Tai Lue Way of Life
The Tai Lue Way of Life exhibition was held on October 24 – 26 at the
Lanna Traditional House Museum on Canal and Suthep, the beautiful museum
is a series of traditional old stilt homes set in the gardens and
belongs to Chiang Mai University. The event features Tai Lue people
demonstrating weaving, cooking, umbrella painting and wooden
handicrafts. Students and visitors are encouraged to visit and join in.
The next Tai Lue event will be held November 26 and again in December.
gives students a voice
[email protected] will feature around ten
or twelve student speakers talking on a variety of subjects. The event
will be held at Chiang Mai University on November 16 from 12 noon to 6
Students, teachers, the TEDxChiangMai team, and other volunteers are
organizing [email protected] which will be a half-day event on Sunday,
16 November 2014 at Chiang Mai University. The highlight will be 10 - 12
students sharing their ideas onstage. TEDxChiangMai organizers have
already been working with some students since August as well as a few
late additions. Creative Chiang Mai, the Chiang Mai University Science &
Technology Park, Microsoft, and other organizations are supporting the
This Youth Event will be a pilot, an example, to demonstrate how
relatively easy it is to organize a TEDx event and why there is so much
magic about it (10,000 events around the globe organized by volunteers
is an astonishing number and phenomenon).
A sample of the talks include “The Miracle of Thinking”, “Letters from
Fate”, “Humanize your parents, Liberate yourself”, “The Thirst for
More”, “Reading Between the Notes” and many more. We are certain you
will find the talks inspiring and stimulating and good examples of how
and what our youth are thinking about today.
The TEDx platform gives all students a global platform for their talks
through the dedicated TEDx online channel for TEDx talks. Each talk is
videotaped and uploaded to the TEDx Youtube site where people all over
the world can view them.
For teachers and students, TEDx events also provide many opportunities
to create learning experiences and could be one of the highlights of a
school’s annual project based work. For students it is a great personal
Student volunteers will receive a certificate at the end of the program
from the Chiang Mai University, Science & Technology Park confirming
that they were volunteers for this event. Teachers and schools are
invited to join in the organization and running of the event.
Brand Summer Camp at Chiang Mai
Brand Summer Camp, a tutoring project by Brand has been recognized for
excellence as a tutoring program in Thailand and offered students the chance
of online tutoring for six days on eight subjects broadcast from Kasetsart
University Bang Khen Campus from October 21-26, 2014. The event was hld at
Chiang Mai University and saw Dr. KannikaThiankhanithikun, Deputy Dean and
Alumni Relations of Faculty of Pharmacy CMU preside over the opening
ceremony of the project in the North. This year, students enrolled in the
project more than 100,000 people nationwide.
Zonta Club Chiang Mai offers scholarships for poor students
Zonta scholarship students are
joined by members of Zonta International of Chiang Mai at the
donation ceremony at the Red Cross Station on October 25, 2014.
Zonta International Club of Chiang Mai, the international
women’s organization dedicated to the betterment of women and
children held their 5th annual scholarship donation ceremony at
the Red Cross Station Chiang Mai on October 25, 2014. The
scholarships are for students for the 2nd semester of school and
saw scholarships given to students ranging from elementary to
high school from San Patong, San Sai and Mae Wang. Children
whose families have been affected by HIV/AIDS or are dependents
of poor grandparents are the recipients of the scholarships.
The ceremony was overseen by Z. Somboon Suprasert founding
Chairperson of the Zonta Club Chiang Mai, Z. Jiamjit Boonsom
Past President, Z. Bongkoth Tuwanondh and Z.Tiraka (Asiyah)
Intrapasart, the Project Administrator.
Z. Somboon Suprasert, Founding Chairperson of the Zonta Club
Chiang Mai said that the idea for the project began when she was
working at the Chiang Mai Red Cross Station where she saw many
families affected by HIV/AIDS. When she founded the Zonta Club
of Chiang Mai ten years ago they continued to project to visit
AIDs patients and saw that after the parents had died many
children went to live with their grandparents who struggled to
put the through school.
The club has organized scholarships for these affected children
and over the past 5 years has donated 3,600 baht each for
elementary school students and 5,000 baht each for high school
level. They follow the children through their educational
career, supporting them in school, eleven students have
benefitted from this and the club will add seven more students
Currently, some children are near the end of Mathayomsuksa 6 and
wish to study in university so the club has coordinated with Dr.
Narong Chavasint, President of North-Chiang Mai University to
provide seven scholarships for studies in the Faculty of
Engineer at North-Chiang Mai University.