Check out our recommendations for the pick of cultural events in October, including a host of art exhibitions, classic song and dance performances and a visiting DJ from Norway
In The Spotlight
Anupong Chantorn, Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew, Prasit Wichaya, Yanawit Kunchaethong and Pradit Tungprasartwong showcase their works as Artists of Distinction in the National Exhibition of Art programme. At the Art Centre, Silpakorn University, until October 20. Call 0-2221-3841 for more information.
A solo exhibition by artist Montri Toemsombat, who is known for his unique use of unconventional mediums and materials, runs until December 2 at The Art Gallery at Toot Yung Art Center.
Witaya Put-pong presents a new and inspiring collection of drawings, embossed monoprints and installations at Numthong Gallery. The exhibition runs until October. For more information call 0-2617-2794.
This solo exhibition by Sutee Kunavichayanont is reflective of a world that is driven by the power of bureaucracy. On display at Number 1 Gallery until October 17. See number1gallery.com for more.
Swan Lake and the Ugly Duckling
A musical re-telling of the renowned Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Legend of Swan Lake and the Ugly
Duckling is performed by the Moscow State Classical Ballet at 2:30 pm at the Thailand Cultural Center. See bangkokfestivals. com for details.
Ghost: 2561 is the first installment of the Ghost video and performance art series curated by Korakrit Arunanondchai. The series, which showcases a new installment every three years, explores the notion of ghosts through contemporary conditions shared by people worldwide. Ghost: 2561 takes place at Bangkok City City Gallery until October 28.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Choreographed by Youri Vamos, Germany’s Karlsruhe Ballet performs Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s
Dream at 7:30 pm at the Thailand Cultural Center. Seebangkokfestivals. com.
Kygo Kids in Love Tour
Renowned Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician and songwriter Kygo heads to Thailand for the first time. He performs live at Park Rama IX from 8 pm. See thaiticketmajor. com for details.