“Elite Model Look Thailand 2005” Contest in
Chiang Mai on Saturday, October 1, 2005 at Central Airport Plaza. The
winner will receive a two year contract, cash prizes and will be the
Thailand model representative at the “Elite Model Look International 2005
World Competition”, in Shanghai in November this year with competitors
from over 80 countries.
Annual Terry Fox Run this month, organized by the Four
Seasons Resort with proceeds donated to the Oncological Society of
Thailand under the patronage of HM The Queen. Venue is 700 Year anniversary
complex. Check Sports Pages of this issue for more information or email:
terryfox. [email protected]
Goethe-Institut Bangkok and the Faculty of
Fine Arts of CMU Art museum is staging an Art Exhibition called “Sigma
Polke, music from an unknown source” which opens on Tuesday October 4,
2005 at 6 p.m. running until October 28 at the Front Gallery (1st floor)
from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
CMU Art Museum, will host the Art Exhibition
“Cultural Identity” by Orawan Slis-Kusonsong from the Netherlands
with the official Opening on Thursday October 6, 2005 at 6 p.m. For further
information check www.mem bers.home.nl/orawan. At the Back gallery on second
floor from October 7 - 25 daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contemporary Art Exhibition W<>E from October 7
- 21 at the Back Gallery first floor by eight female artists, Helen
Mastrandrea, Jackie Lancaster, Lisa Novelli, Nanthapa Cooper, Regine
Elliott, Rydal Hanbury and Siripan Kidd. Opening on Thursday October 6, 2005
at 6.45 p.m. will be presided over by Jon Glendinning, Director of British
Council Chiang Mai. For further information call Siripan Kidd on 0 7187
4243, Nanthapa Cooper [email protected], or check website:
Exhibition One month in Norway: S๘rfinnset
Skole/the Nordland will have their opening on Saturday October 1, 2005 at 6
p.m. at the Land Foundation office. Contact Email: theland
@thelandfoundation.org or Tel: 0 5381 1555. October 1 – November 30, 2005.
Sound of Silence Exhibition at Galerie Panisa on
Mahidol Road. Amorn Pinpimai’s work reflects tranquillity for body and
mind in our noise polluted world. Until October 3, 2005. Information at 0
Next INTG meeting at the Alliance Francaise on
Tuesday, October 11, 2005. Katharine McKinnon will speak on “Politics and
professionalism in community development by examining intervention in the
highlands of northern Thailand”. More information, e-mail Convener Brian
Hubbard at [email protected] info.co.th or Tel./Fax: 0 5321 3972.
CMU Art Museum until September 28, 2005, Sculpture Art
Exhibition: “Return to the Oriental Life and Spirit 4” by
Watchara Prayoonkum at the Front Gallery, 1st
floor, daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Writers Club and Wine Bar in conjunction with the
Suvannabhumi art gallery is staging a six month season (until February 2006)
of contemporary Burmese art, by leading artists, some of whose work can not
be shown in Burma because of its political nature. Open Sundays – Fridays,
12 – midnight, closed on Saturdays on Rachadamnoen Road, opposite La Villa
Don’t forget to visit Thapae Sunday Walking Street
every Sunday at Thapae Gate along Rachadamnoen Road, from 5 p.m. until
Every Saturday from 5 p.m. Wualai Walking Street,
the Silver Street of Chiang Mai
Midnight Market every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
in front of Kad Suan Kaew Department Store from 6-11 p.m. Kad Sum Murd
Dining & Restaurants
Cozy, diverse and tasty, the perfect family lunch is
served at the Amari Rincome Hotel! Enjoy the Daily International
Lunch Buffet for only 325 baht at La Gritta Restaurant and welcome back
‘old’ and ‘new’ Chef Stefan Frenzel. Reservations for the lunch on German
National Day, Monday, October 3, at tel. 0 5322 1130.
Amazing Sandwich Restaurant, the Sandwich Specialist
in Chiang Mai since 1998, has opened its third branch at the new Sompetch
Gold Place, a few meters before you reach the Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel. All
branches serve sandwich extravaganzas with amazing quality at reasonable
prices. Branches 1 and 2 are at 252/3 Prapokklao Rd. beside Thai Airways
office and 20/2 Huey Kaew Rd. opposite Orchid Hotel.
Buonissimo, La Trattoria del Sergio now renovated and
back in full swing. Italian Restaurant, delicatessen, and wine shop. The
finest array of antipasti, traditional Italian cheeses, and breads.
Chiangmai Prao Rd, 500 m past Ram 2 Hospital, opposite side of the road,
tel. 0 5385 3098-9 or check out www.buonissimo.co.th.
Bella Italia, new Italian Venue in the middle of
town. Home cooked, daily changing specials and pasta dishes as economical as
35 baht per portion. Open for lunch and dinner daily except Sundays. For
group reservation call tel. 0 9851 7607
Chiangmai Kebab, opens daily at 5 p.m. – 2.30 a.m.
Traditional home made Pita bread, salad and your choice of chicken or beef
Kebab with the sauce you choose. They also serve Falafel and Samosas fresh
daily. Parking next to DK Book Shop behind Oriflame. Tel. 0 7188 1832
Fillmore East’s famous tender juicy USDA and
Argentinean Angus Steaks and huge burgers for the kids can be enjoyed at the
‘dry again’ River Restaurant on Charoenrasd Road. For table reservations
call Ron at 0 5326 2418.
