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Event Round-Up – January 2019




Into a new year and a month packed with activities around the country.

The highly anticipated Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous 2019 kicks off at Phuket Royal Marina on January 10-13. A collaboration between some of the most respected and experienced figures in the Southeast Asian yachting industry, Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous is the country’s new and improved yacht show bringing together the industry in one, big event. Expect an extravaganza of everything luxury lifestyle with luxury yachts, properties and services on display.

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The popular Made by Legacy Flea Market returns on January 11-13 at Sermsuk Warehouse by the Pepsi Pier. This 10th edition of the market will see more than 200 shops and vendors selling everything from vintage clothing and accessories, arts and crafts, vinyl, jewelry, furniture, homewares and knick-knacks. Shop until you drop, then enjoy a wide range of foods and drinks.

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Thailand’s National Children’s Day takes place every year on the second Saturday of January (this year 12 January). A celebration of children, the National Children’s Day sees businesses put on special promotions for children and families.

If the festive season has been a little tough on your waistline, fear not! Less than two weeks into the new year you will have the chance to burn off some holiday calories at the BITEC Half Marathon 2019 which kicks off on 13 January at 4am in the morning. Participants can also choose shorter distances of 10km and 5km.

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Those interested in Thai culture should not miss the Bo Sang Umbrella & Sankampang Handicrafts Festival held in the town of the same name in northern Thailand from January 18-20. Over three days, the skilled craftsmen of Bo Sang display their immense creativity beautiful crafts which includes not just umbrellas but also parasols, fans and lanterns made with mulberry bark paper and skilfully hand-painted. We can guarantee you will want to buy something to take home with you!

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For a night of guaranteed laughs head to Scala Theatre on January 18 for Jim Jeffries The Night Talker Tour Live in Bangkok. The Australia-born stand-up comedian and TV star is best known for his late-night show on Comedy Central, The Jim Jeffries Show, in which his political commentary is as hard-hitting as it is funny.

A day later, on January 19, make your way up to Chiang Mai for the Bond Women’s Festival, Asia’s first women-led festival to celebrate women empowerment, entrepreneurship and expression. The one-day festival will feature workshops and events on entrepreneurship, business and empowerment as well as yoga and Zumba classes and an all-female DJ set in the evening. The festival is fully organised by women but men are welcome to join the festivities.

The annual Thailand Tourism Forum (TTF) returns for the 8th edition at InterContinental Bangkok on January 21. Held under the theme of ‘Destination Management’, the TTF will discuss how various industry players can come together to manage the entire tourism experience. If you’re in the tourism industry, this is your event!

Japanophiles should not miss the Japan Expo Thailand 2019 at CentralWorld on January 25-27. This is all about Japan so expect a hefty mix of beauty products, J-pop paraphernalia, anime and manga, food, fashion and everything in between. The expo will also feature Japan Festa, which is the biggest Japanese pop culture event in the country.

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