Koktail Curated: May 19-25

Koktail Magazine

19 May 2022

A list of curated events in and around Bangkok to help you plan your week

Jazz? Check. Disco? Check. Indie? Check. Music lovers are in for a treat this week. Check out our picks and mark your calendars.



The Colours of Nature

Under the theme of "Magical Forest", the vast green space of The Forestias has been turned into a garden of workshops, activities, and photography spots. From kitemaking to DIY terrariums—this event offers a surefire way to make great new memories with friends and family. The event lasts till May 29, but famous Thai pop duo Lipta will be holding a concert on May 21, 5-6pm.

63 Moo 12, Bang Kaeo (Bang Phli District)
May 12-29, 10am-6pm
mqdc.com, 1265



Have You Heard? : Jakob Live in Bangkok

Norwegian indie star Jakob Ogawa is bringing his smooth harmonies and extended discography to Bangkok. This will be his second visit to the land of smiles after releasing his newest EP, April. Tickets are 1,400 baht each or 1,600 baht at the door. Negative ATK results are required before entry.

Lido Connect, 256 Rama I Road
May 19, 6pm
haveyouheard.live, 096-921-7679



Vanguard Masala Returns to Smalls

Tap your feet to the rhythm of fusion experimental jazz by Vanguard Masala, who plays traditional Indian instruments. Entry fee is 300 baht at the door, inclusive of a complimentary drink, which goes so well with their amazing pizzas and chicken wings.

Smalls, 186/3 Suan Phlu Soi 1
May 19, 8pm till late
book.chope.co, 098-792-0233



Holy Chic

In the mood for a boat party? Let DJ Fin Mak get you in the groove until the sun sets when Tek Harrington brings his finest disco and house jams. Be prepared to sip your favourite drink as you do the Neutron Dance and step into the Disco Inferno. Entry is free of charge.

Bangkok Island, opposite Charoenkrung Soi 57
May 20, 5-11pm
bangkokisland.com, 088-022-0666



Salsa Sundays

Every Sunday, Havana Social has free Latin dance classes led by professional dancer Alex Teodorescu. Class begins at 8pm, while door opens at 6pm—careful not to get too tipsy off their gorgeous selection of drinks before class starts.

Havana Social, 1/1 Sukhumvit Soi 11
May 22, 8pm-midnight
fb.com/havanasocialbkk, 080-467-7409



What's for Dinner?

The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand is hosting a panel discussion on the food industry this coming Monday. Panelists include Mathias Kuepper, managing director of Koelnmesse, Lee Yeong Sheng, vice president commercial of Tyson Foods, and more. They will be talking about ongoing issues, as well as answering questions on innovation, technology, and sustainability.

Maneeya Center, Penthouse, 518/5 Ploenchit Road
May 23, 7pm
fccthai.com, 02-652-0580



UX Happy Hour Bangkok

For all the workaholics that want to grab some drinks but are still not putting down that networking cap, this is the event for you. UX Happy Hour is a monthly event where people working in the user experience field, entrepreneurs, aspiring university students, as well as professionals from many industries gather to meet like-minded people and expand their networks. Entry is free and open to anyone interested in the field.

19 Yenakart Eatery, 19 Yen Akat Road
May 25, 7-11pm
eventbrite.com, 087-765-1919