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  • Thai Dance Troupe of Ottawa ที่ Ottawa City Hall
    Thai Dance Troupe of Ottawa ที่ Ottawa City Hall
    On 22 April 2017, His Excellency Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi, Ambassador of Thailand to Canada, accompanied by Mrs. Wannipa Isarabhakdi, along with officials of the Royal Thai Embassy in Ottawa, participated in the Thai Dance Troupe of Ottawa's Thai New Year 2017 event at the Ottawa City Hall, held in commemoration of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary, which coincides with the 30th anniversary of the Thai Dance Troupe of Ottawa.
    Apr 26, 2017
  • United Arab Emirates co-hosted a Buddhist merit making ceremony  to  celebrate Songkran Festival
    United Arab Emirates co-hosted a Buddhist merit making ceremony to celebrate Songkran Festival
    On Friday 21 April 2017, the Royal Thai Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Royal Thai Consulate General in Dubai, United Arab Emirates co-hosted a Buddhist merit making ceremony to celebrate Songkran Festival which was presided over by H.E. Mr Komate Kamalanavin, Ambassador of Thailand to the UAE. The Buddhist ceremony was conducted by Than Chao Khun Phraphawanathammaphinan, Abbot of Wat Na Luang in Udon Thani province comprising of four monks and was attended by Mr Rangsan Srimangkorn, Acting Consul-General, Mr Poonsak Pramong, Minister Counsellor (Labour), Mr Gridiwong Siddhichai , Representative of Thai Trade Center Dubai Office as well as diplomats and staff from Royal Thai Embassy in Abu Dhabi and Royal Thai Consulate General in Dubai and over 300 Thais and foreigners living in the United Arab Emirates.
    Apr 26, 2017
  • Spring Flora Olomouc and the ‘Thai Pavilion’
    Spring Flora Olomouc and the ‘Thai Pavilion’
    The Royal Thai Embassy proudly took part in the Flora Olomouc International Horticultural Exhibition, held from 20 to 23 April 2017 in Olomouc. The Embassy actively supported the Exhibition in organizing the Thai Pavilion and Thai exhibition area.
    Apr 25, 2017
  • Thai Hafiz participated in the 24th Universal Glorious Qur’an Competition 2017/1438 in Cairo, the Arab Republic of Egypt
    Thai Hafiz participated in the 24th Universal Glorious Qur’an Competition 2017/1438 in Cairo, the Arab Republic of Egypt
    During 8 - 12 April 2017, the Muslim Association of Al-Qur’an Reader of Thailand under the patronage of Sheikhul Islam of Thailand, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, attended the 24th Universal Glorious Qur’an Competition in Cairo, Egypt, together with Mr. Muhammadfikri Sama, the Thai representative to the said competition.
    Apr 25, 2017
  • A Special Lecture on Thailand: A Strategic Country in ASEAN by H.E. Mrs. Rattikul Chansuriya, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain at Comillas University in Madrid
    A Special Lecture on Thailand: A Strategic Country in ASEAN by H.E. Mrs. Rattikul Chansuriya, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain at Comillas University in Madrid
    On 21 April 2017, H.E. Mrs. Rattikul Chansuriya, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain gave a special lecture on "Thailand: A strategic country in ASEAN" to students of Business Administration and International Relations, Comillas University, with an aim to raise awareness about Thailand and ASEAN among the new generation of Spain. The lecture was attended by Assistant Professor Javier Gil Perez from Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and 75 Spanish students. It was well received and the students were very interactive.
    Apr 25, 2017
  • Thailand was among the nations to inaugurate the Conference hosted by Indonesia 62 years ago
    Thailand was among the nations to inaugurate the Conference hosted by Indonesia 62 years ago
    On 18 April, 2017, Ms. Nitivadee Manitkul, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission represented Thailand at the Commemoration of the Asian-African Conference 2017 held at Istana Negara. Thailand was among the nations to inaugurate the Conference hosted by Indonesia 62 years ago. In 2015, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand also attended the Summit when Indonesia again hosted it to mark its 60th Anniversary.
    photo credit: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia
    Apr 21, 2017
  •  Songkran Festival 2017 at Dhammadharo Temple
  •  His Excellency Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi, Ambassador of Thailand to Canada, hosted a reception at the Thai Ambassador’s Residence in honour of Professor Dr. Vladimir Hachinski
    His Excellency Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi, Ambassador of Thailand to Canada, hosted a reception at the Thai Ambassador’s Residence in honour of Professor Dr. Vladimir Hachinski
    On 10 April 2017, His Excellency Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi, Ambassador of Thailand to Canada, hosted a reception at the Thai Ambassador’s Residence in honour of Professor Dr. Vladimir Hachinski, Distinguished University Professor of the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario and the Prince Mahidol Award Laureate 2016 in the field of Public Health. Since the establishment of the Award by His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 1992, Dr. Hachinski is the first Canadian recipient of this prestigious international award.
    Apr 19, 2017
  • Ambassador of Thailand to Singapore Presided Over Songkran Festival and Thai Hipster Market
    Ambassador of Thailand to Singapore Presided Over Songkran Festival and Thai Hipster Market
    On 14 April 2017 at 16.00 hrs., H.E. Mr. Thongchai Chasawath, Ambassador of Thailand to Singapore, accompanied by Team Thailand in Singapore, presided over the opening ceremony of Songkran Festival organized by Thai Association (Singapore) in collaboration with ARTBOX Thailand and INVADE Industry Pte. Ltd., at Marina Bayfront. This up-and-coming hipster market from Thailand will be open to the public on 14-16 and 21-23 April 2017.
    Apr 18, 2017
  • Ambassador of Thailand to Singapore Presided Over Songkran Festival at Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple
    Ambassador of Thailand to Singapore Presided Over Songkran Festival at Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple
    On Sunday 16 April 2017 at 12.00 hrs., H.E. Mr. Thongchai Chasawath, Ambassador of Thailand to Singapore, accompanied by Team Thailand in Singapore, presided over the opening ceremony of Songkran Festival 2017 at Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple. On this occasion, H.E. Ambassador delivered opening remarks to the Thai community in Singapore, and attended the “Rod Nam Dum Hua” (water-blessing) ceremony. During the Festival, there were traditional Thai dance shows, music performances, and Miss Songkran beauty contest and “Som Tam” (papaya-salad) cooking competition.
    Apr 18, 2017