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What’s Happening?

•ARTS & EXHIBITIONS

8th October – 8th November
FROM CHIANG DAO TO LUNGA LAUNG
@ Panisa Gallery
053 202 779

We welcome you to this solo art exhibition, displayed by Sarawut Pangjai. The exhibition opens on October 8th at 6 p.m.

Now – 30th November
DREAMS OF THE NORTH: NUANCES & NOSTALGIA IN CONTEMPORARY THAI JEWELLERY
@ Tamarind Village Chiang Mai
053 418 896 – 9

This exhibition shows the work of nine of Thailand’s finest young jewellery designers. Their collections will be available for the first time in Chiang Mai, exclusively at Tamarind Village’s design boutique.

17th October- 30th November
YOUR TOWN AND OUR TOWN
@ Kum Joa Burirat, Sunday Walking Street
www.muang-muang.org or 083 154 3113

This photo exhibition by Supachai Ketkarunkul is supported by the Alliance Francaise.

Now – 24th October
UNDERCOVER
@Minimal Gallery
084 169 3283

You are welcome to attend this retrospective exhibition by Waroot Phanyarachun. This artwork is all about inspiration, public images and tools for creating things.

• FAIRS & FESTIVITIES

Now – 3rd October
CHIANG MAI GMS FAIR 2010
@ Royal Park Rachapruek
[email protected]

Come and check out hundreds of products and services as well as many cultural shows from the Mekong river regions (Thailand, Burma, Laos, China, Cambodia and Vietnam). Pick your own favourite items from 650 exhibitors. From 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

2nd October
TO BE NUMBER ONE DAY
@ Third Floor Kad Suan Kaew

Attend the ‘To Be Number One Singing Contest’ and ‘To Be Number One Teen Aerobics & Dancercise’. From 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

22nd – 25th October
CHIANG MAI FLORA BLOSSOM CELEBRATION
@ Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport
053 999 199

A wide range of flowers, plants and more. Fairytale characters like Snow White, Aladdin, Beauty and The Beast, Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland are also part of this exhibition.

29th October
CSR FUN(D) FAIR
@ Shangri-La Hotel
053 253 888

This is the 3rd CSR Fun(d) Fair, a huge garage sale earning donations for students at Baan Kor Sa Liam School, Sankampaeng. Start at 5 – 7 p.m.

16th – 23rd October
MID-TERM BREAK
@ Sangdee Gallery
082 388 6515

Enjoy the children’s mix and match activities at the Sangdee Gallery. They offer many different workshops such as drama, photography, sketching, fieldtrips, creative dancing and much more.

• SHOWS & CONCERTS

29th October
ZONTA OCTOBER MOON DANCE FOR CHARITY
@ Shangri La Hotel
[email protected]
081 472 8113

Enjoy the moon dance along with the dinner buffet, dance floor shows, salsa and popular music by DJ. Dancing starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at Boonsom Farm Ice Cream at Nim City Daily or any Zonta members for 1,000 baht each.

9th October
THEY PLAY & U SING COVER CONCERT
@ Kor Bor Dor, Fah Thani area
089 737 8950

Entertainment is provided by two local indie bands, both out of Chiang Mai, who will do cover versions of some world famous songs. ‘Sanimyok’ will sing Nirvana and ‘Roye’ will play Lady Gaga.

3rd October
I-GUY SHOP OPENING
@ Kad Saun Kaew
www.l-kad.com

I-guy Shop invites you to join the I-guy. Search for the I-guy Gentleman competition to win 30,000 baht. During this event, you get the chance to meet many male models and enjoy a concert with ‘Kampan Bazoo.’ Way hey!

10th October
ONE NIGHT THREE CONCERTS
@ CMU convention Centre
082 898 8975

This is a big one-night concert returning to Chiang Mai once again. Meet and greet pop stars in Thailand, among others Burin Groove Riders, Ben Chalatit, Stamp, Boy Tri Bhumirat and Sixty Miles.

• COMPETITIONS

10th October
HONDA RACING FEST 2010
@ 700 Year Stadium
http://www.honda.co.th/hondaracingfest/

Come and experience the Honda Racing Fest 2010. Enjoy the many activities and try your luck_ you might win a prize.

25th October
BRITISH COUNCIL CHIANG MAI 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
@ British Council Chiang Mai
053 242 103 or 081 458 1588

This sponsored walk is arranged by the British Council. Donations from attendants will go to the victims of the devastating floods in Pakistan. The two kilometre walk both begins at the British Council at 7 a.m., ending where it began. Every participant will receive a special t-shirt.

