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6th-31st March

COUNT 1 FROM 61
@ 9 Art Gallery / Architect Studio, Chiang Rai,
[email protected] , www.9artgallery.com

Come see an art exhibition by Amnouy Baongam entitled ‘Count 1 from 61’. Open from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (closed on Mondays).

Now – 24th April

A DISTANT MIRROR: A RECORD OF OLD CHIANG MAI
@ Lanna Architecture Centre (Intersection of Ratchadamnoen and Prapoklao road), 053 107772

The U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai, in conjunction with the Faculty of Architecture, Chiang Mai University, has organised a photograph exhibition to promote art and cultural exchange, and to conclude their year-long celebration of the 175th anniversary of Thai-U.S. Relations. The exhibition consists of works preserved in the United States Library of Congress, and depicts life in Chiang Mai in the early 20th century. The exhibition will be open to the public on weekdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The exhibition is sponsored by Le Meridien Chiang Mai.

Now – 3rd April

ART EXHIBITION BY WONAEK JUNTARATIP
@ PongNoi Art Space, 081 2883908

Come see an art exhibition by Wonaek Juntaratip every Tuesday – Friday 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. and weekends 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

6th-30th March

ENDING TO BEGINNING
@ Chiang Mai University Art Museum
053 944805, 053 944814

Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University will exhibit their students’ art. Opening takes place on March 6th, at 6 p.m.

1st-3rd March

COLOURFUL COTTON CM 2009
@ Central Airport Plaza, 053 944853

Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University presents a fashion show and costume design exhibition. The fashion show will be held on 1st at 5.30 p.m. with the exhibition running on the 2nd and 3rd, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

16th March

ATSUKO SETA PIANO RECITAL
@ AUA Language Center
081 6828000

D & M Music Studio proudly presents ‘A Piano Recital by Atsuko Seta’ a superb concert pianist born in Osaka, Japan. Starting at 7.30 p.m. Tickets are 300 baht, 200 baht for students. Tickets available at the door or by advance booking at 081 682 8000.

7th March

THAILANDFREUNDE E.V. SECTION THAILAND
@ Tharatong Ballroom, Holiday Inn Hotel
089 6338586 [email protected]

Thailandfreunde e.V. human rights organisation, Holiday Inn Hotel, Fashion King, and The Podology Center present ‘Carnival of Cultures’, a charity event for underprivileged children in Northern Thailand. Taking place at Tharatong Ballroom at 6.30 p.m. (Ballroom open at 6 p.m.). A fantastic international buffet, a raffle, a door prize worth 5000 baht, plus a fancy dress costume contest – first prize is two nights stay for two including breakfast at the Amari Emerald Cove Resort Koh Chang. Latin American dancers, clown and magic show, cabaret show, and a beamer show about carnival traditions in the world with moderation in both English and Thai. Tickets are 700 baht, available at Holiday Inn Hotel, Fashion King, The Podology Center, Tananan Willson, and Siam Commercial Bank Kad Suan Kaew.

14th March

HEAD HIT THE WALL (CAUSE FOR THE CHILDREN)
@ Sky hall, floor 5th, Central Kad Suan Kaew, 083 0068956

GuClub Underground Chiang Mai and artists from Bangkok will perform at this concert. Tickets are 250 baht including a CD, GUCLUB 2009. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Rung Arun School in Mae Sod, Tak.

22nd-25th March

INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL 2009
@ Chiang Mai, 081 8545452, 022589227 www.friends-of-the-arts.info

21st – 22nd
@ Central Airport Plaza: Free public performance from 5p.m. – 7 p.m.

22nd
@ Three Kings Monument (walking street): Public performance and free workshops.

23rd-24th
@ Chiang Mai Museum: Master classes conducted by choreographers from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

23rd
@ Amari Rincome Hotel: Main performance of the gala at 7.30 p.m.

24th
@ Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi at 7.30 p.m. Main performance of The Last Silver Crane, contemporary dance theatre, performed by Ido Tadmor and accompanied by Ravibandhu Vidyapathy, leading percussionist from Sri Lanka.

23th-25th
@ Chiang Mai City Art Center Check out their dance exhibitions.

