SOCIAL SCENE

The Amari Rincome Hotel hosted a dinner at its La Gritta Restaurant for the Hotel’s long staying guests, hailing from Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland and the UK.

A party to welcome new Zonta International members was held at the penthouse of the Amari Rincome Hotel, and founding member Somboon “Aunty Boon” Suprasert was also congratulated on her birthday by members and friends.

David H. Engel, (seated left), an American landscape architect based in Chiang Mai for many years, celebrated his birthday amongst (from left) Pierre Chaslin, Theo de Visser, Hope Watcharaprecha, Margaret Bhadungzong, Bud Velat, Andre Simon, Helen Vanholsenbeek and Chai-la.

Suwat Tantipat, Chiang Mai Governor (3rd from right) and his wife Ornadda, (2nd from right), together with the Hon. Consul for Peru ML Preeyapun Sridhavat (right), welcomed Madame Eliane Karp Toledo, the First Lady of Peru (4th right) and her entourage, on the occasion of her private visit to Chiang Mai.

The Writers Club and Wine Bar attracted a crowd of autograph hunters last Sunday when the singer and actress Mai Charoen-Pura dropped by for cup of tea.

The Rooftop party bunch held a BBQ and plans for the Rooftop party 2007 were arranged. (From left) Joyce, Joerg from To Nobody (who was responsible for the delicious food), Andrea, Claire, Thomas and Knud.

D2hotel Chiang Mai, hosted a launch party for its ‘Siam Soul’ music CD. The trendy new CD, produced by David Coker, is part of D2hotel’s ‘music marketing’ strategy to promote theme of this Chiang Mai location. (From left) Somock Inthavong, General Manager, Linda Rasmussen, Dusit Hotels and Resorts Corporate Creative Manager, and Werapun Limsettoe, Director of Sales.

Chiang Mai MP Pakorn Buranupakorn (4th left), Chiang Mai mayor Boonlert Buranupakorn (3rd right), Chiang Mai Deputy Mayor Pornchai Jitnavasathien (right), and administrators of Chiang Mai municipality held a thank you party for media in The Empress Hotel, Chiang Mai.