Veranstaltungen, Konzerte & Theater



Last update: 14.01.2019


January 15 A 2 Vipassana Meditation Course at Suan Dok Temple

 – hosted by Monk Chat CMU. We provide 1 day and 2 days meditation retreat. • 1 day on Friday and Monday (weekly) from 9:30 am to 5 pm run by donation as you like in END of class. • 2 day (overnight course only Tuesday-Wednesday) start Tuesday at 1 pm then finish at 4 pm on Wednesday. 2 day course: 500 baht for foods, room and transportation - Meditators will stay overnight in our International Meditation Center. Enroll Now:

January 15 Clothing Swap Meet Up at Free Bird Café

 – Sirimangkalajarn Soi 9 – 6pm until 10pm - Bring your clothing, shoes, accessories, books (and the like) that you no longer want. (And don't forget to bring an empty reuseable bag for bringing home your new goodies.) Come enjoy each other's company, some yummy food at drink Be sure to invite your girlfriends and make it a girls nite! And whatever doesn't find a home that night will be donated and redistributed to those in need and refugees here in Thailand


 Join us for our monthly special vegetarian set dinner created by our Michelin starred chef Nicolas Isnard and our recently awarded Thailand Ironchef winner executive chef Alexandre Demard! WHERE: Oxygen Dining Room at X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort WHAT: A 7-course Vegetarian set dinner' THB 990++ per person WHY: We love vegetables and vegetarians deserve better! For more information and reservation T: +66 53 931 999 ext. Oxygen Dining Room E:

January 15 Acoustic Session#5 at Woods Bar Rooftop Prestige Hotel

Huay Kaew Road – from 7pm until 11.30pm - West Of East West Of East / Youth Brush Youth brush /Yerm YERM BAND / Opening Act.  Rie Kubota

January 15 at 7:00 PM the Chiang Mai International Rotary Club

 will have their first general meeting of the New Year at the Hong Kong Lucky Restaurant in the Old City.The program will be presented by Rebecca Weldon speaking on the topic "The Projects of the Mae Fah Luang Foundation, Under Royal Patronage in Chiang Rai" There can be a totally optional Hong Kong style Chinese family dinner at 5:45 PM if there are at least six advance reservations. The cost is only 300 THB plus beverages. Please RSVP for dinner not later than the day before the meeting date. Any special dietary requirements should be mentioned. For RSVP contact or for further information contact


January 16 Mulv Jones Book Release Show!

(Definitely not Words Will Win ;) at Thapae East - Venue for Creative Arts - Thapae Road  from 7pm onwards - Please help me celebrate the release of "Transitions, Changes," a new poetry collection. Music by Ryan McCabe, Chris Edward and Emma Carroll, Poetry by Rosalie Wilmot, Karen Suture and Madison Wigley, readings and music by Mulv Jones

January 16 Chiang Mai Scrabble Club at Doo Dee Restaurant 

– starting at 1.30pm for further info on this group contact Greg 095-569-5968

January 16 Wednesday Night Special at Pern's Restaurant 

on Huay Kaew -  Half price wine all evening and we are serving a special of  Pork Tenderloin with Dijon and apple sauce served on a bed of roasted vegetables with oniony mash 299B - tender and delicious!  It's half price house wine all evening! Please book on 0861117766 or on line at - We look forward to greeting you Full menu also available to all  - Book it now! call 0861117766

January 17 WINTER & SPICE Celebrate with a spicy BBQ on the Anantara Chiang Mai

 lawn overlooking the Mae Ping River. Sample Nikkei Japanese, Thai grilled skewers, Sichuan food and original Tandoori station, twinkling lights and live band tunes. Venue: The Restaurant Time: 07.00 – 10.00 pm. Price: THB 1,299 ++ per person (Including 1 bottle of Federbräu & free-flow soft drinks) All prices are subject to 10% service charge and applicable taxes. Also on  24 and 31 January -  For reservations and more information, please contact Anantara Chiang Mai Resort at tel +66 53 253333 Email:


January 18 Max It At Magnolia 2: 

The marvelous chef Max Wittawat Jermsurawong will do wonders for the second consecutive year at Magnolia Café – 3900thb inclusive of wine pairing – starts 7pm – for more info or reservations 053-872-395 081-684-8222 or

January 18 Rosie & the Lazy Buns + Subterraneans at Thapae East

– Venue for Creative Arts – Thapae Road (opposite Street Pizza) – 8pm until 11pm - The last time Rosie and the Lazy Buns played Thapae, they packed the house, blew out both sides of the bass drum, and got Rosie's aunt wasted. Don't miss their first show of 2019 with alt-rock nocturnes, The Subterraneans. Rosie and the Lazy Buns are a caustic cacophony of rock, post rock, grunge, and even a little Irish folk. With bombastic bass, devastating drum beats, riotous riffs and vivacious vocals, Chiang Mai's poetic rock quartet are back to make your ears bleed. In a good way.


January 18 Passion Project Jazzy Lounge 

– at Passion Project The Café – Santiluk Chiang Mai – from 7pm until midnight – hosted by Bond Women’s Festival – Music featuring the hottest latin jazz band – Del Ritmo – with drinks espresso martinis and fresh passion fruit martinis -   in a neighborhood bar tucked away down a soi surrounded by trees. *Entrance: 200 Baht LIMITED TO 100 Tickets!

