The profile of Celtic and the Thai Tims has increased after a Thai news presenter wore a Celtic shirt on national television while explaining the history of the club and it’s links to Thailand.
The Thai Tims were founded by exiled bhoy Paul Lennon from the Good Child Foundation, a charity that supports children with Downs Syndrome.
By introducing Celtic songs to the classroom the children were given an extra level of expression, when some videos were posted on You Tube the enthusiasm of the kids brought them into homes around the world.
The Thai news broadcast started off by explaining how the Celtic shirt was one of the most famous in the world and mentioned how the Lisbon Lions won the European Cup ahead of clubs such as Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
After that introduction the local aspect, The Thai Tims, was brought in with footage from the Good Child Foundation.
During the 2010/11 season videos from The Thai Tims was played on the big screens at Celtic Park, after clinching the 2012 SPL title The Thai Tims visited Scotland and performed twice on the pitch.
Their blend of traditional Celtic songs with a Thai tint and original Celtic material has kept their profile high with many Celtic supporters contributing regularly.
Now after gaining national television coverage it is expected that more offers of help and funding will come in allowing The Good Child Foundation to expand and provide more support to families throughout the area.
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