What's trending and happening this week
- 18 Mar 2017 at 04:00
- WRITER: APIPAR NORAPOOMPIPAT
Photo: Sansiri Hotel
1. Flying as a couple (or gang) just got even sweeter with the new double bed and adjustable panels unveiled by Qatar Airways last week. This QSuite, which allows groups to socialise or create their own room, will be in operation in June. In the meantime, try to score a trip to your dream destination by taking part in their "Going Places Together" campaign. Visit www.qrgoingplacestogether.com for a chance to win round-trip tickets valued at more than 200,000 baht. Between this year and next, a total of 15 new destinations will be launched. Later this year, the airline will also be flying to Chiang Mai, and new spots such as Canberra, Auckland, Dublin, Las Vegas, Rio de Janeiro, Sarajevo, Skopje and Nice.
2. This evening, students and lecturers from five leading universities are joining hands in remembrance of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The Tribute To His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Concert is free and will be held from 5pm at Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre's courtyard. The CU Clarinet Ensemble from Chulalongkorn University, Kasetsart Wind Symphony from Kasetsart University's Faculty of Music, Rangsit University Jazz Orchestra from Rangsit University's Conservatory of Music, Silpa-sien from Silpakorn University's Faculty of Music and Pomelo Town from Mahidol University's College of Music will be performing King Bhumibol's compositions. Visit www.bacc.or.th.
3. Sea Life Bangkok at Siam Paragon is welcoming the summer with a fun and educational campaign, Living Art: The Art Of Camouflage. With tickets at 990 baht for adults and 790 baht for children between the ages of three and 11, the event allows visitors to admire and see how sea creatures camouflage themselves through artworks in three exhibition zones. The zones are designed and inspired by the natural colours and patterns of the starfish, lionfish and yellow box fish. Visit www.sealifebangkok.com.