Christian and charity groups are asking Pattaya to provide a venue and security for a large fundraising concert in September.
Mayor Anan Charoenchasri met July 3 with representatives from the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), Youth with a Mission (YWAM), a non-profit Christian charitable organisation, Rotary clubs, Pattaya Sports Club to gather details of the hoped-for Sept. 5 event.
Organizers said a YWAM Together 2018 convention is scheduled to be held at the Ambassador City Jomtien Sept. 2-8 and as part of the activities a concert is also planned which will be open to the public for free and through donations and sponsorship plan to raise money for the poor, as well as promote tourism for Pattaya.
They said the TCEB has agreed to sponsor the event and asked the city to provide a venue and security.
Anan said city hall would consider the project and determine if it deserved Pattaya’s support.