The Roman night, initiated by Dr.
Howard C. Graves, Jr., clearly reinforced qualities most prized
within the boundary of Chiang Mai: dignitas, virtus, gravitas, and
pietas. The togas were worn as distinctively as they were worn by the
Romans, with great style, but probably also with a lot more fun and
smiles. The evening ended with a thank you to Dr. Howard for all the
historic and culinary efforts he put in to make the evening the success
Dr. Chao Duangduen na Chiangmai, chairwoman of
Chiang Mai Cultural Council, recently presided over the “Chuen Chor Puang Kram
Sarn Tam Narn Wattanatam Lanna” festival. The historical play, Mamia, was
performed by 900 Sathit Rajaphat students at Kad Theatre, Kad Suan Kaew
The management and staff of the Chiang Mai
Orchid Hotel welcomed HRH Princess Maria Gabriella de Savoic, Princess of
Italy, who was on an unofficial visit to the Kingdom of Thailand. Whilst in the
Kingdom, she had dinner with Her Majesty the Queen of Thailand at the Royal
Palace in Chiang Mai.
St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated all over
Chiang Mai, and over 100 people started early with a huge Irish lunch buffet at
the Amari Rincome Hotel, which even presented live Irish music by the
beautiful Irish Band ‘Sabai’. Photo shows Irish Chef Adrian (left) with some
of the truly Irish guests, the ‘Sabai’ Duo Fiona and Miranda, and Resident
Computer Plaza’s way of saying thank you to their customers was a
‘golden one’. Many people received gold necklaces (weight: 1 quarter-baht)
from a lucky draw at CM Computers. Here, the general manager of CM Plaza,
Vimonrat Jitnavasarhien presents the gold necklace to lucky Apichart Wongtui.
Braverman, professional speaker/seminar trainer, and author of the amazon.com
best seller, “When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Lighten Up!” was recently
seen enjoying a wine tasting at the Writer’s Pub. Terry, known as a
Type A traveler, is on an Asia tour, heading from Chiang Mai to Myanmar, to the
south and back to L.A. He enjoyed the magic of the city and happily passed
around his “Inspiration in a Bottle”, with a short message for everybody. To
know more about his new book, check out his web site
Ole! What do Thailand and Spain have in common
except lots of sunshine and heat? Yes, they both have great dancers. Seen here
are from left: Miss Suprida from the Chiangmai Ballet Academy, Miss Pepa
Valdivia from ‘Taller Flamenco’ and M.L. Preeyapun Sridhavat, honorary
consul of the Republic of Peru and owner of Chiangmai Ballet Academy.
Ruangdeht Wonglar PhD, headmaster of Rajaphat
Institute Chiang Mai, was the chairperson at Sathit Rajaphat School’s 2003
semester certificate presentation ceremony held at the Auang Sam Poy Luang
meeting room, Rajaphat Institute Chiang Mai.
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