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What’s Happening?


Now – 16th September
‘NEW PAINTINGS’
@ Sangdee Gallery & Café
053 894 955

Latest art exhibition at Sangdee Gallery with paintings by Sawan Yawnghwe & Sondenkind: six oil and acrylic paintings on canvas and 10 watercolour paintings.

Now – 30th June
WATERCOLOUR EXHIBITION BIRDS AND FLOWERS
@ TITA Gallery, Mae Rim
053 298 373

Watercolour Exhibition by Jaroenchai Kongjan. The opening will be on Tuesday 1st June.

Now – 15th June
METALLIC TRIBES
@ 9 Art Gallery Architect Studio, Chiang Rai
053 719 110

9 Art Gallery Architect Studio will hold an exhibition named “Metallic Tribes” by Winai Jasaw.

Now – June
SILENCE & BEFORE RAINING
@ Meo Jai Dee Gallery
053 895 138

Meo Jai Dee Gallery invites you to come to an exhibition entitled ‘Silence & Before Raining’ by Dontree Sirionbanjungsak, Prach Sudsawad and Wirongrong Tadtae. The exhibition will run until the end of June.

Every Friday and Saturday from now – 25th June
‘THINK HO! – CLASSICAL’
@ Think Park, Rincome Intersection
084 773 2600

This hip, modern market themed ‘Mix ‘Em Up’ is organised by various groups of teenagers in Chiang Mai. It’s a must for those who love collecting vintage or second-hand products. There will also be an art exhibition and market showcasing graphic designs by up and coming designers in Chiang Mai. Market runs 4- 8 p.m. every Friday and Saturday.

Every 3rd Sunday from now – 30th November
‘3RD CHIANG MAI GARDEN FAIR’
@ The Pub (opposite to Kad Rincome)
053 211 550

Every 3rd Sunday of each month, there will be a stall market selling plants, arts, crafts, household goods, toys, old hand bags, old books etc. You can book your own table which costs only 150 baht. 10 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday from now – December
‘JJ TALENT COMPETITION 2010’
@ JJ Market
083 208 7592

This is the fourth competition hosted by JJ Market for talented children in Chiang Mai. This year, there will be a band contest every second Sunday as well as the dancing and singing contest on the last Sunday of each month. The contest will run from 6 – 10 p.m.

5th June
AMARI LOVES NIMMANHAEMIN
@ Nimmanhaemin Road

On World Environment Day, Amari Rincome, Chiang Mai will organise a big clean-up mission along Nimmanheamin Road. The cleaning will take place from 6 – 9 a.m.

19th June
AUNG SAN SUU KYI 65TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
@ CMU and Tha Pae Gate
[email protected]

Celebrate the freedom fighter Aung San Suu Kyi’s Birthday. There will be a conference, speeches, and visual displays by local Burma-related organisations.

20th June
‘ARREST YOURSELF’ BURMA TEACH-IN
@ The Best Friend Library (Upstairs), Chiang Mai
[email protected]

An educational day for solidarity named ‘House Arrest’ with Aung San Suu Kyi. You can learn from presentations, discussions, films, eat Burmese food, and see cooking demonstrations and much more. It will be open from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Now – 31st July
‘ELVIS PRESLEY FESTIVAL’
@ Suriwong Hotel Chiang Mai
053 270 057 – 7

Those who love the songs of Elvis Presley can enjoy an ‘Elvis Presley Festival’ with performances every night (except Sundays). A four- piece band will provide music to accompany ‘Lek Presley’, known as Elvis Thailand.

4th June
‘BOLLYWOOD NIGHT’
@ Mandarin ORIENTAL DHARA DHEVI
053 888 888 ext. 8968 – 9

Enjoy a colourful party of eastern culture named ‘Bollywood night.’ If you dress up in Bollywood gear, you have the chance to win a prize. Tickets cost 888 baht for an international buffet dinner at Akaligo, (or 1500 baht with free-flow wine) as well as entry to an after party at the Horn Bar, or if you want to skip dinner and go directly to the bar, the price is only 444 baht.

23rd June
‘SCRUBB CONCERT’
@ Warm up Café
http://www.warmupcafe1999.com

Warm up Café presents a concert for all indie music lovers in Chiang Mai featuring ‘Scrubb’.

Every Friday night
‘FUNKY FRIDAY’
@ Tha Chang Gallery
053 248 601

Enjoy jazz-funk fusion music performed by Ana Gracey, a famous singer and songwriter and her band. The show starts at 9 p.m. and runs until late.

30th June
‘CHALERMKRUNG SAMDANGDETCH: MUSKETEER AND 25 HOURS’
@ Chalermkrung Café
086 670 3896

Chalermkrung Café will arrange an indie music concert. Enjoy the activities provided as well as a performance by Musketeer and 25 hours.