Fondue House opposite Central Airport Plaza. A haven
of good food to let you relax after a hectic day and enjoy fondue with the
family. Try it, you won’t be sorry. For reservation 0 9423 1688 or 0 5320
La Casa, true Italian cuisine serves over 200 dishes
of home cooked specialties. La Casa is at 5 Irrigation Canal Rd. and you
will receive 10 percent discount by cutting out their advert from the
Chiangmai Mail. Reservation for table or catering service at 0 5321 5802.
Rachamankha Hotel serves Afternoon Tea for you and
your guest’s delight. Light cheese cakes, apple strudel with whipped cream
and scone mascarpone and jam among many other different sweets. Reservation
or more information, call 0 5390 4111.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant offers a huge range of
Northern Thai dishes with favorites like deep fried shitake mushrooms, spicy
lemon grass salad, or a gurami fish salad. 6 to 8 km along the Kan Klong
Chonprathan Road from Chiang Mai University, depending upon your navigation
skills. Look for the over bridge into Baan Nai Fun 2 and look for the
clubhouse building on the right. Reservation: 0 5383 8990, open 11 a.m. to
Schmidt Co. in Chiang Mai offers the best brands of
latest products for bakeries and pastry chefs to get ready for the high
season. Sweets, flours, imported chocolates and much more. Check advertising
for telephone numbers and contact details.
The Grillstation covers the Formula 1 competition and
shows every race in the season. Receive your personal race info. Reserve
your table in advance at 0 5381 8355 or 0 1883 9361, Grillstation, opposite
Pornping Tower, Charoenprathed Road.
The House, Restaurant, Tapas and Wine bar has a new
menu! Call The House for reservations at 0 5341 9011.
The Pub on Huey Kaew Road serves authentic Indian
cuisine each Friday. Numbers are restricted, so you will need to book in
advance and put down a deposit. The total cost of the meal is 375 baht and
serving will be at 8 p.m. For more info call Grahame. Don’t forget the
Saturday night special of 15 percent discount on all main course meals.
Contact Grahame on 0 5321 1550.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan is getting
ready for their party on German’s National Day on October 3, 2005. Booking
recommended. Open for lunch and then dinner from 5 p.m. onwards, (daily
except Tuesdays). Call Joerg or Sunisa Eisenschmidt at 0 5321 4483 or 0 7183
1202. Nobody does it better!
Movie Schedule Chiang Mai
Go to http://www.major cineplex.com/pda/show time.php and
then to ‘Chiang Mai Branch’ for local show times at Central Airport
Similar movies are shown at Kad Suan Kaew and across the
street at 12 Huay Kaew Road. Check www.chiang maivista.com for those times.
Art Films at CMU. Free movies every Saturday at 6.30
p.m. in the Media Room of Arts and Design at CMU Arts Museum. September 17:
‘Ghandi’ with Ben Kingsley and on Sep 24: ‘The Last Emperor’. More
information at 0 5394 4846, ext. 22.
Chiang Mai Expats Club.
Bi-weekly meetings, every 2nd
and 4th Saturday of the month at
Art’s Cafe, 291 Thapae Rd, at Thapae Gate at 10.30 a.m. upstairs. For more
info, call Jim Cox, 0 5321 0273, leave message if no answer. Mobile: 0 1746
8510 or email at: [email protected] New Website at xxxxxxxxxxx(will be
LuckyDogs Club (a non-profit activity of the
LuckyDogs Ltd.) has moved to new premises, only 5 km from the old site.
Bigger kennels with wider running space for the necessary play and exercise.
For more information contact Nienke Parma, MD LuckyDogs, at 0 9997 8146 or
email: c_dpro [email protected].
Co-Dependents Anonymous (Chiang
Mai) group meeting every Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. Email: coda_cnx @yahoo.com or
call 0 5363 9898 or 07 892 7043 . Al-anon (Chiang Mai) group meeting
every Saturday from 3-4 p.m. Call 0 5863 9898, Email alanon_cnx @yahoo.com.
Creative Meditation every Wednesday at 6.30 p.m. at
the Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Centre in Changpuak, Chiang Mai. More
information tel 0 5321 4904 after 5 p.m. Foreigners very welcome.
Monk Chat at Wat Suan Dok every Monday, Wednesday and
Friday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. First hand information in English from
English speaking novices and monks concerning questions you always wanted
32 Meter Taxis now in Chiang Mai.
The correct fare is 40 baht for the first 2 km and 4 baht for each
subsequent kilometer. Waiting time – 1 baht per minute. Taxi Call Center,
Tel 0 5327 9291, 0 5327 1242 ext 16, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. 20–40 baht
charge for call-out service, depending on location. Insist on the meter
English language radio program ‘Helping Hand’,
broadcast daily from 7.30–9.00 pm. The program is on Radio Thailand Chiang
Mai FM 93.25 MHZ, and provides useful information to both Thai nationals and
T.I.T.S. - English Language Radio Station, daily from 8 a.m.
– midnight. FM 106.50 MHZ to stay informed about your community. Requests
and comments, phone 0 5321 8006 or e-mail: TITS. [email protected]