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The 2013 GBOB WORLD FINAL in Chiang Mai was an amazing four-day event which happened Feb 7 – Feb10. All band activities were filmed, and a documentary will be released soon. The concert was brought to you by Singha Corporation, Nok Air, MTV Thailand, Central Festival, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, and the Chiang Mai Governor.

The bands arrived at the Chiang Mai International Airport on the 6th of February. On the 7th of February, sponsored by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the bands went on a tour to the Chiang Mai Zoo, the Royal Flower Festival, the Elephant Camp, and the Long Neck Tribe... More.



Welcoming Party at Khum Khantoke


The World Finalists were invited to try a traditional Lanna dinner at the Khum Khantoke restaurant in Chiang Mai, where they witnessed traditional thai dances and lit up night lanterns into the sky. See more of Khum Khantoke at their website . 


Chiang Mai Tour for Bands


The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) sponsored a tour for the bands in Chiang Mai Zoo, the Royal Flora, the elephant camp, and the long-neck tribe.  Visit the website of the TAT


Farewell Party and Night Gigs for Bands


The Farewell Party was Niyom Panich Appliances in Chiang Mai. The bands were entertained by Thai Cultural Dances. They also had a chance to perform during the farewell party, as well as the separate parties afterwards in five different bars in Chiang Mai. 


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