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What Happening?

 

+ ARTS & EXHIBITIONS +

29th March – 1st April
FLY BEYOND THE BARBWIRE FENCE IV – ASSEMBLY OF SAMURAIS
@ CMU Art Centre
www.friends-without-borders.org

Hosted by Friends Without Borders Foundation, join the assembly of diversity of ethnics and nations, a film festival presented by young filmmakers plus art exhibitions, food & craft market, performances and concert.

Now – 31st March
A WOMAN’S DREAM OF THE NIGHT SKY
@ Sangdee Gallery
081 922 9063

A solo exhibition of cast acrylic collage prints by Lisa Moses. Works are for sale, proceeds go towards supporting child prostitution prevention.

Now – 15th March
EARTHEN-ABODE PHOTO EXHIBITION
@ Dindee Café CUM Art Centre

See the photos of earth houses, photo auctions and seminar.

12th – 29th March
STUDENTS THESIS EXHIBITION
@ The CMU Art Centre
053 211 724

This art project is a collection of 140 pieces of art by students in the field of printmaking, The School of Painting and School of Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts Chiang Mai University. The artists have presented their feelings and experiences to create works of art which are different for each student, This exhibition will show examples from students theses.

9th March – 15th April
OIL PASTEL DEMONSTRATION
AND WORKSHOP
@ 2nd Floor, Northern Village, Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport
089 700 9337

See the oil pastel demonstrations and join in with a workshop by Kru Chang, who has been teaching elephants how to draw pictures. Plus, an art exhibition entitled ‘Kanecha Kacha Avatar’ by Jakkrapan Chaijit.

+ FAIRS & FESTIVITIES +

Now – 14th March
THE INTERNATIONAL HORTICULTURAL EXPOSITION: ROYAL FLORA RATCHAPHRUEK
@ Royal Park Ratchaphruek
www.royalflora2011.com

Be amazed by the outstanding flora exhibition. Tickets are available now.

8th – 11th March
THAILAND INTERNATIONAL DOG SHOW
@ Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport
082 833 5123

or all dogs lovers, see the dog fashion shows, dog buffet, happy hour for dogs, and tons more activities for dogs. Free!

26th – 27th March
WATER RESOURCES AND RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA
@ Shangri-La Hotel
www.hydropower-dams.com

Hosted by The International Journal on Hydropower & Dams in collaboration with the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, this conference and exhibition presents the major water and energy utilities in Asia – Pacific regions as well as dams and renewable energy, plus there will be a discussion about water resources development.

15th – 18th March
CHIANG MAI KIDS SHOW
@ Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport

Bring out your family and kids to enjoy activities such as boys & girls contests, fun park zone, sport stacking and products for kids.

8th March
A NIGHT OUT IN THAILAND
@ Yokka Dok Bar
085 707 9923

OUT in Thailand Magazine hosts the very first ‘Night OUT in Thailand’ party at the award winning Yokka Dok Bar. Free buffet, special guest star singer, Justin Pascau will sing live. FREE entry at 8 til late!

30th March – 4th April
A WOVEN FABRIC FAIR
@ Industrial Promotion Centre, Region 1
053 248 461

See and shop, woven fabrics, silks and many other local goods.

23th March – 1st April
NORTHERN AUTO SHOW
@ Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport
053 800 800

Automobiles, parts, tools, special promotions, pretty girls and much more.

1st – 7th April
25TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHIANG MAI INTERNATIONAL CRICKET SIXES
@ Chiengmai Gymkhana Club
www.chiangmaisixes.com

Enjoy the 25th annual Chiang Mai International Cricket Sixes tournament. See 32 teams from 12 countries from around the world competing over one week. Starts 8.30 onwards.

+ SHOW & CONCERTS +

11th March
TENKAWA
@ Chiang Mai Provincial Office
www.chiangmai-komloi.com

A memorial for the Japan earthquake disaster, TENKAWA, an executive committee established by Japanese supporters in Northern Thailand will release 1000 lanterns to pray for victims, as well as a Japanese & Thai mini concert, food stands and screenings. Start 5 p.m.

25th March
RAMAYANA AND ALADDIN
@ Kad Theatre, Kad Saun Kaew

Starts 1.30 p.m. and 7 p.m., the show is hosted by Chiang Mai Ballet Parents & Teachers Association. Tickets cost 1000, 800, 500, 300 and 200 baht available at information desk, G Floor, Kad Saun Kaew. Proceeds will go to Friends In Need (of PA) Volunteers Foundation Thai Red Cross.

22nd – 23rd March
FAME!
@ PTIS Auditorium
[email protected]

PTIS International School presents the exciting musical entitled ‘Fame.’ Starts 7 p.m. Tickets cost 200 baht and 100 baht for students.

2nd – 3rd March
WAKE UP AND DREAM
@ CMU Art Centre
083 774 1743

Enjoy the musical play to inspire your dreams featuring disabled performers from Thailand and aboard. The play shows at 9 p.m. on 2nd March and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on 3rd March. Tickets cost 200 and 500 baht.

