Community Happenings

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The Community Happenings page is an opportunity for all clubs, galleries, businesses, hotels, restaurants and entertainment outlets to inform Chiang Mai Mail’s readers what new “happenings” are coming up.

Send us your happenings by email to: [email protected] The Community Happenings page is updated online every Wednesday and Saturday

 

Sunday

Friends of the Chiang Mai Music Festival: Achira Assawedechirat (Ken), piano. Sunday evening, April 3rd at 7.30pm. Santi School Of Music, Sirimangklanjan Soi 5, Suthep, Muang Chiang Mai: Tel: 053 224 344. seats at 300 baht for adults and 100 baht for students from JP: 084 868 1017 [email protected].

Playback Theatre at Sangdee; April 3, Location: Sangdee Gallery, Sirimankalajarn Soi 5 [email protected]

Monkey Club 10th Anniversary Party; April 3

Lecture: “The Mekong River: Protecting Biodiversity and Livelihoods”. Marty Bergoffen is a lawyer specializing in environmental issues. Sunday, April 10th, 2011, at 15.00. Dokmai Garden. Driving information: http://www.dokmaigarden.co.th/howtoget.php. 100 Baht, includes coffee, tea or Jiaogulan tea (Gynostemma pentaphyllum f. pentaphyllum (Cucurbitaceae)). To get a ticket for 100 Baht, please send an e-mail at least one day in advance to [email protected] VIP card holders and lifetime members have free access to the garden.

Division 1 Thailand League Football Competition: Tiger Lanna Chiang Mai FC play Suphan Buri FC. 6 PM. April 10, 700 years stadium. Tickets 80, 60, 40 and 30 baht.

Hash House Harriers : CH4 Mixed family hash runs every Sunday. Pick up point is The Hash Pub in Kampaengdin Road at 15.30. You can even bring the kids. Great running and fun with a few drinks after discover unseen Chiang Mai with residents and expats. Hash Pub phone 053-449695 or [email protected] or [email protected] or phone 0817241313.  http://hash-house-harriers.org/asm

Care for Dogs urgently needs both Thai and Western volunteers for their stall at the Sunday Walking Street Market, to help raise funds for the shelter’s ever-increasing needs. Volunteers will be selling Care for Dogs merchandise, collecting donations and spreading public awareness of Care for Dogs. [email protected]

The Baptist Group meeting for old-time worship and fellowship every Sunday morning at 11 am in the Grand View Hotel Chiangmai-Lampang road on superhighway.084 378 1440 [email protected]

Chiangmai Garden Fair: Every 3rd Sunday of the month Starting at 10.00am - 4.30pm. The Pub on Huay Kaew Road. 053-211550 to book a stall for 150 baht for the day.

Classical Music Night every Sunday at Sangdee Gallery. 7 PM. Sirimangkalajarn soi 5.

Dance Jam! A weekly Chiang Mai dance event open to all styles. Sundays from 5-7pm. Cat House Restaurant and Bar # 10 Soi 3 Sirimungkalajarn. Free. 'Dance Chiang Mai Group' on Facebook for more information.

Car boot sale: Open to all, gates open to sellers at 6.30 am until 2.30pm and entry to the public is from 8am to 3pm. Booth space available for community organizations. Every Sunday. 0808469916 (english) 0808469917 (thai or english). [email protected]

Free Meditation Instruction and Vegetarian Cooking Classes: The Master Ruma Foundation and Meditation Center in Baan Pong 9AM Group Meditation in the Light and Sound Method, Q&A for beginners, 11AM cooking class, followed by free vegetarian 5-course meal. Sundays at Praipanwana Resort on the Samoeng rd. 0878012117. [email protected].

