Pattaya, 18th March 2011 [PDN]: At Hard Rock Hotel, Pattaya City, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and GMM Grammy Public Co., Ltd. held a press conference with the theme “Welcome to Pattaya” to launch the huge project – “Pattaya Music Festival 2011 ”. Mr. Krissana Kaewthamrong, Director of Foreign Advertising Department of TAT; Mr. Rewat Phonlook-in, Deputy Mayor of Chonburi; Mr. Ittipol Kunpluem, Mayor of Chonburi and Ms. Bussaba Dawroeng, the Executive Director of GMM Grammy were all present at the opening ceremony.
There were many international and Thai singers participating in the festival, including Golf-Mike, Ice-Saranyu, Chin-Chinnawut, Hanuman Bang from Japan, Derrick Hoh from Singapore, Will Ng from Malaysia, Super Kidz from Indonesia, PAK from Vietnam, Nina from the Philippines and Tik Princess from Lao PDR. The mayor was there to welcome the festival’s guest stars. As a gift, the mayor gave the key city to the 7 international artists.
The grand opening began at 7 p.m. at Galaxy Stage, Bali Hai Cape, South Pattaya. Golf-Mike and Vietrio sang the rearranging version of Klai Rung, the song of H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej. There were also fireworks for the King’s 84th Birthday Anniversary (5thDecember 2011) “Long Live the King”.
You could watch the live broadcasting of “Pattaya International Music Festival 2011” for all 3 days and nights on Bang Channel (Cable TV and C Band Satellite System)
You can also watch the live opening ceremony on www.tourismthailand.org/festival. The recording of the opening ceremony and the first-day performances could be viewed on Modernine TV (Channel 9) on March 18th 2011, 00:45 – 02:45 a.m. For more information, call the line 1672.