The Chiang Mai Arts & Crafts scene is easily the most impressive in Thailand. It’s even more diverse than the Bangkok art scene. If you want to experience the best aspects of Northern Thailand culture, you do need to make a pilgrimage to the Jai Thep Festival in Chiang Mai, which is taking place between 31 January and 02 February 2020. The Chiang Mai Arts & Crafts festival will showcase the best elements of culture, art, dance and music in Chiang Mai. Watch the video to see what it’s all about.

 

 

Chiang Mai Arts & Crafts Festival

Jai Thep Festival is now in its fifth year and is gaining a reputation as one of the best annual Chiang Mai arts & crafts festivals. This 3-day festival will be hosted in the wide-open spaces of Lanna Rock Garden. It is located on the outskirts of Chiang Mai Old City. The festival will see a wide choice of large-scale art installations, workshops, dances, classes and exhibitions set across four stages and areas of the venue. The event never fails to fully immerse a multicultural and multi-national crowd in the best aspects of Chiang Mai arts & crafts. People come from four corners of the globe to celebrate the Jai Thep Festival.

 

Chiang Mai Arts and Crafts Jai Thep Festival - Thailand Event Guide

People come from four corners of the globe to celebrate the Jai Thep Festival. Thailand Event Guide

 

Eco-Friendly Ethos at Jai Thep Festival 2020

Currently, one of the hottest topics in the world is the ongoing climate change issues. Jai Thep Festival encourages the event attendees to consider their own carbon footprint when visiting the event. Everything you bring to the event, you are expected to take it home with you in a bid to protect the local venue and its environment. In 2019, the organizers of the event helped divert 75% of waste from the Chiang Mai Arts and Crafts festival away from landfill sites.

 

Chiang Mai Arts and Crafts Jai Thep Festival - Thailand Event Guide

Jai Thep Festival encourages the event attendees to consider their own carbon footprint when visiting the event. Thailand Event Guide

 

Family Friendly Chiang Mai Arts & Crafts Festival

The festival is proud of its family-friendly atmosphere. Families with kids are welcomed with open arms at the event. There will be lots of kids activities at the event. Kids under the age of 12 are free to enter the festival if they are with a paying adult. However, kids who are 13 years old and over can get cheaper students tickets. Talking of ticket prices, single-day tickets for adults are 1,000 THB per person, while a full 3-day ticket costs 2,500 THB. A 3-day student ticket pass will cost 2,200 THB per person for students aged between 13 and 17. A single day student ticket will cost 800 THB per person. If you want to experience one of the best Chiang Mai arts & crafts events this year, make sure you attend the Jai Thep Festival 2020.

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