Dance till you drop

event October 11, 2017 01:00

By The Nation

The Clockenflap Hong Kong Music & Arts Festival returns to the SAR’s Central Harbourfront Event Space from November 17 to19 with a line-up that includes English trip-hop group Massive Attack and electronic music group The Prodigy, Canadian indie-rock chanteuse Feist, Danish electropop singer-songwriter Mุ and Hong Kong rock pop favourites Supper Moment.

The festive weekend also includes film, visual art, performance art and family fun. Tickets range from $930 (Bt3,980) to $1,000 for a one-day pass and $1,720 for a three-day pass. 

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Comfort at the airport

Book a two-night stay in a Deluxe King room at Amari Don Muang Airport and enjoy a 10 per cent discount on an extra night’s stay. 

Valid through the end of the year, the package is priced at Bt5,030 and includes breakfast, Bt500 credit on food and beverage at Henry J. Bean's Bar & Grill, 15-per-cent discount off food and drink at Zeppelin Restaurant, complimentary fruits in room and a welcome drink at Henry J. Bean’s Bar & Grill.

Online booking can be made at

Great deals from Marriott

Marriott Rewards invites its members to pile up the points by registering for the MegaBonus from now to November 30. Book two stays at any participating hotels and resorts worldwide and you get a free night through January 15 or you can redeem your points for free rooms, flights and exclusive holiday experiences. 

Sign up at

Fun for all the family

X2 Hua Hin Oasis welcomes both local and foreign families with a choice of tempting packages that are available until November 30. 

The Family Safari package allows families to relax in a three-bedroom villa, including breakfast for six and entry into Hua Hin Safari & Adventure Park for Bt13,500. Alternately for Bt15,500, guests can book the Family Splash package for a stay in a three-bedroom pool villa and enjoy breakfast for six and family entry into Vana Nava Hua Hin Water Jungle. 

Make a reservation at (062) 414 4545 or email

Kyoto through the centuries

Some 2,000 Japanese dressed in traditional costumes will form a procession from Kyoto Imperial Palace to the Heian Jingu Shrine on October 22 to celebrate the Jidai Matsuri festival. 

This is one of the largest traditional festivals in Kyoto and allows visitors to see the chronological changes in Japanese costumes and customs throughout Kyoto’s 1,200-year history as well as the finest Japanese craftsmanship. 

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