Kantary Hills, Hotel Chiang Mai Shop Coordinator
Panisara Phummapooti (front row, 5th from left) welcomed the Chiang Mai
University Faculty of Fine Arts’ members and students, led by Associate
Dean for Academic Research and International Affairs Faculty of Fine
Arts Assistant Professor Sunandha Ratana (front row, 4th from left),
during their recent visit to Café Kantary in Chiang Mai.
The Mimosa Brunch was held to preview the launch of the
new Adrian & Ya collection of cotton and linen shirt and party
dresses. Viya Mikitasl introduced natural cosmetics - Living Nature
and Alice Moe introduced a few new products from Home Fusion
(her new home d้cor & lifestyle line) on Wednesday,February 12, 2014.
(Photo courtesy of CityNow!)
(PTGIO) board members Wuttipong Arayatumsopon, Janet
S. Henry and Dr. Dirk Weeber met Governor Wichien Puthiwinyoo on
Tuesday, February 11 at his office at City Hall. The German Friends of
Thailand organization gave the Governor two pictures of their event
Let’s Celebrate from November 5, 2013 showing the Governor and his wife
meeting HRH Princess Soamsawali. Dr. Dirk Weeber also presented the
Governor with antique bank notes from the era of the German Emperor
Wilhelm the II von Hohenzollern of 1908 as a special gift and an
invitation card to his 40th birthday to be held at the Imperial Mae Ping
Hotel later the month of February. In return the Governor gave the PTGIO
team members a commemorative silver coin of the founder of the Chiang
Mai administration estates in a purple colored gift box.
Friends and partygoers celebrated
Kerstin Luebbert’s birthday with her at her condo on Friday, February 7,
2014. Here Kerstin (center) is seen blowing out candles on her birthday
cake as friends join in singing her a very Happy Birthday.
President of Wichai Wittaya Bilingual School
Metin Askin presents Managing Editor Shana Kongmun with a New Year’s
gift at their lunch meeting at the Shangri La Hotel Chiang Mai on
Wednesday, February 5, 2014. President Metin talked about the school’s
upcoming trip to Turkey as part of the 11th International Language
And Culture Olympiad supported by UNESCO and held annually in
Turkey. 150 countries participated last year with over 2,000 students
and 300 students. Activities and performances were held in 54 cities in
the event organized by the NGO Turkceder. There is a Culture Fair every
year as well which features booths from 150 countries and 11 stage
performances, over 3.3 million people visited the Fair in 3 days last
year. This year the School hopes to organize a trip by local media as
well and sought the Chiang Mai Mail’s assistance in contacting news
organizations and interested sponsors.
Central Festival Chiang Mai held a Meet the Press
event for the new Denim Zone with stores from 5 global brands; Levi’s
Lee, Wrangler, McJeans, Lee Cooper and Hara. Additionally the Denim Zone
is the only place in the North that offers jeans from such brands as
Armani, Versace, Gas and G-Star Raw. The event introduced these leading
brands to local media as Central Festival Chiang Mai is the
largest retailer of denim and jeans in the North. Suchart Chaimongkol,
General Manager of Central Festival Chiang Mai said that Central
Festival Chiang Mai is the leader of fashion in Chiang Mai and the north
with a variety of products of leading brands and full services.
The 10th Annual Run for Relief was held at
Huay Tung Tao Reservoir on Saturday, February 15, 2014. The biggest
turnout so far, the event raises funds to help people who are facing
persecution in Burma and funding critical relief and medical work for
impoverished people in Burma. All funds raised will go to help the
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Burma. In addition to the 5k
run/walk there was a 100 meter dash for kids. (Photo courtesy of
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