Life drawing classes: Come to draw a nude picture with Oliver Fauchereau on every 1st and 3rd Sunday at 2 - 4 p.m. 500 baht per person and 300 baht for students. Sangdee Gallery, Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5. www.sangdee.org

 

Monday  

Friends of the Chiang Mai Music Festival: Achira Assawedechirat (Ken), piano Monday evening April 4th at 7.30pm. Santi School Of Music, Sirimangklanjan Soi 5, Suthep, Muang Chiang Mai: Tel: 053 224 344. seats at 300 baht for adults and 100 baht for students from JP: 084 868 1017 [email protected]

The Gentleman’s Club: The Pub, first Monday of the month. Beer and a roast lunch. Info: 053-211-550, email [email protected]

The Chiang Mai International Women’s Book Club: English speaking book lovers. 7 p.m, last Monday of month. [email protected]

Hash House Harriers Monday Hash (Bi-weekly): Male only hash, presently, runs start @ 5.00 PM. Directions can be found on a notice board near the male toilet @ Number 1 Bar. Free bus to the run departs Number 1 Bar, Loi Kroh Soi [email protected] 4.00 PM. Dyke Converter on 0817241313. http://hash-house-harriers.org/asm

Theatre Playshop at Healing Light: Drop in sessions 250B, Mondays 6-7.30pm at Healing Light, Suk Kasame Rd (off Nimmanheiman Rd ).

Tuesday 

Chiang Mai Founders Day, April 12 6:30 AM. Celebrating the 715th year of the founding of Chiang Mai. Meet at Wat Chiang Mai (near the Red Cross) to make merit to King Mengrai then walk to Hor Prayha Mangrai to make merit & cultural performances.  Then to the Creative Urban Solutions Center: Chiangmai Learning Center a block east of Yupparaj School on Ratchwitee Road to have a public forum on "What we want Chiangmai to be when it celebrate its 720 years" (5 years from now. )  Lunch will follow, shared expenses. Dress in Lanna style is preferrable, but polite dress is OK too.

Chiang Mai Computer Club: meets Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at D'Lite Food and Bakery, directly across from Immigration. http://chiangmai-geeks.phpbb3now.com.

Quiz Night at The Olde Bell, 8.30 p.m. 087-811-9468, [email protected]

Alcoholics Anonymous: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. 084-485-0100, [email protected]

Open Mike night at North Gate Jazz Co-Op: every Tuesday. 10 p.m. Chang Puak Gate.

Dutch community in Chiang Mai: Evening get-together every 1st Tuesday of the month,

Hash House Harriers (Bi-weekly): Male only hash every other Tuesday at 5.00pm. Pick up point is Number 1 Bar, Loi Kroh Soi 1 at 4.00pm. Great running great fun and raise a beer with resident.  Dyke Converter on 0817241313. http://hash-house-harriers.org/asm

Rotary Club Chiang Mai West: Meets every Tuesday evening at the Amari Rincome Hotel at 7:30PM.  Meetings are dual language - English and Thai. For information email: [email protected] .

Wednesday  

Fighto Japan: We stand with you!- fundraiser organized by the CMU Faculty of Engineering. Donations to go CM Japan Consulate. 6-9 PM. March 30 at the Box, Nimman soi 5

Stone Metal Fire at Good View Restaurant: Metal band playing March 30. 053 241 866

Laos Secret War Movie Night coming to Chiang Mai  Wed 6th April 2011: After the huge success of Alaskan motorcycle evening last month at the Rider's Corner Bar & Restaurant, Chiang Mai, they are offering 2 rare documentary movies associated with the secret war in Laos 1964-1973. Bombies and The Most Secret Place On Earth. 200 baht buffet dinner at 6:30 PM. Movies start at 7:30 PM. 355 Moon Muang Rd. RSVP [email protected] or call 087 0481 787.

Line dancing lessons at Guitarman for free, every Wednesday, Loi Kroh road.

Quiz Night at the Garden Bar Lotus Hotel Chang Puak. Teams of 4 - if you cannot put a team together - come along and we will try to find you a team. categories this month include General knowledge, literature, the oscars,  current affairs, geography, disco music and 5 difficult questions. [email protected]

Co-dependants Anonymous: Support group for those having problems with healthy relationships with others. Every Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., Seven Fountains, 97 Huey Kaew Rd. 085-863-9898

The Royal British Legion, Chiang Mai. Social meetings 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month, 7 p.m. at The Olde Bell British Pub on Loi Khroh Road. Not just for UK ex-servicemen and women, but for anyone who supports the Legion’s aims and objectives. New members welcome.

