Phatthalung's Way of Life
Additionally, Phatthalung strictly follows the Sufficiency "Economy theory" of HM King Bhumibhol, even in the fast developing world of investment, but the people of Phatthalung are stable on the way of self-sufficiency.
Art and Culture of Phatthalung
Manora (Nora) is a southern performance of the South, especially Phatthalung where is the root of Nora. The theater of Nora is a raised up stage, similar to Lige's. Musicians and choruses are in the front. Nora costumes comprises of crown, pants, long girdle, cloth as Manora tail, breast chain, necklace, and long nails. There are 12 essential postures of Nora. Each Nora dancer improvises or after the composed lyrics. Nowadays, Phatthalung Dramatic Arts college maintains and promote Nora of Phatthalung along with other local dancing arts of Phatthalung.