December 13-16 WONDERFRUIT The fifth edition of the globally renowned Thai festival returns to the field of Siam Country Club on the outskirts of Pattaya. The four-day event promises a sustainable cross-cultural celebration of the arts, music and gastronomy – with both local and international participants – in an edgy outdoor setting. December 15 THE RUSSIAN PIECES Charles Olivieri Munroe will be conducting the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra (RBSO) to honour His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, Rama X. Pianist Poom Prommachart will also playing the three highlight pieces during the evening: Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No1 in B-flat minor, Op 23, Mussorgsky’s Night on Bare Mountain and Stravinsky’s Firebird, Suite. It will take place at Thailand Cultural Centre from 8pm onwards. Visit the RBSO website for ticket reservation and more details. December 21-23 CHIANG MAI OPEN 2018 Once a year, Laddaland Equestrian Club, one of the biggest stables in Chiang Mai, hosts a competition for equestrians in various dressage and show jumping categories. Visit the Laddaland Equestrian Club page for more details.