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Welcome to Friends-of-the-Arts foundation website.

We are a registered public foundation in Bangkok, Thailand supporting performing arts and Thai talent from young to professional.

We have also produced Thailand’s most prestige Contemporary dance festival for the past 15 years. This International Dance Festival runs for 3 weeks each year inviting various dance companies from abroad, and includes master classes and workshops, and features our very own Thai dance companies.

Upcoming event!!

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Where: Bangkok Art and Culture Centre: < http://en.bacc.or.th/content/location-map.html>.

When: Opening Ceremony launch ‘International Solo Festival’ 6th May (see program below)

Who: see the program and workshops for all?

What: ‘International SOLO Festival’ (see program attached)

Why: register new Friends (members)

How:  request all existing and future Friends (members) to disseminate this announcement to those interested in the performing arts and ‘Education through Movement’ edutainment.

Levels of Membership i.e. invitation to become a FRIEND (member)

Gold FRIEND (member): 9,900 THB per annum

  • Six V.I.P tickets to ‘Gala Performance’ value 15,000 THB.
  • Invitation to the friends-of-the-Arts foundation FOTAF cocktail party at the performance venue.
  • Other special privileges  (please check-out the website: www.FOTAF.org for specialFriends (members) privileges and benefits/
  • Friends (members) will be invited to seminars, lectures, demonstrations, workshop etc. throughout the year.
  • Friends (members) names will appear on the ‘Thank you’ Page in the collateral material.

Platinum FRIEND (member)  99,000 THB per annum

  • 20 V.I.P tickets to ‘Gala Performance’ value 50,000 THB.
  • Invitation to the friends-of-the-Arts foundation FOTAF cocktail party at the performance venue.
  • Other special privileges  (please check-out the website: www.FOTAF.org for specialFriends (members) privileges and benefits/
  • Friends (members) will be invited to seminars, lectures, demonstrations, workshop etc. throughout the year.
  • One page full colour advertising in the program.
  • The Platinum Friends (members) names will appear in front of the theatre / venue as well as acknowledgement on the ‘Thank you’ Page of the program.

All interested individuals are invited to register as FRIEND (member) of the friends-of-the-Arts foundation (FOTAF)

o   These registered Friends (members) are to receive FOTAF regular news announcements reference Performances / Events / Workshops / Master Classes / (limited to four times a year).

solo festival

The friends-of-the-Arts foundation cordially invite you to the Opening of ‘International SOLO Festival’ 2016

on Friday 6th May at 18.30 hours.

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre: < http://en.bacc.or.th/content/location-map.html >.

Program:

18.30 hours ‘Guest Registration’.

19.00 hours ‘Opening Ceremony’ follow by the performing arts tour from 1st – 4th floor.

All Proceeds: donated to the scholarship fund for needy young talented & artists.

Register to become a Friend (member) and enjoy the privileges and benefits entre: <www.FOTAF.org >.

https://www.facebook.com/Internationaldancefestival/

RSVP: < PR@FOTAF.org >

Tel: (085) 100-3050

Dress Code:  Uniquely-You!

Performing Arts tour starts at 13.00/15.00/17.00hrs Floor
1 Tap VS Kathak by Peter Farrell &  Kalvakalva Murali Mohan 1st
2 Harp concert by Chiara Capobianco 1st
3 Sex Machine by Luca Bruni & Mario Ferrari 1st
4 Invocation” by Yui Cello 1st
5  Living canvas by Ulrich Gottlieb 3rd Escalator
6 Homelessness by Tanakorn Sunvararphiphu 3rd BTS
7 “The Audio/Visual/Arts: Con temporary Butoh”by “Haste” Sompong Leartvimolkasame 3rd  Fl
8 Jazz  saxophone  by  Dan Phillips ,Silpakorn Music Faculty 3rd  Fl.  Store
9 Focus by  Paola Sorressa and Elisa Lauria 4th  Fl.
10 Cornering a Hare by  Evan Dawson 4th Fl.
11 The Crown by WeerapongI Donlakorn 4th  fl
12 Boat to Heaven by Kamruzzaman Shadhin Central circular space 5th fl
13 Phittaya Phaefuang 5th
14 Witness by Ong Nitipat Pholchai 5th
15 My favourite musical by May Yimsai 1st
16 Experience Amazing – Dance IT! 1st
17 ‘Trainsition’ Video installation by Ulrich Gottlieb on  show at 18.00hrs onwards in front of BACC
Exhibition 1st fl,
1)Photograph exhibition by Anindam Chaudhury
2) Painting exhibition Kamruzzaman Shadin
3) Exhibition by Chris Ali  Saheb-Ettaba