16th October onwards
AIS REGIONAL LEAGUE – CHIANG MAI FC IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE STAGE
@ 700 years stadium

www.chiangmaifc.net or www.mhahao.com
After winning the Northern region league trophy, Chiang Mai FC has now qualified to the next stage, called ‘Champions League.’ Come by and cheer at the last 5 home matches and 5 away matches against Phijit FC, Saraburi FC, Rangsit University, Trang FC and Burirum FC to get promotion to Division 1. Tickets are 30 baht each.

• SALES & PROMOTIONS

Now – Onwards
KIDS CLUB – AMARI LITTLE CHEF
@ Amari Rincome Chiang Mai

After the Sunday Brunch Buffet at La Gritta Restaurant (11.30 a.m. – 2 p.m.), you and your kids are welcome at the Kids Corner & Little Chef programme, where children get a chance to learn some cooking skills from our chef. All kids will receive a certificate by the end of the 6 courses. Sunday Brunch costs 450 net. Kids join the brunch & Little Chef Program for free!

Now – 31st October
ONE PRICE AT 3 ZOOS + 1 PARK
@ Chaing Mai Zoo + Ratchapruek Park
053 893 111, 083 783 2630 and [email protected]

The Tourism Authority of Thailand, Chiang Mai, offers you this trip of one day plus one night. Included is accommodation, 3 meals and an air-conditioned van. They will take you to Doi Suthep, and afterwards to see the panda and Chiang Mai Zoo. Lastly, the trip will take you to Ratchapruek Park where you can enjoy the flowers and plants from all around the world. At night, they’ll take you to the Night Safari to explore the activities of night animals. Altogether, this trip is only 999 baht.

Now onwards
RIO RESTAURANT & WINE BAR
@ Ratilanna Riverside Spa Resort
089 954 6226

Premium meal with their very best wines. Mondays – Thursdays, you can enjoy Thai and Western BBQ food for only 390 baht. Fridays – Saturdays, you get the chance to select your own personal favourites from the international BBQ buffet for only 490 baht. Dinner starts at 6 p.m.

23rd October
NIGHT OF WINE AND FOOD
@ Le Crystal restaurant
www.lecrystalrestaurant.com

Come and experience a night of the finest wine and food. A special, creative menu along with the best of their wines. The price is 2,000 baht, with seat limitation.

Now – 10th October
CLARK’S END OF SEASON CLEARANCE SALE
@ Clark shop, Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport
053 277 157

The best selection of shoes imported from the UK. Save up to 70 percent of the original price! The sale runs through only ten days.

FILM PROGRAMMES



The 1st Doi Saket International Film Festival 2010

23rd – 30th October
084 438 3405 or http://dsiff.tumblr.com

The free-of-charge screening of movies from Thailand, Japan, Malaysia and France, will be set up in different venues in the Doi Saket Area & Nimmanhaemin Area in Chiang Mai. The Opening Ceremony will be held at Doi Saket Temple (Wat Doi Saket) on Saturday 23rd October.

23rd October:
Opening at Wat Doisaket
24th October:
School for Life at Huay Hong Krai Research and Development Centre
25th -26th October:
Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna, Doisaket campus
27th October:
The Juvenile Observation and Protection Centre of Chiang Mai, Mae Rim & Media Arts & Design, next to CMU Art Centre
28th October:
Alliance Francaise and Media Arts & Design, next to CMU Art Centre
29th October:
2BR Sirimangklajarn Road
30th October:
Wat Suan Dok

OCTOBER 2010: FILM PROGRAMMES


ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE CHIANG MAI

@ Chareonoprathet Road
053 275 277

1st October

COUP DE TORCHON (1981) by Bertrand Tavernier with Philippe Noiret • Isabelle Huppert • Guy Marchand • Jean-Pierre Marielle • Stéphane Audran • 128 mn • Eng. s.t.

8th October

ADORABLE MENTEUSE (1961) by Michel Deville with Marina Vlady • Michel Lonsdale • Macha Meril • Jean-Marc Bory • B&W • 105 mn

15th October

L’ARMEE DES OMBRES (1969) by Jean-Pierre Melville with Lino Ventura • Paul Meurisse • Jean-Pierre Cassel • Simone Signoret • Serge Reggiani • 150 mn • Eng. s.t.

22nd October

M. KLEIN (1976) by Joseph Losey with Alain Delon o Michel Lonsdale • Jeanne Moreau • Juliette Berto • Massimo Girotti • Suzanne Flon • 123 mn • Eng. s.t.

29th October

ASCENSEUR POUR L’ECHAUFAUD (1958) by Louis Malle with Jeanne Moreau • Maurice Ronet • Lino Ventura • Georges Poujouly • B&W • 92mn • Music by Miles Davis • Eng. s.t.