30th March
A CLASSIC GUITAR RECITAL
@ AUA Auditorium

[email protected] or www.facebook.com/chiangmaiguitarsociety
Chiang Mai Guitar Society presents a classical guitar recital featuring by Irin Prechanvinit and Hitoshi Miyashita. Starts 7.30 p.m. Tickets cost 200 baht and 100 baht for students.

3rd March
CHIANG MAI ENSEMBLE
@ AUA Auditorium
089 757 9875

Enjoy the concert ‘Chiang Mai Ensemble’ featuring by Mutita Narkmuang, Ong-ard Kanchaisak, Remi Namtep, Xavier Vichitporn, Guest: Witsaruth Tawinno. On the program are compositions by Bach, Purcell, Mangore, Debussy, Massenet, Ravel, Faure, Vora-urai. Starts at 7.30 p.m. Tickets cost 200 baht and 100 baht for students.

3rd March
NUVO LIVE CONCERT IN CHIANG MAI
@ CMU Convention Centre
053 949 201

Hosted by Medical Technology Department, Chiang Mai University, enjoy the live concert by a legend of pop-rock band of Thailand named ‘Nuvo’ featuring guest by Katreeya English. Tickets cost 300, 500, 700, 1,000 and 1,200 baht available at Medical Technology, Chiang Mai University. The proceeds aim to support volunteer activities and community service. Starts 6 p.m.

+ COMPETITIONS +

11th and 24th March
AIS REGIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION II
@ 700 Years Stadium
www.chiangmaifc.com and www.mhahao.com

Chiang Mai FC will play the home game against Phayao FC on 11th March and Nakornsawan FC on 24th March. Tickets cost 30, 50 and 80 baht. Kick-off 6 p.m.

10th March
CHIANG MAI FUTSAL CHAMPIONSHIP
@ Chiang Mai Arena on Mahidol Road
086 181 2121

Chiang Mai Arena will host the 2nd Chiang Mai Futsal Championship and Family Fun Day. The futsal competition will consist of under 13 year-old teams and under 16 year-old teams. Last date for register will be on 3rd March.

Now – 10th March
CRICKET TOURNAMENT – ACC U-16 ASIAN CHALLENGE CUP
@ PTIS International School
087 185 0001

Seven National Teams representing Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, Maldives, Myanmar, Qatar, and UAE will travel to Thailand to compete for the trophy. Open to the public. Food and drink available. The Prem Oval is located on the campus of the PTIS International School, Mae Rim.

19th – 24th March
PTT THAILAND SENIOR OPEN
@ Summit Green Valley
02 907 8967

This is a professional golf competition to win an over 5 million baht prize. If you are interested, please apply before 9th March. For more detail, visit www.thaispga.com

+ FILM PROGRAMMES +

[b]Every Friday at 8 p.m.
ALLIANCE FRANçAISE DE CHIANGMAI

@ Alliance Française de Chiang Mai on Charoenpratet Road
053 275 277[/b]

2nd March
LES APPRENTIS (1995)
de Pierre Salvadori avec François Cluzet • Guillaume Dépardieu • Judith Henry • Claire Laroche • Marie Trintigant • 95 mn • Eng. subtitles

9th March
DERNIER ÉTAGE, GAUCHE, GAUCHE (2010)
de Angelo Gianci avec Hippolyte Girardot • Mohamed Fellag • Judith Henry • Michel Vuillermoz • 110 mn • Eng. subtitles

16th March
MARIÉES MAIS PAS TROP (2002)
de Catherine Corsini avec Jane Birkin • Émilie Dequenne • Pierre Richard • Clovis Cornillac • Amira Casar • 105 mn • Eng. subtitles

23th March
LOUISE-MICHEL (2008)
de Gustave de Kervem et Benoît Delépine avec Yolande Moreau • Bouli Lanners • Benoît Poelvoorde • Albert Dupontel • 90 mn • Eng. subtitles

30th March
SIMON KONIANSKI (2009)
de Micha Wald avec Jonathan Zaccaï • Popeck • Abraham Leber • Irène Hertz • Nassin Ben Abdeloumen • Marta Domingo • 100 mn • Eng. subtitles

TOURISM AUTHORITY OF THAILAND SECTION

The 27th ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival
THE 27TH ASEAN BARRED GROUND DOVE FESTIVAL
@ Narathiwat
073 522 411

The ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival attracts dove-lovers from the southern part of Thailand as well as from neighbouring countries. The major highlight is a dove-cooing and red-whiskered bulbul singing competition. Local products are also on sale.

9th – 11th March
CHA-AM INTERNATIONAL KITE FESTIVAL
@ Cha-am, Petchaburi
032 471 005

See a colourful kite festival with a parachute show, radio controlled aeroplane show and competition as well as food and nick-nacks for sale. For more information, visit http://www.thailandkite.com.

13th – 15th March
THAO THEP KRASATRI AND THAO SRI SUNTHON FESTIVAL
@ Phuket
076 223 617

Enjoy seeing the historical drama on Thao Thepkrasattri and Thao Sisunthon, local sports competitions, sea boxing, staged boxing, climbing an oil coated post, tug-of-war, takraw, walking rally as well as shopping for food and local products.

16th – 18th MarchPATTAYA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL
@ Pattayam Chonburi
038 427 667

A free concerts by an incredible range of local and international musicians.