January 18 CNX Digital Nomads Social at Buri Siri Hotel 

– 6.30pm until 9.30pm – hosted by Serena Rach - What makes us different? Being a digital nomad in Chiang Mai is all about the connections available here. At these events, we care to personally get to know you, linking you to others in your industry, so that you can have full access to an already established network. We will have a large indoor bar area, and access to the terrace.  Entrance is 50 Baht admin fee.

January 18 – 20 Bo Sang Umbrella Festival / Sangkhampaeng

Handicrafts Festival – the 3rd weekend in January – some websites say 19-21 January // some say 18 – 20 January….

January 18 Italasia at Kantary Hills –  join us for complimentary wines poured from 5pm until 8pm –  Wines of Puglia …Castel del Monte Bombino Nero Rosé Torrevento /Neprica  Tormaresca / Primitivo Manduria  ZOLLA / Negroamaro Silver Searies Vigneti del Salento….. all products in the store are discounted 30% on Fridays – for reservation T: 081 987 4254 E:

January 18 CEC Breakfast Club at the River Market 

Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am – the River Market is at the foot of the Iron Bridge on the west side of the Ping River. Come enjoy a fabulous breakfast buffet (250 baht for members, 300 baht for guests) or just coffee/tea (80 baht for members, 140 baht for guests) and with cinnamon rolls and coffee cakes á la carte for 40 baht.

January 18 - 21 The 2019 Nomad Summit Conference at Shangri La Hotel

 - January 18th - Pre-registration, Networking and Drinks /January 19th - Main Conference Day + After Party / January 20th - Nomad Pool Party at Shangri-La Hotel / January 21th - Premium Workshops / January 25th - 30th - Island Reunion (optional, more info soon) We've brought you amazing speakers year after year, and this year will be even bigger and better! Reserve your seat, get your early bird tickets, and make plans to be in Chiang Mai for this not to be missed event.  Buy your tickets at we hope to see you there!

January 18 Film Night at Alliance Francaise 

– starts 8pm MES PROVINCIALES (2017) de Jean-Paul Civeyrac avec Andranic Manet Gonzague Van Bervesselès, Corentin Fila, Diane Rouxel, 135 mn, Eng. Sub. Etienne comes to Paris to study filmmaking at the Sorbonne. He meets Mathias and Jean-Noël who share his passion for films. But as they spend the year studying, they have to face friendship and love challenges as well as choosing their artistic battles…

January 19 / 20 Villa Virtuosa Presents Sultry Swinging Shanghai. 

A night of colourful cabaret in Old Shanghai in the 1930’s. With adventurers, mobsters and sing-song girls. A decadent fusion of East and West. TICKETS Early bird price until the end of this year: 300 baht. From January 1st: 400 baht.  We do not sell tickets at the door. Because of limited seats we kindly ask you to pay for your seats in advance. There is no dress code for this event. Be yourself or dress outrageously, up to you. You need some help with the perfect look? Then come early and visit the East-West Fusion Makeover Booth (200 baht at the booth, no reservation needed, just come early). Please  contact


January 19 Skal Chiang Mai annual visit to Mae Mha Orphanage in Chiang Dao.

 We are looking for volunteers to help with shopping on Friday, the 18th at 10 am at the Makro on the Superhighway. We will be leaving from that Makro for the orphanage on Saturday, January 19 at 9 am. Please come early to assist with shopping. We will start shopping for fresh vegetables, fruit, meat and other items to take up to the orphanage.  Please email if you are planning on joining us - we need numbers of people going and who has a vehicle that can carry people, if we don't have enough vehicles then we can't carry everyone, so please email or call Tim at 089 838 5641 if you plan on driving or if you need a ride. We need numbers early so please get in touch as soon as possible.


January 19 Insurance and Medical Care in Thailand Seminar

at Wako Bakehosted by Rapid Lean Thai Language – 9am until 12 noon - Yes, it's boring but being insured in the case of a serious accident or illness is necessary. Or can you "self-insure"? All the questions you may have about insurance and medical care in Thailand, and more that you didn't know to ask. Hosted by Insurance Expert, Craig McAvinue from Tenzing Pacific and Gary Orman from Thailand Mentor - we will discuss the kinds of accidents or illnesses that are likely to beset you, how the emergency services and hospitals work, how much it all costs and how to make a claim:

January 19 / 20 Villa Virtuosa Presents Sultry Swinging Shanghai. 

A night of colourful cabaret in Old Shanghai in the 1930’s. With adventurers, mobsters and sing-song girls. A decadent fusion of East and West. TICKETS 400 baht. Saturday Night only few tickets left!!!  We do not sell tickets at the door. Because of limited seats we kindly ask you to pay for your seats in advance. There is no dress code for this event. Be yourself or dress outrageously, up to you. You need some help with the perfect look? Then come early and visit the East-West Fusion Makeover Booth (200 baht at the booth, no reservation needed, just come early). Please  contact

January 19 Bond Woman’s Festival at Promenada 

A day to celebrate women! A full day festival of events: We will have different tracks of workshops and events going at the same time during the day, including: women entrepreneurship, business masterminds, women empowerment sessions, yoga, and zumba. From 7PM onward, it's completely a music festival, with a line-up of all female DJs!.


