Now – 4th February
@ 2nd floor, Central Airport Plaza
053 999199 ext 1300-8
Thaivichitsilp Art School’s art exhibition including a fashion show, painting and gardening demonstration.
Now – 9th February
@ Galerie Panisa 053 202779
Come see the art exhibition ‘Abstract Reality’ by Auxchanok Chirakul Mondays – Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
12th February – 6th April
EXHIBITION OF WATER COLOUR PAINTINGS
@ Galerie Panisa, 053 202779
Watercolour paintings by GP Alliance every Mondays – Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. except Sundays.
Now – 15th February
STUDIO-HOME OF WATTANA WATTANAPUN
@ Art Gallery
053 278747, 089 4291883
Artist Wattana Wattanapun’s studio and home filled with different types of art including oil and acrylic paintings, handmade paper, metal sculptures, mixed media and more.
THE HERITAGE OF LANNA [email protected] Khum Chao Burirat, Rajadamnoen Road053 944814, 086 1900699
The principles and procedures in art and culture management, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University will exhibit the heritage of Lanna costumes. The opening will take place on 2nd February, 6 p.m.
Now – 28th February
@ The Patricia Cheesman Collection Gallery, www.studio-naenna.com
Come see a collection of masterpieces from the Studio Naenna Archives 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. until the closing reception on 28th February.
MAKHA BUCHA DAY
Makha Bucha is the day when 1250 monks serendipidously came together to meet the Lord Buddha. It is celebrated on the 9th of February.
@ Samoeng District
Miss Strawberry contest, OTOP products and more with a parade on 14th February.
THE 33RD CHIANG MAI FLOWER FESTIVAL
@ Nong Buak Had Public Park, Nawarat Bridge and Tha Pae Gate
Flower exhibition, flower float parade competition. Each parades starts at Nawarat Bridge and goes to Nong Buak Had Public Park from 8 a.m. onward.
27th & 28th February
THAT TAKES OVARIES!!
@ AUA, Ratchadamnoen Road
053 276399, 081 6030294, 084 0424069
All new ‘That takes ovaries!!’ bold females & their brazen acts. A play by Rivka Solomon, a collection of all new real life stories from women and girls starting at 7.30 p.m. All proceeds to go to the Zonta Fund for orphaned children of AIDS. Donations 300 baht available at Girasole.
NIS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
@ NIS Campus, 5 p.m.
083 5786099, 053 110680 ext 101 [email protected]
Nakornpayap International School’s International Festival. A chance to enjoy cuisines and games from more than 15 countries as well as performances and exhibitions all in one.
6th – 8th February
BAAN TAWAI WOOD CARVING FESTIVAL
@ Baan Tawai, Hang Dong
053 248604, 053 248707
Enjoy wood carving demonstrations, exhibitions, products fair, as well as cultural and traditional Thai Lanna performances.
@ Kad Theater, Central Kad Suan Kaew
The Chiang Mai Charity Calendar presents a variety performance plus a children’s art exhibition featuring song, dance, music, drama and art by children of all ages & nationalities. Children’s art exhibition starting from noon – 2 p.m. and small wonders performance from 2.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.
CHIANG MAI INTERNATIONAL HEALTH PROMOTION MEETING 2009
@ The Empress Convention Centre
053 224140 [email protected]
Chiang Mai Province, Chiang Mai Office of Commercial Affairs and Chiang Mai Health Services Promotion Association will host this event titled, ‘How to Live Longer & with Happiness’.
YOUTH DANCE COMPETITION 2009
@ Central Kad Suan Kaew
053 260373, 053 306358
Ballet and Jazz Club Chiang Mai’s competition; free style dance, jazz and hip-hop different age groups. www.moreschool.net to download the application form.
THE 5TH JUNIOR IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARDS FOR THAILAND 2008-2009
@ Citylife office
The winner of the 5th Junior IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards for Thailand 2008-2009 will be announced soon. The winner of each region wins 10,000 baht each and two merit awards per region of 5,000 baht each, the overall national winner will win a trip for the author and one parent to Dublin where they will attend the senior international IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards ceremony. Judging by Pim Kemasingki, managing editor of Citylife Magazine, Bob Tilley, author and owner of Writers Wine Bar, and Wanaporn Buanamjued, deputy editor of Compass Magazine.
Now – 28th February
LANNA PHOTO CONTEST
081 9229063, [email protected]ediagroup.com
Knowledge Media Group invites everyone to join the Lanna Photo Contest to promote tourism, arts, the unique cultural and historical heritage of Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai. The theme of the contest is ‘Cheers! Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai’. Winners announced on March 31st, with exhibitions from May 1st to July 31st. There will be lots of generous prizes valued at more than 250,000 baht.
@ Central Airport Plaza
053 999199 ext 1308
Indy accessories and cultural performances, folk songs, fashion show, cosplay party, dancing contest and more every Saturday from 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
NEW DIMENSION KOTO & BIWA DUO CONCERT
@ Art Museum Theatre, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University 053 203367 ext 104 or 053 943284
Consulate-General of Japan in Chiang Mai and Japanese Studies Centre, CMU jointly present this concert by Tomoya Nakai and Tomoka Nagasu at 2 p.m.. Admission is free but please pick up your tickets at the organisers’ offices.
LOVE FEST: LOVE MEMORY CONCERT (LOVE AT PAI)
@ Buralumpai Resort, Pai, Mae Hong Son, www.lovememoryconcert.hi5.com
The concert will be held on Saturday 14th February between 5 p.m. – 1 a.m. Three part concert; easy listening, disco and rock. Tickets are 1,200 baht, available now till 14th February.
CHIANG MAI MUSIC FESTIVAL 2009
@ Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Centre and Ban Wangtan, Hang Dong
Chiang Mai Music Festival in co-operation with Yamaha presents two free public concerts of simply beautiful classical music by five young pianists from Korea & Japan. On 6th February, romantic piano solos at Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Centre at 7.30 p.m. and on the 7th at Ban Wangtan, Hang Dong, 7.30 p.m.
NARNIA AND THE CELEBRATION OF DARA ACADEMY’S 130TH ANNIVERSARY
@ Dara Academy
053 241039 ext 213
Dara Academy presents Narnia and the celebration of Dara Academy’s 130th anniversary. The entire production will be in English. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission free and all are welcome.
Starting at 7 p.m.
@ The Media Arts and Design Building, Nimmanhaemin Road., by Suthep Road Junction
February 2009: The Month of Iron Hoofter
Spider Lilies (2007) by Zero Chou
My Summer of Love (2006) by Pawel Pawlikowski
The Love of Siam (2007) by Chukiat Sakveerakul
Summer Storm (2004) by Marco Kreuzpaintner
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE CHIANGMAI
8 p.m. 053 275277
February 2009 Film Programme
LA GRANDE ILLUSION (1937)
by Jean Renoir with Jean Gabin Erich von Stroheim Pierre Fresnay B&W o 114mn Eng. S.Titles
LE QUAI DES BRUMES (1938)
by Marcel Carné with Jean Gabin o Michel Simon Michéle Morgan Pierre Brasseur B&W 91 mn
LA BETE HUMAINE (1938)
by Jean Renoir with Jean Gabin o Simone Simon Fernard Ledoux B&W o 100mn Eng. S.Titles
QUAI DES ORFÈVRES (1947)
by Henri-Georges Clouzot with Louis Jouvet Bernard Blier Suzy Delair, Simone Renant Rene Blancard Charles Dullin 95 min B&W Eng. S.Titles