The Asian International Art of Defense School has been entrusted with organizing the World Kumite Championships for 2010 by the world’s governing body. The event has been scheduled to take place at the Ambassador Hotel in Na Jomtien, Pattaya. Over 100 competitors are expected to attend the championships from all over the world.
Date: Saturday 13 – Sunday 14 March 2010 from 10.00 – 21.00 hrs Venue: Mrigadayavan Palace , Naresuan Camp , Amphoe Cha-am , Phetchaburi
The grand Pattaya Music Festival is back in town to entertain music lovers. This is an unrivalled opportunity to enjoy a weekend of listening and dancing to beautiful music performed by more than 100 musicians. Fun awaits everyone, on the weekend of March 19th-21st.
Thai ministers met in a cabinet meeting recently where the main topic for discussion was the extension of the tourism stimulus package. This package was put together during 2009 to help combat the onset of the global economic recession which has severely affected the tourism industry in Thailand.
Internationally acclaimed Dutch DJ “Tiesto” visited Pattaya City for a special one night performance that literally had his fans jiving the night away in great style. This was a show not to be missed and is part of Tiesto’s Kaleidoscope World tour that has just came from Australia and Indonesia.
Various local councils, administrations and private businesses have recently come together to organise the 2010 Retro Festival which will be held in Bang Saen for the second year running.
The “Burapha Bikers Week” was again held in Pattaya and proved to be even bigger than the 2009 event. This has become a well established event on Thailand's promotional calendar with bikers coming from all over Thailand, plus many dedicated motorcycle enthusiasts visited from overseas.
Three of the world’s funniest “stand up” comedians are touring Asia, and will be back in Pattaya on Thursday 22nd April for an exclusive one night appearance at north Pattaya’s Amari Orchid Hotel. Do not miss this show, because if laughter is the best medicine, then you will stay healthy for a long time.
Foreign visitors remain confident in coming to Thailand even with the escalating political and economic unrest which is affecting the Kingdom.
Singles around the world will be closely watching Pattaya’s Royal Garden Plaza at 2.30 pm on Saturday 13th February. The Guinness Record for the “World’s Largest Speed Dating” event will be challenged by our local gentlemen and ladies, and it needs more than 225-contestants to beat the new world record, which is held by Germany.
Pattaya City Hall confirmed Chinese New Year celebrations on Wednesday, which will be staged at the Bali Hai Pier in South Pattaya between the 14th-16th of February.
The Queen Mary 2, one of the biggest and most luxurious cruise liners in the world, docked in the Thai beach resort of Phuket on Wednesday.
The 2010 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament has been announced for the 22nd-28th of March a will be held in the Northern Thai Province of Chiang Rai.
The organizers & sponsors of the 2nd Pattaya International Bed Race were delighted at the huge success of this charity event after putting in so much hard work. International media organizations & teams were involved, so that the end result has been the raising of well over 300,000 baht (approximately $10,000 US).
Every year Pattaya’s Chinese New Year Celebrations are held in Walking Street, from 14th – 16th February and attract local people, visitors from Bangkok and even overseas tourists. This year will be something different, with three separate groups of mainland Chinese entertainers making a special trip to Pattaya.
The first Borvin Mini HALF Marathon has been announced by Sriracha administrators and will feature three separate race events for the entrants.
Pattaya City Hall officials and representatives from event organisers held a meeting on Wednesday to discuss and finalise preparations for this years Chinese New Year and Valentines celebrations in Pattaya.
A recent visit to Pattaya City Hall by American Mr. Joe Boonchan from “The Bronx Corporation TV Network,” has finalized arrangements for shooting a sequence of TV films around Pattaya. These will be shown on New York TV in 10 -15 minute time slots on both Pattaya and other places of interest in Thailand
Following the recent tragic death of a Russian tourist who was hit be a speedboat off the coast of Koh Larn, city officials have once again met at Pattaya City Hall in order to discuss the issue of maritime safety in Pattaya.
Thailand’s first charity Bed Race received much attention from the Press last year and the event became an instant success in the history of Pattaya, receiving international Press coverage on TV, Internet and print around the world.