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TGS Awards 26 Mar 2023


Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence by Ryuichi Sakamoto

CGO live in AIGF, 7 Aug 2020.

CGO will play in Pattaya Guitar Festival 2020

Free Concert, Sunday 30 Aug 2020, 17:30

CGO live, Friday 7 Aug 2020, 17:00, Sukhumvit 60

Asia International Guitar Festival and Competition 2020

The Asia International Guitar Festival & Competition 2020

7 – 9  August, 2020 | 20th edition

at Thailand Guitar Society, TGS Recital Hall, Sukhumvit Soi 60, Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand (July , 2020) — The Thailand Guitar Society in association with Savarez Strings and Silpakorn Music College are once again proud to present South-East Asia’s finest assembly of international guitar players, makers and enthusiasts. Now in its the twentieth  illustrious year, the Asia International Guitar Festival & Competition is the biggest and most vibrant event 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. This event is sponsored by Savarez strings, Knobloch strings Aranjuez strings,  Kohnomusic, Guitar Paradiso, and Visesnut Guitar case.

A varied program sees three 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.

The full list of internationally-acclaimed guests include  Leon Koudelak (Czech), Earl Sulivan (Canada), Pongpat Pongpradit (Thailand), Woratep Rattana-umpawan (Thailand), Nalin Komentrakarn (Thailand), Apichai Chantanakajornfung (Thailand), Sakol Siripipatanakul (Thailand) the Siam Guitar Quartet (Thailand) and CGO – Classical Guitar Orchestra (Thailand).

All concerts are performed in TGS Recital Hall, Sukhumvit soi 60

Evening concert tickets are Bht 200 for adults and Bht 100 for students (with valid I.D.), i Observers of master classes and competitions pay Bht 100.

For more information at  and Festival Program

07.August 2020
   10.00 Competition open first round
   17.00 Opening Concert
   with the CGO Guitar Orchestra  – free entry
  19.00 Concert  “Celebrating 20th Edition” with the Siam Guitar Quartet, Ek-karach Charoennit and Pongpat Pongpradit 

08.August 2020
   10.00 Junior Competition
   16.00 Guitar presentation – free entry
   19.00 Concert  “Celebrating 20th Edition” Leon Koudelak

09.Ausust 2020
   10.00 Masterclass
  14.00 Guitar Workshopo & Exhibition – free entry
  17.00 Competition Final
(followed by the announcement of the prize winners of the competitions 2019 and award ceremony)

Free Concert, Sunday 26 July 2020, 17:30, TGS Hall

Free Concert, Sunday 24 Nov 2019, 17:30

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Pattaya Classical Guitat Festival and Competition 2019

Pattaya Poster 2019


Sunday 27 October 2019

09.30 – Junior competition

12.00 – Senior competition

16.00 – Guitar Maker workshop/
Guitar exhibition

17.00 – Solo recital
Surachet Wongyeam (winner 2018)
Yutthasak Komjornkijborworn 

18.00 – ​CGO – Classical Guitar Orchestra, Bangkok
Conductor: Sira Tindukasiri 
Solist : Kawin Watanasuchat, 
Panuphan (Champ) Prasithikunaporn 

19.00 – Guitar Night
​Thu Le
Jorgos Panetsos 

Siam Guitar Quartet 
 Duo Dos Amigos

21.00 – Announcement of junior and open competition winner and award ceremony

Pattaya Classical Guitar Festival & Competition 2019
Sunday 27 October 2019
@ Siam Bayshore Pattaya – venue “Orchid Room”

10 Years Pattaya Classical Guitar Festival 2009 – 2019
Amazing prizes at the junior and senior competition!
Cash Money, Aranjuez Strings, Savarez Strings, Kohno Music Gift, Guitar Paradiso Gift,Concerts, Siam Bayshore voucher and many other prizes to win!

Competition application deadline : 13 October 2019

Invited guests

​CGO – Classical Guitar Orchestra, Bangkok (Thailand)
​Thu Le (Vietnam)
Jorgos Panetsos (Greece/Austria)
Huy Thanh Nguyen (Vietnam)
Duo Dos Amigos (Thailand/Malaysia)
Leon Koudelak (Czech/Swiss)
Chuah Yeong Chin (Malaysia)
Pongpat Pongpradit (Thailand)
Yutthasak Komjornkijborworn (Thailand)
Champ Prasithikunaporn (Thailand)
Earl Sullivan (Canada)
Nalin Komentrakarn (Thailand)
Sira Tindukasiri (Thailand)
Kawin Watanasuchat (Thailand)
Surachet Wongyeam (Thailand)
Woratep Rattana-umpawan (Thailand)
Apichai Chantanakajornfung (Thailand)
Karl Heinz Roemmich (Germany)
Narongsak Visesnut (Thailand)
Wiroon Songbundit (Thailand)
Pansaeng Chantarangkul (Thailand)

Jorgos Panetsos live at TGS 26 Oct 2019, 19:30

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