Chiang Mai Chess Club: 7pm, Wednesdays, The Pub, on Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. John on 085-7109-926.

Open Mike Night at the UN Irish Pub every Wednesday, from 8.30 p.m. Instruments provided or bring your own, Lindsay on 089 523 1363.

Chiang Mai Friends: The last Wednesday of every month.. Delanna Hotel starts at 5.30pm, March 30.  www.delannahotel.com. [email protected], [email protected] or 053-206121

Indie Fusion Music at Sangdee Gallery. Every Wednesday from 7 -9 PM. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5. [email protected] 053-894-955.

Chiang Mai Photographic Group: Wednesdays at 7.00pm every fortnight in The Red Mango Bar and all those with an interest in photography, be it film or digital are warmly invited.  For details of meeting dates please visit www.cmpg.igroops.com.  Meetings are conducted in English but all nationalities are welcome.

Sizzling Salsa Night: every first and third Wednesday, 2nd Floor Gallery, Ratwithi & Ratchapakinai Intersection. From 8 PM. Free with a 100 baht minimum purchase per person to support the venue.

Thursday

Networking Evening: In conjunction with Networking One and AA Insurance Brokers, The Embassy Club and its magazine Embassy LifeStyle will be officially launched at the elegant coffee shop Mokador, in central Chiang Mai, on Thursday, 31st March, 2011.

CSR Fun(d) Fair - a special garage sales to raise funds for the impoverished students at Ban Kor Sa Liam School, Sankampang District. At Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai Thursday, 31 March 2011. from 17.00 to 19.00 hrs To join and reserve the stall in advance, please contact our HR department from now until 25 March 2011. Be there to support and have fun at this special shopping event! [email protected].

Slur performs at Chalermkrung Café. March 31.

April's "Formal" Expats Ladies Lunch: Thursday, April 7, 12:00 noon at Amari Rincome La Gritta restaurant in an elegant Lanna setting, in the main building of the hotel. At the intersection of Huey Kaew and Nimmanheiman Roads, in the southeast corner.  A large international buffet; price includes coffee, tea, water and desserts. 300 baht, includes VAT and service charge.  This is a substantial discount from their normal price of 375 baht. For reservations contact Nancy Lindley [email protected]

Singha Songkran Chiang Mai Triathlon & 10 km Run:  April 14 at Huay Tung Tao Lake

02 741 1900 or 081 498 9865, 1 kilometre swimming, bicycling and 10 kilometres running.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. Info: 084-485-0100, [email protected]

JJ Market: Jing Jai Market Walking Street, every Thursday and Friday from 5 to 11 PM

Quiz Night at the UN Irish Pub. 053-214-554

Meditate with the Green Papaya Sangha in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:00 pm at the Yoga Studio 65/1 Arak Road. Beginners welcome. [email protected]@gmail.com .

Open night at Sangdee Gallery: all are welcome to perform. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5 from 8 PM.

Friday 

Lanna Wisdom Ceremony Anniversary:  April 1-3, at Lanna Wisdon School. www.lannawisdoms.com and 053 244 231

The Royal British Legion: 2nd Lottery Draw for a cash prize of 10,000 baht on Friday 1st April at the UN Irish Pub. Unsold numbers will be on sale at City Life Garden Party on Sunday 27th March. Also from 6.30 to 7.30pm on Friday 1st April upstairs in the UN Irish pub. Numbers are 100 baht each for 1 Draw only.YOU HAVE TO BE IN IT TO WIN IT! Draw will take place at 7.30pm and will be followed by live irish music. ALL are welcome, So please come and Support the Royal British Legion in this fund raising event.

