What’s on Bangkok: Best Things to See, Do, Eat, Drink on Jan. 16-22, 2024
by: The Beat Asia
January 15, 2024
Ahh, another week is upon us, and you’re looking for cool things to get up to in Bangkok! We’ve saved you the hassle with The Beat Bangkok’s rundown of the best places to hit up and things to do right now—from blink-and-you'll-miss-it pop-up sights and new restaurant openings to the hottest activities that you shouldn’t miss.
To keep your finger on the pulse of the city, follow The Beat Bangkok to see what’s best in store for the week ahead.
1. Thai Fit: Introduce Traditional Thai Dance Into Your Workout Routine!
Embark on a fitness journey like no other with Thai Fit at The Peninsula Bangkok, happening until Jan. 28 (Sun). This revolutionary "dancercise" combines traditional Thai dance with modern fitness routines, offering a unique and immersive experience. Developed by Kru Dew Khajittham Pathayakul in 2017, it's the perfect way to achieve a healthier mind and body while exploring the vibrant culture and artistry of Thailand.
Discover the transformative power of Thai Fit today! For reservations, call 0 2020 2888 ext. 6010, 6020 or email [email protected]. Prices start at THB900 per person for a group class while private classes start at THB2,500 per person.
2. 'Basement in Your Soul' Exhibit
River City Bangkok proudly presents "Basement in Your Soul," the debut solo exhibition of incredibly talented artist FAHFAHS. Prepare to embark on a transformative journey into the underground chambers of the human psyche.
"Basement in Your Soul" guides visitors step by step down the stairs, inviting them to explore these tiny chambers within their souls. Through the tales of "Midnight," a girl adorned with scars and a love for embracing darkness, and "Sunshine," a girl in search of and radiating light, visitors will witness battles that give birth to both joy and sorrow, pain and scars. Admission is free!
3. Gazillion Bubble Show
The Gazillion Bubble Show is back, promising an unforgettable experience for Thai audiences from Jan. 18-21 at the Muang Thai Ratchadalai Theatre.
Founded by Fan Yang, a Guinness World Record holder, this show has delighted viewers worldwide with its mesmerizing lights, colors, and effects. Using the revolutionary Atomic Organic Bubble Solution technology, the show ensures a child-friendly experience. Don't miss the interactive "Bubble Fans of the World" event, too, where you can witness someone inside a giant bubble.
Secure your tickets now and be part of this remarkable show! Tickets are available via ThaiTicketMajor.
4. Aromatherapy Stress Ball Workshop
Experience holistic wellness at the Aromatherapy Stress Ball Workshop, presented by Asok Pethouse Cat Cafe on Jan. 18 (Thu). Discover the calming effects of interacting with cats and the rejuvenating power of aromatherapy, and create personalised scented stress balls infused with essential oils known for stress relief.
Enhance your well-being in the company of adorable, adoptable cats! Limited slots are available, so reserve your tickets now! A deposit of THB500 is required per attendee.
5. CRUSH Short Film Screening/Discussion
Join JAM in Bangkok for a night of spine-chilling suspense at the screening and discussion of CRUSH, a three-minute horror short film, on Jan. 18 (Thu). With Boris Meshkov at the helm and a talented cast and crew, including Natthapon Phanpinij, Patty Srisuwan, and actor Serge Shi, this collaboration guarantees an enthralling experience that will keep you at the edge of your seat.
Experience a twisted journey into fear and immerse yourself in cinematic frights. This event is the perfect escape for horror enthusiasts. Don't miss out!
6. 'Build A Profitable E-Commerce Business in 16 hrs' Workshop
Attention aspiring entrepreneurs! Want to gain the skills and knowledge to launch a profitable e-commerce business in just 16 hours? Join the "Build A Profitable E-Commerce Business in 16 hrs Workshop," happening at Monkey Pod on Jan. 19 and 26 and on Feb. 2 and 9, to learn everything from setting up your store to marketing strategies, customer service, and scaling your business.
Connect with a diverse community of international participants and unlock the secrets to success. Get your tickets now at Ticketmelon. Each session is priced at THB3,500, with all four sessions available for a discounted rate of THB12,000.
7. MUST Cook Vol. 1 - Shunsuke of Resonance
Discover the ultimate culinary experience at MUST Wine Bar's MUST Cook Vol. 1. Let renowned chef Shunsuke of Resonance, who recently received his first Michelin star, take you on a gastronomic journey like no other. Join his kitchen takeover on Sunday, Jan. 21, for an unforgettable night of "boundless cooking" and a specially curated menu paired with exquisite wines.
Limited are seats available. For bookings, contact MUST Wine Bar at LINE @mustwinebar or call 092 599 8919.
8. Fluid X Foundation Course in Thailand
Discover the cutting-edge "Fluid X Foundation Course" at Play Strong Performance Athletics Thailand on Jan. 22 (Mon). Enhance your balance, strength, and power with water-filled weights and learn over 50 detailed FX exercises. Get certified, earn CEU credits, and receive exclusive offers. Join the fitness revolution! The course is priced at THB14,000. Register now!
9. Nordic Film Festival 2024
Calling all film enthusiasts! The Nordic Film Festival 2024 is coming to Bangkok this week, showcasing the best of Nordic cinema. Join the event from Jan. 19-20 at the Embassy of Denmark for a captivating journey through four remarkable films from Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Nordic storytelling and witness the power of cinema. Entrance is free, but make sure to sign up for the event in advance. Don't miss this extraordinary celebration of Nordic culture!
10. Engage Your Senses: Multi-Sensory Exhibition Day
CALM Bangkok - Grill, Garden & Guinguette presents "Engage Your Senses," a multi-sensory exhibition that will take you on an extraordinary journey through sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell. This unique event goes beyond observation, inviting active engagement with artistic expressions. Experience workshops, exhibitions, and activities curated by over 10 talented artists.
In collaboration with the Bangkok Community Help Foundation, this event also supports vulnerable individuals in society. Enjoy free entrance, delicious food and drinks from the regular menu, and groovy tunes by the DJ. The event takes place at 231/2 Soi Sukhumvit 31 (Soi Sawasdee). Book your table at calm-bkk.com or contact 06 41 97 04 32 or [email protected].
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