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Mini Sound and Light show

The District Officer for Chiang Mai Mr. Adisorn Kamnerdsiri, joins the models in front of the monument after the show. (Photos courtesy of City-Now!)

A Mini sound and light show was held at 3 Kings Monument on Sunday, September 23, 2012. Attended by the District Officer and Deputy Mayors for Chiang Mai the show drew a crowd of onlookers from the nearby Sunday Walking Street Market.

The performance featured a fashion show of contemporary hill tribe and Lanna design as well as traditional performances of the story of the founding of Chiang Mai and the Lanna Kingdom.

The event, titled Noppaburi Sri Nakornping was organized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Chiang Mai office and was held in the early evening in front of the 3 Kings Monument. (Photos courtesy of CityNow!)

Traditionally clad dancers performed classic Lanna dances for the audience. (Photos courtesy of City-Now!)

CMU Art Center has a busy October

The work of Chiang Mai native Pornchai Chaima reflects his traditional way of life as a child.

The CMU Art Center is known for not only eclectic nature of its exhibitions but by the high quality produced by students, faculty and visiting artists. This month is no exception with the annual MADifesto presentation of media art that is running through October 7.

A retrospective of the works of Pornchai Chaima will be on display at the CMU Art Center from October 13-27.

Then from October 13-27 a retrospective exhibition by Pornchai Chaima entitled the Fifth Step to the Lanna Artist Way will feature the works of Doi Saket resident and Chiang Mai native Ai Pornchai. Most of his works reflect his traditional upbringing. The opening is on October 13 at 3:55 p.m.

Finally, the film “The Miracle of the Gifted Quarter-Since it is the Truth” will be screened at CMU Art Center on October 27. Organized by the Center for Japanese Studies, Faculty of Humanities, the work of independent film director Ms. Fumiko Irie follows the life of Katsuko Yamamoto, a Japanese teacher at a school for special needs children.

Yukie, a girl who had multiple sclerosis loved herself despite the disease. Her special message and promise makes people feel a desire to connect with others. The film encourages a feeling of gratitude for what we have and has been screened around the world to acclaim. or 053-218280.

Purely prints in Mae Rim

This monoprint is titled “Emotional Awareness”.

The Tita Gallery in Mae Rim is featuring the works of alumni artists from Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna at Wat Jet Yot. The brainchild project from a young group of artists, the exhibition features 50 print-pieces from young Thai artists. They formed a group making a series of charming woodcut prints, mono prints, dry points, lithograph, mezzotint, paper block prints, collage, silk screen, and cross-hybrid of all prints techniques. The most arresting work in this exhibition is not by any individual but is the ostensible spontaneity of the group conscience efforts.
The exhibition concludes October 4, so enjoy the drive, have a coffee when you get there and enjoy the diversity of works on display at Tita Gallery. 68 Mu 6 Rimtai Maerim. 05329 8373.

A woodcut, this print is titled “Time, memory, nature”.

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Mini Sound and Light show

CMU Art Center has a busy October

Purely prints in Mae Rim