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What’s Happening!

ARTS AND EXHIBITIONS

SHARAKU INTERPRETED BY JAPAN’S CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS

6th – 25th August

@ CMU Art Centre

This travelling exhibition displays 28 bust portraits, 28 posters, 23 paintings, sculptures, ceramics and woodblock prints by contremporary artists reinterpreting Sharaku’s work. The opening will be on 6th August at 6 p.m.

ON THE WAY OF DEVELOPMENT

9th – 25th August

@ CMU Art Centre

Photo exhibition about the half century change of highland people in Thailand, presented by the Centre for Ethnic Studies and Development and the Institute of Research and Development of France.

FAIRS AND FESTIVITIES

INTRODUCTION TO THAI CLASSICAL MUSIC

Now – 3rd August

@ Spirit House, Soi Wiang Bua

082 894 0236

An introductory lesson on how to play the Thai Dulcimer, hosted by the Sangob Foundation.

NORTHERN FOOD VALLEY

Now – 4th August

@ Chiang Mai Hall, Central Airport Plaza 

053 304 346

A big food fair displaying northern food along with cooking competition, food products and much more. 

CURCUMA: SIAM TULIP FESTIVAL

Now – 18th August

@ Royal Park Rajapruek 

053 114 110

Admire thousands of beautiful tulips, tulip exhibitions and activities.

SUPER MOM’56

12th August

@ 3rd Floor, Kad Suan Kaew

Moms and kids come to enjoy activities on Mother’s Day including Vegetable Playground, kids shows, Super Mom Cooking Contest, and crawling contest. 

CHIANG MAI BEST SHOPPING FAIR

15th – 19th August

@ Central Airport Plaza 

Shop a variety of products such as IT, home décor, clothes, make-up and more with special promotions galore.

CHIANG MAI ADVENTURE FESTIVAL

Throughout August and September

@ Mae Rim District

053 891 500

Join activities such as motocross, ATV racing, a motorcycle rally, a bicycle rally, Hmong racing, concerts, and a photo contest.

SHOWS AND CONCERTS

BEFORE MOM’S DAY CONCERT

11th August

@ JJ Market

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a concert performance by many bands from Chiang Mai.

GETSUNOVA CONCERT

21st August

@ Warm Up Café

Don’t miss this concert by a Brit-pop band ‘Getsunova.’

LANNA GUITARIST 2 GUITARIST JAM NIGHT PARTY

22nd August

@ Pentatonic Rock Bar

Jam with guitarists onstage or just join the spectators and rock on.

CLASSICAL GUITAR RECITAL

30th August

@ AUA Auditorium

www.facebook.com/musicroadcm

Chiang Mai Guitar Society & Music Road Music School present a guitar recital by Paul Cesarczyk, head of the Guitar Department at Mahidol University. Tickets cost 200 baht and 100 baht for students. Starts 7.30 p.m. 

COMPETITIONS

THE 3RD CHIANG MAI SHOPPING & DINNING RALLY AT NIMMAN

4th August

@ Nimmanhaemin Road

053 859 778 www.facebook.com/flybangkokair

Three members on each team will have a shopping rally from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. along Nimmanhaemin Road. The winners stand chances to win prizes.

SEXY LEO GIRL CONTEST

9th August

@ Central Airport Plaza  

Beauty contest by sexy candidates to win the Sexiest Leo Girl prizes, hosted by Leo beer. 

AIS REGIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION II

4th, 18th and 31st August

@ 700 Year Stadium

www.chiangmaifc.com

Chiang Mai FC will play home games against Phayao FC on 4th August, Phichit FC on 18th August and Nakornsawan FC on 31st August. Tickets cost 40, 60 and 80 baht. Kick-off 6 p.m.