007 Night- Mandarin Oriental Dara Dhevi: April 1- Dinner 880++ baht or 1,700++ baht including free flow wine, starts at 6.30 p.m. at Agaliko. The 007 Party Night at Horn Bar starts at 8 p.m. with special cocktails at only 200 baht net, DJ, lots of prizes to give away. The grand prize for ‘Best Dressed of The Night’ receives a complimentary one night stay at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai. For reservation or more information please contact 053 888 888 ext 8997.

6 Hands 1 Piano" Recital @ Sangdee Gallery, April 8, 7:30 PM. his "piano friends" reunion will be celebrated with 2 concerts, including 6-HANDS and 4-HANDS on the piano. French composers Rachmaninoff and Rossini as well as some fun and entertaining surprises await! Tickets available at the door 200 baht.

Charity show for Japan: Playhouse Entertainment: Friday, April 8, 8 PM at the Playhouse theater (behind Tops Supermarket off Chang Puak Road) Tickets 300 Baht (200 donated to Japan). 053-410-671

Chiang Mai Expats Club Coffee Morning: on the 2nd Friday of each month, 10am-12pm, Mokador Coffee:Samlan Road 3/11, T. Prasingh, 053-814 806.

Critical Mass Chiang Mai Bicycle Ride - Everyone on a bike, unicycle, skateboard, or roller-blades is invited to join the ride, beginning at 8:30 p.m. at Thapae Gate on the last Friday of every month to celebrate cycling and assert cyclists' right to the road.  Short ride around Chiang Mai with drinks to follow. [email protected]

JJ Market: Jing Jai Market Walking Street, every Thursday and Friday from 5 to 11 PM. 084-043-9821.

Alliance Francaise Films: Friday, April 1:  L'Atalante / Le Chaland qui passe (1934) by Jean Vigo

Film Fridays at Sangdee Gallery. Come and join us at 7:30pm every Friday for a film, hand-picked by a member of our Sangdee community.

Saturday 

Unite For Japan Charity Concert:  Saturday April 2. 4:30-9 PM At Citylife Garden. 300 baht. Come and enjoy an evening of performances by talented local musicians! All proceeds from this event will go to Second Harvest Japan, an NGO based in Japan working on long term relief work in North Eastern Japan, providing emergency relief to victims of the 3.11 Earthquake/Tsunami in Japan.

Japan - Put up a good fight! Presenting a live Performance by Akiko: The Art of Calligraphy. Art of Calligraphy live performance: Saturday 2nd of April 2011. 9am to 11am. Lok Moree Temple. Free but all Donations to the Japanese Earth Quake and Tsunami Victims. Akiko 086 192 1246

Panyaden School Open Day 10am to 6pm, April 2 -Stalls selling food & drinks, games and activities to engage you and your child, yoga classes, music and dance, art exhibition etc - a fun day indeed! 2 April 2011 (10am-6pm). For details call 080-0785115, 085-4846095.

Coke Summer Festival on Tour 2011: April 9 at Kad Suan Kaew: concert with The Richman Toy, Instinct and activities.

The 36th Laab Festival: April 9 at Kad Suan Kaew. The Chiang Mai Press Association and Kad Suan Kaew will hold the '36th Laab Muang Festival'. Enjoy watching the competitors cook, taste many different styles of larb from 12 p.m. onwards.

Al-anon: Support group open to those affected by alcoholism in a relative or friend. Every Saturday, 4:00-5:00 p.m, Seven Fountains, 97 Huey Kaew Rd. Info: 087-300-4668, .alanonthailand.org, @alanonthailand.org..

Chiang Mai Expats Club: 4th Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. until 12:30, 100 baht per member, 150 baht non member.

Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Foundation holds Experience in Meditation every Saturday 3 p.m-4:30 p.m. at 218/6 Chotana Rd. 053-214-904.

Hash House Harriers: hash runs every Saturday at 4.30 pm  Catch a free bus to the run site at 3.30 pm from The Hash Pub in Kampaengdin Road phone 053-449695 or from the Hash House in Moon Muang Road. http://hash-house-harriers.org/asm/)

Film Space: Every Saturday at 7 PM behind CMU Art Center.

