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Upcoming Events

Here are a list of events that foreign communities, business associations and companies will organize in HCM City and nearby cities and provinces in the coming time
Saturday

Saturday, May 6 in HCM City

6:30 p.m.

FINE ORIENTAL CARPET AUCTION

- Venue: Saigon Room, 17th Floor, Saigon Tower, 29 Le Duan Boulevard, District 1, HCM City

- Organized by: Saigon Town & Country Club (STCC) together with Eastern Carpets - Singapore

"75 of the finest Oriental carpets from regions rarely accessible today � on auction at low prices. Complimentary food and drinks for participants during the auction."

- Cost: Free entry.

- Advance registration and information: Contact Ms. Ngoc, Event Sales Coordinator, STCC, tel (84.8) 823 9888, ext. 18 or 22, e-mail fb@saigontcc.com, website www.saigontcc.com.

 

Saturday, May 13 in HCM City

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

LITTLE LEAGUE CRICKET

- Venue: Saigon Town & Country Club (at the Country Club), 628A An Binh at Hanoi Highway (beside Parkland Apartments), An Phu Ward, District 2, HCM City

- Organized by: Saigon Town & Country Club (STCC)

- Co-Hosted by: the Country Club Sports Field

"Top of the day! Is anyone up for a game of cricket? Little leaguers will learn the fundamentals of cricket from volunteer coaches � and also have friendly matches. It may be necessary to bring your own equipment but refreshments are provided. For children ages 7-15. Little League Cricket will continue on May 20, May 27 and June 3."

- Cost: STCC Members, US$15 each; Non-Members, US$30 each.

- Advance registration and information: Contact Mr. Dat, tel (84.8) 898 9788, e-mail Huynhtan.dat@saigontcc.com, website www.saigontcc.com.

 

Saturday, May 13 in HCM City

5 p.m. and onwards! (approximately 3.5 hours in duration)

4TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF PUB CHALLENGE

- Venues: Many District 1 pubs!

This will again be a "golf-themed" pub crawl around HCM City�s District 1 bars. As with most golf events. Each team will be given a different starting time ("Tee Time") � please be at the starting point (bar) at least 15 minutes before your appointed Tee Time.

In the past three years many thousands of USD were raised for charity (including the Saigon Children's Charity Scholarship Program) and as many as 68 hardy participants wondered why they ever did it! (For the good cause, of course!)

- Cost: The per person "Green Fee" (payable in advance) will go to charity. Participants pay for their own drinks on the "course".

- Dress: Golf attire is required.

- Trophies: There will be awards for several categories, including best-dressed golfer.

- Advance registration is required.

- Information and registration: Contact Colin Johnston at e-mail colinbav@hcm.vnn.vn or mobile 0903911310.

Note: Information above is PROVISIONAL. Please contact Mr. Colin for more details.

 

Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 in HCM City

Friday 7 p.m.   Saturday (2 shows) 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

CINDERELLA (FOR YOUNG AND OLD!)

- Venue: Saigon Room, 17th Floor, Saigon Tower, 29 Le Duan Boulevard, District 1, HCM City

- Presented by: Saigon Town & Country Club (STCC) together with Saigon Players

"A wonderful pantomime of this classic fairy tale by the best local repertoire performers in HCM City."

- Cost: Children, VND50,000 each; Adults, VND100,000 each. Tickets will be sold at the door.

- Advance registration and information: Contact Ms. Ngoc, Event Sales Coordinator, STCC, tel (84.8) 823 9888, ext. 18 or 22, e-mail fb@saigontcc.com, website /www.saigontcc.com.

 

Sunday, May 21 in HCM City

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

15 MAY SCHOOL�S 20TH ANNIVERSARY: �20 YEARS OF BREAKIN�S THE CYCLE�

- Venue: Caravelle Hotel, 19 Cong truong Lam Son, District 1, HCM City

- Organized by: 15 May School

This year marks the 20th anniversary of District 1's 15 May School for disadvantaged street children. Everyone is invited to celebrate the development of the school. A variety of sponsors have already donated prizes for Raffle and Auction. (More sponsors are invited to participate! Please call!)

