Classical guitarist Ko Thet Shwe, resident guitarist at The House
Restaurant, performed for the audience at the ArtSpace in Chiang
Mai Monday, December 1. This self taught artist played pieces he
plans to perform in Bangkok in front of a panel of judges this
December in order to qualify for the FTCL (Fellowship of Trinity
College, London), in guitar performance.
Puangthong Nantakwang, owner of the U-Mong Inn, (6 left) joins
visitors for the grand opening of the U-Mong Inn on December
17, 2009 after she pulled back the curtains to unveil the sign,
officially opening the 23 room hotel decorated with Lanna antiques.
Professionals of sound engineering from Switzerland, Reinhardt Birri
and Jindarat Rattanawiriyaphong (centre) together with Bruno Gsell
(2nd left) and their music minded team pose in from of the Sawan
Music Bar at the soft opening celebrations held recently. The
bar is located on the Chiang Mai - Lampang superhighway, opposite
the National Museum.