Fine Art Exhibition 2004
at the Central Airport Plaza
Central Airport Plaza, at its northern village on the
second floor, was the venue for an art exhibition displaying work by the
institute students of the Fine Arts faculty put on by the Local Lanna Arts
and Cultures Club of the Rajamangkla Institute of Technology, Payap.
Chaiyong Uaviriyanukul, centre, cutting the ribbon at the opening ceremony
of the exhibition.
It began with a local instrumental performance by members
of the campus, and Ajarn Chaiyong Uaviriyanukul, the director of the
institute, presided over the opening ceremony.
of the student’s works on display.
The Rajamangkla Institute of Technology believes in the significance of
arts in terms of entertainment, relaxation, and showing different
perspectives, so they organized the exhibition for the public.
Tamarind Village receives award
New 5 Star Hotel opening in April
The Tamarind Village Chiang Mai, one of the new
operations in town received an award from the Association of Siamese
Architects (under Royal Patronage) for ‘the best building in Lanna
Smuthkochorn, Chief de Village of Tamarind Hotel and Chief Operation Officer
of the about to open Rachamankha Hotel.
Tamarind Village is a peaceful picturesque haven in the
middle of the old town, built around a huge Tamarind tree, and has just 40
rooms. However, during the two years since the opening, they have built up a
good report with their northern hospitality.
Amaradist Smuthkochorn, the ‘Chief de Village’ told
Chiangmai Mail that due to the extremely high occupancy and positive
responses, they decided to build another small luxury, boutique hotel which
is due to open in April this year. Called Rachamankha Hotel, it will be a
five star property with its own identity, quite different from ‘Tamarind
Village’, but with its own special touch towards interior and design. 24
rooms, each one individual, cozy but stylish.
The structure and d้cor of the Rachamankha Hotel is a mixture of
Lanna, Lao, Burma, Tai hill tribe and Chinese art. Projected room rate will
be around 12,000 baht per night which is aimed at individual high class
tourists who want to enjoy the privacy and elegance of Lanna hospitality.
Northern Rotary Centennial
focuses on fitness
100 aerobic minutes to celebrate 100 years of service
Rotary International District 3360 will celebrate
Rotary’s 100 years of civic service with a 100 minute aerobic massed
exercise at the Chiang Mai Municipal Stadium, Ratanakosin Road, on Friday,
27 February, at 8 p.m.
the special guests who will address the Rotarians are Chiang Mai Governor
Suwat Tantipat, as well as Rotary District Governor Vivat Sirijangkapattana.
The aim is to have 1500-2000 people to come and join in
the exercise for fitness, and all Rotary Clubs of the District are involved.
A great number of aerobic associations from the North will assist the
Rotarians and public to undertake this aerobic exercise, with Rotary itself,
and your health, benefiting greatly. Everyone is invited to join in the fun,
free t-shirts will be distributed, and information on local projects will be
posted for all to know about Rotary International’s far-reaching efforts
in service to the community.
Rotary is an organization of business and professional
leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high
ethical standards, and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. Paul
P. Harris formed the Rotary Club of Chicago, Illinois, USA, the world’s
first service club, on 23 February 1905.
The name Rotary came from the early practice of rotating
meetings among members’ offices. Today there are approximately 1.2 million
Rotary club members of more than 30,000 Rotary clubs in 164 countries.
One of many remarkable achievements of Rotary and its partners includes
having vaccinated more than 2 billion children against polio, and Rotary has
pledged to fully eradicate Polio from the world by its centennial in 2005. Jatusripitak’s trophy.