New year, new art exhibitions and cultural events to check out. From free musical performances in the park to an exhibition spotlighting the cheeky bird Warbie Yama, there’s something for everyone. Here, we hand-pick some of the best that you can catch till the end of January.
Catch an evening breeze with music in the park
Dates: Until Jan 29, 2023
Music aficionados: the Colorful Bangkok campaign is still happening until the end of the month. The theme is music, so expect to find a load of music festivals all across Bangkok, every weekend from 5pm onwards. Line-ups are an eclectic mix of local indie groups, jazz quartets, university musical bands, symphony orchestras and even pop singer Nam Ronadech. If you’re up for a lovely evening of music in the garden, look out for festivals at Museum Siam, as well as nine other Bangkok parks: Rama VIII Park, Seri Thai Garden, Rot Fai Park, Rommaninat Park, Benchasiri Park, Queen Sirikit’s 60th Anniversary Park, Santichai Prakan Park, H.M. King IX Park and King IX’s 80th Anniversary Park.
Enter the roly-poly world of Warbie Yama
Dates: Until Jan 25, 2023
Chances are a friend has sent you a sticker of the massively popular mischievous yellow bird, Warbie Yama, on Line before. The fanbase of Warbie Yama is global, but its creator is actually a Thai animator. Arut Tantasirin has an Emmy award nomination to his name and is also behind the successful exhibition, “From Monet to Kandinsky, Van Gogh: Life and Arts and The Impressionists”, which was hosted at River City Bangkok. His roly-poly creation is finally getting its own show at the same venue, where audiences can discover colorful comics and heartwarming stories across nine different zones. Grab your tickets at Ticketmelon.