Thirsty all week? Hungry for art and history? Well then you're in luck as plenty of highly anticipated events hit Bangkok this week. Here's what's in store:
Drink For Donations
Negroni Week 2018
On Monday, the 2018 Negroni Week officially commenced with a launch party at the Penthouse Bar Grill, Park Hyatt Bangkok. Just as this two-hour binge raised donation funds for the Foundation for the Deaf, a new bar will host a similar event everyday this week to benefit a different charity as typical Negroni Week tradition goes. Check out select Bangkok bars this week for signature Negronis from your favorite bartenders for a great cause. Be sure not to miss out on the closing party this Sunday at Havana Social Club with a door donation and free flow.
June 4-10, throughout Bangkok, negroniweek.com
Audemars Piguet’s Timepieces Take Thailand
Watches: “From Le Brassus To Bangkok” Exhibition
Starting Thursday, Audemars Piguet will be showcasing their traditional timepieces in Southeast Asia, with 50 of the company’s most innovative timepieces to be displayed in Thailand for the first time. The exhibition, titled “From Le Brauss to Bangkok”, will lay out the Swiss watchmaker’s 143 year history and its undeniable dedication to the art of horology. Arin Rungjang will also be showcased as the brand’s first collaboration with a Thai contemporary artist. Be sure to share a #FromLeBrassustoBangkok moment during your visit.
June 8-11, Level G of Central Embassy; centralembassy.com
Rooms Of Art
Hotel Art Fair 2018
Local art fans ought to be well aware that Hotel Art Fair returns this weekend, this year filling the rooms of 137 Pillars Suites & Residences with the best of Bangkok's active creative scene, as well as a few international guests, such as Joan Cornella and Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan. For local stars, expect names like Pomme Chan, Viranod Buranasiri and Yui Olivia & Pel Sirot, and galleries like Chin's Gallery, SAC, Serindia, Kalwit Studio and more! The event spans two days and includes workshops and talks, so be sure to check Hotel Art Fair's Facebook page for important information.
June 9-10, 11am-11pm, 137 Pillars Suites & Residences; fb.com/hotelartfair
Gin And Tonic, Anyone?
G&T Night at Toro Bangkok
Gin and tonic lovers—it’s your lucky day! On Saturday, June 9, Toro Bangkok is celebrating World Gin And Tonic Day with G&T Night. 72 Courtyard's Barcelonian tapas bar will be putting its own spin on the classic cocktail with a Build-Your-Own G&T event that allows G&T lovers to choose their own gin, tonic and garnishes. If you would rather choose to sit back and allow a professional to make your drink for you, Nawin Pimponrat will be there to serve you Toro’s signature gin and tonic or any other cocktail you might be craving. The entry fee is 1,200 baht per person for three G&T's.
June 9, 6pm-2am, Toro Bangkok, 72 Courtyard; 0-2392-7790, email@example.com
Future Rising Wonderland at W Hotel
This Saturday, you won’t want to miss Future Rising Bangkok presented by W Hotels Worldwide and Mixcloud. The event is designed to bring the most exciting musical talents from across Asia together to celebrate them as the leaders of the future by uncovering the influence of Bangkok in culture and music. Culture collective and club promoter, Blaq Lyte, plans to shine a light on Bangkok’s future rising artists, musicians and DJs with a night of workshops, talks and, of course, a party featuring Bangkok’s most up-and-coming music.
June 9, 10pm-2am, W Bangkok; futurerisingnow.com