Prem International School’s International Exhibition
is on today, Saturday 07 October. With 415 students representing 34
different nationalities you’ll enjoy a world of cultural diversity and
traditions. A feature this year is the Visit Malaysia Year booth, a project
by student Sabrina Magnusson in cooperation with the Bangkok office of
Tourism Malaysia. Prem International School’s International Day Exhibition
runs from 10am until 3pm. Further details: www.premcenter.in.th
American College Fair – Many activities for study
abroad; meet 21 U.S. community colleges, Free Toefl Assessment Tests, Free
briefing: “Applying for U.S. Student Visas” by U.S. Consular Officer,
and more. Tuesday, October 10 from 3 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. at International
Center, Chiang Mai University (off Nimmanhaemin Rd.). Pre – Register:
[email protected] Tel: 0 5394 2896.
“Believe” Lanna Style Design International Workshop –
The Craft Service Center(CDSC) associated with the Faculty of Fine Art,
Chiang Mai University will hold a two week workshop from 1 to 14 October at
the Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University. The project aims to promote
the creation of a new fusion in contemporary design merging traditional
Lanna style with innovative international design. Further information, Ph:
08 1706 2305 or [email protected]
Solo Exhibition on the topic of ‘The Wonder
Fish’, by Sakon Pungamdee will be held on October 1st
– 31st from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
at Lan La Moon Gallery on Charoenrad Road. Further information, Ph: 0 5326
6263 or 08 1 821 9250.
Meditation Retreat - A residential meditation retreat
in the tradition of Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will be
held from October 28 through 30. The retreat will be presented by the nuns
and monks of Plum Village. The cost is 1200 baht. For further information
please e-mail [email protected]
Gourmets and music lovers can enjoy a feast of fine
food and music during November while aiding 5 charities in and around Chiang
Mai. Thais and foreigners are invited to attend any or all of the functions
at the Saen Kham Terrace Restaurant, Baan Nai Fan 2nd
project. The first Gourmet and Music feast will be held on Saturday November
11 starting at 7pm. Funds raised will be donated to: the Northern Disabled
People Foundation; Anusarn Sunthorn School for the Deaf; Srisungwarn Chiang
Mai School; Suandok Hospital Foundation and the Chiang Mai Orphanage
For further details and bookings telephone 0 5383 8990 or
08 9850 3763.
JJ Side Walk Sale – A side walk street market will
be conducted on every Friday 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. at JJ markets (behind Tesco
Lotus Khamtieng) For more info. Tel: 0 5323 1524.
Thai Culture Exhibition – An exhibition of ‘Old
Collection of Siam’ from National Museums around Thailand until July 07 at
Chiang Mai National Museum. Tel: 0 5322 1308.
Live music on the terrace - The
1st Friday of every month, dinner and live entertainment beginning at 7
p.m., at The Gymkhana Club, 349 Chiang Mai, Lamphun Road. For more info
visit www.thaigolfcourses. net or www.cheingmai gymkhana. com, Ph: 0 5324
1035, 0 5324 7352 or e-mail [email protected]
Chiang Mai Hash House Harriers have been running and
drinking on Saturdays since 1991. We have excellent runs in the most
beautiful area in Southeast Asia and plenty of ice cold beer to slake your
thirst. Join us for a run or simply to take part in the social activities
with Hashers of our community and their families. Further details are
available on www.thai-american.com/hhh/csh3.asp.
Accommodation Business Owners’ Register –
We would like to invite hotels, guest houses, etc., to register on the
Chiang Mai Housing Bureau’s website www.cnxtourism.com. in preparation for
the International Horticultural Exposition Ratchaphruek 2006. The aim is to
provide an accommodation service for tourists who will visit the event and
support the many activities that will be happening in Chiang Mai. For more
information and application forms, contact Chiang Mai Tourism Business
Association on 0 5381 9314-5.
Chiang Mai Expats Club. Meets every 2nd and 4th
Saturday of the month at the Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel on Huey Kaew Road at
10.30 a.m. For more info, email [email protected],
LuckyDogs Club (a non-profit activity of LuckyDogs
Ltd.) has moved to new premises, only 5 km from the old site. Bigger kennels
with wider running space for play and exercise. For more information contact
Nienke Parma, MD LuckyDogs, at 08 9997 8146 or email: [email protected]
Nimman House Thai Massage –
Nimman House offers you considerable relief from stress while helping
restore physical flexibility which invigorates the union of mind and body.
By stimulating blood circulation Thai Massage bolsters the nervous system.
Our staff of masseurs and masseuses at Nimman House are well trained and
experienced in a range of techniques—General Body Massage, Foot Massage,
Oil Massage and Face Massage on Nimmanhaemin Rd. Open daily 10.30 a.m. –
10.00 p.m. Tel/Fax: 0 5321 8109, 08 19987165.
Oasis Spa - For a spa experience like no other, allow
us to pamper you in your own private garden villa orchestrated to delight
all your senses. We operate without the pretentious air you’ll often find
at other spas, treating both our staff and guests as members of our family.
We’ve hand picked some of the best massage therapists not only for their
unique and superior skills, but also for their genuine desire to take good
care of their guests in the middle of the city with 4 different locations.
Open daily 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. For more information please call 0 5381 5000.
Dining and Restaurants
OKTOBERFEST at La Gritta Restaurant – A
whole month of traditional German cuisine. Experience some old
favorites along with modern and contemporary dishes from the various states
of Germany. We’ll also feature imported Warsteiner beer. Celebrate
Oktoberfest all through October. La Gritta at the Amari Rincome Htl.
Phone: 0 5322 1130 for bookings.