Current Exhibitions & Shows:

A Mahler cycle of his 10 symphonies dedicated To Her Royal Highness Princess Galyani Vadhana. A first in Chiangmai; the premier symphony orchestra experience of 2011 with Leonard Bernstein conducting The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  via video. Free concerts open to the public by invitation only. (seat requests to include names and telephone number—limited seating---confirmed invitations will  be sent on a first come first served  basis—gala opening date and venue to be announced) [email protected]. Presented by Dr. Howard Graves and Jean Pierre Kirkland. At Samsen Restaurant, email for reservations. May 8.

Northern Auto Show at Central Airport Plaza : 25 March - 3 April 2554 at Chiang Mai Hall.

Chiang Mai Music Fest April 8 - 10 at Three Kings Monument with the theme Music and Dance in the Garden. Artists include Nantida Kaewbuasai, Anucha Sumaman, Lanna Commins and Noriko Tsuboi plus many more.

Exhibtion by Jakraphan Chaijit From March 8 at the Northern Village, Central Airport Plaza

Tai Yuan Sin: This exhibition will show how to weave Teen Jok Long Skirts and Mae Jam tube skirts. 11 March 2011 - 31 March at Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre. 053 217 793

Abstract for Access exhibition at the Art Gallery at the Faculty of Fine Arts, CMU, Suthep road, Opposite the Faculty of Agriculture. February 17- April 30.

" My Body Is My Canvas": 2nd and 3rd April. MUMU arthouse will offer to all Tattoo-lovers a unique chance to show their body art to a large public and to the media, either by photo or personal venue. Nimanhaemin Soi 7, 9 am until late www.mumuart.com/events.html or 0812869676.

Playhouse Entertainment Complex Promotion: special promotion for newly opened Playhouse show. Aopi 08 40 20 45 63. [email protected] www.playhousechiangmai.com.

Ongoing: 

The U.S. Consulate encourages all American citizens to register with the US Consulate General.  Please visit https://travelregistration.state.gov to register and/or update your current information. American Citizens are reminded that all services are provided by appointment only. To make an appointment or view additional information on our services, http://chiangmai.usconsulate.gov/service.html

"De Mortuis: the story the Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery" : Stories of the 150 persons buried in the foreigners' cemetery since 1898 a pocket history of some aspects of Chiang Mai life and of some of the foreigners who lived and died there. 200 baht, available at the Cemetery, The Pub, The Writers Club, Gymkhana Club. Or, by post A. C. Tucker, PO Box 228 CMU, Chiang Mai 50202. Cheques to "A. C. Tucker" Baht 230 (mailed to Thailand), 5.50 £, and US$ 9.00 (worldwide).These donations used for maintenance and upkeep of cemetery.

Nicotine Anonymous: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1 p.m., Building 11, behind McCormick Hospital. 086-194-6300 or 081-027-6836

Baha'i Faith -Why ?: Nasser 0817 652 003/053252382

Sri Sathya Sai Baba, spiritual master. Study and discussion group for Chiang Mai devotees. Info: 053 261 582 or 08 1473 0430, 8 AM to 10 PM

Groups 

Chiang Mai Bridge Club: The Pub on Huay Kaew Road. Sunday, 1:15 pm, duplicate bridge. Monday, 12:45 pm, bridge coaching session. Wednesday, 12:45 pm, duplicate bridge. Friday, 12:45 pm, relaxed duplicate bridge. [email protected]

Dining Out Group: Once a fortnight, alternating between Western and Asian food. 100 baht - 500 baht per head. [email protected]

Chiang Mai Readers & Book Discussion Group: Monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book. [email protected]

Travel Club: Monthly at Tuskers.:[email protected]

Chiang Mai Gay and Lesbian Club: http://gaychiangmai.wackwall.com/. Regular meetings.

