Bukruk Urban Arts Festival; January: This relatively new festival celebrates the latest in urban arts, with music, talks and street art exhibitions from Thai and international artists at various locations around Bangkok. It’s a great window onto a little-known scene.
Songkran (Thai New Year); April: Raucous celebrations take place throughout Thailand, with colourful outfits, public water fights and the sound of firecrackers echoing through the streets.
Hua Hin Jazz Festival; June: After a recent hiatus, one of Thailand’s most high profile music festivals is back. The event attracts both local and international talent and focuses on the genres of jazz, Latin and world music.