What to do and where to be seen this month!
11 | Saturday
Internationally-renowned British-Indian recording artist, rapper, producer, and DJ Panjabi MC is bringing his old-school Bhangra, hip-hop and RnB hits to Bangkok for one night only, as part of The Big Bad City Tour. Known for immortal hits such as “Mundian To Bach Ke”, he’s partnering with the BANGKOK INVADERS, staples in the city’s late-night party scene; and together they’re ready to set the dancefloor on fire at Flamenco Bangkok, at The EmQuartier. Curious to read more about his journey? Head on over to our ‘In Focus’ feature (page 18).
Price: Tickets start at THB 790 inclusive of one complimentary drink, and Table Packages are also available
For more information or to buy tickets, visit: https://megatix.in.th/vskpresents
Today and tomorrow, the Study in India Expo will be holding its 13th edition at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC). A much-anticipated fixture in Thailand’s education calendar, the expo has only grown over the years, and now boasts nearly 50 exhibitors comprising of high-ranking boarding schools, universities, and English-learning centres from India. Aimed at parents and students hoping to learn more about higher education opportunities in India, the fair highlights the strengths of the Indian education system, and is supported by the India-Thai Chamber of Commerce and Indian Association in Thailand.
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This weekend, the Bangkok Sustainability Fair, one of the city’s most well-known zero-waste events, will be held once again at EKM6. Featuring over 80 sellers and workshops spanning plant-based food; a sustainable art exhibit; clothes mending stations; recycling and creative workshops; and plenty more; the fair will also host a clothes swap and live music and talks for the whole family to enjoy.
Time: 10am to 6pm
For more information, visit their Instagram: @bangkokrecyclingchain
18 | Saturday
If you’re looking for belly-aching laughs this weekend, head over to Central World Live on the 8th floor of CentralWorld, where world-famous Indian-Canadian comic, Russell Peters, will be bringing his unique brand of observational humour and satirical take on his upbringing and ethnic and cultural stereotypes. An award-winning comedian, Russell Peters has been lifting spirits with his performances since 1989, and his Act Your Age World Tour is sure to bring new material and fresh laughs to the stage.
Price: Tickets start at THB 1,800
For more information or to buy tickets, visit: www.livenation.co.th or call 02 262 3838
Today and tomorrow, head over to Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park for the first-ever Hi Life Exhibition in Thailand, curated by India’s self-proclaimed biggest fashion and lifestyle exhibition brand. The fair will feature the best of Indian haute couture, spanning lehengas, saris, and Indo-Western outfits; jewellery, accessories, home décor, and more.
For more information, visit their Facebook: @Hilifeexhibitionsandevents
Looking for a wedding venue in Bangkok but unsure of your options? Today and tomorrow, the Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit is hosting their Grande Wedding Showcase 2023, highlighting the hotel as a unique venue for weddings, and the ways that their dedicated events team of world-class professionals can ensure that every detail of your dream wedding can become a reality.
Time: 10am to 6pm
For more information, contact Khun Narisara: 092 598 9394 or visit their website:
19 | Sunday
Looking for a healthy way to wrap up your weekend? Sign up now for the Thai-Sikh Run 2023, which will be the 27th edition of this (literally) long-running annual tradition in the community. Starting at the Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, participants can opt for a 5km, 10km or – for the veterans – a 20km course; and there will be trophies awarded for each race.
Time: 10am to 6pm
For more information or to register, visit: www.runlah.com/events/tsr2023
28 | Tuesday
Despite their temporary break-up, world-famous Irish pop group Westlife are “Against All Odds” back together and coming to Bangkok for one night only, as part of The Wild Dreams Tour. Known for classic hits such as “My Love” and their cover of “Uptown Girl”, they’ll also be performing tracks from their latest album, Wild Dreams, released in 2021; so book your tickets now to make sure you’ll soon be “Flying Without Wings”.
Price: Tickets start at THB 1,500
Time: 8.30pm; doors open at 6.30pm
For more information or to buy tickets, visit: www.livenation.co.th