6th June
‘AIR AID LIVE ROCK CONCERT’
@ Prem International School
087 191 3807

Enjoy local musicians, bands and activities. Tickets cost 200 baht for adults and 100 baht for children who are under 16. The concert will run from 4 – 9 p.m. Food and drinks will be available.

Now – 30th June
‘CHIANG MAI GOLF FESTIVAL 2010’
@ Golf Clubs in Chiang Mai and Lamphun
053 248 604 www.chiangmaigolffestival.net

The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Northern Thailand Golf Association invite you to the ‘Chiang Mai Golf Festival 2010’. You can bring your friends, Thai or foreign, or your family to play; the cost is only 800 baht per day including rental of 12 golf clubs through to the end of June. Additionally, TAT will also be organising a competition entitled ‘Chiang Mai Golf Championship 2010’ which will be played at 9 golf clubs in Chiang Mai and Lamphun. On 5th June, it will be at Summit Green Valley Chiang Mai Country Club, at Alpine Golf Resort Chiang Mai on 12th June, at Star Dome Golf Club on 19th June and at Chiang Mai Inthanon Golf Resort on 26th June. Every competition will cost 900 baht per entry.

Now – 15th June
ART FOR NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY
@ BEC Tero Entertainment
02 262 3826

BEC Tero Entertainment invites those who are interested in arts and nuclear technology to enter your artworks into a competition for a chance to win a prize of 300,000 baht. The aim of the competition is to make Thai people aware of nuclear technology and understand what it is about. The contest will be divided into two levels: education lower than university level or younger than 23 years old; and university students. You can enter as a team or as an individual. Please send your work before 15th June.

13th and 27th June
AIS REGIONAL LEAGUE 2010
@ Chiang Mai Municipality Stadium
www.chiangmaifc.net www.mhahao.com

The Sport Association of Chiang Mai will arrange the ‘AIS Regional League D2’ football match. Tiger Chiang Mai FC will play against Phijit FC on 13th June, and against Sukhothai FC on 27th June from 5 p.m. onwards. 30 baht admission.

Now – 30th June
ZOO AQUARIUM – BUY 1 GET 1
@ Zoo Aquarium Chiang Mai
053 893 111

Chiang Mai Zoo Aquarium offers a new promotion. You can buy 1 ticket and get 1 free from now to the end of June. This promotion can be used by kids or adults; Thai nationals only.

12th – 24th June
ORIGINS SERENITY SERVICES
@ 1st Floor, Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport
02 624 6078 or 085 328 1848

Origins, a company of natural beauty products, will arrange activities entitled ‘Origins Serenity Service’ for Chiang Mai people. You can get special promotions, discounts, skin check ups, spa facial treatments and much more.

Now – 31st July
RAINY HAPPINESS
@ The Body Fit Skin & Slimming Center, Nimmanhaemin Road
053 894 555 www.thebodyfitcenter.com

The Body Fit Skin & Slimming Center is offering a special promotion to celebrate the coming rainy season. Get discounts of 30% on treatments.

4th June
WINE LOVERS & FRIENDS FOR SOCIAL GATHERING
@ Glass Onion
053 218 497
www.glassonion-chiangmai.com

Located on Nimmanhaemin Road opposite Warm Up Café, Glass Onion invites wine lovers to a special night of wine appreciation. The ticket costs 400 baht (3 glasses of wine and tapas) and additional glasses of wine are 100 baht each.

Every Sunday
FROM NOW ONWARDS
Sensational Sunday
@ Moxie Restaurant, Dusit D2 Hotel
053 999 999

Enjoy a lunch buffet from noon to 3 p.m. with a diverse range of food including barbequed meats, sushi and sashimi, a chocolate fountain with fresh fruits and marshmallows and so on. Cost is only 899 baht (including free flow extra-dry sparkling wine) or 599 baht net (food only) and 299 baht for children.

FILM PROGRAMMES

EVERY SATURDAY, 7 P.M.
FILM SPACE – NEW SPACE FOR THINKING
@ The Media Arts and Design Building CMU, Nimmanhaemin Road by Suthep Road Junction
053 944 846

The month of alpha and omega

5th:
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980) by Jamie Uys
12th:
Antichrist (2009) by Lars von Trier
19th:
Dogma (1999) by Kevin Smith
26th:
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974) by Terry Gillia & Terry Jones

Every Friday, 8 p.m.

June 2010: Film Programme
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE CHIANG MAI
@ Charoenprathet Road
053 275 277

4th June

LE FABULEUX DESTIN D’AMÉLIE POULAIN (2000)

11th June

UN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANCAILLES (2004)

18th June

JE CROIS QUE JE L”AIME (2006)

25th June

JE NE SUIS PAS LÀ POUR ÊTRE AIMÉ (2005)