Asia International Guitar Festival 2010

Asia International Guitar Festival 2010

The Thailand Guitar Society in conjunction with the Siam City Hotel present the 10th annual Asia International Guitar Festival June 17th through June 20th at the Siam City Hotel in Bangkok. The festival will play host to many international guitarists as well as local Thai guitarists.

The International Guitar Festival will also host several competitions including a senior & Junior competition. Some of the prizes include a choice of Guitars made by Yuichi Imai,  Karl Heinz Roemmich or Young Seo as well as a guaranteed playing spot at one of several international and local guitar festivals.

There will also be other activities to take part in such as concerts, master classes and exhibitions all held at the Siam City Hotel. Ticket prices for concerts, activities and competitions are as follows.

Concert – 600 baht for adults and 400 baht for students (inclusive of coffee break).

Audience for Competition -
200 baht per person.

Observer for Master Class
-  200 baht per person.

Senior Competitor – 2000 baht per entrant.

Junior Competitor
– 1000 baht per entrant.

Below you will find a program schedule for each night. More information such as what each program will entail can be found at The Thailand Guitar Society’s  Asia International Guitar Festival page.

Program Schedule:

17.June 2010:

09.30 Masterclass: Jorge Luis Zamora

14.00 Masterclass: Flavio Cucchi

16.00 Afternoon Concert: Gen Matsuda (Japan)

20.00 “Fiesta Latina”
Anniversary Celebration Concert with Flavio Cucchi, Paul Cesarczyk. Jorge Luis Zamora, Woratep Rattana-umpawanl, Santi Kaeojai, Leon Koudelak and others

18.June 2010:

09.30 Masterclass: Jorge Luis Zamora

13.00 Competition 1st Round

20.00 Concert: Tomonori Arai (Japan)

19.June 2010:

09.30 Masterclass: Tomonori Arai

13.00 Junior Competition

16.00 Afternoon Concert: Ekachai Jearakul (Thailand)

20.00 Concert : Roman Viazovskiy (Ukraine/Germany)

20.June 2010:

09.30 Masterclass: Roman Viazovskiy

14.00 Competition Final

20.00 Concert : Jorge Luis Zamora (Cuba/Costa Rica)

For more information on upcoming events and festivals in Thailand please check out the Thailand Events Calender.

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2 Responses to Asia International Guitar Festival 2010
  1. Catherine
    June 10, 2010 | 9:11 pm

    This one seems a beaut Talen. Do you know if they will be releasing videos on YouTube?
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  2. Talen
    June 10, 2010 | 11:35 pm

    Cat, I believe there will be videos released as there were some from last years festival…Next year I will definitely be in attendance!