GIS celebrates International Day

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Garden International School (GIS) celebrated International Day with flags from dozens of countries, performances from around the globe and a range of food.

International Day was held on March 11 and featured a samba band flag parade, highlighting the 40 nations that make up the GIS community, making it a truly international school. Parents and students then watched some stunning performances from Spain, China, India and other nations as students sang and danced their way through a special show.

Thai, Japanese and English students celebrate their nationalities at GIS.
Thai, Japanese and English students celebrate their nationalities at GIS.

Throughout the performances, the national anthem of each country was played and people from that country went on stage. After the show, the Friends of Garden group, staff and other parents supplied an eclectic range of food that included Polish snacks, English scones and samosas.

In the week before, there were several quizzes and events, including an eco-challenge and a costumes’ parade.

GIS is based in Ban Chang near Pattaya.

Thai students line up to mark International Day at GIS.
Thai students line up to mark International Day at GIS.
Students dressed in various national costumes as they learned about different cultures.
Students dressed in various national costumes as they learned about different cultures.
International Day included a traditional Thai dance.
International Day included a traditional Thai dance.
Foundation students admire the 40 flags from the GIS community.
Foundation students admire the 40 flags from the GIS community.
Students made hats to represent which country they come from.
Students made hats to represent which country they come from.
Some of the English students from GIS.
Some of the English students from GIS.
Primary students put on some great performances.
Primary students put on some great performances.
An energy-filled Spanish dance was part of the show.
An energy-filled Spanish dance was part of the show.
Let me help you - a Secondary student helps a younger pupil with their hat.
Let me help you – a Secondary student helps a younger pupil with their hat.