Chiang Mai Ballet Academy students win awards
'Flames of Paris' is performed here by Chiang Mai Ballet Academy students,
Challes Del Veggio and Merumi Nishimori.
His Serene Highness Prince Ticomporn Yugala graciously
presided over the Congratulation Ceremony for the Chiang Mai Ballet
Academy’s students who won awards from the Asia Pacific Dance competition in
Singapore. The event also marked the Academy’s certificate commencement
awarded by world renowned organizations the Royal Academy of Dance, UK, and
the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing, Australia. The ceremony was
held at the Empress Hotel in Chiang Mai on October, Sunday, 10, 2010. HRS
Prince Ticomporn Yugala, right, is with Mom Luang Preeyapun Sridhavat, left,
the Director of the Chiang Mai Ballet Academy, and also the Honorary Consul
of the Republic of Peru in Chiang Mai with a congratulatory bouquet of
flowers at the event.
Bovornrat Maneerat performs onstage for the event.
8 of the
student dancers present “Circus” to the audience.
PTIS gears up for a Picnic in the Park!
As the rains begin to clear in exchange for cool winter
sunshine, PTIS is looking forward to hosting its eagerly-anticipated annual
was a big hit at last year’s International day.
Each year the day is given a different theme to help
steer the various events, shows and stalls which provide the entertainment
to the many guests who flock through the front gates. Last year the theme
was ‘Dance Around the World’ and guests were treated to a great variety of
routines from almost every corner of the globe, with performances by
teachers, students and parents showcasing their national dances. This year
the event will be taking a slightly different approach as the theme will be
‘Picnic in the Park’ which sees a venue change from the school grounds, to
the Triadhos Three-Generation cricket field. The new location offers extra
space for guests to relax, play and enjoy the great wealth of items on
This year entertainment will be provided by performers on
the live stage, various games stalls such as a coconut shy and penalty
shootout, as well as many other stalls offering different varieties of food
from all around the world. The event will be taking place at PTIS
International School on Saturday 6 November 10.30 am - 4.00 pm and entry is
For more information call Linda Buck on 087 191 3807 or
email at [email protected]
Yonok Foundation receives support for reading campaign
The Yonok Foundaton received support Khun Boonkrong
Indushophon, a renowne philatelist, or stamp collector, who was honored as a
signatory in the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists 2001 by the Philatelic
Congress of Great Britain for her outstanding role in the philatelic
community. She is supporting the Foundation’s reading and writing campaign
by establishing the Prakaipet-Boonkrong Indusophon Writing Award to
celebrate International Letter Writing Week 2010. The award was named after
Khun Boonkrong and her husband who are both recognized internationally for
their expertise, talents and outstanding studies and research in the
philatelic sphere through their stamp collections and in their writings.
Dr. Nirund Jivasantikarn, Chairman of Yonok Foundation
and also Chairman of Lampang Reading Commission, says that the mission of
the project is to promote reading and writing. It aims to inspire, motivate
and encourage people in Lampang to read more and to write more, especially
letter writing which has become less popular nowadays. Khun Boonkrong will
come to Lampang to hand out the award to the winners and to meet with young
philatelist of Lampang.
The project, however, is currently limited to Lampang
residents but will go nation wide next year. For more information please
visit www.yonokfoundation.org. (PR)
Chiang Mai ToyRide
continues good works
On October 22nd, the Chiang Mai Toy Ride paid a visit to
Wat Prachakasam School where they have already managed to install fresh
water tanks and filters. The riders donated school supplies, band and sports
equipment. The highlight for the kids was, of course, the toys that were
handed out as the ToyRide believes that fun is as important as school. The
next Chiang Mai ToyRide is scheduled for February 20, 2011. As well as their
annual Christmas Eve visit to Maharaj Hospital Children’s ward. [email protected]
or visit their site for more information http://www.chiangmaitoyride.com/.