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What’s Happening?

ARTS & EXHIBITIONS

Now – 8th January
SUPPOSE/CONCENTIONAL TRUTH

@ Baan Tuek Art Centre

www.facebook.com/baantuekartcenter

A painting exhibition by Yuwalee Jehko.

Now – 10th January

SMALL PORTION

@ Baan Tuek Art Centre

www.facebook.com/baantuekartcenter

An art exhibition featuring four young artists.

Now – 26th February

OBSCENE

@ H Gallery Chiang Mai

085 021 5508

A photography exhibition showcasing two new series of photographs by Manit Sriwanichpoom.

      

FAIRS & FESTIVITIES

Now – 3rd January

WINTER FESTIVAL AT MUANG KAEN

@ Muang Kaen Phattana Municipality, Mae Teng District

A festival with Muang Kaen Municipality including – we kid you not – the world’s longest Chiang Mai sausage, a zip line, acrobatics, Thai boxing, half marathon and more.

Now – 12th January

CHIANG MAI RED CROSS WINTER FAIR

@ Behind Chiang Mai Provincial Office

Stalls, toys, and entertainment celebrate the Red Cross’s annual get-together.

Now – 14th February

CHIANG MAI MIRACLE FLORA

@ 80th Anniversary Commemoration Garden

(Opposite 700 Year Stadium) 053 248 604

 View a plethora of beautiful blooms including tulips, lilies, and other flowers from around the world.

12th January

THAILAND NATIONAL CHILDREN’ S DAY

@ All around the city

Bring your children to Children’s Day, hosted by many organisations in Chiang Mai.

13th January

LOOK AT THE STARS AT NIGHT

@ Three Kings Monument

053 225 569

Hosted by the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand, come see stars with telescopes and listen to specialists share their knowledge.

13th January

4TH TRIO FOR JUSTICE

@ Huay Tung Tao

www.trioforjustice.org

Walk or run in a half marathon, 10K or 5K to support social justice in Asia.

18th – 20th January

BORSANG UMBRELLA FESTIVAL

@ Borsang Village, Sankampaeng

053 338 048

Handicraft products, umbrellas, local performances and more.

19th – 20th January

BIKE FOR ELEPHANTS

@ Mae Tang Valley

www.bring-the-elephant-home.org

Spend two days on an adventurous bike ride through Mae Teng Valley to support the elephants. 2,500 baht per person.        

SHOWS & CONCERTS

4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th January

KEW NANG KAEW

@ Hill Tribe Theatre, Old Chiang Mai Cultural Centre

053 202 993 or www.oldchiangmai.com

A contemporary Lanna dance show, ‘Kew Nang Kaew’ features performances by Waewdow Sirisuk and Ronnarong Kampha. Tickets cost 350 baht and 250 baht for students. Starts at 7 p.m.

5th January

BOOMTOWN’S TUNE CONCERT

@ Prasert Land (Kad Cherngdoi)

www.facebook.com/boomtownstune

A 100% Chiang Mai affair featuring a slew of local bands and singers. Tickets cost 120 baht, available at Club House on Nimmanhaemin Road Soi 7. Starts at 3 p.m.

19th January

JIVE GARDEN #7

@ Buralumpai Resort, Pai, Mae Hong Son

080 122 122 3

Warm Up Café presents JIVE Garden #7, a music festival featuring modern and alternative art in Pai.

25th – 27th January

PIG ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL

@ Doi Saket Hot Springs

086516 1910  

A fair showcasing arts, music, love and freedom. 

    

COMPETITIONS

4th – 6th January

THAILAND INDIE BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIP

@ Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport

www.aromathailand.com

A barista competition to represent northern Thailand. Apply online.

13th January

MCCORMICK MINI MARATHON

@ McCormick Hospital

053 921 777

A mini marathon to win a trophy and prizes from the Governor of Chiang Mai. Advance registration begins on 12th January at the emergency room or before the run at 5 a.m. First 500 to register will receive a free singlet.

15th – 19th January

THAILAND NATIONAL DISABLED GAMES

@ 700 Years Stadium

This is the 31st Thailand National Disabled Games. Also known as the ‘Wiang Ping Games’, it will feature 18 different sports from nationwide provincial athletes.

23rd – 26th January

KING’S CUP

@ 700 Year Stadium

The 42nd King’s Cup football competition with four national teams competing.

PROMOTIONS

Now Onwards

7 DAYS BBQ BUFFET DELIGHT

@ RatiLanna Riverside Spa Resort

053 999 333

 Discover the daily Brazilian BBQ Churrascaria Buffet. Mondays and Tuesdays costs 700 baht per person and come 4 pay 3. Wednesdays costs 700 baht per person and ladies get free flow drinks. Thursdays cost 520 baht per person. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays costs 700 baht /person.