Pattaya’s Alangkarn Theater again threw open its doors for a Pattaya Orphanage benefit show that raised more than 1 million baht for the Redemptorist School for the Deaf.
Orphanage Director Rev. Michael Veera Phangrak and Human Help Network Thailand Director Radchada Chomjinda welcomed friends, volunteers and sponsors to the show Oct. 6.
Entertainers Scheree Wilki and Somkiat Totoviweerayuth served as masters of ceremony, leading the audience through the many parts of the program.
Suttikorn Jearpaittoon presents a bouquet and a gift of appreciation to Sopin Thappajug as father Michael looks on.
Alangkarn Managing Director Suttikorn Jearpaittoon provided the theater without cost again to help the orphanage mark 30 years of its school for the deaf. Phangrak gave him a flower bouquet in thanks. Diana Group Managing Director Sopin Thappajug did as well.
At the beginning of the show, deaf children put on a dance recital. They may not have been able to hear the music, but could certainly feel it enough to get many to join them.
The Alangkarn’s ensemble show followed, with hundreds in attendance applauding the showcase of colors, lights, choreography and costumes. Several orphans even took part in the show, a fact few recognized until the end their performances were so smooth.
Radchada Chomjinda expresses her heartfelt thanks to the sponsors.
Father Michael poses for a photograph with the super talented children.