Pattaya Pride musical dinner raises 50,000 for AIDS patients
Guests enjoy the show.
Musicians from Thailand and the Philippines helped
Pattaya Pride raise nearly 50,000 baht for care of HIV-infected
Dr. Philippe Seur gives
thanks to all the sponsors.
About 40 people turned out for a musical dinner Sept.
6 at Le Caf้ Royal. Tom Kalb and David Kerrige, the managers of the Le
Cafe Royal donated 200 baht of every 750 baht buffet meal to Pattaya
Pride’s HIV and AIDS work headed by Dr. Philippe Seur.
U.K. drag queen “Miss Jason” headlined the evening’s
entertainment, turning even technical problems with the sound system
into laughter between songs. Former Le Caf้ Royale singer Toi, Filipino
singer D.K. and a male go-go bar act rounded out the night.
Seur thanked the guests for their attendance and
donations, as well as purchasing raffle tickets for a big-screen TV.
They money, he said, goes toward Pattaya Pride’s care of more than 2,000
AIDS patients and medicine.
“Miss Jason” and David
Hilton to celebrate
Peta Ruiter and Simon Bender
invite everyone to enjoy some fun and festivities Bavarian style at the
Oktoberfest at the Hilton Pattaya, Oct. 23-24.
The Pattaya Hilton will celebrate Oktoberfest for two
nights next month with authentic beer, sausages and music.
Hilton Business Development Director Peta Ruiter
announced the Oct. 23-24 event at a Sept. 6 press conference and
beer-drinking contest. The Pattaya Mail’s own Montree Kotchawong won mugs
down and was awarded an original beer stein from Munich’s 200th Oktoberfest,
yet still somehow managed to go back to work.
Next month’s 6:30 p.m. parties will unfold in the Hilton
ballroom and feature original Paulaner Oktoberfest and white beers at 220
baht per 500 ml stein. Other domestic and imported beer will also be
available, as well as a selection of authentic German schnapps.
Food and Beverage Manager Simon Bender has prepared a
genuine menu of sausages, fresh pork hock, assorted cold cuts and roast
meats from German butcher Karl Otto of Hua Hin. Other specialties to be
offered include cheese spaetzle, Obatzter cheese, a variety of typical
Bavarian salads, red berry compote, sauerkraut and apple strudel.
In addition, the German-Austrian music band Anton & the
Funny Guys will perform classic Oktoberfest music as guests participate in
traditional nail hammering, beer-drinking, and saw contests.
Admission tickets will be 1,100 baht per person and
include food, water and soft drinks.
The Pattaya Mail’s ace
cameraman Montree Kotchawong won an authentic Munich stein at the press
conference held Sept. 6 at the Hilton Pattaya.
Kid’s favorite superheroes coming to Pattaya
Meet them Live at Central Center North Pattaya
The Ultra warriors greet
their fans at Central Plaza, Chonburi.
Last weekend famous comic book and TV superheroes
from Japan appeared at the Central Plaza in Chonburi to greet hundreds
of their young fans. Many superhero products were on sale such as
VCD/DVDs, clothing, bags, shoes, stationery and toys at special prices.
The heroes will be returning to the Eastern Seaboard
with their full team for a special show on the weekend of Sept. 17-18 at
Central Center Pattaya (North Pattaya) with three free performances each
day at 12.30, 16.00 and 19.30 including a close up meet and greet with
the action stars at 14.30 and 17.30.
Youngsters who attend have the chance to receive
special gifts and souvenirs from the team of superheroes which includes
Ultra Man Mebius and Ultra Man Max.