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What’s Happening?

 

ARTS & EXHIBITIONS

8th – 28th June
EXHIBITION OF ART AND RESEARCH
@ CMU Art Centre

On the occasion of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, there will be an exhibition of art and research by staff members and students.

Throughout June
LANNA TOYS
@ Chiang Mai City Arts & Culture Centre
www.cmocity.com

Toy demonstrations and how to make ancient Lanna toys.

Now – 30th June
90 DAYS
@ The Documentary Arts Asia Centre

A photo exhibition by Inge Kathleen Hooker who won the 2011 Photo Philanthropy Prize.

Now – 30th July
SOUTHEAST ASIAN TEXTILE
@ 137 Pillars House
053 247 788

A presentation of historic Southeast Asian textiles bringing alive the colours, moods and textures of the time they were created, as well as a rare collection of late 19th century textiles.

FAIRS & FESTIVITIES

3rd June
WALKING UP TO DOI SUTHEP
@ From Chiang Mai Zoo to Doi Suthep

Religious ceremonies and other events will be held on Visakha Bucha Day, a national Buddhist public holiday, in commemoration of the birth, enlightenment, and death of Lord Buddha. The route will start from Kruba Srivichai monument in the evening, arriving early morning at Doi Suthep, and will be followed by merit making in the next morning.

16th June
SECOND ANNUAL KANTOKE FUNDRAISER
@ Kantoke Palace on Chang Klan Road
089 430 8067

The Rotary Club of Chiang Mai West will host the second annual fundraiser to support the Rotary club projects in Northern Thailand. Tickets cost 500 baht. There will be a silent auction and door prize drawings.

Now – 24th June
BATHING PHRATAT SRI JOMTHONG
@ Wat Phratat Sri Jomthong

An annual holy ceremony in Jomthong, shows and activities.

9th June
MAKE MERIT FOR CHIANG MAI CITY
@ 5 Gates and 4 Corners around Chiang Mai Moat

An ancient ceremony to make merit for Chiang Mai city.

Now – 10th June
NATIONAL TREE DAY
@ Royal Park Rajapruek

Rare trees, flowers and plants will be exhibited.

3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th June
LEARN TO READ THAI ACCELERATED LEARNING WORKSHOP
@ Dash Teak House Restaurant,
Moon Muang soi 1
www.learnthaionline.com

Learn to read Thai quickly using the ‘Rapid Method’ every Sunday in June. Please visit www.LearnThaiOnline.com for booking details, sign up for a free Starter Course and watch a sample video where you can learn 13 letters in ten minutes.

15th – 17th June
MIRACLE OF THAI FOOD AND FRUITS
@ Chiang Mai Hall, Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport

Modern innovation, food exhibitions, northern goodies as well as Royal Project products and activities.

23rd – 24th June
WORLD DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE
@ Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport

Chiang Mai Provincial Organisation will host a World Day Against Drug Abuse, including Power Boy & Girl Anti Drug Contest, Cover Dancing contest, drawing contest and creative exhibition.

SHOW & CONCERTS

9th June
CHIANG MAI ENSEMBLE
@ AUA Auditorium
089 757 9875

This is an invitation to the dance of dance music from Baroque to Late-Romantic featuring by Mutita Narkmuang on guitar, Ong-ard Kanchaisak on counter-tenor, Remi Namtep on piano, Xavier Vichitporn on flute and Witsaruth Tawinno on cello. On the program are compositions by Durante, Vivaldi, Bach, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Donizetti, Tchaikovski, Godard, Piazzolla, and Vora-urai. Starts 7.30 p.m. Tickets cost 200 baht, 100 baht for students.

4th June
An Exquisite Evening of Classical Music
@ 137 Pillars House
053 247 788

137 Pillars House presents an evening to remember with an intimate one night concert by Hungarian State Opera Tenor Soloist Xavier Rivadeneira accompanied by pianist Jonas Dept. the concert will start with the welcome reception from 6 – 7 p.m. following by the concert at 7 p.m.

