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Now – 10th April
NATURAL SIX
@ La Luna Gallery
053 306 678

From March 14th – 10th April La Luna will be celebrating its 6th anniversary with the ‘Natural Six’ exhibition.

2nd – 30th April
TRADITION VIA CONTEMPORARY
@ Chiang Mai University Art Center

An art exhibition ‘Tradition Via Contemporary’ by Wattana Watanpun and collaborative artists Nusara Tiangket, Tasanee Yaja and Somsri Pewon. The opening will take place on Friday 2nd April, 6 p.m.

Now – 30th April
MESSAGES
@ Tita Gallery (opposite the Four Seasons Resort & Spa)
053 298 373, 081 952 8303

The contemporary art exhibition ‘Messages’ by Infinity. Open daily from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Now – 11th April
LANNA FLAG DEMONSTRATION
Chiang Mai City Art & Cultural Centre
Tel. 053 217 793 www.cmocity.com

A ‘Lanna flag’ demonstration by Ajarn ‘Mee’ Benjapon will be held at The Wisdom & Knowledge Hall daily from 8.30 a.m. – 5 p.m., except on Mondays.

Now – 29th April
SONGS OF MEMORY
@ Chiang Mai City Art & Cultural Centre
053 217 793 www.cmocity.com

A multi-media exhibition ‘Songs of Memory: Traditional Music of the Golden Triangle’ by American filmmaker and curator, Victoria Vorreiter showing every Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

21st April
LAUNCHING OF CITYCARD CAMPAIGN
@Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport
053 357 428

An official launching party for the CityCard Campaign by Citylife Magazine at Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport on Wednesday 21st April. There will be over 10 booths of CityCard members showcasing and demonstrating their products and services from 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. as well as lots of fun activities and entertainment.

Every Wednesday starting 21st April
OPEN MIKE NIGHT
@ The U.N. Irish Pub

All are welcome at the Open Mike Night at The U.N Irish Pub every Wednesday, from 8.30 p.m. starting 21st April. Instruments are provided or bring your own, for more information contact Lindsay on 089 523 1363.

10th – 11th April
CHIANG MAI BEACH FESTIVAL
@ Huay Tung Tao
087 058 0739 or [email protected]

Citylife is a proud co-sponsor of the 1st Chiang Mai Beach Festival, which will be held at Huay Tung Tao near the 700 Year Stadium. There will be workshops, games, activities, exhibitions and food all afternoon. Concerts and performances begin around 7 p.m. until late. Starts Saturday 10th April at 4 p.m. and Sunday 11th April at 1 p.m. Also, don’t forget to visit Citylife & CityNow!’s booth at the festival. There will be drinks, fun activities, games and prizes waiting for you. For more information please visit http://www.cmbf.info/program.html.

2nd April
SINGAPORE EDUCATION AMBASSADOR CHALLENGE 2010
@ Imperial Mae Ping Hotel
053 266 295

EFL will host the Singapore Education Ambassador Challenge 2010. The challenge will attract students from 17 provinces in northern Thailand. It will offer an opportunity for students with an outgoing and pleasant personality and strong bilingual skills to be chosen as the Singapore Education Youth Ambassador in Singapore for 1 year.

Now – 25th June
THINK HO!
@ Think Park, Rincome Intersection
084 773 2600

Art exhibition and market showcasing graphic designs and Lanna-style arts and crafts by up and coming designers in Chiang Mai. 4-10 p.m. every Thursday – Friday.

3nd April
THE 35TH LAB MUANG FESTIVAL
@ Central Kad Suan Kaew
Tel. 053 224 444

Chiang Mai Journalists’ Association will organise the annual festival (Lab is a Thai dish of spiced minced meat eaten with vegetables) at the outdoor field and promotion area. The festival includes a Lab Muang cooking competition and Miss Lab contest. From noon to 10 p.m.

13th-15th April
RADIOACTIVE GENERATION SONGKRAN FESTIVAL 2010
@ Central Kad Suan Kaew
053 224 444

Welcome back to the Songkran festival. Get wet and dance to Radioactive Generation bands. See Jetset’er perform on 13th April, Da Endorphine on 14th April and The Richman Toy on 15th April.

9th – 11th April
POI SANG LONG IN MAE HONG SON
Wat Muay Tor, A. Muang, Mae Hong Son
053 613 860

Mae Hong Son will hold the Tai Yai Poi Sang Long Festival, a Buddhist novice ordination ceremony from 9th – 11th April. The true novice ordination ceremony will be held at Muay Tor Temple.