January 19 Bond Women’s Festival at Promenada Asia's first women-led festival

is coming to Chiang Mai; a day to celebrate women. A full day festival of events! The festival will have workshops and events going on across the day including: women entrepreneurship, business masterminds, women empowerment sessions, yoga and zumba. The mission of this women-led festival is to celebrate women empowerment, entrepreneurship and expression. From 11am until midnight. Men are invited and encouraged to join in! For further information and tickets Bond Women’s Festival is all about bringing women together to make a difference and to ensure Chiang Mai is a place where women are inspired and empowered. https://bondwomensfestival.comFrom 7PM onward The Bond Women’s Festival is a music and dance festival, with an awesome line-up of all-female DJ’s!

January, 20  “Oriental Garden” premium Chinese Buffet at Holiday Inn Chiang Mai

 – from 11.30am until 2.30pm  only 850 baht net per person, selection of authentic premium quality dishes to a variety of delectable Dim Sum to Crispy Roasted Peking duck features Japanese station, hot dishes, A la Carte of your choice and desserts. Elite card members get 15% discount for reservations call 053-275-300 ext river terrace

January, 20 -26 Chiang Mai University Graduation week at Holiday Inn Chiang Mai

– Congrats CMU graduating student with promotion on dinner buffets (every dinner buffets) Free 1 person after purchase of 4!! Elite card members get 15% discount for reservations call 053-275-300 ext river terrace

January 21 – 25 The Woke Folks Festival

– includes workshops, yoga, musical events, wellness talks etc etc -  it is an inclusive space for people of all cultures and colors to be unapologetically themselves. They believe that education, creation, and compassionate communication will light the way forward. The Festival is held within the city of Chiang Mai: a 700 year old kingdom steeped in consciousness, culture, and creativity. To check out the schedule, to buy tickets or more

January 22 Travel Club at Food 4 Thought Sudjai Alley

– meets at 7pm  Derek Workman was a travel writer for twenty years, contributing to magazines such as The Smithsonian online, Finnair and easyJet Magazines, guidebook writer, designer of magazines and travel brochures, and producer/publisher of the digital magazine, Chiang Mai uncovered. In this short talk he dips into his large photographic archive of travels in Europe, Morocco and Asia, scattered with anecdotes of a travel writer’s life.

January 23 – 27 Marco’s Kitchen at Shangri La Hotel 

- A unique journey through northern Italian cuisine. Indulge in a unique culinary journey by savouring northern Italian flavors, skillfully blended by Michelin star-rated chef, Marco Stabile, from Ora Daria restaurant in Florence, Italy. Don't miss this one-of-its-kind opportunity to enjoy the most genuine Italian cuisine, through mouthwatering 4-course and 6-course menus with selected paired wines. 23 January – 27 January 2019 Lunch: 11.30am to 2.30pm
THB 1,388++ per person / Dinner: 6pm to 10pm THB 1,888++ per person Advance reservation is required. Please call (6653) 253 888 or email to make a reservation.

January 23 The 1st Heuriger in Chiang Mai at Imperial Mae Ping Hotel

 - Celebration of 150 years of Friendship between Thailand and Austria Buffet & Drinks Austrian and Thai specialties free flow soft drinks and selection of Austrian wines. Austrian Music Original Tyrolean "Brass Band" Starting 5:30 pm Ticket price THB 1,190.- Incl. Buffet, free flow soft drinks and 2 glasses of wine (For TAS Members THB 990.-) Group price Table of 8 for only THB 7,920.- (THB 990.-) For TAS Members additional 2 bottles of Austrian wine.  Kids under 6 years free/12 years THB 500.-  For more information please contact
+66 (0) 615180406


January 24 Paul & Nops Dining Out Group goes to Lert Ros 

– Thai BBQ place known for its fish – meet at 7pm For information, reserve and give number in your party or to be put on the mailing list send an e-mail to Reservations and cancellations must be received by 8:00 PM the evening before the event. 

January 25 Ladies Sparkling Night at Le Meridien 

– from 7.30pm until midnight - Latitude 18 presents Ladies Sparkling Night “All White Party”. Kick off the year with one of the coolest party in town. Come dressed in your best stunning white outfit and enjoy live DJ + sparkling cocktails to heat up your Friday Night.  Just for ladies! Get a bottle of sparkling wine free  when come early with a group of 05 or more
and share your pictures with #LMSparkling *Limited offers for 04 groups only. Sparkling cocktails, beers, wines are available at your choice at THB 150 net. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact 053 253 666 or

January 25 Charity Concert featuring M Yuenchon Sombatthep

together with Heart Suttipong Thadpitakkul at Siripanna Villa Resort and Spa. M Yuenchon Sombatthep will perform cover songs of Suthep Wongkamhaeng. Wongkamhaeng’s style of music is known as Luk Krung (he is a crooner). He is best known for his songs “Luk Kom pà” (Orphan), “Rak kunh Kai laen” (I’d Have Loved You Now), and “Jai pi” (My Heart).  The concert will be held on the lawn from 5:00 pm onwards. Ticket Price 1,500 /1,000 Baht includes Kad Mua Reception (Northern Style food) Contact for buy ticket Mobile Phone: 081-6123881 or add Line ID: tungyabalay / 0816123881

January 25- 27 Chiang Mai Tattoo Festival at  Chiang Mai Hall Central Airport 

- The 2nd edition of The International Chiangmai Tattoo Fest, Tattoo Convention, the most exciting, anticipated and resoundingly successful celebration of body art in the world. Over 150 tattoo artists around the globe to join our convention from the last year sush as, Sabado the crazy tattooing, Shige Yellowblaze, Uncle Allan, Dong Dong, Guy letattooer, Matt Hekensho, Hori Yo Taiwan etc... bring this year fun, enjoy with the Fest again!

