Samui Marathon Music
This month ushers two big events on Samui Island. The first is the inaugural Samui Mar-athon, organized by Bangkok Airways and taking place on Sep 19. You can sign up to take part in various age categories, from student to over 60, and opt to run either a full, half or quarter marathon. The application fee is B300-700 before Sep 17 and B300-800 on Sep 18. More information and registration at 02-265-5678 ext. 5669/8709
later, music takes center stage with the return of the Samui Jazz Festival 2010. This year’s event will feature free jazz concerts on 11 stages spread around the island at Bo Phut (Sep 25, 28), Chaweng (Sep 26, 29) and Lamai (Sep 27, 30) beaches. The 42 shows will feature Thai and international jazz talents like Mete Erke, Eddie C, Roos jonker and the Nontri Orchestra Winds.