There’ll be plenty of splashing going on as 2017 gets ready to roll into 2018 with the Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park on Sukhumvit Soi 22 throwing an Epic Pool Party on December 30. This time Epic is bringing in such international top DJs as Vato Gonzalez and Kieron as well as Bangkok’s very own Bamboo & Saxophonist Antonio, Yukio, and Foam Berry & Joyuyly. Prepare your sexy swimwear, practise some dance moves and get ready to spend an awesome day out by the pool! Tickets are Bt790 at the door.
All the fun of the carnival
Chang Carnival World of Illusion will be set up at Ton Tann Market in Khon Kaen on December 8 and 9 starting at 6pm and will feature three distinct zones. “Forest” has a giant mushroom, “Ocean” is manned by a jellyfish with big eyes, and “Mountain” features, well, a mountain. Music comes courtesy of Joey Boy, Potato, Buddha Bless, Lomosonic and Paradox. Get free tickets at Facebook.com/Changworld.
Music for the trees
Kathawut “Khai” Thongthai, the frontman of Southern songs-for-life band Mareehuana, holds his eighth music camp-cum-concert at Silapa Sathan Home Park of Hub Krapong in Phetchaburi province on December 10 at 6pm. This time, he is collaborating with the Royal Thai Army and Royal Forest Department on a reforestation project, which aims to grow 10 million trees within two years at Hub Krapong. Make ticket reservations at FB Fanpage: Maleehuana Official or LINE ID: @Maleehuana.
Japan rocks, OK?
J-rockers One OK Rock return to Thailand for a concert at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, on January 18, 2018, as a part of their “Ambitions Asia” tour. Tickets are already on sale and cost from Bt2,500 to Bt4,500 at Thai Ticket Major counters. Call (02) 262 3456 or visit www.ThaiTicketMajor.com.
A night at the opera
Make this Christmas season in Bangkok a romantic one with a stunning new version of the opera “La Boheme” conducted by Trisdee na Patalung and directed by Somtow Sucharitkul. It’s being staged at the Thailand Cultural Centre on December 23 at 8pm and on December 24 at 4pm. The Siam Philharmonic and Calliope Chamber Choir perform as well. Tickets are from Bt500 to Bt5,000 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com.