ARTS & EXHIBITIONS
2nd ArtBridge Chiang Rai Art Exhibition
Now – 30th May
@ ArtBridge Chiang Rai
ArtBridge Chiang Rai opens its second art exhibition. Each ArtBridge member will display a work, and more than 100 works are expected to be displayed during this exhibit at the beautiful new community art co-op in Chiang Rai.Opening daily 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Admission free.
Art is a Journey
2nd – 28th May
@1st floor Front Gallery Chiang Mai University Art Centre
Tel. 053 218 280 or 053 944 833
A painting and photo exhibition by Savitee Suwannasatit. Opening reception will be on 2nd May at 6 p.m.
Chiang Mai International Schools Annual Art Exhibition
2nd – 12th May
@ The 1st floor Back Gallery Chiang Mai University Art Centre
Tel. 053 218 280 or 053 944 833
An arts exhibition by a group of Chiang Mai international schools. Opening Reception will be on 2nd May at 5 p.m.
Mountain High Photography Exhibition
3rd – 15th May
@ The Meeting Room Art Café
Tel. 080 627 9219
The solo chapter ‘Mountain High’ photography art exhibition by In-See-Way. Grand opening at 6 p.m.
“Hello World!” Exhibition
10th May – 3rd August
@ TCDC Chiang Mai
Tel. 052 080 500 ext. 1 or 02 664 8448
An exhibition showcasing future design trends and their influencing factors in the next few years. The exhibition incorporates more than 60 items from around the world. Opens 10.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed Mondays.) Admission free.
FAIR & FESTIVITIES
Chiang Mai International Education Fair 2014
8th – 11th May
@ Central Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Centre 2nd floor in front of Chester’s Grill
Tel. 085 881 8257, 02 903 0080 ext 8256
Visit English schools, international schools, high schools, colleges & universities.
Jing Jai Food Fair
22nd May – 1st June
@ Jing Jai Market Chiang Mai
Rimping grocery, chef’s restaurants, farmer’s market, cookbooks, coffee and tea, gift ideas, cooking demonstrations, massage and salon and live band music (weekends only).11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on weekdays, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on weekends
Nang Lae Pineapple and Chiang Rai Lychee Fair
1st – 31th May
@ Chiang Rai Walking Street
Tel. 053 601 758, 053 717 400, 053 711 499
Nang Lae pineapple and lychee fruit contest, market, agricultural products and OTOP product fair.
SHOWS & CONCERTS
“GENTE” (People) Solo Exhibit of Drawings, Paintings and Prints
Now – 2nd May
@ Sangdee Gallery, Sirimangkalajarn, Soi 5
Tel. 053 894 955
“GENTE” (People) solo exhibit of drawings, paintings and prints (made at C.A.P. studio) by Mexican-American artist Nicolas Luna. Starts 7:30 p.m.
Maria Satomi Piano Recital
Starts 7:30 p.m.
@ A.U.A Language Center Auditorium on Rajadamnen Road
Tel. 081 682 8000
Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schumann recitals by Maria Satomi Shoji. Tickets available at the door at 300 baht, 200 baht for students.
Yamaha League | Football: CMFC vs Pattaya United
4th and 17th May
@ The 700-Year Stadium
Chiang Mai FC Lanna Tigers will host Pattaya United on 4th May and Angthong FC on 17th May. Tickets cost: 80, 100 and 120 baht. Kick-off at 6 p.m.
Quiz Night at Garden Bar
@ Garden Bar Lotus Hotel Viengbua Road
Teams of four cost 200 baht per team. Winning team gets the kitty. Six rounds plus one difficult round. Starts 8 p.m.
29th March – 31st May
@ MAYA Shopping Centre
Special summer activities from MAYA Shopping Centre. Merry Summer Passport Now – 31st May. Enter for a chance win iPhone 5. Taste Summer specials from now – 11th May. Enjoy ice cream and summer drinks.
La Salsa Beach @ Promenada
Now – 11th May
@Promenada Resort Mall
Promenada Resort Mall brings a white sand beach to Chiang Mai and welcomes summer fun time! Beach cafe, sand castles, a kids’ swimming pool! Every Friday-Sunday: Salsa and Latin dance. Every Thursday: outdoor movie 7 p.m. at the Amphitheatre.
9th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
@Le Crystal Restaurant
Tel. 053 872890-1 or 084 177 6599
Four courses, nine dishes and four wines for 2,557 baht per person. Special gifts, lucky drawing. Limited seating.
Pern’s Restaurant: Re-opening
@Perns Restaurant on Huay Kaew Road
Tel. 086 111 7766
After annual holidays Pern’s Restaurant on Huay Kaew Road is re-opening with a grand evening of music and food as well as the regular delicious tapas and food menus.
A Tasty Treatment
Now – 31st May
@Every Oasis Spa
Tel. 053 920 111 or [email protected]
A great dessert and now a fabulous new Mango Sticky Rice Body Scrub FREE with the purchase of any two hour signature massages.
Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)
Tel. 02 634 2552
HK Express, Hong Kong’s Low Fare Airline, flies directly from Chiang Mai and Phuket to Hong Kong every day with Airbus-A320 aircraft.
Bhutan – Thailand Friendship OfferJune – August
For citizens and expats that can prove residency in Thailand, the cost of travel has been reduced to $65 per daily royalty. Drukair and Bhutan Airlines are offering 50 percent off fares for flights out of Bangkok.