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Following the smashing success of the inaugural SEEN Sessions event in May, Bangkok’s newest and hottest rooftop once again comes alive with global festival regulars Kraak & Smaak.
Join us at SEEN Restaurant & Bar on Friday 14 June for a night of funk, disco, house, and a whole lot of energy.
Dutch trio Kraak & Smaak first emerged on the party scene with album Boogie Angst in 2005. Their live set to promote the album was met with such acclaim that the trio hit the road permanently. In 2008, their second album, Plastic People, dropped, with hit single Squeeze Me. Later that year, Kraak & Smaak featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and in 2009 they were awarded a European Border Breakers Award for their efforts at Eurosonic in Groningen.
Since then, Kraak & Smaak’s unique act of live music mixed with club sounds has graced stages around the world, from SXSW and Coachella to Glastonbury and Bestival. For one night only, they now hit the City of Angels at Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel’s SEEN. Tickets are priced at THB 600 net, including a welcome drink. Book now at seenrooftopbangkok.com, call +66 2 431 9120 or email email@example.com
Soundistan presented Stanniversary, a 12-hour celebration of aternative and underground music scene in Bangkok, and its first anniversary from 3pm onwards at Whiteline for day-time hangout vibe, and nightclub vibe at Saferoom on June 15, 22019.
The event was filled with underground talented artists from all around Asia including Taiwan, Pakistan, India, The Madives, with supporting localartists. Many guests got to discover a variety of live artists and DJ across the genres including melancholic folk to leftfield electro, abstract disco to spacey techno, all through the two floors, the day and night. . There were food stalls and a bar running throughout the event.
Hilton Pattaya Organizes Teddy Bear Charity Ride to Celebrate 100 Years of Hilton with Local Community
Hilton, one of the fastest-growing hospitality companies in the world, has kick-started its 100th anniversary celebrations in South East Asia.
In the lead-up to its centennial milestone on 31 May 2019, the global hospitality company aims to bring what it coined “The Hilton Effect” to life through a series of initiatives that will involve more than 12,000 Team Members across nine countries to impact communities and surprise guests.
Following in the footsteps of founder Conrad Hilton, hotels across the region are celebrating by engaging the communities in which they operate. Hilton Pattaya led by the management team and volunteers hotel’s bikers organized ‘Teddy Bear Charity Ride’ to the students at Baan Khao Chong Lom School in Khao Chamao, Rayong. They delivered a lot of fun and happiness to the kids by donating teddy bears, stationaries, fire extinguishers and necessities which were supported by Central Pattana Public Company Limited, the hotel’s Guests and the fundraising campaign ‘Garage Sale’ by the hotel’s team members. The volunteers also helped each other for setting up the computers, installing the wall fans and the water coolers, organizing the fun games and hosting their lunch. Moreover, the security team also provided the knowledge and the instruction of using the fire extinguishers to the students.
For more information of our corporate responsibility campaigns, please visit facebook.com/PattayaHilton
“And the Oscar goes to…“: The 2019 Graduates of RIS Swiss Section – Deutschsprachige Schule Bangkok bid Farewell
With bright students, proud parents and prominent guest speakers, RIS Swiss Section – Deutschsprachige Schule Bangkok presented an impressive program to their guests on Friday June 14th, 2019 at this year's graduation ceremony, where the school bid farewell to the five Matura graduates who successfully completed their school career in 2019.
In addition to the Matura graduates, thirteen students from Grade 10 got awarded with admission to the Gymnasium (Oberstufe) and one student with the Realschulabschluss. The diplomas were handed over by H.E. Mr. Ivo Sieber, Ambassador of Switzerland in Thailand, and Mr. Joachim Hecker, Head of the Cultural Department of the Federal Republic of Germany in Thailand. Together with H.E. Dr. Eva Hager, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria in Thailand, they all praised the students for their success and congratulated them for reaching a very important milestone in their life - the completion of a long learning process.
One day later, the school community met again in the ballroom of the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel for this year’s Matura ball, with the theme “Oscars”.
At this social highlight of the German-speaking community in Bangkok, people danced and celebrated long into the night. Entertainment by the students and a fantastic door prize kept the excitement high throughout this wonderful evening.
NR INSTANT PRODUCE (NRF) CONFIRMS ITS WORLDWIDE MISSION TO CREATE CIRCULAR ECONOMY FOOD SYSTEM WITH DONATION OF USD 250,000 REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE GRANT TO U.S.- BASED START UP AT FOODSHOT GLOBAL
Following its successful product launch of ‘Sabzu’ at ThaiFex 2019 and ambitious plans to take leadership role in global Specialty Foods industry, the Southeast Asia’s foods manufacturer NR Instant Produce (NRF) continues to conquer yet another proud achievement across the globe- this time in New York City- towards feeding the world through sustainability with granting the highest regenerative agriculture grant to a US-based innovation tool in advancing Soil 3.0 that’ll change the way farms live, eat, and breathe.
Earlier in 2019, NRF has announced a corporate rebranding and clear commitments to both sustain and revolutionize the foods industry as well as the specialty food business. Now, they are pioneering a path few food manufacturers have done- supporting, investing, and granting funds to innovative companies that can promise a healthy food system that can nourish 10 Billion people and sustain earthly resources.