 

Exhibition and art/craft workshops 7-8 May 11.00-18.00 1st fl. In front of Art Cafe
 

 

 

 

NOTE:

 

1)Marbling by Ann marbling Arts

2)Quilling  by Apichart

3)Painting by Napa Wonyim

4)Jewelry making by Ammy  Leela

The workshops run from 11.00hrs- 18.oohrs

 

 

  Workshops / talk/ demonstration  during 10 -15 May Floor
Tues 10 17.00h-19.00h Broadway Experience  by Peter Farrell  ( beginner level) 1st
Wed 11 16.00h-17.30h  Vocabularies of Movement: Choreography Workshop  by Haste Sompong                   Room 401
  18.30h-20.00h  #playground Physical theatre by Ulrich Gottlieb Room 401
Thurs12 17.00h-19.00h  Tap and Latin Dance workshop  By Peter Farrell ( beginner level) 1st
Fri 13 17.00h-18.30h Contemporary Dance (release technique) by Paige Phillips  1st

Room 401

Sat 14 11.00h-12.30h Contemporary Dance (release technique) by Paige Phillips Room 401
  13.00h-14.30h  Vocabularies of Movement: Choreography Workshop by Haste Sompong                   1st
*15.00h  Ballet  lecture Demonstration by May Yimsai with Dance centre’s students 1st
  *16.00h  A Talk on Experience Amazing – Dance IT! by Intel 1st
   17.00h-18.30h Broadway Experience by Peter Farrell 1st
Sun 15  11.00h-13.00h กายสมาธิสู่อิสรภาพ/Riding the wave of freedom by Nitipat (Ong) Pholchai 1st
  13.00h-14.30h Tap & Latin dance by Peter Farrell 1st
  15.00h-16.30h ปัญญาญาณจากฐานกาย/Intuitive Intelligence of Contact improvisation by Nitipat (Ong) Pholchai Room 401
  *16.00h Kathak dance by Kalvakalva Murali Mohan 1st
* 17.00h Dharma solo by phra acharn Surasak Jaranadharmo 1st
Exhibition
*1)Photograph exhibition by Anindam Chaudhury
*2) Painting exhibition Kamruzzaman Shadin
*3) Exhibition by Chris Ali  Saheb-Ettaba
1st
Note Participant fee for each workshop is 500 baht/workshop.

Dance workshops by Nitipat (Ong) Pholchai is donation-based (suggested donation 100-600THB)

*Lecture/Demonstration with star is free.

 

Reservation for workshop by e-mail <Fotaf@fotaf.org> or call 085 1003050

Invitation

“An Afternoon Delight”

Date/Time: Saturday 7th  May 2016, 16.00-18.30 hours.

Venue: the gardens of Dinsor Palace: < www.thegardenspalace.com >.

Events Schedule:

o   16.00 hours guests registration & enjoy the garden ambiance with afternoon tea delight  with  caviar, champagne and all delicious cakes.

o   Silent auction of the art pieces are in process.

o   Live Canvas by Ulrich Gottlieb ,German artist improvise and interact with the audiences.

o   17.00 hours welcome the guests and introduce the artists.

o   Popular  classical  Harp concert  by Chiara Capobianca Italian musician.

o   17.30  hrs   performance  by  Paola Sorressa and Elisa Lauria,Mandala Dance Company

  • 17.45 hours an ensemble with all artists interact with the audience in dance party.
  • 18.30 hours presentationof  prize to the winner of the silent auction.

Proceeds go towards FOTAF full time scholarship fund / ‘Connecting ASEAN + +

 R.S.P.V. : <  Fotaf@Fotaf.org >.                             Dress code: Chic in  shorts

For further information Tel: (085) 100-3050

PLs see the details in the attached files.

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