14th June
THE AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORT
@ Chiang Mai University
02 513 8745 or [email protected]

Amnesty International Thailand will arrange the global launch of Amnesty International Annual Human Rights Report 2012. The report will cover 155 countries, documents human right issues of concern to promote human rights and to campaign against human rights abuse. Starts 9 a.m. _ noon reporting about freedom of expression. English _ Thai translation is available.

8th June
CHIANG MAI TOYRIDE DOUBLE EVENT
@ Chiang Dao
www.chiangmaitoyride.com

Chiang Mai ToyRide will ride to a school in Chiang Dao to provide items such as books, bags. There will also be a party with toys, games and food. The Chiang Mai ToyRide group will assemble at Tesco Lotus, Kamtieng and depart at 10.30 a.m.

COMPETITIONS

Now – 30th June
Chiang Mai Golf Festival
@ Golf Clubs around Chiang Mai
1672

During these two months, green fees are only 800 baht.

3rd and 17th June
SPONSOR THAI PREMIER LEAGUE
@ 700 Year Stadium
www.ttmfc.net

TTM Chiang Mai will play home game against Army United on 3rd June and Burirum United on 17th June. Tickets cost 60 and 100 baht. Kick-off 6 p.m.

3rd June
AIS REGIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION II
@ 700 Year Stadium
www.chiangmaifc.com

Chiang Mai FC will play the last home game of the first leg of season against Phrae United. Tickets cost 40, 60 and 80 baht. Kick-off 6 p.m.

9th – 10th June
YAMAHA CUP RACE
@ Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport

See an exciting motor race as well as other activities. The winner of the race will be a representative of Thailand to join Yamaha ASEAN CUP 2012 in The Philippines.

SALES & PROMOTIONS

6th – 10th June
ITALIAN FOOD FESTIVAL
@ Kantary Hills Hotel
053 222 111

Chef Davide Pritoni will be offering a mouthwatering selection of sumptuous Italian dishes at the Nimman Bar and Grill Restaurant in the Kantary Hills Hotel. The price is 490 baht+++ per person and kids under 12 years old get 50% off. From 6 – 10 p.m.

FILM PROGRAMMES

15th – 24th June
EUROPEAN UNION FILM FESTIVAL
@ Vista Theatre, Kad Saun Kaew
www.facebook.com/euinthailand

The Delegation of the European Union to Thailand will hold the European Union Film Festival showcasing the cultural diversity of Europe. Free admission.

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE CHIANG MAI

1st June

LES ENFANTS DE TIMPELBACH (2007)
de Nicolas Bary avec Gérard Depardieu • Carole Bouquet • Lola Créton • Léo Legrand • Adèle Exarchopoulos • MArtin Jobert • 92 mn • Eng. s.t.

8th June

CEUX QUI RESTENT (2007)
de Anne Le Ny avec Vincent Lindon • Emmanuelle Devos • Yeelem Jappain • Anne Le Ny • Grégoire Oestermann • Christine Murillo • 94 mn • Eng. s.t.

15th June

COMME LES AUTRES (2008)
de Vincent Garenq avec • Lambert Wilson • Pilar López de Alaya • Pascal Elbé • Anne Brochet • Andrée Damant • 93 mn • Eng. sub-titles

22th June

LE COUPERET (2005)
de Costa Gavras avec José Garcia • Karin Viard • Geordy Monfils • Christa Theret • Ulrich Tukur • Olivier Gourmet • 122mn • Eng. s.t.

29th June

WELCOME (2009)
de Philippe Lioret avec Vincent Lindon • Firat Ayverdi • Audrey Dana • Deyra Ayverdi • 110 mn • Eng. sub-titles

Every Saturday

FilmSpace
Starts 7 p.m.
@ CMU Art Centre
053 944 846

This month is the month of animation. On 2nd June, The Brother Quay Collection: Ten Astonishing Short Films 1984 – 1993. On 9th June, Fantastic Mr. Fox. On 16th June, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. On 23rd June, The Borrower Arrietty and on 30th June, The Illusionist.