Central Duangtawan Hotel Chiang Mai proudly presents
a Special Vietnamese Food Promotion prepared by Popular Guest Chef
‘Nguyyen Thi Phuong Mai’ of Le Danang, Sofitel Central Plaza, Bangkok.
It will be held from October 25th
– 31st, 2006. From 6 p.m. –
10 p.m. at Tawan Restaurant. Reservations: 0 5390 5000 ext. 3227.
Pizza Pizza is the Italian “deli” in Chiang Mai
Center (near Thapae Gate), uses only fresh and healthy ingredients with the
very best of Italian tradition. Here you can come for a pizza, a sandwich
made of fresh home made bread, a salad, a gelato, a milk shake or simply an
authentic espresso coffee. Locals, expats and tourists alike gather in this
friendly and relaxing atmosphere now also offering free internet for
customer use. Check out http://pizzapizza. zip.io Tel: 0 5320 7265.
Downunder – The authentic taste of Australia has
arrived in Chiang Mai. Big, Juicy Aussie Steaks, Aussie Beer and Wine or
fine Thai cuisine served by the friendliest staff in Thailand at Downunder
prices on Nimmanhaemin Rd. (Near Soi 11). Open 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tel: 0
Noi’s Kitchen Restaurant & Jungle Story Travel –
Serving Western, Thai & Vegetarian food, as well as excellent coffee at
cheap prices with beautiful a garden. The only tree shaded Restaurant on
Thapae Rd.; Services include accommodation, travel agency, rental cars, and
internet cafe. For more information or reservations call 08 1696 5834, 0
Farang Ses restaurant at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi
offers delicious Foie Gras and other tantalizing delicacies which are paired
with a world class selection of wines and impeccable service to provide you
with a truly extraordinary dining experience. Farang Ses is open daily from
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Advance reservations required, call Tel: 0 5388 8888 ext.
8997 or 8549.
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. Place your table reservations for the festive season now. Call 08
9423 1688 or 0 5320 1550.
Sunday Brunch at the Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
at the Lanna Terrace Cooking School from 11.30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1,500 baht
per person, children between 8 and 12 years 750 baht. A scrumptious feast of
live action stations featuring favorite cuisines from around the world.
Reservations recommended. Tel 0 5329 8181 or e-mail
[email protected] seasons.com
Le Crystal lets you experience finest French
Cuisine, special set lunch and set dinner menus at Le Crystal French
Restaurant, outside for nature lovers on the garden balcony in the fragrance
from the Thai garden and the view of the Ping River. For more information or
reservations please call 0 5387 2890-1.
My Home, eat and feel at home at ‘My Home’ with
daily specials: Burmese chicken or Burmese goat. Open daily from 11 a.m. –
9 p.m. Parking available. 328/1 Charoenrad Rd. Watket sub-district, Muang.
Tel. 0 5324 2505, Fax: 0 5324 2506.
The Riverside Bar & Restaurant, experience
excellent cuisine, both Thai and western, in an atmospheric, dreamy setting
overlooking the Ping River. Soft live piano and guitar music in the early
evening followed by three quality bands as the night rolls on. Board the
nightly cruise boat at 7.15 p.m. for a romantic and idyllic dining
experience or charter a boat for your own private party. Open daily from 10
a.m. - 1 a.m. 9-11 Charoenrad Road. For reservations Tel. 0 5324 3239.
Le Soliles, French restaurant at 35 chang moi soi 2,
only 2 minutes from thapae gate, invites you to enjoy a delicious french
cuisine and home made desserts like “creme brulee” or “chocolate
mousse”. Open from Monday to Saturday for lunch 11.30 am-2 pm and dinner 6
pm-10 pm. Set lunch also available. Reservations: 0 5323 2468.
Chiang Mai Comedara Colonial House Restaurant and Art
Gallery, serving Northern Thailand’s favorite dishes at very
affordable prices while soaking up the atmosphere, enjoy live music. When
you finish your meal, enjoy a tour of the Art Gallery where there is a
magnificent collection from local artists. Open daily from 11.00 a.m. -
12.00 p.m. 193 Charoenrad Road, Watket, Muang. Tel. 0 5324 8751-2.
Golden Trumpet Cafe & Restaurant, serving healthy
cuisine with an emphasis on nutritional value created from fresh organic
fruits and vegetables. Thai & Western Meals, Fruit Juices, Enzyme
Drinks, Coffee & tea. Open daily from 9.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. 119/4
Thapae Rd. Tel. 0 5327 9262.
I-TIM, the International Hotel
and Tourism Industry Management School is now accepting applications for the
January 2007 intake. I-TIM offers a two-year diploma program in Hotel &
Tourism Management and a one year certificate in Hotel & Tourism
Operations. Salaried overseas internships are available in the second year
of the diploma program and scholarships are available for both Thai and
foreign students. For further information visit www.i-tim.ac.th or phone 0
Art Space Community Sessions every Saturday from 10
a.m. - 12.30 p.m. focusing on life models. Everyone is welcome to join.
Newsprint and butcher’s paper provided, please bring all other materials.
A great way to get involved in the local art community and meet new people
while developing your skills. Beginners are welcome! Painting and drawing
classes are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Chadwick:
[email protected] or 08 4041 7982.
Movie Schedule Chiang Mai
Interested in what is shown at ALL theaters in Chiang
Mai? Check this out: http:// www.movieseer.com/Display
PerDay.asp?Channel=2 It has all the movies and times at all the theaters
in Chiang Mai.
Art films at CMU. Free movies every Saturday at 6.30
p.m. on the Media Arts and Design Building Roof Top at CMU Arts Museum. More
information at 0 5394 4846, ext 22.