January 25 Italasia at Kantary Hills 

–  join us for complimentary wines poured from 5pm until 8pm –  on Fridays Wines of Australia (celebrate Australia Day) Billi Billi Pinot Gris Mount Langi Ghiran/ Chardonnay Yarra Valley Yering Station / Pinot Noir Yarra Valley Yering Station / DJL Shiraz  Xanadu / Cliff Edge Cabernet Sauvinon Mount Langi Ghiran  – for reservation T: 081 987 4254 E:

January 25 Film Night at Alliance Francaise 

– starts 8pm DANS LA BRUME (2017) de Daniel Roby avec Romain Duris, Olga Kurylenko Fantine Harduin, Michel Robin, Anna Gaylor, 89 mn, Eng. Sub. Mathieu will stop at nothing to get his 11 year-old daughter Sarah out of the   hermetic chamber she lives in since she was born, struck by a childhood illness. Suddenly, an earthquake hits Paris. A deadly fog seeps out of the earth. Panic spreads across the city. Mathieu and Sarah's mother Anna are among the few survivors who find refuge on the rooftops and upper floors of the tallest buildings. But they have to leave Sarah in her bubble to escape to the top floor…


Fourth Year Anniversary Celebration - 5-10 pm -Not to be missed -. Lanna style buffet dinner - Live DJ music - Fashion show with elegant models - Dance performances by the Faculty of Fine Art, University of Chiang Mai - Exhibition of latest paintings by award-winning master artist Veerachan Usahanum - Cash bar. Dress Theme: Dress to Impress Ticket price 1000 baht per person. Bookings via or phone Katai on 083-318-4855


January 26 Skål Chiang Mai at Oxygen 

- SKAL will be holding a special lunch meeting at the fabulous Oxygen Dining Room at X2 Riverside Chiang Mai o January 26 at 12 noon. The restaurant is headed by Michelin-starred chef Nicolas Isnard and the meal by their recently awarded Thailand Iron Chef winner executive chef Alexandre Demard,  this is going to be an amazing experience. Please be sure and sign up online only, the deadline is Friday January 25 at 12 noon. Skål members are 800 baht and guests are 1000 baht, free flow wine will be 500 baht. Oxygen is here:

January 26 Australia Day celebration at Yummy Pizza, 

with the Aussie John band and great Aussie tucker, give aways and raffles, bring your friends and join us in an Australian celebration of our national holiday , you’ll love our Aussie culture and antics Australia day menu includes Pork Sausages 140B/ Pork and Lamb sausages 160B / Meat pies 180B (with mash and mushy peas) / BBQ pork ribs  250B / Lammingtons  60B /Aussie burger  190B /Lamb steaks 280B And cheese & Vegemite sandwiches 50B, starts 5pm till late. Reservations on 0801222561


January 26 Charity Concert at Four Seasons Resort

  is proud to present an evening of classical music – Crossing Over – as part of its annual charity programme. ‘Crossing Over’ is a series of concerts that step over musical boundaries, performed by leading artists from Japan and Thailand and the January 2019 concert tour schedule includes Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Phuket and Bangkok. For the first time in Thailand, Japanese star, accordion artiste Kanako Kato, will join leading Thai violin virtuoso Dr Tasana Nagavara to present a unique sound of a chromatic accordion together with the violin – a combination very rarely performed in Thailand. The evening’s entertainment commences at 5:30 pm and is priced at THB 990 nett including refreshment. All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Numpon Orphanage House in Sansai District. Tickets are available for purchase at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai by contacting us at +66 53 298 181 or E-mail

January 26 World Buffet Of The Month @ Le Crystal Restaurant

 With the prices 1,400 Baht net per person include glass of welcome drink, free flow soft drink and coffee or selection of fine teas and 2,200 Baht net per person for the buffet with free flow of selected wine, include with welcome drink soft drink coffee or selection of fine teas.  The buffet starts 6.30 till 10.00 pm, And enjoy our house wine at only 220 net per glass available during  world buffet only  for more information or reservation please contact 053 218 059, 053 218 060 or 084 177 6599 , email: ,, FB:

January 26 Flower by The Road at Old Chiang Mai Cultural Center 

– by The Gate Theater – 7pm until 9pm The Back Gate Group Reader's Theater invites the audience to use their imaginations as they listen to the new play by local playwright, Michael Mish. With all the attendant hiccups and fumbles that spring from abject fear, Logan and Anne bravely venture where no human has ventured before: relationship hyperspace. Their two best friends watch with amusement as their dance mimics the nearly predictable phases of modern romance. Will they manage to exit love's push/pull hamster wheel, or will they move beyond the courtship and "infantile needs" phase? A cleverly written contemporary romantic comedy by local author, singer and playwright Michael Mish, Flower by the Road, will be a Reader’s Theater Presentation. Tickets available at the door only, 200 baht. Box Office opens at 6:00 pm. Arrive early and bring a friend!

