Ongoing events in Bangkok
NYLON Thailand, in partnership with Lido Connect and FWD, brings the beat up in Bangkok with the return of the silent disco party—a music party in which everyone is wearing wireless headphones, making the whole space remain silent from an outsider’s view. But it’s not just all that. The headphones allow you to switch the channel to groove to the beats by three different deejays: DAOKANONG (STARGAZER), DUDESWEET DJ NOTE and MONSTER P—all spinning different tempos at the same time. The October party is themed pre-Halloween, so make sure you wear spooky makeups and don Halloween clothes! Ready to party now?
Ratchada Night Market hotspot Sorry, I'm gay is hosting a party, featuring two Japanese spinmasters DJ Takamichi and DJ Goro who will be turning up some high quality disco and house for your Sunday night.
Bust out your black tie and stiffen up those upper lips. One of the country’s grandest performance festivals returns for its 21st year with a lineup of world-class opera, symphony concerts, and stage shows from around the world. The festival kicks off hot with two classic operas, Turandot and Rusalka, as performed by the award-winning Ekaterinburg Opera Theatre from Russia. Other highlights of this year's edition include Swan Lake by Kremlin Ballet, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo from New York, and two shows of Lady Zhaojun, a contemporary interpretation of a classic story about one of China's legendary ancient beauties. This is your chance to witness the most exceptional talents from all over te globe covering the classical and contemporary performance arts.
The third edition of SEAFIC Open House public event that features free screenings, panels, talks, meet and greets, and live pitching to develop filmmakers from the whole region and beyond. This time, the event shall take place at Alliance Française Bangkok from 26-28 October. Highlights include Panel Discussion with experts from each of the major movie organizations around the world including Cinefondation (France), Locarno Open Door (Switzerland), HAF (Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum) to talk about movies from Southeast Asia and the situation of film festivals around the world. Also, an open fair that registered filmmakers can meet with the world’s top international organizations such as Produire au Sud, Locarno Open Doors, Purin Pictures, Busan Asian Film School, Busan International Film Festival, White Light Post and more on the same day. While a free screening of the Thai premiere of Women Of The Weeping River (2016), which won Best Picture at QCinema International Film Festival 2016, will hold on October 27 plus a group talk with director Sheron Dayoc about script development and fundraising of the film. For more information please visit their website.
The dark and controversial pieces of famed Japanese manga artist, Shintaro Kago, are still on show at Code Corner. Kago is best known for blending eroticism and psychedelia in his illustrations, most of which are known to evoke both discomfort and fascination in his viewers.
Concert promoter Have You Heard? joins forces with Scene Seen Space and Fungjai for the second run of this alternative international music festival. Expect something exciting—last year they brought in The Vaccines, DEAN, Miami Horror, PREP, and Sunflower Bean. For its second edition, the festival will be held for 2 days. The first phrase line-up has just annouced with Bombay Bicycle Club, The Horrors, The Drums, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Badbandnotgood, Swim Deep, Cuco, Benny Sings, Cosmo’s Midnight, abd Pomrad. Stay tuned for more updates on the headliners.
Keep your eyes peeled for our biggest event of this year! This November—15-24, to be precise, Time Out Bangkok, with support from Tourism Authority of Thailand, will bring back Awakening Bangkok, a glorious spectacle that will light up in the historic Charoenkrung quarter, illuminating the district’s most iconic attractions—from Grand Postal Building and Prince Theater to O.P. Place and Warehouse 30—with state-of-the-art lighting installations. Watch this space for more details.
Legendary ’90s boy band Backstreet Boys are heading to Bangkok for their DNA World Tour, claimed to be their biggest global outing after 18 years. Book your ticket now to get the chance to sing along to your favorite teen anthems, including “Quit Playing Games With My Heart” and “I Want It That Way,” plus tracks from their latest album DNA.
SIWILAI CITY CLUB introduces their latest music-focused project 'SIWILAI Invites' this Oct 25 by inviting Alex Barck, one of the members of an esteemed music Collective from Berlin, Jazzanova, to takeover the deck.
Music collective Karma Klique is introducing a brand new edition to its event series Karma Koncrete. The 10-hour warehouse party will be held at the industrial space at About Studio, featuring amazing sound system, mesmerizing visuals and installations across two floors of the warehouse. The outdoor courtyard will be packed with food trucks and cocktail bars. The lineup, which is yet to be reaveled, will feature four international artists along with a number of talented local artists. Stay tuned for more updates. Karma Klique also offers a Double Trouble pack for Karma Koncrete and Karma Kruise 6.0 for only B1,600/early bird. Check out this link to learn more.