trade fairs & shows
Where: Throughout Thailand
When: June 15- Aug. 15
More info: www.thailandshoppingparadise.com
When: June 13 – 2
Where: Hall 5-8, Impact Arena Muang Thong Thani
More info: 02 731 1313; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.worldfair.co.th
What: This exhibition, “Cross Over: The Unveiled Collection,” intends to provide insights into the ever-changing relationship between society and the art world. It also aims to raise the recognition of the Thai collectors’ indispensable role in the industry, including their influence in term of aesthetic perspective.
Where: Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Rachathevi Road (BTS: National Stadium)
When: Until June 14
More info: 02 214 6630; visit www.bacc.or.th
art & cultureDeath of Miss America
What: The “Miss Tomorrow Pageant” is a beauty contest spoof. Just before the winner is announced, Miss America drops dead. Finding the answers to how and why drives the story from that point on. The play is an “in-your-face” English-speaking comedy that addresses stereotypes of Asian women and stresses the importance of the newly launched ASEAN community.
Where: Culture Collective Studio, Bangkok
When: Thursday to Sunday
How much: THB 800
More info: 099 447 4670; email: email@example.com; visit www.culture-collective.com for reservation
Where: S Gallery, Lobby Level, Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit (BTS : Nana)
When: Until June 6
More info: 02 126 9999; 093 582 6588 or email: Martin.firstname.lastname@example.org
What: The collection in the “Simpleness Art Exhibition” represents the perspective of an artist encountering the environment around him including his daily routines. Kitti Narod’s philosophy is not to preach or judge others in society through any piece of art, but rather to simply showcase one’s identity; as he believes that society has already entered into a phase of “individualistic freedom.”
Where: The Gallery on the 36th floor, Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, SIlom Road
When: Daily, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
until June 30
More info: 02 238 1991; email: email@example.com
What: Rezkallah’s “Life in Plastik” is a visual representation of women in denial and the measures they take to escape reality, and to recreate their own. “POPlitically Incorrect” by Saint Hoax features his satirical series of reimagined world’s most popular icons, where gunpowder is turned into glitter, and tyrants into faux queens.
Where: Adler Subhashok Gallery Bangkok
More info: 02 662 0299; visit www.facebook.com/adlersubhashokgallery
parties & gigsKrabi Music Festival
What: Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort’s beautiful tropical garden and pool–the largest free-form swimming pool in Thailand– will come alive to the music of top artists and DJs when it hosts the “Krabi Music Festival” this month. Highlight will be a mini concert by Thai dance prince, J Jetrin Wattanasin. There will also be DJs spinning the latest and classic tracks to get you dancing, fun entertainment, and enticing extras. The hotel is offering special one- or two-night room packages for those who want to enjoy a most unforgettable weekend in Krabi during the event. Contact the hotel for details.
When: June 20
Where: Sofitel Phokeethra Krabi Golf & Spa, Klong Muang, Krabi
How much: Entrance is THB 500 per person, including one complimentary drink
More info: 075 627 800, email : H6184-RE@sofitel.com
When: June 13
Where: Thunderdome, Impact Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi
More info: 02 262 3456; booking: www.thaiticketmajor.com
sports10th Laguna Phuket International Marathon
What: The 42km-long marathon will take runners out of Laguna and then north through local villages, pineapple and rubber plantations. The course is very scenic and runners can appreciate the lush vegetation Phuket has to offer. Less exhausting races are also scheduled, such as the 10.5km run or the 5km walk.
Where: Laguna Phuket Resort
When: June 7
More info: visit www.phuketmarathon.com
When: July 15-20
Where: Cape & Kantary Hotel’s Phuket properties: Cape Panwa Phuket and Kantary bay Hotel
More info: please visit www.phuketraceweek.com
wine & dine2015 Italian Wine Sommelier Competition
When: June 23-24
Where: Grand Hyatt Erawan, Bangkok
More info: 02 713 6034/35 ; firstname.lastname@example.org
othersRenaissance Wedding Fair 2015
What: Get creative ideas from sophisticated specialists to bring your wedding dream to life. The first 10 couples who make a deposit at the fair will receive pearl earrings from Anantara Fine Jewelry valued at THB 120,000. Make a deposit of THB 250,000 and over to receive 15,000 point Marriot rewards and a voucher for a 3 day-2 night stay at Marriot Hotels in Asia Pacific. Terms and conditions apply.
Where: Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (MRT station)
When: June 4-7
More info: 0 2125 5052
Where: Event Hall 106, Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center, Bangna-Trad Road (BTS: Bangna)
When: June 5-7
More info: 02 216-7368; www.jimthompson.com