Courses, classes, educational opportunities

Learn Fashion Design: March 14 - April 4 - one month fashion design course with Jane Rankine at Sangdee Gallery: Monday afternoons 5-8.30pm, 4000 baht / per person. Teaches the basics of fashion design so that students can design their own clothes to be made by a seamstress. Advanced registration and payment essential. Jared (monday to wednesday only): [email protected] 053.894.955

FISU courses now in Chiang Mai: www.fisu.org

Art classes at ArtSpace on 7: Beginning and Intermediate level oil painting classes ongoing at ArtSpace. Classes are limited to 5 students Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings. Laura [email protected] or visit www.artspacechiangmai.com

Reiki training courses: all levels. [email protected] or www.asianhealingartscenter.com

D & M Music Studio in cooperation With Embassy Of Austria and Siam Music Yamaha presents Mozart Piano Concerto and Sonata Competition. Deadline for application and DVD: 23 April, 2011. To be held at Siam Music Yamaha Auditorium near BTS National Stadium Bangkok. June 6-9, 2011. [email protected]. www.dmmusic.org.

Sport 

Chiang Mai Cricket Sixes April 3-9 at the Chiangmai Gymkhana, free to all. Food and drinks available at the venue.

Junior Golf Camp - 15-30 April, 2011, Boys and girls of all skill levels, Ages 9-14, Traidhos Three-Generation Community for learning, Only 6 spaces available, All inclusive 2-week Camp: 35 hours of golf instruction, fun-filled activities & outings, accommodation, meals, supervision and more - 40,000 baht! Please contact Jay at [email protected] or call 053-301 500 (ext 5415).

Zumba at Payap: Latin inspired fitness program. Every Monday from 5-6pm (from 7 March 2011 to 16 May 2011, unless otherwise specified). Open space between Sirindhorn Learning Resource Center (main library) and library annex building (i.e., next to library) on the main Mae Khao Campus (behind Carrefour), Payap University. Free & Open to the public.

Badminton: Every Tuesday from 2-4 PM at the Municipal Stadium Badminton Hall. Open to all. 20 baht/session.

Tai Chi Classes: Yang &Chen style Tai Chi guide you to find internal soft Chi flow and intensive energy in your own body! 085-5211-528, [email protected]

Chiangmai International Taekwondo: All ages taught in your own home, private lessons by World Master Tom Zuza, 8th Dan. 0834761752, [email protected]

Tai Chi Classes: Experienced Tai Chi Sifu gives lessons. 084-600-5268, [email protected]

Tai Chi – Chi-Kung every Monday and Wednesday 8 am at Suan Buak Hat Public Park by Master Patrick Stahl.  085 276 4700. [email protected] or www.zensabai.com.

Karate Practice: Monday/Wednesday 5.30 p.m, Free. CMU’s Student Services building. Karatedo Fed. Wado-kaj karate. [email protected]

Yang style Tai Chi class for beginners/intermediate students.  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45 AM to 10:45 AM at Hillside 4 Condo, 4th floor, exercise room.  Call 0899-5553-350 or www.taichichiangmai.com.  Private classes also available

Chiang Mai University Judo Club: Training Times at the Gym: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 830 AM to 10:30 AM. Contact Khun Nigel 0819264210. [email protected]

Chiang Mai Fencing Club: Classes for all ages. "Chiang Mai ChinaTown" complex, just off the Superhighway, left at the beginning of the  Mae Rim/ Chang Pueak exit road at the Chiang Mai ChinaTown sign, between the buildings. We are at the back on the lower left side. 08 -1382-8124 (English) 08-7325-5476(Thai).

Songkran 

Radioactive Generation Songkran Festival at Kad Suan Kaew: April 13-15. Room 39 and Jetset’Er on 13th April, Flure and Slot Machine on 14th April and Thaitanium on 15th April. The concert starts at 1 p.m.

Lanna’s New Year Celebration – Beautiful Orchids: Date: April 12-17 at Royal Park Rajapruek. 053 114 110 - 5 or www.royalparkrajapruek.com

Songkran Festival at Central Airport Plaza: April 13-15.

