The Diplomatic Society

  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Thai Festival 2017

20 August 2017

The Royal Thai Embassy in Pretoria, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives of Thailand, hosted the Thai Festival 2017 on 18-19 August 2017, in Central Square Menlyn Maine in Tshwane. The Festival will move to Cape Town on 26 August at the V&A Waterfront, and thereafter to Maseru, Lesotho for the first time.

Photo: Ambassador of Thailand to South Africa, Dr. Pornchai Danvivathana  and Mrs Danvivathana

Welcoming dignataries and guests to the Festival Ambassador of Thailand to South Africa, Dr. Pornchai Danvivathana said that the theme of the event this year is the prelude of the 25th Anniversary of the establishment of the Diplomatic Relations between South Africa and Thailand and that both countries have long shared and enjoyed cordial political and economic ties.

The Festival showcased Thai cultural dance and music, umbrella and Batik painting workshops, a Thai silk fashion show, Muay Thai demonstrations, fruit and food tasting.

Ntobeko Mkhize and Thomas Brady were the lucky winners of a trip to Amazing Thailand. The prize included 2 economy class tickets to Thailand each (on Singapore Airlines) and seven nights' accommodation in Phuket and Khao Lak.

The Festival gave the public a taste of what Thailand has to offer.



August 2017 Edition




Doing Business in Sri Lanka The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Pretoria in partnership with the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) organized a trade and investment promotion... <|> Daesh defeated Daesh, the extremist group that occupied the city of Mosul in Iraq has been defeated, said Ambassador Dr Saad Jawad Kindeel of Iraq to South Africa at a press conference held at the... <|> 65th National Day of the Arab Republic of Egypt 4 August 2017 H.E. Ambassador Sherif Issa and Madame Dina Zeidan hosted a reception on the occasion of the 65th National Day of the Arab Republic of... <|> Vietnam Cuisine Week Ambassador Vu Van Dzung of Vietnam in South Africa hosted the opening of the Vietnam Cuisine Week at Saigon Restaurant in Rivonia, Johannesburg. The Embassy of Vietnam is... <|> Easing travel regulations between South Africa and Kenya 3 May 2016 South Africa and Kenya have announced measures that will make travelling between the two countries easier. South African Home... <|> The story of Diamond Lakes and the legendary Pienaar’s Pothole The story of Diamond Lakes and the legendary Pienaar’s Pothole is what intrigued Dr Navin Naidoo to go into the world of Diamonds... <|> The United Nations stands with South Africa’s women 9 August 2017 Pretoria, South Africa: The United Nations in South Africa extends its warm wishes to the women of South Africa on the... <|> UAE Embassy Women's Day initiative The staff at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in South Africa visited the Youth for Survival shelter on Women's Day and donated goods. The donation included... <|> H.E. Ambassador-Designate Lin Songtian arrives in SA Speaking to the press upon his arrival at O.R Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, Ambassador–Designate Lin Songtian said he is back in... <|> Independence Day of Bolivia 6 August 2017 Bolivia signed its declaration of independence on August 6, 1825 and marked the first Independence Day for Bolivia. On Sunday, the Bolivian community... <|>
© copyright 2011-2017| The Diplomatic Society| All Rights Reserved.