SOCIAL SCENE

The administration office of the Rajabhat Institute Chiang Mai gave a certificate of appreciation to Japanese students who helped them organizing the Japanese education exhibition.

The Empress Hotel’s sales director, Bandit Joongjai (2nd from left) and his staff welcomed superstar singer Klaiyoonsane (center) who gave a mini concert at the Empress Hotel’s Crystal Cave Supper Club for their 1 year anniversary celebration.

German Hon. Consul Hagen Dirksen (back row-4th from left) and his wife Wanphen (4th from right) held a welcome dinner at Saenkham Terrace Restaurant for the renowned Japanese duo, violinist Atsuko Watanabe (back row-3rd from left) and pianist Naoko Kato in the presence of the new consul of Japan to Chiang Mai, Saburo Sato and some Japanese friends. Front row: Consul Saburo Sato between his wife on the left and pianist Naoko Kato to his right.

A Peking Duck Dinner at the Royal Princess Hotel was given to welcome lifelong friends of Rebecca Lomax, who came all the way from Jackson Mississippi in America. Front row from right: Jo Hollman, Modena Martin with childhood friend Rebecca Lomax, Marion Vogt from CMM and in the back Harold Hollman and Frank Weicks (right).

Chiang Mai Governor Suwat Tantipat (3rd from left) presided over the wedding of Chenyit Thongthammachat and Thamasin Nutkhamhong at the Grand Hall of the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel.

The new public relations team from Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Complex and Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel led by PR manager Phimphinan (Phim) Prasootrungruang (standing 2nd right), dropped by the Chiangmai Mail offices to introduce themselves to CMM Managing Director Michael Vogt (standing right) and editor, Phitsanu Thepthong (standing left). With Phim are Artcharawadee (Oil) Duangnetre (standing 2nd from left), and kneeling from left are Sukanya (Kwang), Choowattanakul, Jiranant (Nok) Boonprasit, and Chamchuree (Pui), Wattanaporn. CMM wishes them the prosperity and keep up the good work.

La Lang Ma Tong Restaurant on the River (Lamphun) Road not only serves excellent food, they also show a very nice touch towards their foreign guests. Not only did every guest receive his personal krathong after having eaten, they also sent somebody from table to table to explain Yee Peng and the meaning of the little ‘banana boats’ which could then be floated from the small pier at the restaurant.