SOCIAL SCENE

Weeradej Somwan (center), district chief officer of Omkoi, received blankets which are part of the “San Jai Sang Ai Un Project”, from Wanna Tamromdee, consultant of the Foundation for Environmental Preservation, and Wipharat Chokekobkitkul (back row 3rd left), branch manager of Central Kad Suan Kaew Department Store.

Enjoying a pre-Christmas dinner and a chat at Buonissimo, La trattoria del Sergio, were (from right) John Butt, Senior Advisor Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture of Payap University; Martha Butt, Vice President Payap University; Rev. Dr. Savador T. Martinez, McGilvary Faculty of Theology Payap University, and Sergio Canale.

Krit invited some friends to his birthday party, treating them to delicious Thai and Western dishes. At Krit’s Pasta were (from left) Kai, Krit, Jan, Pongsak, Ood, Diow, Tony (hidden), Simon, Pong, Bank and Bam.

Picking-up Christmas treats from German Restaurant To Nobody were Klaus Bettenhausen (back row, second left) and his family, as well as Gerrie and Marius Arts, also known as the ‘Tomatjes’, while Chef Joerg and his wife Sunisa were happy to be on hand.

Wim Fagel,General Manager of the Amari Rincome Hotel, presented a bouquet of flowers to Somsak Chalachol (2nd left), well-known professional hair stylist, on the occasion of the grand opening of Salon du Guru on Nimmanhaeminda Soi 1.

Saenkham Terrace, known for their ‘After Parties’ (after golf, after spa treatment, after tennis, etc.) welcomed a variety of business people from Bangkok, Switzerland, Japan and even Hong Kong. Pictured are Hon. German Consul Hagen Dirksen and his wife Wanphen and (from left) Lilli Saxer (GM Impulse Tourism), Volker Fisher and Mrs. Raymond.

The Writer’s Club, hosted the Book Launch of “Boom Boom Baby” by Bob Andrews (available for 200 baht at the Writer’s Club). (From left) Roy Hudson, proprietor Robert Tilley, and Simon Robson.

Cue Wongmalee had the surprise of his life when his grandfather and parents invited the whole village, friends from all parts of the Chiang Mai Community, 30 Hawaiian dancers and his idol ‘M’ (Atthapol Prakobkong), a Chiang Mai native singing sensation.