Chiang Mai Songkran Festival Program April 2011

(Traditional Thai New year celebration in Chiang Mai)

Holy water bathing/ pouring ceremony, local Lanna arts performances.9.00 p.m. - 12.00   a.m. April 1-3, at Wat Chiangman

Local Lanna arts and handicrafts shows at Wualai Road, 5.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m. April 2,  April 9

Local Lanna arts and handicraft shows 5.00 p.m. 11.00 p.m. April 3, April 10 at the Ratchadamnoen walking street.

Poysanglong, Tai Yai ordination ceremony; 9.00  a.m. – 10.00 p.m. April 4- 6 at Wat Pa Pao

Holy water bathing ceremony 9.00 a.m. – 10. p.m. April 7 -9,  at Wat Chiang Yuen.

Sand pagoda/ chedi building, holy water bathing ceremony, local arts and Tung flag contests. 10.00  a.m. – 9.30 p.m. April 10-15 at Wat Chedlin.

Holy water bathing ceremony. 9.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. April 11-15, at Wat Phan-on.

Celebration, morning market, Thai and local singing contests, local arts shows; 8.00 a.m. – 11.00 p.m. April 11-15 at Wat Phrasing.

Songkran and New Year activities: 5.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. April 10 at Three Kings monument

715th years anniversary of Chiang Mai city, cultural road with local people, international food. 5.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m. April 11-15 at Thapae gate grounds,  Klangwieng intersection.

City’s 715th anniversary celebration, merit making ceremony. 6.00  a.m. – 8. 00 a.m. April 12 at Three Kings Monument.

Shrine/spirit house ceremony; 08.09 a.m.  -  08.39 a. m. April 12 at Chiang Mai Municipality.

Three Kings spirits ceremony; 09. 09 a.m. – 10. 09 a.m. April 12 at Three Kings Monument.

Maha Songkran ceremony; 10. 30  a.m. - 11.39 a.m. April 12 at Chiang Mai Municipality.

Dum Hua offerings parade, paying tributes/ respects to Three Kings spirit: 4.00  p.m. – 6.00 p.m. April 12 at Three Kings Monument.

Songkran Celebration: City moat roads April 12-15.

Lanna land and arts exhibitions; 9. 00  a.m. – 9.00 p.m.  April 12 -15 at Wat Inthakhin City Pillar.

 Holy water bathing ceremony, sand pagoda building, local arts shows 9..00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. April 12 -15 At Buddha Sathan.

Local Lanna arts show, Miss Songkran beauty contest: 7 .00 p.m. 12.00 p.m. April 12-15 at Thapae gate grounds

Traditional Thai new year celebration, holy water bathing ceremony; 6. 00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. April 12- 15 at Wat Lokmolee.

Merit making ceremony on the Thai New year day: 6.00 a.m. -8.00 a.m. April 13 at Thapae gate.

Mae Ying Keerod Theep Kang Jong parade contest (young women holding umbrella and driving bicycles in procession), Thai Lanna in the Past fair:  7.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. April 13, at TAT’s Chiang Mai Office, Thapae Gate.

Grand opening ceremony of Songkran Chiang Mai: 8.09 a.m. – 8. 39 a.m. April 13 at Thapae Gate.

Lanna offerings contest: 8.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. April 13 at Thapae Gate.

Invitation ceremony for the Buddha Sihing image to be housed and carried on the Bussabok carriage; 9.09 a.m. – 09. 39 a.m. April 13 at Wat Phrasing.

Invitation ceremony for the Buddha Sihing, Buddha images and Miss Songkran on floats in the grand parade; 5. 30  p.m. - 6.00 p.m. April 13 at Sanpakoi intersection, Wat Phra sing.

Culture road; 10 .00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. April 13-15 at Nawarat Bridge, Governor’s residence.

Sand carrying ceremony and parade:  3.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. April 14 at Kua Lek (Iron) Bridge, temples on Thapae road.