EMBASSY PHOTOS
Embassy PartyTime
July 2014
French Ambassador Philippe Zeller, his wife Odile Zeller and others hosted the opening of Galerie F, an exhibition of French brand-name products, on July 8 at the French Embassy.
Calsey Johnson, high commissioner of the Bahamas, and his wife Dulcena Johnson hosted a reception at their home on July 12 to mark their country's independence day.
Burundian Ambassador Spéciose Nzeyimana hosted a reception at Ottawa City Hall on July 5 to mark Burundi's independence day.
German Ambassador Werner Wnendt and his wife Eleonore Wnendt-Juber hosted soccer fans at their home on July 13 to cheer on their team in the World Cup final. Germany won 1-0 in extra time over Argentina.
Peruvian Ambassador José Antonio Bellina and his wife Rosa Garcia Rosell de Bellina hosted a reception on July 24 at the Chateau Laurier to mark Peru's independence day.
Colombian Ambassador Nicolás Lloreda and his wife Alessandra Tassara hosted a reception on July 9 at their home to mark Colombia's independence day.
Israeli Ambassador Rafael Barak and his wife Miriam Barak hosted a farewell reception for deputy head of mission Eliaz Luf and consul Liliane Haim on July 8 at their home.
A ceremony commemorating the 98th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel took place at the National Aboriginal Veterans Monument on Elgin Street on July 1.
Rwandan Chargé d'Affaires Shakilla K. Umutoni hosted an Independence and Liberation Day reception on July 4 at the Chateau Laurier.
Korean Ambassador Cho Hee-yong hosted a dinner reception at his home on June 19 in honour of Paul Hong, a departing senior policy adviser to the foreign minister.
Swiss Ambassador Ulrich Lehner hosted a reception at his home on June 26 to mark Switzerland's national day and say goodbye before the end of his posting.
The Peruvian Embassy and Terra Art hosted a reception on June 27 for the opening of Seven Visions towards the North, a two-day art exhibition at Ottawa City Hall.
Korean Ambassador Cho Hee-yong and his wife Lee Yang, alongside the Korea Veterans Association of Canada National Capital Unit and Veterans Affairs Canada, hosted a reception on June 29 at the Chateau Laurier to mark the 61st anniversary of the Korean War armistice.
The Indonesian Embassy participated in a Canada Day parade in Montreal on July 1. Canada's national day was also celebrated in Lima, Peru in a July 8 ceremony.

Slovenian Chargé d’Affaires Irena Gril hosted an art exhibition and reception to mark Slovenia’s national day on June 24 at Ottawa City Hall.

European Union Ambassador Marie-Anne Coninsx, Georgian Ambassador Alexander Latsabidze, Moldovan Ambassador Ala Beleavschi and Ukrainian Ambassador Vadym Prystaiko hosted a reception at Ms. Coninsx’s house on June 27 to mark the countries’ signing of association agreements with the EU.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees representative in Canada, Furio De Angelis, hosted a World Refugee Day event on June 20 at Ottawa City Hall.

Egyptian Ambassador Wael Aboulmagd and his wife, Hanan AbdelKader, hosted a reception to mark Egypt’s national day on June 25 at their home.

The Canadian Armed Forces General Officers and Flag Officers hockey team faced off against the Lame Ducks team of foreign military attachés at the University of Ottawa arena on June 25 for a fundraiser for the national capital region’s Military Family Resource Centre. The GOFOs won 7-5.

The Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute hosted its annual spring reception on June 23 at the Rideau Club

Thórdur Aegir Óskarsson, ambassador of Iceland, and his wife Sigurborg Oddsdottir hosted a reception on June 17 at their home to mark Iceland’s National Day and to bid farewell at the end of their posting.

French Ambassador Philippe Zeller and his wife Odile Zeller hosted the 2014 Vimy Reception at their embassy on June 11. The event marked the 97th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge.

United States Ambassador Bruce Heyman and his wife Vicki Heyman hosted an Independence Day picnic on their lawn at their home, Lornado, on July 4.

Belgian Ambassador Bruno van der Pluijm hosted a reception on June 18 at his home to mark Belgium’s National Day and to bid farewell at the end of his posting.

Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui hosted a reception at his embassy on June 17 to mark the start of his Canadian posting

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture office in Canada hosted its Annual Accountability Seminar on June 10 at the National Arts Centre.

Eric Gerardo E. Tamayo, chargé d’affaires of the Philippines, and his wife Mary Joyce F. Tamayo hosted a reception on June 11 at the National Arts Centre to mark their country’s Independence Day.

The heads of mission of Caribbean Community countries in Canada hosted a reception on June 18 at the Chateau Laurier to mark the 41st anniversary of the establishment of CARICOM.

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