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Your Saturday Highlights

14 December 2019 | Wonderfruit

There are no words. From sunrise to sunrise, you came in waves of joy, positivity, and wonderment to be part of something we all share: Wonderfruit. You made Friday a day (and night) to remember forever.

 

But now, the weekend is here. We’re ready to turn it up way beyond eleven—and make this the Saturday of our Wonderfruit dreams.

 

Won’t you join us?

 

Before you get to Wonderfruit, don’t forget to pre-register your ticket to save time at the gate. If you don’t yet have a ticket, just head to the Box Office when you get here for a Weekend Pass or Sunday Pass. You can also book General Camping passes while you are at it.

 

What’s on

 

Start the day right, with a special lunch prepared and presented by three leading female chefs in Thailand—gathered in one place to share family recipes and edible nostalgia. “Grandma’s Lunch” by chefs Aoom, Beer, and Tanya can be found in the cozy surrounds of our Theatre of Feasts from midday. There are a few spaces left for the one-off collab, if you arrive before 12.

 

Feasted and fabulous, it’s time to flex those creative chops and try your hand at Life Drawing by Untitled. Sketch the human form in all its beauty, and share your masterpiece. There are sessions all day, find your time to shine. 

 

Here’s the scoop. Häagen-Dazs is in The Fields, and they’re giving out free ice cream to any Wonderers in need of delicious, ice-cold refreshments. Visit the Häagen-Dazs stores (between 14:00 and 16:00) for your free scoop.

 

Hear an inspiring tale for a difficult topic when Maia Mousher presents her Scratch Talk at 16:40. The director of Urban Light Thailand protects and rescues a vulnerable group in the trafficking world: young boys. She’s speaking at Eco Pavilion.

 

Create worth from waste at Concept Lab by Indorama Ventures with Precious Plastic. This is not your ordinary recycling center. You can find it in the hand of Living Village

 

Stay in the hand for ReLove, ReWonder by Fashion Revolution Thailand—a workshop to discover the true source of our clothes and ways to stretch out the life of these wearable resources. 

 

Hear a sonic interpretation of Bangkok’s iconic old town spaces when Douglas Dare shares his Musicity project live on Theatre Stage at 17:30. 

 

Get acquainted with the sounds of local heroes The Richman Toy, onstage at Creature Stage at 19:00. This playful five piece are and widely-celebrated in Thailand—responsible for countless sing-alongs in the country.

 

Listen carefully to Massive Attack’s Daddy G, as he shares his refined and experienced selections at Solar Stage 19:15, the final performance for sunset.

 

Discover what it takes to be the best behind the decks with a showcase of the world’s finest turntablists from Red Bull 3Style at SOT. While you’re at it, swing by the Stoli pop-up bar at SOT for a mug of the goods, or make your way to the Monkey Shoulder bar for some dance inspiration.

 

Make your way to Molam Bus and hear the vocal precision of a musical icon, Chalermphol Malakhan, as he warms bodies and hearts with his Molam classics and upcountry party standards from 20:30.

 

Observe in awe as Unnamedminor winds, binds, and ties her willing, submissive model in a live Shibari Performance at Neramit. The Japanese rope bondage is an expression of trust, intimacy, and dominance between rigger and ‘bunny’. The ropes swing at 21:45.

 

Big boss of Ed Banger Records Busy P, AKA Pedro Winter, joins his labelmates at Forbidden Fruit as part of the Ed Banger Records Takeover tonight. There’ll be a medley of all the Ed Banger artists at 04:00, in case you missed any throughout the earlier sets. 

 

Daniel Merlot’s House of the Unholy Ritual will finally be revealed at Neramit at the strike of midnight. Emiko Shibamura, Japan’s favorite 65-year-old rapper, will perform alongside dancers, performers, and who knows what else…

 

Stretch your night out until it’s not night anymore with a Solar Stage sunrise set by the one and only Acid Pauli. If you didn’t make it to sunrise yesterday, this is the one to catch.

 

Weekend Passes are still available at the gate today. We’ll see you so, so soon.