Chiang Mai Mayor Tussanai Buranupakorn and municipal administrators
attended the ceremony to pour holy water on the Phra Sitangkhamanee
and Phra Sila Buddha images, marking the beginning of Songkran, the
traditional Thai New year celebration this year at Wat Chiang Marn
on April 1.
Orachorn Chantarawiwattana , 4th from left,
Acting Director of Region 5, and General Manager of Central Plaza,
Chiang Mai Airport Shopping Center, and executives of Central
Pattana Chiang Mai Co., Ltd . presented a donation of 50,000 baht
collected from firms and shops in the shopping center to Khruba Noi,
Techapanyo, Wat Sridonmool, in Saraphi district, Chiang Mai. The
donations will help go towards the construction of chedi / stupa,
pavilion, and temple walls at the Wat Sridonmool.
Magrin Promyothi (front row - fourth from left),
General Manager of Kantary Hills Chiang Mai recently welcomed
staff from Bangkok Airways led by Mr.Thanakrit Reunggan
(front row - fifth from left) Bangkok Airways’ Station Manager at
Chiang Mai Office, during their Training Course on ‘Station Crisis &
Emergency Response Team’ at Kantary Hills Chiang Mai.
Jean-Pierre Kirkland lectures on music and piano
to the audience at a concert at Santi School of Music on
Monday, April 4, 2011. The concert featured Achira Assawedechirat
(Ken) on the piano and drew a small crowd of music lovers.
Princess Maja von Hohenzollern (center)
joins CEO of the Chiang Mai Night Safari Dr Sarawut Srisakul
and Dirk Weeber-Arayatumsopon of the Podology Center Clinic
in naming one of two new baby albino tigers at the Night Safari.
The U.N. Irish Pub hosts a weekly
pub quiz night on Thursdays. The quiz is popular with both local
residents and tourists and sees a good turnout from those who wish
to challenge themselves. Sandy Cullen, the owner does warn, no
cheating with the phone however!
Mrinali “Tina” Rai celebrated her
birthday at the 2nd Floor Gallery located at the intersection
of Ratwithi and Ratchapakinai Roads inside the moat. The party was
attended by many well known Chiang Mai faces including pianist Jonas
Dept, Scott Taylor of Soho Bar, Jessica Loh of Payap University and
many more. Tina is seen here blowing out the candles of her cake.
Colin Jarvis poses here with his Hanuman
puppet after discussing his work promoting Thai culture and arts in
the United Kingdom at the latest Chiang Mai Friends Meeting
at the De Lanna Hotel on March 29, 2011.