January 26 Gypsy Mojo Pool Party at Deejai Chiang Mai,

 Rachamankha Road – 2pm onwards -  Funk, Gypsy & Weird Global House Music Gypsy Mojo gets Wet @ Dee Jai Garden !!! ** Grab your Mankini & get too the Pool ** Line-up: Tiki Tango Chaz Brujo Kunturi DJ Jeremy Abeer Sheikh DJ I Lost My Keys
** Art Coloboration by “Jai Thep Festival” **

January 26 Moving Forward Mini Marathon at Royal Flora Ratchapruek 

– 4am – 12 noon - The New Concept presents a mini marathon to raise fund for medical equipment for Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital.

January 26 The Unsettled Dust

– Asian Short Film Festival at Asian Culture Station The film festival gathers works from 12 artists and filmmakers from various parts of Asia, including China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. While presenting a diversified discussion of the various simplified interpretations and representations of the living situations and experience, social issues and hidden mentalities of different localities in Asia, the festival aims to portray a honest and multifaceted perspective of Asian contemporary life that bring to the fore the daily lives of commoners under the influence of globalization and westernization. 7pm until 9pm

January 26/27 Astrophotography Workshop

at Chiang Mai House of Photography -

January 26 Chiang Mai Jazz Festival at Promenada Chiang Mai 

– sponsored by Bangkok Airways – featuring Takahiro Miyazaki, Mitch Frohman, The Steve Cannon Soulet, Swing Kings, The Merry Jean, Del Ritmo and Papa Pao Ticket price 750thb available at all Rimping Supermarkets. Also available on line  Special for Bangkok Airways members and customers get a discount up to 20% (Some of the C.M.J.F.2019 proceed will be donated to "Suandok Hospital Foundation" for helping the destitute patients.)

January 26 – Medical Qi Gong open class,

at Bodhi Tree café 2,Ratchadamnoen Road, Soi 5, Chiang Mai: 10:00 am to 12:00 - Come and be introduced to our practice that reconnects with body wisdom. Venez vous reconnecter à l’intelligence de votre corps. Cette pratique d’apaisement, d’équilibre et de vitalité s’adresse à tous ceux qui souhaitent devenir acteur de leur santé et prendre de l’âge en confiance.Free (donation). Information &

January 26 – February 10 Chiang Mai Photographic Group’s 11th Annual Exhibition

 The Chiang Mai Photographic Group have announced that their 11th annual exhibition will be held at Central Airport Plaza from January 26th through February 10th. This year’s exhibition will feature a diversified collection of over 100 framed, large format color, as well as black and white photographic images. Taken by 25 member photographers from around the world who are based in Chiang Mai, this display will show their exceptional creative eye for every artistic taste.


anuary 27 The Merry Jean live at The Mellowship

 8pm until midnight - The merry jean is a Jazz-Funk band from Tokyo, Japan. The band consists of Yuki Nakao(dr), Rena Yagihashi(sax), Karen Kikuchi(keys), Bungo Nakamatsu(gt), Tong Flames(bs) . The band has been active since 2014 and had chances to play at Jazz festivals around Tokyo. for bookings or reservation check out their facebook page or call 053-908-858 or 098-750-1444


January 27 Sunday Brunch at Akaligo Dhara Dhevi 

– 12 noon until 3pm – 1800thb ++ Grill, Steak, Alaska king crab, sashimi, foie gras, tiger prawn, free flow fruit juice : apple, Orange and much much more – for reservations or further info call 053-888-888

January 29 “It's Not Just About Money:

Thai-Farang Marriages and Intimate Relationships” - A talk by Patcharin Lapanun – 7.30pm at Informal Northern Thai Group at Alliance Francaise Charoen Prathet Road

January 30 John Mayer Tribute and the Blues Connection

-Where the Light is- at The Mellowship – Ibis Hotel (corner of Huay Kaew Road and Canal Road) 8pm until midnight – for bookings or reservation check out their facebook page or call 053-908-858 or 098-750-1444

January 30  The Role of Japan and Social Society Movement

in Greater Mekong Subregion at the Faculty of Political Science & Public Adminstration Chiang Mai University – 9.30am until noon by Prof. Dr. Satoru Matsumoto, Hosei University. In collaboration with: - The Japan Foundation - The Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration, Chiang Mai University - The Japanese Studies Center, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University * Free of Charge * The medium is English.

January 31 Magic Theatre Monthly Poetry Reading at Meeting Room Art Café,

 Charoenrat Road (next to the walking bridge) 7pm -  We are delighted to host featured readers Gilly Welling and Jon Massmann. Open mic afterwards (one poem, sign up on the night). You are welcome to share original work or the work of others in any language as long as it is credited. We look forward to witnessing your magic! This is a free event but we hope you will contribute to the space or reading by making a drink or book purchase at the event.


