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New Meetup: Thai New Year Festival 2009 "Amazing Thailand"

From: chris
Sent on: Wednesday, April 1, 2009 2:30 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Craving for ASIAN FOOD!

What: Thai New Year Festival 2009 "Amazing Thailand"

When: April 5,[masked]:00 AM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: This is a large event and there will be lots of people. So this event is a "NO HOST" event. However, if you're there want to say hi give me a call (310) 500-6532. We grab some dinner after the festival.

Thai New Year Festival of 2009 : A big united event of Thai society in USA
Due to the hard hit of political crisis in Thailand during the last quarter of 2008 on the Thai tourism industry plus the US economic recession, the Thai New Year?s Day committee led by Mr. Surasuk Wongkaluang have a consensus agreement to name a theme of 2009 Thai New Year festival as ?Amazing Thailand? to promote Thailand?s tourism.
With the aim of promoting Thailand?s tourism, the Thai New Year?s Day committee will collaborate with Thai government sectors (i.e. Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Foreign, Tourism Authority of Thailand, and etc.) and other organizations in the USA, including ?Thailand?s Team? (Royal Thai Consulate General in LA, Thai Trade Center, Board Of Investment, Thai Airway International, Bangkok Bank, and Farmers Bank) to strongly increase the confidence of international tourists toward Thailand and bring back the success of Thailand?s travel industry.
Come to celebrate Thai traditional New Year together on Sunday of April 5th, 2009 at Thai Town on Hollywood Blvd.


The 2nd Annual LA Curry Festival
Taste the top curry dishes from around the world featured in LA Weekly, NY Times, LA Times, and Micheline Guide!
(Curry King Contest Stage located on Hollywood Blvd. close to Western Ave. btw booth #23 & 24)

Click here to see Map of the festival


11am (unofficial) Thai New Year Parade

10am - 3:30pm Curry King Contest Public Tasting & Voting

11am - 12pm Silk Screen Printing - use green materials to create art

12pm - 3pm Live Painting by R ME/Create your own fashion

3pm - 4pm Silk Screen Printing - turn junk into modern art

4pm - 4:30pm Curry King Contest Award/Raffle Drawing

Getting There:
Parking will be a problem if you want to park close to the festival.

Designated Parking is located. ($5/car)
5955 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, 90028

The Red Line is probably the most convenient way to get there.

Click here to go to the offical Thai New Year Festival Website.

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