Vol. IV No. 10 - Saturday March 5 - March 11, 2005
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Fairytale wedding in the land of 1000 rice fields

Horse-drawn carriages, decorated with orchids, garlands and Lanna style umbrellas, bring 55 couples to the Three King’s monument for a mass wedding. Couples came from all over the world to take part in this very special wedding ceremony last week. Full story and more pics on center pages.

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Chiang Mai safe from drought - or is it?


Everything stops for tea

A tradition has started in Chiang Mai in that once a year ‘Everything Stops for Tea’. The reason being that the Chiang Mai Schools Cricket Alliance continues to make people aware of the work being carried out for young cricketers in the Chiang Mai districts. It is also a way of raising funds to continue this sport. We were delighted to see boys and teachers from other districts of Chiang Mai province coming to see what will be expected of them in the coming year!

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The Friendship Game – basketball for ‘fun’


Each year Chiang Mai International School (CMIS) hosts a basketball tournament where international school teams from Bangkok and Chiang Mai compete. The event takes place over two days, with the first day ending with a “Friendship Game” where boys and girls from Bangkok and Chiang Mai combine players and play a game totally for the fun of it, resembling a Harlem Globe Trotters exhibition game.

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Prem students toil and sweat with hill tribe villagers

A week away in a world away

31 Grade Eleven students and four teachers from the Prem Tinsulanonda International School embarked on a unique and ground-breaking project. They spent a week at the Paulong hill tribe village of Ban Pang Daeng Nai near Chiang Dao, constructing check dams and preparing an agro-forest trail.

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Chiangmai Classics Evening combines East and West

The second attempt to bring local musicians and western classical music lovers together in the beautiful Kad Suan Kaew theatre was rather well received by both Thai and overseas spectators.

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