December 13th was the date picked for our annual Camillian Center Children’s Christmas Shopping Trip to Big C in Rayong. Arriving at the center, I met up with Woody, Erle and Big Jim - making his first visit to the center and helping out with...
Central Festival Pattaya Beach lit the tallest Christmas tree in the region to welcome the holiday and bid farewell to 2014. Pattaya City Councilman Rattanachai Sutidechanai, Tourism Authority of Thailand Pattaya Director Suladda Sarutilavan, Superintendent Pol. Col. Supathee Bungkhrong and former MPs Santsak and Poramet Ngampichet...

First ever Christmas lunch

Thursday, 02 January 2014 16:28
While most foreigners in Pattaya were enjoying the Christmas festivities on December 25th, for the majority of local Thais it was just another normal day. Schools were open and most children living at the Father Ray Children’s Home set off for school as usual before...

Christmas at the Pattaya Orphanage

Thursday, 02 January 2014 16:37
It was in 1974 that Father Ray Brennan opened the doors of the Pattaya Orphanage to offer a loving home to unwanted and abandoned babies and young children. Being a catholic priest, and coming from a devout Irish American catholic family, Christmas for him was...
The festive period is upon us and Regents’ Primary School is bursting at the seams with Christmas spirit! Parents, teachers and students have enjoyed a week of festive fun with a Year 1 performance of ‘The Night Before Christmas’ and a Christmas celebration full of song...

Pattaya International Ladies Club Christmas Lunch

Wednesday, 25 December 2013 13:09
Almost 200 ladies (and some spouses) attended the Pattaya International Ladies Club (PILC) Christmas Luncheon held recently at the Royal Cliff Hotel. This annual event has been held at the Royal Cliff for over 20 years, and is always a much anticipated event for PILC...
Santa Claus made a special trip to visit young patients and those who are less fortunate, as Bangkok Hospital Pattaya organized their annual Charity Christmas Bazaar.

Peace on Earth, goodwill towards all

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 17:03
Santa Claus and his helpers once again made their annual pre-Christmas trip to Bangkok Hospital Pattaya to cheer up the little ones who might be feeling a little bit blue, so far away from home.  At this holiday time of warmth and happiness, the Pattaya...

GIS enjoys Christmas Fun Day

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 17:53
Father Christmas paid a special visit to Garden International School (GIS) as part of an action-packed Christmas Fun Day.

Christmas Community Fair at Regents is a cracker!

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 18:04
On 30th November Regents’ Primary School held its annual Christmas Community Fair filled with stalls, games, festive food, Christmas carols and…a very special guest from the North Pole!
The Amari Orchid Resort & Tower kicked off its holiday season by lighting a Christmas tree and selling teddy bears to raise funds for charity.

Pattaya Sports Club rocks into Christmas

Thursday, 19 December 2013 14:42
The annual PSC Christmas Party is always eagerly awaited by the members, and some 400 of them turned up with invited guests on Wednesday, Dec.11 for this year’ event at the Town-in-Town Hotel.

Laughter and happiness as presents

Thursday, 28 February 2013 13:14
Bright eyes and thankful smiles were dominating the ambience when people from the Thai Garden Resort visited the Baan Tungklom School in January. As every year, the hotel had collected goods and money for children in need within the charity project “Toy for Joy”. During Christmastime,...
Jesters Care for Kids Charity Drive 2012 - Sponsored by Glencore International and Canadian Jackalope Open Wrapping up the outgoing year is always delightful for us given all the Christmas celebrations that take place at our projects. It’s a great way to get in the...
It was the weekend between Christmas and New Year, December 29th to be precise, and it is approximately 1 year since Khun Ja found suitable premises that could accommodate a centre for abused children, the Anti-Human & Child Abuse Centre, so a good excuse for...
On a warm evening a few days before Christmas the 4 star dusit D2 baraquda pattaya was the location for a charity art auction to raise funds for the Father Ray Foundation.

Pattaya celebrates a warm, merry Christmas

Thursday, 03 January 2013 11:29
Christmas may not be a legal holiday in Thailand, but thousands of tourists and residents still get into full spirit for the Dec. 25 occasion, despite unseasonably warm temperatures that made it hard to imagine the North Pole.

PILC celebrates Christmas

Thursday, 03 January 2013 13:06
The Pattaya International Ladies Club celebrated another Christmas at the Royal Cliff Grand Hotel with turkey, wine and song. The hotel’s ballroom was festively appointed for the Dec. 4 party, with the luncheon featuring turkey, other roasts and treats, and wine sponsored by the PILC. Guests...

Royal Garden lights up for holidays

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 09:45
Royal Garden Plaza kicked off Pattaya’s holiday celebration, again lighting up the front of the mall with thousands of lights. Pattaya City Councilman Banjong Banthoonprayuk flipped the switch on the festive lighting Dec. 17, marking the city’s first major Christmas and New Year’s display.
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