Foreign teens on stage
at local venue
Vincent Leutwiler (student trainee)
If you go to ‘The Resort’ on Friday and Saturday
evenings you will catch two foreign youngsters, Stephanie, 14, and David,
12, rocking on stage with the house band.
stars of the evening, Stephanie and David.
The two Canadians take singing lessons from one of the
band’s members and were given the chance to show their talent on stage.
They immediately took up the offer to sing during their school summer break.
They perform some well known songs including ‘Where’s
The Love’ from the Black Eyed Peas and ‘In The End’ from Linkin Park.
The resort is located on Charoen-Raj Road close to Wat Faham. For more
information call 053262099 or visit their webpage at www. theresortcnx.com
Lamphun School Band competes in the Netherlands
Chiangmai Mail reporters
Suanboonyopathum Lamphun School won the Thailand Band
competition at the national stadium in Bangkok and received a trophy
presented by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. With this, they win the
right to go to the 15th Marching Show Bands Championship in the Netherlands.
We wish them well!
Musical performances mark Thai-Chinese 30 year anniversary
The Office of National Culture Commission in the Ministry
of Culture and Thai-Chinese culture conservation workers organized a
"Songs of friendship" performance on the occasion of Thai-Chinese
30 year anniversary at Kad Theater, Central Kad Suan Kaew, Chiang Mai on
Phanomyong sings with piano.
Thailand and China are neighboring countries and have had
a good relationship for several centuries. Economic, political, education
and sport exchanges have helped maintain the good relationship between the
countries. July 1, 2005 was hailed as the 30th anniversary of the
recognition of the relationship, and a special music performance was
organized representing the cultures and long relationship between both
Musical experts from both countries performed, including Ge Yong from
China and Suda Phanomyong and Dussadee Phamonyong from Thailand.
Local horse riders acquire
official coaching status
Vincent Leutwiler (Student
Three local equestrian specialists were in Bangkok to
take part in the Fédération Equestre Internationale coaching system
training which took place this week. The specialists, Dittagorn and Pakinee
Pantapa of the local Ladda Land Riding Club and Wisaruth Tanpun of Pak
Squadron received their certificate of completion of the introductory and
level one courses of the FEI coaching system, which as one specialist said,
"might be the next system of coaching in Thailand".
is too young to start riding lessons. Here little Dacey is playing with the
14 Thai equestrian specialists took part in the courses
in Bangkok. The objective of the course was for the participants to be
officially acknowledged as coaches of the Fédération Equestre
Internationale coaching method. In the courses the participants learned all
the rules which apply to the different equestrian sports, the tactics as to
how they are carried out, a unit on safety, the techniques used in jumping,
dressage and eventing, stable management skills and several other units
related to the equestrian sport.
The Ladda Land Riding Club is situated on the Canal Road between the
Phucome Hotel and 700 Year Sport Complex. For information contact Tom or Pak
at [email protected].
at Ladda Land
Chiang Mai Rajabhat University taking Thai dramatic art to China
Chiang Mai Rajabhat University is preparing to perform
Thai dramatic art in China, on the occasion of a Thai food festival to
celebrate the 30 year anniversary of Thai-Chinese relationships.
The Thai consulate general in Kunming invited the
university to present the show July 23-29 in Guiyang, Guizhou precinct and
Changcha, Hunan precinct.
Asst. Prof. Ruangdech Wonglah, president of Chiang Mai
Rajabhat University said that six performances were being staged, Rabum
Ching, Chuichai Phra Lor Long Suan, Fon Saomai, Rum Manora Buchayan, Serng
Kratip and Rumwong Matratan, and, during the final performance, guests would
be invited to join in.
Not only will the performances be Thai, but the food
also. This would be used as a method to promote Thai food and dramatic art
and it could enhance the image of Thailand and encourage a continuing good
relationship between Thailand and China.