At the recent opening of the Art-Y studio, Tita Chobthum and Klaus Dietrich were presented with a bouquet of flowers by Wisoot Buachoom, from the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Office here in Chiang Mai. The studio specializes in jewelry, sculptures, and other pieces of art, and is located on Nimmanhaeminda Road, Soi 1.

Corrections Department Director General Kwanchai Wasawong provides clothes for old prisoners and prisoner patients in the Chiang Mai Central Prison on December 13.

Chiang Mai Private Hospital Club sends many thanks to Thai Airways International Public Company Limited for their support of the road show activities in Chittagong, Bangladesh and the opportunity that the company has given the hospital in Chiang Mai to offer good service for the people of Chittagong.

Enjoying a real German Dinner at To Nobody Restaurant was famous Thai singer Diana, seen here with Chef Joerg and Kh. Sunisa.

The Chiang Mai Chamber of Commerce president, Rachan Veeraphan and the chamber committee and staff are on hand to welcome H.E. Hemayet Uddin, ambassador of Bangladesh to Thailand, and present him with souvenirs of the city during recent visit to the reception hosted by the Chiang Mai Chamber of Commerce.

Felix Srecko, the German brew master of the Chiangmai Brewhouse at the broaching of the tap for the German “Bockbeer”, which is, for a limited time only, available at the Microbrewery behind Carrefour Superstore. “Bockbeer” is slightly sweeter than the regular lager or pilsner and has 7.5% alcohol. Worth a visit.

Prajun presented a certificate of appreciation to Dr. Kaitsuda Srisuk after her most interesting presentation on the “Emotional Quotient” at the recent meeting of the Rotary Club Chiang Mai West.

Thanee Suwattana, editor of Chiang Mai News Newspaper gives flowers to thank Kittipat Chainuwat, assistant to the entertainment managing director after the recent charity bowling competition at Bully Bowl ground, Kad Suan Kaew shopping complex.

Gap’s Thai Culinary Art aims to impart knowledge of authentic Thai food with original taste, especially for foreign tourists. Daily courses in English teach how to cook the best selection of the 5 most delicious Thai dishes. Seen here in action are a number of ‘students’, before they had to try their self-made meals.

Rotarian Dharin Adha-On-Ake (left), the assistant governor of District 3360 leads Chiang Mai Rotary Club members to give polio vaccines to children under 5 years of age in Chiang Mai community with Chaiyasit Kositapai (center) and Weerapan Tantipong (right) during the Polio Plus Project.

Friends from three different continents met and celebrated an early Christmas ‘Get together’ in Chiang Mai. From left: artist and painter Lewis Lehrman with wife Lola sitting in front, from Scotsdale, Arizona, USA; Back row: Norachai Prasertmanukitch, owner of Jaiya Mongkol Guesthouse from Chiang Mai, Michael Vogt from Chiangmai Mail, Nicholas with his dad Graham Downie, a finance executive from Scotland, Xanxai Visitkul from Chiang Mai, Front Row: Lola, Melinda Downie, Nataya and Christopher.

Lance Wright, senior manager-channel sales SWIRE Coca-Cola HK Ltd. (2nd from left) and Teresa Wright (2nd right) Community Activities Center Hong King Kids International School and their friends dress up for a Chiang Mai dinner at Jaiya Monkol B&B.