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What's On in Chiang Mai and Beyond
Till 5th : CAT'S PARTY ARTS EXHIBITION 2008
Till 5th : CAT'S PARTY ARTS EXHIBITION 2008 Compilation of art pieces by 23 artists at Meojaidee Gallery, Soi 1, Nimmanhaemin Rd. 10:30 am - 6 pm. More info at 053-895138.
Till 31st : SZECHUANESE SPECIALITIES
Till 31st : SZECHUANESE SPECIALITIES at Gold Leaf Restaurant, Imperial Mae Ping Hotel tempts you with an array of tangy Szechuanese specialities served on sizzling platters, such as wok-fried Alaskan scallops on sizzling platter, stir-fried julienne of NZ lamb on sizzling platter or Szechuanese shark's fin soup. Available daily at lunch and dinner time. More info at 053-283900.
Till 31st : FROZEN COCKTAILS
Till 31st : FROZEN COCKTAILS at the Rendez-vous Lobby Lounge, Imperial Mae Ping Hotel. Cool down after a day out trekking, sightseeing or shopping with a glass of frozen cocktail such as frozen Daiquiris, frozen Margaritas and more. More info at 053-283900
2nd : HILL TRIBE FLEA MARKET IN HONOR OF H.M. THE KING
2nd : HILL TRIBE FLEA MARKET IN HONOR OF H.M. THE KING t Hill Tribe Museum featuring hill tribe agricultural products, handicrafts, food, cultural performances and informative lectures. 9 am - 4 pm. For more info, contact Hill Tribe Museum 053-210872 and IMPECT Association 053-398591 and 053-492544.
5th : NGAM MUANG CEREMONY
5th : NGAM MUANG CEREMONY held to make offerings to Phayao founder King Ngam Muang, featuring Thai dances and performances. Ceremony starts at 9 am, King Ngam Muang Monument in Phayao. More info at 054-431830.
6th - 30th : THESIS EXHIBITION
6th - 30th : THESIS EXHIBITION by final-year students from Department of Printing, Painting and Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, featuring a collection of 100 art pieces. Exhibition Room, ground floor, CMU Art Museum. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Open Thursday 6th at 6 p.m. More info at (053) 944 821.
7th - 9th : CHIANG MAI INTERNATIONAL HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2008
7th - 9th : CHIANG MAI INTERNATIONAL HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2008 features world's record wedding on hot air balloon of 16 couples at 6.30 am, Saturday 8th March at Green Valley Country Club in Mae Rim, together with international restaurant booths, parades, concerts, Musical Night Glow performance and fireworks from 4 - 10 pm. Venue: Lanna Polytechnic College, Superhighway, next to Lanna Hospital. More info at www.chiangmaiheritage.com.
7th March - 8th April : PURELY PRINTS
7th March - 8th April : PURELY PRINTS A fine selection of prints by different artists. Held at Gallerie Panisa, opposite Toyota Showroom on the way to the airport. 9 am - 6 pm (closed Sunday). More info at 053-202779.
8th and 15th : THAT TAKES OVARIES
8th and 15th : THAT TAKES OVARIES Dramatic performance written by Rivka Solomon depicting the lives of women who have shown courage in their lives, confronting issues over rape, suicide, escaping dictatorships, social restrictions, physical abuse and disabilities. Directed by Dr. Laura Godtfredsen. Proceeds go to the Zonta fund for orphaned children from AIDS. 7:30 pm at Park Hotel, Chang Khlan Rd (). Ticket: 500 baht (dinner and soft drink included). For reservation, contact Laura 084-0424069 or Lookyee 053-218142 and 081-8836651.
11th : INFORMAL NORTHERN THAI GROUP MEETING
11th : INFORMAL NORTHERN THAI GROUP MEETING Regular monthly lecture with question and answer session at the Alliance Francaise, 138 Charoen Prathet Road (ten minutes' walk from the Night Bazaar). 299th meeting - Chiang Rai & the Rai Mae Fa Luang Museum. A talk by Curator Rebecca Watson. The INTG has been hosting talks, mainly about aspects of Southeast Asian culture, almost exclusively at the Alliance Francaise, since 1984. Everyone welcome. For further information, contact Brian Hubbard, 053-409418.