As CEO of NRF and Chairman of Path Foundation, Mr. Danai Pathomvanich has flown to New York City to attend as one of the founding donors of initiative and a member of the selection committee to present the Moonshot Prize at FoodShot Global, a non-profit organization of world-class partners empowering bold ideas and innovative companies to accelerate the transformation to a healthy, sustainable, and equitable food system. FoodShot Global launched its investment platform in 2018 aimed to accelerate food system transformations through annual challenges called ‘Moonshot for Better Foods’- a global call for entrepreneurs, researchers, and advocates on a specific topic within the food and agriculture space. Applicants with most qualified solutions are then selected to receive grants or equity prizes from the FoodShot’s integrated capital platform. Best in-class candidates will receive equity and debt financing for their business; cash prizes will be rewarded for rising stars working within research, social enterprise, and advocacy. In 2018, Moonshot For Better Foods topic was Innovating Soil 3.0 Solutions. This year’s topic was Soil 3.0 under the theme ‘regenerative agriculture’ – an aligned mission for Path Foundation (a founding donor of FoodShot Global) and a core philosophy all too familiar to NRF.
The 11th year anniversary of Long Table
Long Table recently hosted “The V11P” the bar and restaurant’s biggest party of the year, in celebration of its 11th Anniversary. Long Table, known for its trendsetting concept combining contemporary Thai cuisine with DJ-mixed entertainment and a terrace providing one of Bangkok’s greatest city views, held the party as a big “thank you” to patrons for the constant support for the last 11 Years
Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa, along with other leading hotels and resorts in Hua Hin, recently held its “Helmet Event 2019” to donate 320 motorcycle crash helmets to schoolchildren at Baan Bor Fai School and Tessaban Baan Hua Hin and their teachers.
The aim of the donation is to teach the importance of road safety. The schoolchildren in particular are encouraged to wear a helmet when riding on motorcycles by being facilitated to decorate the helmets themselves. All involved enjoyed painting their new helmets along with other fun activities while also learning about the critical issue of road safety.
The annual CSR event was supported by the local government sectors led by Hua Hin Municipality, Hua Hin Highway Police, and Hua Hin Tourist Police. This marks the fourth consecutive year for this collaborative event, as Hua Hin’s hotel community joined hands once again to improve the safety of local children, many of whom risk their lives everyday simply by travelling to and from school.
Hotels taking part in the helmet initiative included: Sheraton Hua Hin Resort and Spa, Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas, Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa, InterContinental Hua Hin, Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, Hyatt Regency Hua Hin & The BARAI, Amari Hua Hin, AVANI+ Hua Hin Resort, Ibis Hua Hin Hotel, and Chiva-Som International Health Resort. Bangkok Hospital Hua Hin and San Paolo Hospital Hua Hin also contributed to the event.
Joint Venture Agreement for resort development in thailand between APEX Development PCL and mercurius capital investment LTD
APEX Development Public Company Limited (APEX) by Mr.Pongphan Sumpawakoop, Chairman (3rd from left), has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Mercurius Capital Investment Limited (Singapore) by Dr. Chang Wei Lu, Chief Executive Officer (4th from left). The Joint-venture company will own and operate a Sheraton Phuket Grand Bay Hotel. The hotel is a major part of the Sheraton Phuket Grand Bay Resort & Residences project, developed by APEX.
Destination Eats by Edmund Lowman – CEO, donated 120,000Baht fund to Destination Kids Foundation
Mr. Thomas Pryer (2nd from right) GM of Hard Rock Phuket, one of the restaurant brand owned by Destination Eats, presented the 120,000Baht cheque to Mr. Warot Lekmanee (2nd from left) - General Manager of Destination Kids Foundation recently. Hard Rock Café Phuket held a Charity concert with the popular rock singer, Da Endorphine, on Monday, June 17th. All ticket sales went to orphanage homes and schools under Destination Kids Foundation. The foundation aimed to collect 10 Million Baht from the events throughout the year.
Thai Bridgestone announces support the 5th San Fun Hero Plus project to encourage athletes with disabilities to follow their dreams
Thai Bridgestone has announced support of the 5th San Fun Hero Plus project, which is now open for all disabled veterans and people with disabilities.
Participants can demonstrate their sporting skills for a chance to become national para athletes and represent their country. The San Fun Hero Plus project is one of Thai Bridgestone’s social programmes under the corporate mission to serve society with superior quality. The mission aims to encourage people to chase their dreams and inspire them to overcome obstacles and persevere in pursuit of their goals. This project is now open for registration until August 16, 2019 at www.sanfunhero.com or www.facebook.com/NPCTHA
The San Fun Hero Plus was initiated by Paralympic Committee of Thailand with strong support from the Sports Authority of Thailand, Singha Corporation, Thai Bridgestone, Toyota Motor Thailand and PTT and aims to develop and improve the sport performance for disable people in order to fulfill their inspirations and dreams. Participants who join this project will have an opportunity to become national para athletes and represent Thailand. The project has been successful in empowering many athletes:
Amnat Khongmon, a shooting (Pistol) athlete who won one gold and two bronze medals in 2017 at the Songkhla Samila Games and won two gold, one silver and one bronze medal at the 2019 Thailand Para National Games (Nam Gok Games).
Anuson Chaichamnan, a 33 year-old shooting (Rifle) athlete who recently won one gold and two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Para Games and won one bronze medal at the Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships in Korea. Anuson will be representing the country and competing in the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020.
Sahar-dam Yaena, a 22 year-old wheel chair racing athlete who won one gold and two bronze medals at the 2019 Thailand National Games (Nam Gok Games) and won 6 gold medals at the 2018 Thailand Para National Games (Nakhonnayok Games).