Chiang Mai Charity Calendar

Official Launch - 5th October 2007


Chiang Mai Charity Calendar Launch Honoured by the Presence of

       H.E. Dr. Suvit Yodmani, Minister of Tourism and Sports        

       Our Calendar Launch on 5th October 2007 at the Sofitel Riverside Hotel was attended by members of the travel trade, airlines, media, city officials, Consulates, school students and parents.  Following cocktails and registration, guests assembled in the hotel's elegant Mesa conference room where Mr. Craig Rodgers, Senior School Principal of Prem Tinsulaonda International School gave a welcome address, followed by a Power Point Presentation by Mrs. Ramlah M. Jafri, explaining "How the Chiang Mai Charity Calendar Happened" 

        The highlight of the evening was His Excellency Dr Suvit's talk on "Chiang Mai's Tourism Industry in 2008 and Beyond" which brought some spirited questions from the floor. The young artists whose paintings are featured in the calendar received certificates of appreciation from Dr Suvit, and were later joined on the stage by proud parents. To bring a memorable occasion to a fitting conclusion, three talented Prem school students treated a hushed and appreciative audience to moving violin and classical guitar solo performances.

        Our most sincere and very grateful thanks go to His Excellency Dr Suvit Yodmani, for making a special journey from Bangkok in support of our calendar!

His Excellency Dr Suvit Yodmani Presenting his vision of  "Chiang Mai's Tourism in 2008 and Beyond" 

Mrs Ramlah Jafri Explaining "How the Charity Calendar Happened"

A Question for His Excellency from Khun Duenpan Chaladlam (Boong) Managing Director of Boutique Travel Agent, Chiang Mai

His Excellency Presenting a Certificate to One of the Young Artists

Khun Junnapong Saranak, Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Northern office Region 1, with Mrs Ramlah Jafri, and Young Artists

After the Presentation of Certificates, Proud Parents and Young Artists on Stage!

Smile Again Please!

Mr Craig Rodgers, Senior School Principal, Prem Tinsulanonda International School, Presenting His Excellency with a Gift of Appreciation

A Final Tribute -  Mrs. Ramlah Jafri's Pretty Daughter Sabrina, Aged Eleven, Presents a Portrait of His Excellency She Created by Herself

We would like to sincerely thank Khun Junnapong Saranak, Director Tourism Authority of Thailand, Northern Region Office 1  City Life Magazine, Chotana Print Company, Horeca, Rimping Supermaket  Sofitel Riverside Chiang Mai  and Wine Gallery for their invaluable assistance in arranging our Chiang Mai Charity Calendar Launch - and in equal measure to the willing volunteers  who helped, encouraged, and sustained us. We are very grateful to you all........ 

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