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BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Feb 9-13

Your guide to the best things to do in Bangkok this long weekend.

By Bonnie Sananvatananont | Feb 07, 2017

  • BK Weekend: What's on in Bangkok this Feb 9-13
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See also: This week's best foodie events


Note: Alcohol sales will be banned from 12am on Saturday, Feb 11, to 12am on Feb 12, which is when Makha Bucha Day is celebrated.

Thursday (Feb 9)

The World Through His Eyes

ART: The World Through His Eyes 

Renowned Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado, along with The Royal Photographic Society of Thailand and Sundaram Tagore Gallery, showcases 120 of his iconic black-and-white images from over the past 30 years of his career capturing various societies and landscapes around the world. 

Through Mar 8. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), 939 Rama 1 Rd.


ART: Jack Poohvis x Marc Stuart 

A collaborative exhibition showcasing the colorful, graphic works of the Barcelona artist and the Brooklyn-based Thai artist, in which limited edition prints and art pieces will also be for sale. 

Feb 9. Surface, Thonglor Soi 11


ART: I Hate Pigeons X Documentary present Oasis: Supersonic

Catch a screening of the 2016 documentary following the career of the popular '90s rock band Oasis and their rise to fame, including never-before-seen concert footage and candid interviews. 

Feb 9. I Hate Pigeons, 34/2 Sathorn Soi 1 (Sribumphen)


FAIRS: Thailand Mobile Expo 2017

The country's biggest fair dedicated to all things smart-phone related returns, featuring booths from some the biggest telecommunication companies, many of which will launch their latest products. 

Feb 9. Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, 60 New Ratchadapisek Rd.


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ART: Jack Poohvis x Marc Stuart 

A collaborative exhibition showcasing the colorful, graphic works of the Barcelona artist and the Brooklyn-based Thai artist, in which limited edition prints and art pieces will also be for sale. 

Feb 9. Surface, Thonglor Soi 11

- See more at: http://bk.asia-city.com/events/news/things-to-do-bangkok-february#sthash.iWEo8KHN.dpuf

Friday (Feb 10)

NIGHTLIFE: Game Over Lounge Grand (re)Opening 

After a long hiatus, the popular board game cafe-slash-bar reopens its doors to a space double the size of the original. Celebrate its return with a night of board games a drinks, accompanied with music from a live DJ.

Feb 10. Game Over Lounge, Liberty Plaza, Thonglor


SPECIAL SCREENINGS: Doc Club Thank You Night: Finding Vivian Maier 

The documentary club says thank you to its fans with a screening of the 2013 biographical film by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, following the life of the French-American photographer whose impressive work was only discovered after her death, while she was only known as a nanny and housekeeper during her lifetime. The screening will be accompanied by plenty of food and drinks.

Feb 10. The Jam Factory, 41/1-41/2 Charoen Nakorn Rd.


SPECIAL SCREENINGS: The 60 Second Film Festival

Back for the second year, this event aims to showcase the best of super short films made from budding and professional filmmakers in Bangkok. The night will showcase the submitted films, followed by an awards ceremony, with the selected "Best Film" winning a B10,000 cash prize. 

Feb 10. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8 


FAIRS: Japan Expo Thailand 2017

The biggest Japan-focused fair in Southeast Asia celebrates 130 years of Thai-Japanese relations under the concept "Infinite Japan," featuring shopping booths, fun activites, workshops and more.  

Feb 10-12. CentralWorld, 4 Ratchadamri Rd. BTS Chit Lom/Siam 


Saturday (Feb 11)

NIGHTLIFE: Hear Differently: Urban String - Ensemble Resonanz X Dj Maft Sai

As part of their Southeast Asia tour, the Hamburg-based band known for combining electronic beats with chamber music stops by Bangkok for a night of collaboration with DJ Maft Sai. 

Feb 11. Whiteline, Silom Soi 8


Sunday (Feb 12)

MUSIC FESTIVALS: Don't Let Daddy Know

The cult electronic dance music organizers make their Bangkok debut with Steve Angello as the headliner, supported by other EDM big names including Nicky Romero, Nervo, R3hab, Quintino, Sem Vox and Third Party.

Feb 12. Asiatique the Riverfront, free ferry from Sathorn Pier, 2194 Charoenkrung Rd. 


NIGHTLIFE: Beam Pre-Valentine's Party ft. Nick Monaco

The American DJ spins his best deep house and nu disco tracks in celebration of Valentine's Day, with support from DJ Maarten Goetheer. Meanwhile, DJs Foresto and Noxro take over the downstairs Dalmatian room.  

Feb 12. Beam, 72 Courtyard, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor) 


GIGS: Tune in Music Fest Vol. 5

The popular community mall hosts another edition of their live music series, this time under a Valentines' Day theme. The line-up includes performances from the dream pop, electronic band Black Bastet, jazz duo Jakob Dinesen and Dan Phillips, plus 3 other acts running from 6pm through to 11pm. 

Feb 12. The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17 


Monday (Feb 13)

CONCERTS: Goo Goo Dolls

The American rock band, best known for their 1998 hit single "Iris", make their Bangkok debut to promote their eleventh studio album, Boxes, which includes hit singles like "Over and Over" and "So Alive". Tickets are available from Thaiticketmajor.

Feb 13. BCC Hall, Central Plaza Ladprao, 1691 Phahon Yothin Rd.


ART: Boo!

A photography exhibition by nurse and photographer Panida Srijai who uses a film camera to capture her private life with intimate, sexual undertones. 

Through Mar 18.Case Space Revolution, 2/F, Broccoli Revolution, Sukhumvit Soi 49


ART: They are Human

Artist Prasart Nirundornprasert presents a series of wood carvings depicting the lives of Rohingya refugees and their struggle with discrimination, starvation, oppression and brutality during their journey from Myanmar to Thailand. 

Through Feb 28. Rebel Art Space, 10/5 Sukhumvit Soi 67

The American rock band, best known for their 1998 hit single "Iris", make their Bangkok debut to promote their eleventh studio album, Boxes, which includes hit singles like "Over and Over" and "So Alive".  - See more at: http://bk.asia-city.com/events/bangkok-concerts/goo-goo-dolls#sthash.hyRjXI4t.dpuf
The American rock band, best known for their 1998 hit single "Iris", make their Bangkok debut to promote their eleventh studio album, Boxes, which includes hit singles like "Over and Over" and "So Alive".  - See more at: http://bk.asia-city.com/events/bangkok-concerts/goo-goo-dolls#sthash.hyRjXI4t.dpuf
The American rock band, best known for their 1998 hit single "Iris", make their Bangkok debut to promote their eleventh studio album, Boxes, which includes hit singles like "Over and Over" and "So Alive".  - See more at: http://bk.asia-city.com/events/bangkok-concerts/goo-goo-dolls#sthash.hyRjXI4t.dpuf
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