On 12 May 2018, the Royal Thai Embassy together with the ASEAN Committee in Prague (ACP), Czech Republic, comprising of the Royal Thai Embassy, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Embassy of Malaysia, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines and Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, participated in the “3rd Edition of the Festival of the Embassies: Food and Culture” organised by the Prague 6 Office at the Vitezne namesti. The event provided foreign diplomatic missions situated in the Prague 6 area an opportunity to showcase their local food and products. There were participating 46 missions from countries around the world, some of which also staged cultural performances.
H.E. Mr. Narong Sasitorn, Ambassador of Thailand to the Czech Republic, was invited to the stage to deliver a welcoming remarks on behalf of the Asian region and ACP. The organisation of the event was suggested by H.E. the Ambassador by adapting from the weekly Farmers’ Market where Czech local goods and agricultural products are sold. Over the past years, the ACP regularly participated in the Farmers’ Market, with a view to promoting the visibility of ASEAN and its Members to the Czech general public.
The Festival of the Embassies was very successful. There were approximately 15,000 people attending the event all through the day.