HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn pilots Royal Charity Flight
HRH Prince Vajiralongkorn
checking all systems and flight plans.
All systems Go!
The Royal passengers on
their way to board the plane.
HRH Srirasm holding the
baby prince waiting for takeoff.
HRH Princess Sirivannavari
Nariratana enjoying in flight entertainment.
HRH Prince Dipangkorn
Rasmijoti getting the Royal Orchid service.
The little prince greets
passengers on the plane.
The Royal family poses for
a photo after disembarking from the plane at Chiang Mai International
HRH the Crown Prince
presents commemorative pins, followed by dinner and entertainment.
Passengers and flight crew
stand proudly beside the Royal family at the end of the historic flight
to Chiang Mai.
Story and photos courtesy of Thai Airways
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn piloted a Royal
Charity Flight on January 5 to raise funds for the families in the three
Southern provinces who have been affected by the troubles there, and to
procure medical equipment for hospitals in the region.
Minister General Surayud Chulanont and Khunying Jitravadee enjoying the
Smooth as Silk flight.
His Royal Highness the Crown Prince arrived at the VIP Reception Hall at
Suvarnabhumi Airport at 13.30 hrs, where he was welcomed by Prime
Minister General Surayud Chulanont and his wife Khunying Jitravadee, Air
Chief Marshal Chalit Phukpasuk, chairman of Thai Airways (Public)
Company Limited and his wife, and Flight Officer Aphinant Sumanasaranee,
managing director of Thai Airways.
His Royal Highness, who was to act as first pilot on the company’s
Boeing 737-400, attended a briefing of the flight plans and proceeded to
the aircraft for the pre flight checks and preparations for Royal
Charity Flight TG 8870.
At 15.00 hrs HRH Srirasm, Royal Consort to His Royal Highness, HRH
Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana and HRH Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijoti
boarded the aircraft. Flight TG 8870 took off from Suvarnabhumi Airport
at 15.10 hrs.
The Royal Charity flight landed at Chiang Mai International Airport at
16.25 hrs. where Chiang Mai Governor Vichai Srikhwan, Air Chief Marshal
Chalit and his wife, Flight Officer Aphinant, and Lt Gen Chiradach
Khacharat, Military Commander of Region 3 were on hand to greet the
That evening at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi HRH the Crown Prince
presented commemorative pins with the Royal Insignia to passengers on
the Royal Charity Flight who had made donations towards the charitable
Following the presentations, the Royal pilot, his entourage and the
privileged passengers joined the gala dinner and entertainment, which
was attended by guests from the government and private sectors including
Prime Minister General Surayud and his wife Khunying Jitravadee, Gen
Dhira Hawcharoen, Minister of Transport and his wife Khunying Manchumat,
Suvit Yodmanee, Minister of Tourism and Sport and his wife Khunying
Songsuda, Sithichai Phokhaiukhom, Minister of Technology, Information
and Communications and his wife Phornphan, and Air Chief Marshal Chalit
Phukpasuk and his wife Dr Phorthip.
The return flight TG 8871 on January 6, was again piloted by the HRH the
Crown Prince left Chiangmai at 15.30 hrs landing at Suvarnabhumi 16.40
Mass Media Club’s first formal gathering since new committee is New Year party
Wattanasartsathorn presents a New Year blessing to officially
open the Pattaya Mass Media Club Party.
former Chonburi MP, cooperatively drew the New Year’s gift for the
Pattaya Mass Medias Club members.
Senator Sansak Ngampichet was delighted to welcome the new committee
and all to the party.
Phoopattanapong, president of the Pattaya Mass Media Club, thanks
everyone that attended the party and promises a hard working year.
The Pattaya Mass Media Club held a New Years party at the Grand Sole
Hotel on January 5, the first formal gathering of the club since the
choosing of its new chairman, Chaiyot Phoopattanapong, and the new
committee on December 8.
Honored guests included Mayor Niran Wattanasartsathorn, Chanyuth
Hengtrakul, and Sansak Ngampichet.
There was a drawing of names for New Year gifts, in which everyone
brought something to exchange with each other.
Lucky recipient of the grand prize of the night, the 50-satang gold
chain valued at 6,000 baht that was presented by Pattaya Mail Publishing
Co., Ltd. was Mrs Ranoprid Onthian of Sophon Cable TV, who was handed
her gift by the company’s executive director for sales and marketing and
vice president of the club, Suwanthep Malhotra.
Ranoprid Onthian (center) from Sophon Cable
TV was the lucky winner of the 50 Satang gold chain (valued at
approximately 6,000 baht) from Pattaya Mail Publishing Co., Ltd.,
presented here by Suwanthep Malhotra, vice president of the Pattaya Mass
Montree Kotchawong (left) from Pattaya Mail
Television won the special price from Deputy Mayor Verawat Khakhay.
Chatchanan Boonak (left) from Pattaya Mail
Television was the lucky winner, winning the prize from Pisai Panomwan
Na Ayutthaya, member of Pattaya City Council.
Many local celebrities attended the Pattaya
Mass Media Club Party.
Towards the end of the evening partygoers
assemble for a group photo and wish everyone a fond farewell.
Burapha Music and Performing Arts Festival 2007
Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Burapha University
is hosting a song and dance extravaganza from January 22 until February
14 at the Cultural Hall, second floor, Burapha University, Bangsaen,
Burapha’s Music and Performing Arts Festival 2007 is an artistic
creation that involves music and performances by university lecturers.
The highly skilled performances are being organized by Ajarn Sanchai
Uasin from Burapha University, who is also conducting many of the
For more information, contact: Ajarn Sanchai Uasin at tel. 0-3874-5900
ext. 2513 or 089-9961-226
Night Gala “I am A Demon”
Life Work Dance Company by Pichet Klanchuen
Track”Track Company Music by Sinnapa Sansart
Tong”MUPA by Noppadon Chanroenthong
Classical Dance(Male Theatre)
“Declare”MUPA conducted by Sanchai Uasin
of I Add”Conducted by by Pichet Klanchuen
Thai soul”MUPA Conducted by Pattara Komkam
performance by Chutima Kaewniem
“Chorus”MUPA Composed by Santi Dechkamron
the Western Arts Students, Srinakarinvirot University
Hollywood”MUPA music by Jakree Kijprasertdirected by
Sound Track.Titanic, Phantom of the Opera,Harry
City hall turns up for Koh Larn New Year celebration
Pattaya Administrators and
Pattaya Councilors led by Mayor Niran Wattanasartsathorn present a New
Year’s speech blessing the Koh Larn people.
Koh Larn’s traditional New Year party took place on January 7 in front
of Wat Mai Samran, with Mayor Niran Wattanasartsathorn presenting a
speech and a folk concert taking place featuring top country singer
Tai-Orathai and the Marihuana band.
Phetchgate, director of the Pattaya City Office, Koh Larn Branch
welcomes the Pattaya Administrators.
Because of the sea journey to the island, city hall officials rarely
have the opportunity to visit Koh Larn as a group, but in addition to
Mayor Niran there was a gathering of deputy mayors, the chief advisor to
the mayor, and a member of Pattaya City councilors, all of whom were
warmly welcomed by Sutam Phetchgate, director of the Pattaya City
Office, Koh Larn Branch.
Nearly 1,000 island residents and tourists attended the party, which was
considered a great success and further enhanced Koh Larn’s image as a
Top of the line country
music singer Tai-Orathai sang a song for the Koh Larn people.
Tai-Orathai’s fans give
her flowers to support her.
Nearly 1,000 Koh Larn
people and tourists attended the party.