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    What’s on for August 2015

      /  CULTURE   /  What’s on for August 2015

    national events & festivals

    Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2015
    What: The last leg of the annual grand sale that the kingdom offers to all shopaholics from around the world. Participating establishments offer up to 80 percent discounts.
    Where: Throughout Thailand
    Shoot & Share Trat
    What: Selfie addicts have until the 20th of this month to give in to their obsessions and win some prizes besides. They can join the “Shoot & Share Trat, the Island of Dreams” project of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Trat Office, Bangkok Airways, and the public and private sectors in Trat. Selfies with Nong Sukjai must be taken in at least five of the 11 attractions to be eligible to share via the TAT Trat Facebook Fanpage.
    Where: In any of the 11 tourist attractions in Trat
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    Tulips of Isan
    What: The “Dok Krachiao (Siam Tulip) Blooming Festival 2015” continues until this month only. There will be an array of exciting activities lined-up for all visitors joining festival.
    Where: Pa Hin Ngam National Park, Thep Sathit district and Sai Thong National Park, Nong Bua Ra Haew district, Chaiyaphum
    More info: TAT Chaiyaphum

    arts & culture

    What: Eight new artists from Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and China are displaying their works in this group exhibition, which features 20 photos, paintings, drawings and mixed media that deals with the concept of synthesis.
    Where: Chulalongkorn University Art Center, 254 Phayathai Rd (BTS: National Stadium)
    More info: 02 218 2965
    Sites of Solitude
    What: This exhibition features Chatchai Pulpia’s latest collection of self portraits, which have been rarely exhibited. The show consists of paintings and sculptures plus rarely seen drawings, sketches, and documentary photography and videos contributed by guest artists. Some of the works will be swapped for new pieces by September.
    Where: 100 Tonson Gallery, 100 Soi Tonson, Ploenchit Rd, Bangkok (BTS: Ploenchit)
    When: Every Sun, Thu, Fri, Sat until Jan. 3, 2016
    More info: 02 684 1527
    German Film Series 2015
    What: For August, the German Film Series will present “Broken Glass Par,” a movie by director Katharina Kress. For two years now the Goethe-Institut, in cooperation with the Thai Film Archives, has been presenting a wide range of genres for film lovers.
    Where: 2nd. Fl., BACC (BTS: National Stadium)
    More info: 02 108 8200 //
    Footpath Exhibition
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    What: A multi-media show by various artists.
    Where: Free Art at Sukhumvit 32
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    UN-SEEN Exhibition
    What: The “unseen phenomenon” built up to present a part of the artist’s self as reflected in dark spots.
    Where: @Dialogue Coffee and Gallery, 533 Phrasumen Rd, Bowarnniwet
    More info: // 084 754 8799
    The Journey of Elephant and Chaijit Family
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    Where: 23rd floor, Sky Lobby, Centara Grand at CentralWorld
    What: Art lovers are invited by father and son artists, Jaroon and Jakraphan Chaijit, in this special charity exhibition. The exhibition presents the “elephant” artwork which is symbol of Thailand since former times, telling story of the connection of Thai and elephant. Part of the proceeds will go to “Save the Elephant Foundation.”
    How much: Entrance is free of charge
    More info: 02 100 1234 ext. 6753-56

    concerts & gigs

    Mantra Tribute to The Kings of Swing
    What: In the last two years, Mantra Pattaya has become well-known for itss tributes to great singers. This year, the Mantra Tribute is dedicated to “The Kings of Swing,” which includes Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Michael Bublé, and more. Their well-loved songs will be performed by Barry Upton’s Swing Band.
    Over 40 swing songs will be performed over a wonderful evening from 7:45 p.m. The chef will create a special set menu to complement the lovely night of music.
    Where: Mantra Restaurant & Bar
    How much: THB 2,600 THB++ per person, including a 5-course menu or à la carte with a supplement of THB 650 THB++
    More info: 038 429 591 or email

    trade fairs & shows

    Thailand Best Shopping
    What: The exhibition offers the furniture trend for bedroom, kitchen and living room, gardening equipment, clothing and apparels, and household ornaments. The latest trends in wedding accessories, wedding products, wedding studio, beauty & spa, air-condition and sound accessories
    Where: Impact Muang Thong Thani
    When: 11 a.m.- 9 p.m.
    More info: 02 731 1313 //
    Thai International Travel Fair 2015 (TITF#17)
    What: Another edition of the popular travel fair, featuring some of the best deals — hotels, restaurants, tours, and airfares — for both local and foreign travelers.
    Where: Queen Sirlit National Convention Center, Rachada Road
    When: 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.
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    22nd Thailand Baby & Kids Best Buy 2015
    What: The grand-scale fair embraces everything a mother could possibly desire. for their little ones. Great variety ane value await visitors.
    Where: Zone C-2, Plaza, Atrium
    More info:

    wine & dine

    16th World Gourmet Festival
    What: Continuing on the success of the past World Gourmet Festivals, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel will host this year’s 16th World Gourmet Festival. Those who are confirmed to participate are Chef Francesc Rovira, Fonda Xesc, Gombrèn, Girona, Spain (1-Michelin Star); Chef Jean-Francois Berard, Hostellerie Berard, La Cadière d’Azur, Provence France (1-Michelin Star); Chef Francesc Gimeno Manduley, Bohemic Bistro, Barcelona, Spain; Chef Pierre Crepaud, LeCrans Hotel & Spa, Crans-Montana, Switzerland; Chef Patrick Raingeard, Cap Estel, Èze-Bord-De-Mer, French Riviera, France (1-Michelin Star); Chef Sean Connolly, Sean’s Kitchen, Adelaide, Australia; and Chef Hirofumi Imamura, Kazuo Okada Restaurant, Kowloon, Hong Kong (1-Michelin Star).
    Where: Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, Rajdamri Road (BTS: Rajdamri)
    More info: 02 126 8866
    A Michelin Star Extravaganza
    Chef Alfredo Russo (1)1-5
    What: The St. Regis Bangkok will bring Michelin Star dining to the city when they present Italian chef Alfredo Russo in a five-day promotion that will showcase special tasting menus. For over 20 years, Turin-native Chef Alfredo has been awarded the esteemed Michelin Star accolade. He will showcase his approach to the art of Italian cuisine through a series of specially designed menus.
    Where: Jojo, The St. Regis Bangkok, Rajdamri Road (BTS: Rajdamri)
    How much: Set lunch menu at THB 2,500++ (4-course lunch); THB 3,500++ (4-course lunch with wine pairing); Degustation dinner menu starts at THB 4,200++ (5-course dinner) to THB 8,700++ for 9-course dinner with wine pairing
    More info: 02 207 7777 or email
    Journey of the Giant – an Art Dinner Exclusive
    Chef Jonay Armas7-8
    What: Experience an exquisite 7-course dinner featuring special guest Chef Jonay Armas when he takes Siam@Siam Bangkok’s symbolic Giant into its first culinary journey around the region, in an event aptly titled, “Journey of the Giant.” Inspired by the diversity and range of Asian ingredients, Chef Jonay creates divine specialties that are enhanced by his very European culinary experiences and techniques. The Spanish-born, 2-Michelin-Star Chef from Hong Kong is expected to tantalize us with his skillful but delicate use of local ingredients: uni and wagyu from Japan, crab from China, cod from Indonesia, foei from the Philippines, and eggs from Thailand.
    Where: La Vue, 25th floor, Siam@Siam Design Hotel & Spa, Bangkok (BTS: National Stadium)
    How much: THB 3,500 net per person (food only) or THB 4,700 net per person with wine pairing.
    More info: 02 217 3070 or