13th : THAI ELEPHANT DAY
13th : THAI ELEPHANT DAY at Mae Sa Elephant Camp, Mae Rim district (Mae Rim Map A3), featuring Lanna Bai Sri Soo Kwan ceremony and performances by elephants. 1 - 4 pm. More info at 053-206247.
18th March - 16th April : 9TH PRINTING EXHIBITION
18th March - 16th April : 9TH PRINTING EXHIBITION by students from Department of Printing, Faculty of Fine Arts and Architecture, Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna. Exhibition Room, G Floor, Kad Suan Kaew Department Store. More info at 053-224444 Ext. 19004 and 084-6116457.
27th - 30th : 11th MAE KHONG RIVER INTERNATIONAL MULTISPORT ASIAN CUP 2008
27th - 30th : 11th MAE KHONG RIVER INTERNATIONAL MULTISPORT ASIAN CUP 2008 Features Buddy Bike & Run 28th March, Aquathlon and Duathlon on 29th March, and Triathon on 30th March. Venue: Chiang Saen District Municipality Office, Chiang Rai. Registration Thursday 27th March, 10 am - 4 pm. More info at 02-5784515, 081-4843335 and 053-744674-5.
28th March - 1st April : LAMPANG'S TRAIN AND HORSE CARRIAGE HISTORICAL MEMORIAL DAY
28th March - 1st April : LAMPANG'S TRAIN AND HORSE CARRIAGE HISTORICAL MEMORIAL DAY Lampang Railway Station, featuring exhibition on the history of railway and horse carriage in Lampang, and light and sound performance. 6 am - 10 pm. More info at 054-221813 and 054-318809.
30th March - 5th April : CM INTERNATIONAL CRICKET SIXES
30th March - 5th April : CM INTERNATIONAL CRICKET SIXES one of the world's most popular amateur cricket tournaments at the Gymkhana Club. More info at www.chiangmaisixes.com.
The Other 11 Months
Chiang Mai Red Cross and Winter Fair (First days of year)
King Mengrai Festival (Chiang Rai)
Bo Sang Umbrella Festival
Chinese New Year (Jan or Feb.)
Handicraft Fair, Ban Tawai, Chiang Mai
Weddings on elephant back (Lampang)
Tea Tasting Festival (Mae Hong Son)
Dteen-jok Festival, Mae Jaem
Chiang Mai Mardi Gras, Chang Klan Road,
Strawberry Fair, Samoeng District, Chiang Mai
Poi Sang Long, Shan-style Ordination Ceremony, Mae Hong Son and Chiang Mai
Cricket Sixes Tournament, Gymkhana Club
Lychee Fair (Chiang Rai)
Song Nam Phra That Hariphunchai (Lamphun)
Walking Up Doi Suthep Annual Celebration (Visakha Puja - May or June)
City Pillar (Sao Inthakhin) Festival (May-June)
City Pillar (Sao Inthakin) Festival
Buffalo Sacrice Ceremony - Piti Bu Se Ya Se
Doi Suthep Pilgrimage
Buddhist Lent (Asalaha Puja)
Khao Pansa (Rains Retreat for Monks)
Longan Fair (Lamphun)
Northern Horticultural, Flower & Orchid Show
Tan Kuay Salak
Traditional Boat Races (Nan)
End of Buddhist Lent (Awk Pansa)
Devo-Rohana Procession (Buddha's Descent from Heaven, Wat Fai Hin)
Commemmoration of King Chulalongkorn (Wan Maharat)
Yi Peng / Loi Krathong (Festival of Lights)
Mexican Sunflower Blossom Festival (Mae Hong Son)
Chiang Mai Hilltribe Festival, Doi Suthep
Sukwan Kao Festival
Northern Souvenir Fair
Nimmanhemin Street Fair
Chiang Mai Food Festival
Doi Kham Annual Royal Project Fair
Chiang Mai Red Cross and Winter Fair (Last days of year)