About Us

Old Chiangmai

Old Chiangmai Cultural Center has a rich history that dates back to 1971. The founder, Khun Oon Chutima, had a passion for preserving the traditional Lanna culture of the northern region of Thailand. He wanted to share the beauty and richness of the Lanna culture with both locals and visitors alike. To do this, he established Old Chiangmai Cultural Center, which has since become one of the most prominent cultural centers in Chiang Mai.

Over the years, the center has become a hub for traditional Lanna cultural performances, music, and dance. It has also served as a venue for various events and festivals that celebrate the diverse cultural heritage of Thailand. With a focus on preserving and sharing traditional culture, Old Chiangmai Cultural Center has become a beacon for both locals and visitors who are looking to immerse themselves in the vibrant Lanna culture of the region.

The center has expanded its offerings over the years to include various services, such as catering, weddings, and meeting facilities, while still maintaining a strong focus on cultural preservation. With a team of dedicated professionals, the center is committed to delivering the best possible experience to its customers, whether they are attending a traditional dance performance, planning a wedding, or hosting a conference.

At Old Chiangmai Cultural Center, visitors can expect to be transported to a different time and place, where the rich history and vibrant culture of the Lanna kingdom are on full display. With its commitment to preserving the region’s cultural heritage, the center has become a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the true essence of Northern Thailand.

Our Story

Since its establishment in 1971, Old Chiangmai Cultural Center has been dedicated to preserving and showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Northern Thailand. Founded by Khun Oon Chutima, the center started as a humble venue for the traditional Khantoke Dinner, a northern-style dining experience accompanied by live folk music and dance performances. Over the years, Old Chiangmai has expanded its offerings to include a wide range of cultural shows, musical performances, and special events. Today, the center continues to be a hub for the preservation and celebration of Northern Thailand’s unique identity and traditions.

At Old Chiangmai Cultural Center, our mission is to promote and preserve the rich cultural heritage of Northern Thailand. We believe that by sharing our traditions and customs with the world, we can help foster a greater appreciation and understanding of the diverse cultures that make up our global community. Through our performances, events, and cultural programs, we aim to inspire and educate visitors from around the world, while also providing a platform for local artists and performers to showcase their talents.

Our Partnership

At Old Chiangmai Cultural Center, we are guided by a set of core values that reflect our commitment to excellence, cultural preservation, and community engagement. These values include:

  • Cultural Preservation: We are dedicated to preserving and promoting the unique cultural heritage of Northern Thailand, and strive to be a leading cultural institution in the region.

  • Authenticity: We are committed to showcasing authentic cultural traditions and customs, and strive to provide visitors with an authentic and immersive cultural experience.

  • Excellence: We hold ourselves to the highest standards of quality and excellence in all aspects of our work, from our performances and events to our customer service and facilities.

  • Community Engagement: We are committed to engaging with and giving back to our local community, and aim to be a positive force for social and cultural development in the region.

  • Innovation: We embrace innovation and creativity in all aspects of our work, and strive to constantly improve and evolve our offerings to meet the changing needs and expectations of our visitors.

By upholding these values, we aim to provide a truly unique and memorable cultural experience for all who visit Old Chiangmai Cultural Center.

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