SOCIAL SCENE

Niyom Panich held the Best Award Style Models at their show and performance area, to celebrate its newly-opened showroom. The winners will be the new presenters. Talented teenagers are also invited to join the Singing Star Contest on January 22 with 100,000 baht in prizes up for grabs.

Networking at the Writers Club were (from left) Maurice Spees (video projection director ‘Terra Imagica’), Terry Braverman (author of ‘When the going gets tough, the tough lighten up’), Ulrike Kneitschel (director Subnotic Events and Promotions), Andrew, and Peter from Bangkok.

Exotic Chiangmai Co. Ltd. held their staff party at the Northern Park Emporium on December 30. Staff from the Northern Park Emporium and Lilavadee Coffee Gallery shared the moment and donated necessities and money for the tsunami victims.

Eberhard celebrated his birthday at To Nobody Restaurant. (From left) Eberhard and his wife Pla, mother Gulag, Malee, Po Anong and Mae Chaleo, daughter Un. Son Idin and even maid Nam tried the pork knuckles as well as the birthday cake.

A birthday dinner in modern Chinese style was celebrated by birthday girl Julinda Morgan, surrounded by friends and well-wishers, and greeted personally by Jovi Cheng (standing behind Julinda), the Chinese chef at the Fujian Restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Resort.

Suzanne Mccombe, an examiner from the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) tested the jazz and ballet performance of the students at the Chiang Mai Ballet Academy. Suzanne received flowers of appreciation from the successful students.

German TV personality and UN Goodwill Ambassador Dr. Alfred Biolek enjoyed dinner at The House, and caught up with former colleague Roshan Dhunjibhoy (seated left). Michael and Marion Vogt (Chiangmai Mail) and Executive Chef Pom were delighted to listen to their tales.

Ornnadda Tantipat (right), president of Chiang Mai Provincial Red Cross, presided over the “Watch Jewelry Fashion Access 2005” at the Central Airport Plaza.