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The Night for Blind Children

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Period:22 Mar 2014 - 22 Mar 2014

Address:18/1, Soi 1 (Goethe), Sathon Rd., Thung Maha Mek, Sathon, Bangkok 10120 Thailand

Tel:+662 354-8365

Service day:Saturday, Service hours: 19:00-21:00

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Believing that music can help bring a bright future to blind kids, a string of guest singers and performers from various professions will hold a charity benefit concert entitled “The Night for Blind Children”.

Set for March 22 from 7-9pm at Goethe Institute on Sathon Soi 1, the concert aims to raise funds for music education and instruments for visually challenged children at the Foundation for the Blind in Thailand under the Royal Patronage of HM the Queen.

The concert programme includes genres from classical to pop, in English and Thai, and is suitable for all ages.

Performers include Ubolwan Piakaew, a blind pianist from Thailand’s Got Talent, Bangkok Symphony Orchestra conductor Nora-ath Chanklum, countertenor Jak Cholvijarn, Ponsinh “Toto” Boutkaska, marketing director of Major Cineplex, and famous psychiatrist Dr Apichat Jariyavilas.

Joining them on stage will be Chotika “Toon” Kamwongpin, winner in the Best New Artist and Best Female Solo Artist categories at the 10th Kom Chad Luek Awards.

She will be accompanied by her band.

There is no admission fee to the concert, but donations are welcome.

Visit www.blind.or.th/en/donation or call 02 354-8365.

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Conductor Nora-ath Chanklum.

Believing that music can help bring a bright future to blind kids, a string of guest singers and performers from various professions will hold a charity benefit concert entitled “The Night for Blind Children”.

Set for March 22 from 7-9pm at Goethe Institute on Sathon Soi 1, the concert aims to raise funds for music education and instruments for visually challenged children at the Foundation for the Blind in Thailand under the Royal Patronage of HM the Queen.

The concert programme includes genres from classical to pop, in English and Thai, and is suitable for all ages.

Performers include Ubolwan Piakaew, a blind pianist from Thailand’s Got Talent, Bangkok Symphony Orchestra conductor Nora-ath Chanklum, countertenor Jak Cholvijarn, Ponsinh “Toto” Boutkaska, marketing director of Major Cineplex, and famous psychiatrist Dr Apichat Jariyavilas.

Joining them on stage will be Chotika “Toon” Kamwongpin, winner in the Best New Artist and Best Female Solo Artist categories at the 10th Kom Chad Luek Awards.

She will be accompanied by her band.

There is no admission fee to the concert, but donations are welcome.


Visit www.blind.or.th/en/donation or call 02 354-8365.

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18/1, Soi 1 (Goethe), Sathon Rd., Thung Maha Mek, Sathon, Bangkok 10120 Thailand

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