Ticket reservations are available at Amari Rincome Hotel: 053 221130,
053 221044 and the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai: 053 888888

5th-6th March

ART AND CULTURE MARKET
@ Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University053 944814, 086 1900699 www.finearts.cmu.ac.th

Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University hosts the Art and Culture Market every first Thursday and Friday of the month, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Come view art for sale; painting, printmaking, sculpture, gifts and postcards by students and alumni of Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, and Rachamonkol University, Thaivijitsil School, Music and Northern Dance. Admission is free.

13th March

NATIONAL ELEPHANT DAY
@ Lampang Elephant Conservation Center
054 247871-4

This unique National Elephant Day is held annually at the Lampang Elephant Conservation Center. It is a fun event for the entire family and aims at promoting awareness of the plight of the Thai elephant. Come watch them feast on a buffet fit for an elephant.

19th-22nd March

NOTE BOOK EXPO
@ 3rd floor, Central Airport Plaza
053 999199 ext 1308

Chi Chang Computer presents Note Book Expo. Shop the new launching items from Compaq, hp, Sony Vaio, Acer, Asus and etc.

1st-7th March

YOGA RETREAT
@ Kaomai Lanna Resort

Join in for 7 days and 6 nights. This yoga retreat is suitable for all levels. Inspirational integration practice of vinyasa flow including meditation, breathing techniques and restorative afternoon sessions at your own pace to allow you to experience the joyfulness of yoga practice and the opportunity to explore the beauty of Chiang Mai.

14th & 15th March

CHIANG MAI 9-BALL OPEN 2009
At Cue Bar Pool Club, 5 Nimmanhaemin Rd. Soi 9

Entry fee 1,000 baht per person includes Champion prize 50,000 baht, runner up 20,000, 3rd & 4th 10,000, 5th – 8th 5,000 baht and 9th-16th 1,000 baht.

Entries by March 10th, draw on March 13th
Entry fees donated to poor students on the northern borders.Tel: Mr. Oat 084 079 8064

23rd – 30th March

KING’S CUP ELEPHANT POLO TOURNAMENT
@ Anantara Golden Triangle Resort, Chiang Rai, www.anantaraelephantpolo.com

The 8th King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament takes place on the playing field of Anantara Resort, near the Golden Triangle, Chiang Saen district. This charitable event raises money for the country’s National Elephant Institute in Lampang, northern Thailand and attracts 50 polo players, both foreign and Thai, to witness twelve teams compete for the trophy.

8th March

THE 2ND CHIANG RAI OPEN
@ Santiburi Country Club, Chiang Rai
081 8527336, 081 8825400

Chiang Rai Sport Association will organise a charity golf tournament ‘the 2nd Chiang Rai Open’ at Santi Buri Country Club, Chiang Rai. The winner will receive a trophy from Chief Executive of The Provincial Administration Organisation. A part of the income will be supported to the golfer who will be the representative to join the 38th National Sport Game Region 5. Admission is 10,000 baht a team (5 people) and 2,000 baht for a single.

Every Saturday

Starting at 7 p.m., @ The Media Arts and Design Building, Nimmanhaemin Rd., by Suthep Road Junction, 053 974846

March 2009

The Month of Bad Luck Money

7th March

6ixtynin9 (1999)
by Pen-Ek Ratanaruang

14th March

Millions (2004)
by Danny Boyle

21st March

Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl
(1998)
by Katsuhito Ishii

28th March

Adrenaline Drive (1999)
by Shinobu Yaguchi

Every Friday

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE CHIANGMAI
8 p.m., 053 275277

MARCH 2009 FILM PROGRAMME

6th March

LE JOUR SE LEVE (1939)

by Marcel Carné and Jacques Prévert with Jean Gabin Arletty

Jacqueline Laurent Bernard Blier B&W 89 mn Eng. s.t.

Francois, a sympathetic factory worker, kills Valentin with a gun. He locked himself in his furnished room and starts remembering how he was led to murder.

13th March

LE CHARME DISCRET DE LA BOURGEOISIE (1972)

by Luis Buñuel with Stéphane Audran Jean-Pierre Cassel Bulle Ogier Michel Piccoli Delphine Seyrig 100mn Eng. s.t.

20th March

PIERROT LE FOU (1965)

by Jean-Luc Godard with Jean-Paul Belmondo Anna Karina Dirk Sanders Raymond Devos 110mn Eng. s.t.

27th March

13 M2 (2007)

by Barthélémy Grossmann with Barthélémy Grossmann Youssef Hajdi Thierry Lhermitte Lucien Jean-Baptiste 84 mn Eng. s.t.