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East Meets West in Bangkok Event

Posted: Oct. 30th, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse
Boston Promenade big band
Boston Promenade

An exotic treat for Bangkok locals lies just over the horizon as a suite of Finnish cultural events are due to begin November 16th. Live music performances by the Boston Promenade, a Finnish film festival and contemporary lithography exhibition will bring a fascinating sample of western culture into the east.

A few fun Finnish cultural events will soon be held in Bangkok including Finnish jazz band Boston Promenade at Brown Sugar, Finnish director’s film at the World Film Festival and contemporary lithography at Bangkok Art and Culture Center.

Film Festival in Bangkok

Directed by Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki, the most award winning film in 2011 “Le Havre” will be screened at the World Film Festivals in Bangkok on 16 – 25 November 2012 at Esplanade Cineplex. The film received the Fipresci award from the film critics in Cannes last year. It tells the story of a shoeshiner who tries to save an immigrant child in the French port city Le Havre. Film will be screened in original language, French, subtitles are in English.


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