Now – 3rd April
THE 23ND ‘SAN MIGUEL’ CHIANG MAI INTERNATIONAL CRICKET SIXES
@ Chiengmai Gymkhana Club
http://www.chiangmaisixes.com/

No entrance fee, all day cricket, delicious food, a large bar and 300 cricketers from all over the world in a stunning setting.

Now – 31st May
PERFECT 2GETHER SPA
@ CHI, The Spa, Shangri-La hotel
053 253 888

Pamper yourself with a one-hour Mountain Tsampa Rub, a Barley Scrub from the Himalayas that encourages skin rejuvenation whilst the grain gently removes dead cells, and a one-hour Lanna Blend Massage, a special treatment that combines the best of all forms of massage, blending Thai and Himalayan traditions. Price is 3,500++ baht per package.

Throughout April
AFTERNOON TEA PROMOTION
@ Prince Khum Phaya Resort & Spa
053 415 555

Prince Khum Phaya is offering an ‘Afternoon Tea Promotion’, available every day from 2 p.m. onwards. Come taste great coffee, tea or drinks with delectable cakes and snacks @ only 199 baht per person.

11th-16th April
SHANGRI-LA SONGKRAN FESTIVAL PROMOTION
@ Shangri La Hotel
053 253 888

The ‘Chiang Mai Songkran Festival’ promotion is priced at 4,200 baht net per room per night and with a minimum stay of three nights, the guest will get the third night free. The promotion features single or double occupancy accommodation in a deluxe room and includes buffet breakfast at Kad Kafé. A complimentary shuttle service will be available to take guests to the city moat to celebrate the Songkran Festival from 13th to 15th April 2010.

13th-15th April
SPLASHING SONGKRAN
@ dusitD2’s beer garden
053 999 999

Get wet then dry up at dusitD2’s beer garden. Dine-till-you-drop with Chef Chalong’s barbeque buffet which includes a variety of roast dishes, salads and a delightful dessert selection. ‘Splashing Songkran’ barbeque buffet from 6.30 p.m. onwards @ 899 baht net (for adults: inclusive of free-flow Singha draught beer) and 599 baht net for food only. Dusit wine & dine members enjoy 20% discount.

22nd-24th April
GREEN DATES
@ Moxie restaurant, dusitD2
053 999 999

Think Earth with dusitD2 chiang mai on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Candles, Chef Chalong’s organic buffet paired with a ‘Green Dates’ organic dinner buffet from 6.30 p.m. onwards @ 1,499 baht net for adults inclusive of free-flow Snoqualmie, Naked Merlot, 2007 Italy and Snoqualmie, Naked Chardonnay, 2008 Italy and 999 baht net for food only. 50 baht net per paying guest will be given to support the Royal Project’s development programme for organic products in Chiang Mai. Dusit wine & dine members enjoy 20 % discount.

23rd April
FUGITIVE RALLY
6 p.m.
106/6 Soi 7 Nimmanhaemin Road

Opening exhibition of Mumu, a new Academy & Arthouse (of Mumu Arthouse Bangkok fame). First exhibition and art life performance is titled, ‘Fugitive Rally’.

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

April 2010: The Month of Feeling Out of Place

3rd April:
Into the Wild (2007) by Sean Penn
10th April:
The Wall (Pink Floyd) (1982) by Alan Parker
17th April:
Red Dessert (II deserto rosso) (1964) by Michelangelo Antonioni
24th April:
All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001) by Shunji Iwai

Every Friday, 8 p.m.
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE CHIANGMAI
@ Charoenprathet Road
053 275 277

April 2010: Film Programme

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

9 April
UNE VIE (1958)
by Alexandre Astruc with Maria Shell o Christian Marquand o Antonella Lualdi o Pascale Petit o 86 mn o Eng. s.t.

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

23 April
LE COUPERET (2005)
by Costa Gavras with José Garcia o Karin Viard o Geordy Monfils o Christa Theret o Ulrich Tukur o Olivier Gourmet o 122mn o Eng. s.t.

30 April
L’HOMME DU TRAIN (2002)
by Patrice Leconte with Jean Rochefort o Johnny Hallyday o Jean-François Stévenin o Charlie Nelson o Pascal Parmentier o Isabelle Petit-Jacques o Edith Scob o 90 mn o Eng. s.t.