The School's children will be showing off their outstanding talents in dance and will help Linh Rateau teach guests' children how to dance like the 15 May School Dancers! Then the Hip-Hop Academy graduates will themselves perform. There'll also be other children's activities for the less energetic! And a circus class, painting and more!

All proceeds will go towards sustaining and improving services and training programs for disadvantaged children at 15 May School.

- Cost: Tickets will go on sale in mid-April. Includes an international buffet brunch too!

- Advance registration and information: Contact Jonny Platt at 15 May School, tel (84.8) 837 7591, e-mail info@15mayschool.org, website www.15mayschool/org.

 

Thursday, June 1 and Friday, June 2 in HCM City

APEC TRADE MINISTERS MEETING

- Information: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) website for APEC 2006 activities in Vietnam: www.apec2006.vn

 

Friday, June 2 in HCM City

6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

KPMG 1ST FRIDAY

Created, organized and presented by Events Co., Ltd.

- Venue: TBA, HCM City.

It's back! HCM City's well-known "themed and lighthearted" bi-monthly business networking event! A popular venue for business persons to meet and discuss deals while enjoying free food, drinks and entertainment!

- Cost and tickets: Entry by advance invitation only. No charge, but invitations must be obtained in advance from sponsors!

Note: Invitations are not transferable!

Note: Business dress code is enforced: no blue jeans, no shorts, etc.

- Information: Contact Events at tel (84.8) 827 9434, fax (84.8) 827 9435, website www.eventsvietnam.com.

 

Saturday, June 3 in HCM City

6:30 p.m.

2ND ANNUAL STCC ART AUCTION

- Venue: Saigon Room, 17th Floor, Saigon Tower, 29 Le Duan Boulevard, District 1, HCM City

- Organized by: Saigon Town & Country Club (STCC)

"30 pieces of exceptional, authentic, and original Vietnamese art at terrific prices!  Refreshments will be served."

- Cost: Free entry.

- Advance registration and information: Contact Ms. Ngoc, Event Sales Coordinator, STCC, tel (84.8) 823 9888, ext. 18 or 22, e-mail fb@saigontcc.com, website www.saigontcc.com.

 

Monday through Friday - June, July and August in HCM City

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

STCC KIDS' SUMMER CAMP

- Venue: Saigon Town & Country Club (at the Country Club), 628A An Binh at Hanoi Highway (beside Parkland Apartments), An Phu Ward, District 2, HCM City

- Organized by: Saigon Town & Country Club

- Co-Hosted by: The Country Club Sports Field

"Fun under the sun! Summer activities include football, basketball, tennis, and other various games, as well as language training and art classes, etc. Class times are TBA.  Classes are scheduled as half and full days and according to age groups."

- Cost: To be announced - please call for information. Non-STCC Membership participation is limited.

- Advance registration and information: Contact Mr. Dat, tel (84.8) 898 9788, e-mail Huynhdat@cc.com, website www.saigontcc.com.

 

Saturday, June 17 in HCM City

"2006 CANADA DAY CELEBRATION IN SAIGON"

- Venue: Saigon Town & Country Club (at the Country Club), 628A An Binh at Hanoi Highway (beside Parkland Apartments), An Phu Ward, District 2, HCM City

- Organized by: Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (CanCham)

- Sponsorship and general information: CanCham, Room 305, 3rd Floor, New World Hotel Saigon, 76 Le Lai Street, District 1; tel (84.8) 824 3754 or 822 8888, ext. 7305, fax (84.8) 824 3751, e-mail hcmc@canchamvietnam.org, website www.canchamvietnam.org

 

This information is provided by Graham Potter of Events Co., Ltd., website www.eventsvietnam.com, and Long Hai Security Services Co. Ltd., website www.securityvietnam.com.


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