Jazz fans should prepare themselves for the Hua Hin Jazz Festival this year that will run from June 18 to 20 on the beach and at Phonkingphet Public Park, Prachuap Khiri Khan province.
The “to be number one” Teen Acrobat & Dancercise Pattaya Championships 2010 opening was held on Sunday at Pattaya’s Royal Garden Plaza. The competition designed to help the youth of the region avoid the ever increasing drug problems plaguing Thailand, promoted the benefits of becoming involved with extracurricular activities.
As the World Cup in South Africa prepares for kickoff, bars and entertainment venues around Pattaya are eagerly anticipating its commencement, supporter flags, logos, hats, shirts and all forms of football paraphernalia are beginning to appear on the streets as the FIFA World Cup 2010 promises to be one of the most lively yet.
Recently one of our PDN photo / journalists had the opportunity to interview a world famous TV personality, Mr. Bob Sapp, who was on a short unannounced “chill out” visit to Pattaya.
Once again, with perfect professionalism, the Amari Hotel Resort staged another wine tasting evening featuring BBQ Seafood and “Sauvignon Blanc” wines, and well attended by both local people and overseas visitors.
A large number of small teams congregated at “Wing-D” of the Pattaya Bangkok Hospital to compete in a “Trivia” Quiz Competition, enjoy fine food & drink, and in the process raise a large amount of money for charity.
The final of the Miss Tiffany’s Universe 2010 contest was held on Friday night at North Pattaya’s Tiffany Theatre to great applause. The winner of the event, a 19-year-old Bangkok university student, received a check for Bt100,000, a new Honda Jazz plus the added attention that comes with being the Miss Tiffany Universe winner.
The ‘Miss Tiffany’s Universe 2010’ beauty pageant got underway on Wednesday night with the first contest, ‘The Miss Unlimited Sexy Star’ pageant. Competitors paraded around the stage modelling custom made bikini’s provided by the ‘Phuket Mermaids.’
A big class of budding photographers gathered at Central Festival’s mega department store and entertainment complex on Beach Road, to learn more about good picture taking, from a veteran Thai photographer.
The new Pullman Hotel is situated on the Beachfront, just past Pattaya’s famous “North Point” Condominium development, so it is in a very prestigious area. Every month the Pullman Hotel will introduce a different “White Session” Party Night, with a new theme.
A very large celebration party was held by Central Pattaya’s “Memorial Hospital” to celebrate their 29th Anniversary and the “fancy dress” theme was well supported by all of the staff, who turned up in some amazing outfits.
The British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) usually sticks to traditional long established venues for their Eastern Seaboard networking evenings around Pattaya. However this time they tried the new Australian style Beach Bar & Grill, situated not far from the “Hardrock Hotel” on Central Pattaya’s Beach Road.
The Central Festival Sopping & Entertainment complex (Big-C), on Pattaya Second Road in North Pattaya with its large outdoor stage area, was an ideal venue for the semi finals for the “Young Country & Western” singing competition, which will be followed very soon by the grand finals.
A very select group of guests were invited to a private “Corporate Cocktail Party,” on a pleasant summer evening, around the trees in the spacious garden area of the Amari Hotel Resort on the beach end of North Pattaya Road.
Carl Donnelly, Mike Gunn and Mark Billingham, kept the audience amused for hours at a one night performance at the Amari Hotel Resort on Pattaya’s North Road. Everyone agreed that that the show was better than paying a visit to the Psychiatrist and at 1,200 baht it was a lot less expensive, because this included a delicious meal and free drinks.
A very big and well attended preliminary press conference and fashion parade was held at Central Festival on Pattaya’s Beach Road to introduce both the Miss Tiffany contest entrants and sponsors to everyone.
Pattaya city prepares for event ‘Pattaya International Fashion Week’ for the longest catwalk of 1.5km to be held on 8th – 11th April 2010 along Pattaya Beach Road.
Everyone remembers Pattaya’s famous Shenanigans Pub on South Pattaya’s Second Road as the place to go for good English and American style food. Well, - now there is a welcome addition, with the lounge / bar at the rear having been converted into their new “Margarita Factory,” where Mexican food dishes and margarita cocktails will be served.
Selected Shiraz wines from countries as diverse as France, Argentina, South Africa, Chile and Australia were featured at the Amari Hotel Resort’s outdoor garden restaurant, for their monthly wine tasting event.
We see many bars & restaurants come and go over the years, but this small English style eatery & watering hole has adopted a policy of keeping prices low, which is sure to keep their customers coming back regularly.