ต่าย อรทัย Tai Orathai

My village is quite small, very poor and extremely isolated yet it does have one claim to fame.

ต่าย อรทัย Tai Orathai is an extremely famous singer in Thailand. Huge hits, many awards and a large following all around Thailand especially from North Eastern Thailand (Issan). She was born and grew up right here in our humble little village. Seerung remembers her at school and her Grandma still lives about 200m away from my house. Tai returns home quite often to visit her Grandma who raised her. Normally she returns home by herself but her last trip back she brought her band with her and had a get together at her Grandmas house. All the school kids attended as well as most of the village. I was really disappointed I wasn’t able to attend but Seerung took a few photos.

Tai is second from the right. On the left you will see a pile of blankets that were handed out to people in need.

 

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Sorry about the quality of this photo but it was the only close up shot she took of the superstar.

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*new edit* here is a link to a story that Thai TV channel 3 did when she recently returned home to the village. There is some great footage of her at the school and I even recognise my niece in it. Check it out here.

Here is a video of her in action singing her hit song Gin Kao Ler Yang.

19 Responses to ต่าย อรทัย Tai Orathai

  1. That s one really long song! Must be exctng for the locals to have a celebrty amongst them.

    MeMock repled “I wouldn’t know how long t s actually because my nternet s too slow to download t! A few tmes when I have been n Ubon and locals asked me where I am from I always say the dstrct as no one has ever heard of my vllage and qute often they wll reply askng f I am close to Ta. They get qute excted when they here that we are from the same vllage.”

  2. Nce song and a beautful lookng woman. How lovely to see someone not forgettng ther roots and gvng somethng back to ther communty. She sounds lke a lady wth a very bg heart.

  3. Ta s an excellent vacal and she herself s a beautful grl, too. I love her and her songs very much. I have graded her as one of the top 3 % best ht songs from Thaland. Whatever you do, do t wth your honesty and passon n your heart. Love and care about others as yourself.

    Keep up wth a good work.
    Some day my company may lke to sponsor you come to show n Mlwaukee, Wsconsn.

    Sncerely,
    Dr. Lor
    U S A

  4. An(ton)ius de Ridder

    Tryng to learn Tha by means of the beautful (karaoke) musc-youtube-clps of ths very handsome woman (Oratha) s a delght !

    So to see n the clps she must be very lovely and bg-hearted.

    Wsh I could see her once en concert (please let me know, who knows).

    Ton

    MeMock repled “H Ton, I had the pleasure of watchng her n the bus rde from hell last nght from laos to Thaland, the only good thng from the trp! No dea about her concert schedule but do a google search and see what comes up.”

  5. What happenned to her parent?

  6. Rene ( Denmark)

    Truly a wonderful person and a fantastc snger. Nce to see that she remember her roots and the people that rased her.
    Allways a pleasure to see the way she performs and sng. She has stle and class at ts hghest.

  7. Can someone help me to get her malng addresss
    so I can mal a book s a gft for her brthday

    Melbourne ,

    Many thanks

    • H,

      Thanks for your message.

      I do not know her actual address but f you would lke you can post t to me and ether I or one of the famly can walk t up the road to her house.

      Would that sut? If so – please emal me drect and we can sort out addresses etc.

  8. H
    I want to know where she have concert now from nov-feb bcoz go to Thaland and want to see her, can u please help me, have search on nernet but cant fnd anythng.
    A quck answer would help me,
    Regards Björn from Sweden

  9. Love her she from esan she s very humble very good voce one song s very specal to me s puyng tue kon due dean due mezr yard ma me love that song very much

  10. victor quispe

    am from peru, and I love your musc . ‘d lke to see to sng n lve someday. take care lady. love you.l

  11. Ta Oratha s the most elegant and graceful Tha lady snger.Her melodous voce s so captvatng and her songs have fulflled my lfe wth mmense happness and even f I don’t speak Tha t does not matter at all.I hope to be lucky enough and dream to attend one of her concerts one day.

    • Another satsfed fan! Next tme she vsts the vllage and I am there I am gong to ask her f she would mnd dong an ntervew wth me. Would be great f she agreed!

  12. I saw her on a YouTube vdeo (of performance n Germany) and loved the three song medley that starts wth Gn Kao Ler Yang. After watchng many of her YouTube vdeos, I loved the musc so much that I ordered a 10 CD collecton from Bangkok (couldn’t fnd t n USA). I receved t a week later and every song s great. It doesn’t matter that I only know a lttle Tha. The meanng and emotons come through anyway. She s a beautful person and a beautful snger.

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  14. As a Farang I don´t know her, but lsten at a musc move I lked her so much so I would lke to marry her. I ´m from Sweden

    • H Lars,
      I thnk you mght need to get n lne. Plenty of people out there that would love to be her wfe I thnk. :)

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