tawai

tawai

(ˈtɑːˌwaɪ) or

tawhai

n
(Plants) any of various species of beech of the genus Nothofagus of New Zealand, originally called "birches" by the settlers
[Māori]
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More recently Bruce switched from television to the big screen with his directorial debut, 'Tawai, a voice from the forest' - his attempt to dive deeper into the heart of what he had learned on his many years travelling the world.
TAWAI: A VOICE FROM THE FOREST Dates: Friday 29 Sept - Wednesday 4 October Times: Various Venue: Queen's Film Theatre, Belfast In this dreamy, philosophical look at life, explorer Bruce Parry (BBC's Tribe) travels the world in exploration of a deeper understanding of indigenous peoples and how their way of life can benefit those in the industrialised world.
That is why we still remember him with fondness (tawai) to this day.
With a delicious local Thai lunch included, the trip continues to the wood carving village of Ban Tawai, through rice paddies and forest, and into the shadow of Doi Suthep hill, where a visit is made to the temple and caves of Wat Umong.
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Take a short drive out of Bangkok and spend some time bargaining with the artisans at Baan Tawai. It is a village known for its wood-carved handicrafts and much of the fabulous wood products sold in cities are made here.
The exhibition is also supported by The Society of British Interior Design, Furniture Industry Businessmen Association, Taiwan LED Association, Association of Inegol Furniture Manufacturers, American Hardwood Export Council, Bn Tawai Handicraft's Business Association, Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Asean Furniture Industries Council, American Softwoods and Furniture Industry Research Association.
Adventurer and film maker Bruce Parry, best known for his BBC TV series Tribe will appear in conversation and will also screen his latest film Tawai.