Parade, activities to mark World AIDS Day


Pattaya civic groups and students will participate in a parade to support HIV prevention for World AIDS Day December 1.

Traffic on Beach Road and on South Road west of Second Road will be closed to traffic from 3-7 p.m.

Activities begin at 3:30 p.m. at Central Festival Pattaya Beach, which will host health exhibits and screenings, quizzes and dance performances, plus stage shows showing the correct way to use condoms.

The parade then kicks off from the mall at 5:15 p.m. with 20 groups marching to Pattaya School No. 8, passing out condoms and pamphlets on HIV risks and preventative measures along the way.