Bangkok Design Week 2019

A week-long festival of everything creative and design-related from talks and workshops to networking with like-minded people. Taking place from Jan 26-Feb 3. The festival aims to inspire all the creative minds with new ideas and to help develop the design industry in Bangkok for the better. For the full line-up of activities, please visit

Saturday, Jan 26-Sunday, Feb 3. Venues around Charoenkrung, including Thailand Creative and Design Center (TCDC), The Grand Postal Building, 1160 Charoenkrung Rd., 02-105-7400 Ext. 213. Free.


Conne(x)t Klongtoey

As part of Bangkok Design Week 2019, Thai social enterprise group Eye on Field presents an art exhibition about Klongtoey through fashion design, rap lyrics, photographs and tattoo designs by kids from the neighborhood. 

Saturday, Jan 26-Sundat, Feb 3, 10am-8pm. O.P Place, 30/1 Charoenkrung Soi 38. Free




Japan Expo Thailand 2019

Dress up in cosplay and spend a weekend exploring everything Japan-related from food, anime and games to art and fashion. There'll also be the chance to meet famous Japanese artists, plus catch a free live concert from Wasuta.

Friday-Sunday, Jan 25-27, 10am-9pm. CentralWorld, 999/9 Rama 1 Rd., 02-640-7000. Free.



Lyn Ruth Miller 

The 84-year-old San Franciscan comedian, who claims to be the world's oldest performing female stand-up comedian, performs her risque quips on topics ranging from relationships to aging. Miller has graced both America’s Got Talent and Britain's Got Talent as well as received awards at the Edinburgh Fringe. Support will come from Comedy Central comic Carlos Rodriguez.

Friday, Jan 25, 8:30pm. The Comedy Club Bangkok, The Royal Oak Pub, 595/10 Sukhumvit Soi 33/1, 098-854-0410. B600 in advance or B800 on the door.


Stand-Up Comedy - Azeem Banatwalla

The prolific Indian-born standup presents his Problems show covering topics as diverse as teenagers, overpopulation, the government, humanity and birds. Recognized as one of India's top comics by CNN-IBN, Banatwalla has forged a name for stand-up specials like “Out of My System” and “Cometh the Hour.”

Sunday, Jan 27, 7-9pm. Comedy Club Bangkok, Sukhumvit Soi 33/1, above The Royal Oak Pub, 098-854-0410. B800 at




Sonder at Mustache

DJs Junesis, Neil Thorpe, Hasan Khan and Matt Williams play everything from underground house and techno to Afro beats. Mustache Bar recently announced it was banning the use of mobile phones on the dance floor. 

Friday, Jan 25, 10pm. Mustache Bar, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 081-844-7080. Free before midnight, B250 after.


Salaya Republic

Local DJs Tassmah, Kuggah and Roots Tone spin dub and reggae all night long.

Friday, Jan 25, 9pm. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. B200.


Visage at 12x12

Three DJs Boogie G, Tristan Kino and Saari take turns spinning disco, house and everything else with good vibes.

Friday, Jan 25, 10pm. 12x12, 810/22 Thonglor Soi Thararom 2, 094-260-4713. B200.


De Commune x Kandoo

Three European underground DJs Stipe from Berlin with Evonii and Sami Dilla from London take turn spinning techno all night.

Friday, Jan 25, 8pm. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 088-419-7380. Free before 11pm, B300 after.


Dan Buri Invites Girls Gone Wild Bonita Everitt and Luna Summer

Thailand’s DJs Bonita Everitt and Luna Summer with their “Girl Gone Wild” special spin the hot electronic beats all night.
Saturday, Jan 26, 10pm. Mustache Bar, 544/5 Ratchadaphisek Soi 7, 081-844-7080. Free before midnight, B300 after includes 1 drink.

Nite Ride 4th Anniversary

Celebrating the 4th birthday of Bangkok’s disco night with Hong Kong club veteran Roy Malig supported by residents Boogie G and Maarten Goetheer spinning modern funk, disco and electro-funk.

Saturday, Jan 26, 9pm. Studio Lam, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-261-6661. Free.




The music festival holds it first installment with lineup that includes both Japanese (Kokeshi Doll and Geode) and Thai (Lowfat, Yensuk, the Layers and Akira-kudo) artists.

Saturday, Jan 26, 6pm-1am. De Commune, 1/F, Liberty Plaza Building, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor). Free




Flash Film Weekend

Learn to make a short film in one weekend, covering the planning, shooting and edit stages.

Jan 25-27. The Hive Thonglor, 46/9, Sukhumvit Soi 49, 02-662-6062. B1,060.

Collage Workshop by Niels Kalk

The Dutch artist, known for his collage works depicting quirky characters in surreal situations, holds a workshop on creating imaginary stories by using elements of different images.

Saturday, Jan 26, 1-5pm. Yelo House, 20/2 Kasemsan Soi 1, Rama 1 Rd., 098-469-5924. B800.1,000, booking in advance required, please call 098-469-5924