February 1 – 4  FLOWER FESTIVAL 2019 

– there is usually a parade on Saturday (February 2) from the Governors Mansion at Nawarat bridge – up Thapae Road to Thapae Gate then clockwise outside the moat to Suan Balk Haad (garden on the south west corner of the moat). There are many stalls in and around Suan Baak Haad between February 1 - 4


February 1 – 4  Jai Thep Festival 2019

at Lanna Rock Garden Get tickets at


February 2 Klee Bho "Tales of Taenagu" Debut Album Launch at Thapae East 

– Venue for Creative Arts – 8.30pm until 11pm - Taenagu/Vocal : Natthawut Thuraworn Bass : Kitipong Posawas Saxophone : Aekchai tepraksa Djembe : Nakrob Nuengklang Pin : Nattapong Napong To attend just bring a book donation. If you have many books you can send them to Baan Phati, 200 Moo 4, Tambon Baan Chan, Galyani Vadhana District, Chiang Mai 58130 We will sort them there.



Take a culinary journey of discovery with delectable French Oysters and Snow Crabs followed by gourmet Foie Gras, grilled specialties cooked to order, premium Italian Cold Cuts, 13 European Cheeses and more. Reserve in advance and receive a complimentary glass of Champagne upon arrival and a half Canadian Lobster prepared alla Siciliana Style. Time: 11:30 - 15:00 Price: THB 1,999 net per person, Champagne at THB 1,999 per bottle and THB 999 per glass. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact +66 53 253 299 or send an email to


February 3 Dine in Style at Villa Virtuosa

 - A private dining club for people who love to cook and/or dine in a stylish ambiance. Enjoy an excellent 3 course dinner among gourmets. Every month another club member is the Chef the Cuisine who prepares a theme based 3 course menu (assisted by other club members if needed). Villa Virtuosa provides semiprofessional cookware and classy tableware with decorations according to the theme of the evening. Frequency: every 1st Sunday of the month, starting on 3 February 2019. Number of guests: minimum 12, maximum 24 (including the chef). Costs: 350 < baht + a bottle of wine/liquor that fits the theme. Please  contact


February 4 Usher in Prosperity at China Kitchen, Shangri La Hotel

- Welcome the year of the Pig with your family and loved ones and enjoy authentic Szechuan cuisine, skillfully handcrafted by our award-winning Chinese master chef at China Kitchen. Prosperity Chinese Set Menu at Grand Ballroom, Level 2 from 6 pm until Midnight THB 2,688net per person (included tea and soft drink) • Reservations must be made in advance.• Please call (66 53) 253 888 or email to make a reservation //5 to 10 February 2019 A La carte Selection at China Kitchen Lunch: 11.30 am. to 2.30 pm. Dinner: 6 pm. to 10 pm.



The Service 1921 Lawn, Anantara from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Gong Xi Fa Cai!  Chinese New Year is the perfect occasion to reunite with beloved families and friends. Welcome the Year of the Pig with a sumptuous family-style feast specially created by our renowned Chinese chef. Enjoy a fabulous set-menu dinner of mouth-watering and delightful authentic signature Chinese Szechuan dishes, with free-flow Chang Draught Beer, soft drinks and Chinese tea. While savouring the lavish dining experience by the Ping River, watch the Dragon Show and live CCTV coverage from China. THB 10,888++ per table of 4 persons THB 12,888++ per table of 6-8 persons THB 16,888++ per table of 10 persons (maximum) All prices are subject to 10% service charge and applicable government taxes. Reservation is recommended at least 1 day in advance for this highly exclusive event. For more information and reservations, please contact Anantara Chiang Mai Resort at tel: +66 (0) 53 253 333 or e-mail:

February 5 Chinese New Year

– usually festivities are around Warrarot Market /Kad Luang – approx 9am… previous years there has been a parade from Thapae Gate to Wararot Market starting at 8am…


February 7 - 16 Pirates of Chemotherapy at AUA language Centre 

– by The Gate Theater - Pirates of Chemotherapy by Paul Schutte and directed by Toni Cacioppo, will run February 7-9, 14-16 at AUA Auditorium. This dramatic comedy is about six women who share a diagnosis of breast cancer, all of whom are in various stages of treatment, recovery, and remission. They bond and band together in touching and often hilarious support of one another, pledging to live life to the fullest. Tickets available at more info contact

February 10 FERC Fundraiser at River Market Restaurant 

3.30pm – 6.30pm – Foundation for the Education of Rural Children presents Afternoon Tea for Education  and Silent Auction – canapés, assorted sandwiches, savory snacks, cakes coffee tea live music – 950thb per person. Silent auction includes 5 star hotel stays, river cruises, restaurant and café vouchers, etc etc – there will also be an iPad raffle and lucky draws – for your ticket or further info contact Marc 093-515-9585 – or Celeste - or Al at


February 14 – 17 Valentine’s Day at Favola Celebrate unforgettable evening with our five-course authentic Italian set dinner for lovebirds and a bottle of wine to surprise your special one.05-course set dinner for a couple is at THB3,980 net inclusive of a bottle of wine. For single dinner, enjoy at THB1,990 net per person with 02 glasses of wine. A la carte is available after Valentine’s night. Special offer from 14 until 17 February 2019 only. *On Valentine’s night, only specially prepared 05-course set menu is available. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact +66 53 253 299or


