreds of Palestinians and their supporters gathered in Rotterdam for the "Hands off Rafah" demonstration, organized by the Rotterdam Palestine Coalition (RCP). The protest denounces the Dutch government's policy and its unwavering backing of Israel. Demonstrators demand a lasting ceasefire and the complete cessation of the Palestinian occupation. Despite the International Court of Justice's provisional ruling, Israel persists in its aggressive actions against men, women, and children. Palestinian health authorities report a staggering toll of at least 29,692 casualties and 69,692 injuries since October 7, 2023.

Open Off Rafah protest in Rotterdam, Netherlands

HANDS OFF RAFAH demonstration in Rotterdam, drew hundreds of Palestinians and their supporters and was organized by the Rotterdam Palestine Coalition (RCP). The demonstration is against the policy of the Dutch government and its unconditional support for Israel. The demonstrators want a permanent ceasefire and a final end to the occupation of Palestine. Totally flouting the International Court of Justice (ICJ) provisional ruling, Israel continues its onslaught of manly women and children; to date the number have reached, at least 29,692 and 69.692 injured since October 7, according to the Palestinian health authorities.

Volunteers seen handing out food supply to refugees in the Idomeni camp. - Over 10,000 refugees are still stuck in the Idomeni refugee camp at the border between Greece and Macadonia. Many had been staying in the camp for over a month as they hope that the border will be reopening again for them cross into western Europe.Volunteers seen handing out food supply to refugees in the Idomeni camp. - Over 10,000 refugees are still stuck in the Idomeni refugee camp at the border between Greece and Macadonia. Many had been staying in the camp for over a month as they hope that the border will be reopening again for them cross into western Europe.

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Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe apply make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe apply make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe apply make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe perform during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe perform during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe perform during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe performs during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe performs during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe performs during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepare backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepare backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepare backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepare backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepare backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepare backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Children watch the Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.Children watch the Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Children watch the Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe performs during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe performs during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe performs during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe perform during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe perform during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe perform during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer and musician from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe performs during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer and musician from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe performs during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer and musician from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe performs during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer of the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe prepares backstage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe apply make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe apply make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe apply make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe apply make up in the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe apply make up in the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

Thai performers from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe apply make up in the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

People watch Chinese opera performance during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.

A Thai performer from the "Tie Kia Tong Chia Sung Hiang" Chinese Teochew Opera troupe applies make up at the backstage before going on stage during the birthday celebration of Godfather Pung Tao Kong festival in Chiang Mai. The Chinese Opera is a spectacle combining song, dance, acting, poetry and martial arts. The performers wear colorful costumes and elaborate make-up. The Chinese Opera in Thailand is Teochew opera or Chiuchow opera, one of the many variants of its kind, originating from southern China. The traditional Chinese Opera has been a part of Thai culture for centuries, with performances taking place on various occasions in the Thai-Chinese community.