The Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort kicked off the holiday season with the lighting of its giant 7.5 meter Christmas tree.
Pattaya mayoral advisor Rattanachai Sutidechanai and Denis Thouvard, Area General Manager of Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya, flipped the switch on the lights Dec. 6 with Pattaya Orphanage Director Rev. Weera Pangrak.
Guests including top police officials and community leaders enjoyed Christmas carols such by kids from the orphanage, and violin and ballet performances by from students at Bangkok Dance Academy’s Nareethip School branch in Pattaya.
Now in its 10th year, the Centara Grand Mirage’s Christmas celebration raises money for charity through sales of framed photos with Santa Claus, tree ornaments and holiday cookies. Sales run through Jan. 6 with all income going to the Pattaya Orphanage.
Centara Grand Mirage lights up Christmas for charity