Jazz Royale Festival – Kenny G, McCoy Tyner, Trio band, Nancy
Wilson, Chris Botti, Georgie Fame, Ahmad Jamal, Marta Topferova, Regina
Carter and other well known musicians will perform a jazz music on December
14-15 at Chiang Mai University from 6.00-12.00 p.m. Ticket booking is
available at www.thaiticketmaster.com
and Central Airport Plaza Chiang Mai
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 titled ‘Old Collection
of Siam’ including exhibits from museums around Thailand until July 07 at
Chiang Mai National Museum. Tel: 0 5322 1308.
Free Live Museum – There will be seminars on Lanna cloth, Lanna
arts & culture, crafts, handmade products and an exhibition on the
history of the Lanna leaders & important people in the past. This event
will be held from now – 31st December from 8.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
at the Center for The Promotion of Arts & Culture Chiang Mai University.
For more information call 053-943624-8
Christmas Season – The Chiang Mai Choral Society International
will celebrate the Christmas season with a concert on Saturday evening,
December 9, starts 7 p.m. at the nursing school auditorium, Payap
University, Kaew Nawarat Campus across from McCormick Hospital. The concert
will feature a selection of old and new international Christmas music as
well as seasonal selections from Japan and Thailand and a guest appearance
by Galen Garwood, internationally – recognized artist and poet. Admission
is B200 for adults, B100 for students of all ages. Pitijet (Xavier)
Vichitporn conducts the Choral Society, and Sidney Richardson is the Music
Chiang Mai Brand Fair- A product fair is being held from now until
January 31st January, 2007 at Anusarn Market on Chang Klan Road, featuring
shops with many products such as handicrafts, clothes, knick-knacks all at
more or less inexpensive prices.
Jazz Me to the Moon No. 2 - Time for a Jazz Concert with Exclusive
Cocktail Party "Jazz Me to the Moon" on 23rd December, 2006 at
Hinlay Curry Hours, 6 – 11 p.m. Colonial House, Bennivas, Wat Ket
Delectable Food, Lovely Wine, Passionate Music, Adorable Night Enchanting
Performance by Angelita Li, Eldee Young (Backed up by Big Boy & Friends)
Ticket available now at 1,800 baht
HM the King photographic exhibition – Rarely seen photographs
taken when HM the King visited Chiang Mai will be on display from December
1, 2006 to January 31, 2007 at Denchai Trading building, the 2nd floor.
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
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.
A Free Concert every Friday night from 5 p.m. –
8 p.m. at Suan Buak Hard Park, Daniel Shultz 081-9526487 or [email protected]
A free concert at Suan Buak Hard Park, on the south end of the moat. Playing
contemporary Christian music, with dance and occasionally drama. All
Christians and non Christians invited. Other Christian musicians, actors,
and dancers are invited to join in.
Power Pro Meeting-every 1st and 4th Wednesday of the
moth – starts 6.30 p.m., at Nam Sai Jai Jing Radio Station,
115/1-5 Rachadamnoen Rd., Phrasingh sub-district (next to Lanna Architecture
Center). Thai with English translation. Chiang Mai Power Pro Club, a non
profit club, aims to help young working people expand friendships and
improve their quality of working life here. There will be seminars and work
shops on careers, working life and more. The topic will change every
meeting, call to check for the next speaker at 081-6815431 or 086-1938384
Informal Northern Thai Group – every second
Tuesday of each month, starts 7.30 p.m., At Charoen Prathet Rd., Allicance
Fracaise, 053-213972, [email protected]
or visit the Information Northern Thai Group has been hosting a series of
monthly talks since 1984, about many aspects of Thailand, South East Asia or
Asia. Everyone is welcome. Also you are welcome to suggest topics or to make
any other suggestions or email to ask for next talk topic at [email protected]
Also you can go to http://www.intgcm.thehostserver.com/diary.htm
to check out the date and time of the next meeting.
Jewish Family Club – we would like to share
shabbat, holidays and other times. We know there is Chabad in Chiangmai, and
that they do an excellent job for the Israelis and young traveler who are
generally here temporarily. We welcome people from the entire Jewish
spectrum, including mixed couples and families. We live centrally in the
Nimmenhaemin area. If you are interested, please call Becky or Larry at 084
8105530 or 053 400228 or [email protected]
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], www.chiangmaiexpatsclub.com
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]
The Chiengmai Gymkhana Club – Dinner and live
music on the terrace. For more information contact 053-241035, 053-247352, [email protected],
or visit at www.chiengmaigymkhana.com.
This event will be held starting at 7 a.m. on the 1st Friday of every month
at the Chiengmai Gymkhana Club.
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. Free Transportation.
Dining and Restaurants
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: 08 9498
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 Nimmanhamin Rd. (Near Soi 11). Open 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tel: 0 5389
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 5327 2244.
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.
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]
Le Crystal lets you experience the finest
French Cuisine, special set lunch menu. Open daily Lunch : 11.30 a.m. – 2
p.m. and Dinner 6 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. Free Transportation to and from the
airport and hotel. For more information or reservations please call 0 5387
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 Tapae Gate, invites you to enjoy delicious French
cuisine like, "Coq au Vin" and home made deserts such as
"Creme Brulee" at very affordable prices. Open from Monday to
Saturday for lunch 11:30 am-2 pm and Dinner, 6 pm-10 pm. Reservations: 053
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 Charoenrat 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 Tha Pae 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 2732 0170-3.
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/DisplayPerDay.asp?Channel=2.
It has all the movies and times at all the theaters in Chiang
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.
German Open Air Cinema – Free admission German
Open Air Cinema, The Goethe-Insitut Thailand invites you to experience yet
another style of film; German films with English subtitles, which provide
you with reality based visions and imaginations on human relationship that
together one life warms another, at the same time. Every Wednesday from
December 13, 2006 to February 14, 2007 at 7.30 p.m. More information: