Asia International Guitar Festival & Competition 2018

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Roberto Aussel from Argentina will be one of the star performers at the Asia International Guitar Festival & Competition in Bangkok. (Photo/Savarez)
Roberto Aussel from Argentina will be one of the star performers at the Asia International Guitar Festival & Competition in Bangkok. (Photo/Savarez)

The Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok will once again host the annual Asia International Guitar Festival & Competition, set to take place from June 7-10.

Organized by the Thailand Guitar Society in association with Savarez Strings, the festival represents South-East Asia’s finest assembly of international guitar players, makers and enthusiasts.  Now in its twelfth illustrious year, the event is the biggest and most vibrant meeting place for classical guitar aficionados and music lovers in the region. This year’s agenda includes master classes, guitar exhibits, competitions and concerts by acclaimed world-class musicians hailing from around the globe.

A varied program sees four days of activities, each day culminating in a concert by one or more celebrated guitar maestros.

The event will also feature a guitar competition open to all, with the winner receiving a free guitar, case, string sets, certificate and performance rights at four prestigious events.

All concerts are performed in The Sukosol’s Kamolmart Room.

Evening concert tickets are priced at 600 baht for adults and 400 baht for students (with valid I.D.), inclusive of coffee break. Afternoon concert tickets cost 300 baht for all audience members, excluding coffee break. Observers of master classes and competitions pay 200 baht.

For more information call 022–470–123, ext 1916-1918 or visit www. facebook.com/thailandguitarsociety.