Standard Chartered Marathon 2015 (and more!)

 

WATCH: Events This Upcoming Weekend – Nov 3-15, 2015 – around Thailand and Malaysia

 

Welcome to our brand new show where we bring you the latest scoop for the upcoming weekend when it comes to events, activities, and things to do across Thailand and neighbouring Asian nations.

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Evolution of Thai Calligraphy Exhibition in Bangkok

First up, there’s Evolution of Thai Calligraphy, which can be seen on Friday, November 13th at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. This exhibition by Associate professor Dr Santi Khunpraset is impressive – Touting his calligraphy exhibition, Santi said, “This is also a great opportunity to present the beauty of Thai letters in an artistic way.” More than just drawn letters, Santi’s work goes outside of the box with different mediums, techniques, styles, and strokes.

Standard Chartered Marathon 2015 in Bangkok

Now get off the coach for November 15th with the Standard Chartered Marathon in Bangkok. This event is one of the largest marathons in Thailand and starts at Sanam Chai Road, in front of the Royal Grand Palace. Please note the road and surrounding area will be temporarily closed for the event. Walk or run past many historical landmarks and through cultural and ethnic communities. There’s five levels of competition from the full marathon to the 1.5 kilometre fun walk. Register for a day of fun at www.bkkmarathon.com

Asia Pacific Ironman Competition in Langkawi, Malaysia

Over in Langkawi, Malaysia, Saturday, November 14th is the Asia Pacific Ironman Competition. Come and watch the Triathlon as athletes compete for slots at the prestigious Ironman World Championships held every October in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Langkawi is the perfect setting with clear waters for the ocean swim, rolling hills for the bike course, and incredible scenery for the run ending at Cenang beach. Fly down, kick back, and watch the action!

Bangkok Airways FlyerBonus Special Deal

Finally, Bangkok Airways has a special deal going on with their frequent flyer program, FlyerBonus. Plan now to save unto 70% FlyerBonus miles – just book your travel by November 15th for flights between 20 April and 20 July next year. The offer is good on ALL Bangkok Airways coded flights. Plan your trip now and save. How about Ko Samui, Hong Kong, or Singapore? Conditions apply, visit Bangkok Airways website for details.

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