February 17 Sustainable Living Fair at Free Bird Café 

Sirimangkalajarn Soi 9 – hosted by My Best Life CNX - Featuring: Vegan, sustainable food demos and samples /Pre Loved Charity Shop Fashion Show / Gifts, crafts, upcycled products / Bulk food, teas, dry goods / Products to help you produce less waste / Traditional Music – for sponsorship – volunteers or further info 




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Citylife is Hiring! We are looking for a native English speaking Deputy Editor to join our ever-growing publication and media house. Applicants need to be able to write and edit well, be savvy with new media and Thai Language skills are desirable. Required Skills A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in English language or related fields / Impeccable written communication skills / High level editing skills Fluent in English / Basic or advanced Thai language ability / Motivated, and a self-starter in the workplace / Able to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines at any one time / Multi-cultural understanding and empathy to other worldviews / Experience with new media and online SEO based marketing is a plus / Please send your CV, a cover letter and expected salary to

ADVANCE NOTICE – OPEN FOR REGISTRATION NOW - Sketching Chiang Mai with instructor Amy D’Apice Tuesdays, 9:00 am-12:00 pm September 4-October 2 (five week course) Sketching is a powerful way to “see” and experience the world. This dynamic five week course teaches students to record their impressions and visions on paper. Working at a new location each week, the goal is to see and remember details by creating drawings that are free, loose, and interpretive. For all levels. Materials: Session 1 will include an in-depth discussion regarding materials. The cost will range from 200-500 baht depending on student preferences. No need to bring anything on the first day. Cost: 2,500 baht for 5 sessions. Register: Questions:


ADVANCE NOTICE  September 2 PR Run 2018 at Chiang Mai University - Radio Club Chiang Mai - Lamphun Together with the Public Relations Office, District 3, Chiang Mai And Chiang Mai University September 1, 2018 at Sala Angkola, Chiang Mai University 09.00 - 19.00 Registration for jogging and shirt numbers September 2 at 6am Mini Marathon 10km  // 6.15am fun run 4km.

ADVANCE NOTICE –September 16  Run for Heart for Nakornping Hospital – at Chiang Mai International Convention Center – fun run + mini marathon – 10 km - 400 THB - 6:00 am //3 km - 400 THB - 6:05 am register Saturday, 15 September 2018 From 13.00 to 20.00, receive the Run4Heart NKP Hospital 2018 at the convention center. Sunday, September 16, 2018 05.40 am runner 10km check in at the start point Show for warmth 05.50 hrs. 06.00 am release mini marathon 10 km At 6:05 am, the teeth run 3 km.

REGISTER NOW  September 23 Mini Marathon at Royal Flora Ratchapruek– 5am until 10am – organized by the Faculty of Medicine Mahidol University in collaboration with 6 other facilities – fun run 3.5km / mini marathon 10km -  350thb per person – all applicants will have a shirt and afterwards a winning medal – for further details 053-935-609

Bangkok Hospital Let’s get “Healthy Together” - details on various check-up and health screening packages with special prices from our clinics will be given at this event. This includes InBody composition, Abdominal ultrasound, Exercise stress test, Gastroscopy and colonoscopy with moderate sedation, and many different types of vaccines. For every purchase of 4,000 THB, a customer can enter the lucky draw once. The biggest prize is Zoom Whitening package from Dental clinic (13,000 THB) Not only exhibition booths from our clinics, but also small talks with doctors in these following topics; How to be healthy perfectly by Anti-aging clinic, The dangerous of belly fat by nutritionist, A variety of physical therapy by Rehabilitation Clinic, Preventing a stroke by Neuroscience Center, Sleep apnea by Neuroscience Center. All special price packages will be available for purchase every day during 11 July – 30 September 2018 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. For more information, please call 1719 (24hrs)




Every day
Chiang Mai Photo Workshops run by Kevin+Pansa Landwer-Johan for individuals or small groups (max 4 people) any day of the year. Kevin has 30+ years as a professional photographer and loves teaching. He teaches more mostly on the how to technical things where Pansa will show you how to put more feeling into your photography. They make a great team. They will teach you how to get the most from your camera! Please check out their website for full details. and Trip Advisor to read glowing reviews customers have left them. Email: inquiry@chiangmaiphotoworkshops.comCall: 093 184 8746 Please check our website first. CLICK HERE to check out my online photography courses

Bridge Club of Chiang Mai We hold bridge games on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Also on Sundays (November to February) All days start at 1.30 pm, with registration to be before 1.15 pm. We play at the "Oak Tree" which is on Canal Road, just north of the Phucome traffic lights, in the large air-conditioned room which is behind the main building. For further information please consult our web-site:

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening, 6.30-8.00pm: Yoga class in InnerLife Yoga Studio Chiang Mai. Different teachers, all levels. Interested? You will find us on FB: InnerLife Yoga Studio; or call Lek, 083 515 0055. InnerLife Yoga Studio, Baan Wangtan, A. Hangdong, Chiang


Food, weight, eating issues?
Our group, OA (Over-eaters Anonymous), offers an effective means of combating compulsive eating. OA is a non-religious support group focusing on spiritual growth of the Twelve Step. There are no dues or fees. We are self-supporting through nominal member donations. Anyone seeking to end compulsive eating is welcome. We meet each Monday at 4pm at the Nakorn Ping Condominium on Huay Kaew Road (opposite Shell Gas Station), in the 12-Steps room on the ground floor. Contact: 087-579-0755

Monday Night Quiz Night at The Pub Huay Kaew Road - Starts 8pm All Welcome The quiz is teams of 2.  20 baht each to enter,winning -team takes the entry money. 

Outdoor ball hockey Monday and Thursday evenings at Futsal Heaven south of Chiang Mai University. From 7.30 – 9.30pm.For more information visit

Monday - Chiang Mai Hash House Harriers, male-only (mixed group on Thursday and Saturday) - social cross country running group (all abilities), The bus for this group leaves at 3:30 from near McDonalds.  You can identify the hashers who are standing around in front of McDonalds before this carrying bags and wearing HHH shirts.  Come along and make yourself known - we have beer! :)  Details on:

MUSIC TUESDAYS @ My Secret Cafe In Town 7pm - 10pm. Each week we showcase 2 artists/groups. We are on a mission to create a civilised music night in a relaxed and comfortable environment with a great and affordable bar menu. We find and showcase the most talented and creative musicians in Chiang Mai and hope to grow a scene that encourages and rewards individuality. We have happy hour everyday from 5pm - 7pm!! See you there!

Christ-Centered Meditation—Tuesday mornings, 9:30–11:00, at Seven Fountains Jesuit Retreat Center on Huay Kaew Road in the Pierre Favre Chapel. Informal meditation on a short passage from the life or teachings of Jesus. We use the lectio divina method of reading and silent reflection, sometimes with questions for guidance, and a time of optional sharing. Our purpose is simply to spend time quietly in the presence of Jesus. No experience is necessary, and everyone is welcome.

Chiang Mai Geeks - The Chiang Mai Computer Club:   Meets every Tuesday at River Market 1 pm to 2:30 pm. It is open to computer users of all skill levels. Contact us at

On the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month  Chiang Mai International Rotary Club meets at  Hong Kong Lucky Restaurant 5/8 Soi 7,Ratchadamnoen Road (Soi opposite downtown central police station inside the moat of the old city:  see The meeting starts at 7:00 pm. Members, visiting Rotarians and invited guests are welcome to gather at 6:00 pm for social time and to enjoy a set menu meal of Hong Kong favorites. The cost is 300 Baht per person by prior reservation.  Make reservations with tablecaptain@cmirotary.orgPLEASE NOTE: Prior dinner reservations require payment if you do not cancel before noon on day of the meeting. Coffee and tea are served during the meeting and visiting Rotarians and invited guests are asked to contribute 100 Baht to cover this expense. The restaurant reserves parking spaces at the restaurant for people attending the Rotary meeting. Please come in and notify the staff you need to park and they will remove parking barriers.  For more information about Rotary and the Chiang Mai International Rotary Club club visit or email

Chiang Mai Lawn Bowls Club at Big Tree Bistro, Tong Kai village near Night Safari. There will be a weekly competition on Tuesday morning at 8am Bowlers at all levels are welcome. Tong Kai Bowling League will be on Sundays at 5pm for local people from Tong Kai. For further information

Salsa Night at Warm Up Nimmanhaemindha Road – from 8pm – 9pm Dance lesson – followed by free dancing – PRIVATE ROOM – 150thb entry (includes 1 free drink)

Every Tuesday Weekly Mindfulness–Awareness Meditation Gathering by the Asian Center for Applied Mindfulness (ACAM) at Traidhos in Mae Rim. Open House Tuesday afternoons from 15:15 - 16:15 introduction to mindfulness–awareness meditation and opportunity to connect with other practitioners. Group meditation practice, occasional talk by a teacher from ACAM and brief discussion. Meditation instruction provided. Meditate in a supportive setting and learn about how to apply mindfulness to everyday life. Bring your friends! About ACAM:  About Traidhos: Contact us by email at: 


Every Wednesday at Green Cup Cafe and Gallery, coffee drinkers can Buy 1 and get 1 Free. Even more than a range of fine coffee choices, there are great cakes and pastries to fill up that empty spot in the tummy. Have you tried a Greenenergizer??? that is a yummy ice cream treat made with seven nutritious proteins --all not from animal protein. Then its A Whapow for you in two tropical flavors. Green Cup Cafe located at Star Avenue 3 Lifestyle Mall (behind big Mac Donald's near Chiang Mai Land) on Mahidol Road. Tel. 053 275011.

Chiang Mai Community House every Wednesday  in Pong Noi Creative Writing Write-in – dinner / social time 5.30pm / write-in begins at 6.30pm for further info check out their facebook page chiang mai community house or
Free: Language Exchange CM is where people go to learn/practice other languages and help others learn/practice their own language(s). We meet at Cube7 starting at 7pm every Wednesdayand Saturday. กิจกรรมแลกเปลี่ยนภาษาเชียงใหม่ แลกเปลี่ยน ถาม-ตอบ หลากหลายคำถามทางภาษากิจกรรมจะมีทุกวันพุธและวันเสาร์ตั้งแต่เวลา 1 ทุ่มจนถึง 5 ทุ่ม ที่ Cube7 迈交换语言   们是学新的语言也可以帮你学我的语言。比如我是泰国人现在学中文我可以教你泰文。
们每周三和周六在 Cube7 晚上七点见。
WEDNESDAY 19:00 - ~22:00 SATURDAY 19:00 - ~22:00