EMBASSY PHOTOS
Embassy PartyTime
September 2014

The Thai Embassy organized Destination Thailand, a festival of Thai cuisine and culture, at Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square on Sept. 14.

The Slovenian Embassy hosted a reception on Sept. 12 to mark the opening of Slovenian artist Jasmina Cibic’s exhibition, The Fruits of Our Land, at SAW Gallery. The exhibition, featured at the Venice Biennale in 2013, runs until Nov. 15.

The Mexican consulate general in Toronto hosted a festival of Mexican culture at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square on Sept. 13 to mark Mexico’s Independence Day.

Malaysian High Commissioner Hayati Ismail and her husband, Abdullah Sani Abdul Ghani, hosted a National Day reception on Sept. 16 at their home.

Pakistani Chargé d’Affaires Abrar Hussain Hashmi hosted a lunch on Sept. 9 at the Chateau Laurier in honour of visiting former Pakistani foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar.

Mexican Ambassador Francisco Suárez and his wife, Diana Mogollón de Suárez, hosted a reception to mark Mexico’s Independence Day on Sept. 15 at the Canadian Museum of History.

A Latin American parade and festival were held on Sept. 7 in downtown Ottawa. The parade ended at Marion Dewar Plaza next to Ottawa City Hall.

The Korean Embassy hosted a public celebration of Korean food on Aug. 30 at the Centrepointe Theatre atrium to mark the conclusion of the Canada-Korea free trade agreement.

The embassy of the Philippines hosted a reception to mark the presentation of credentials of its new ambassador, Petronila P. Garcia, on Sept. 3 at the embassy.

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office hosted a barbecue on Aug. 27 at the home of its newly arrived representative, Bruce Linghu.

The Turkish Embassy held a ceremony on Aug. 27 at the Fallen Diplomats Monument to commemorate the death of Turkish military attaché Col. Atilla Altıkat in 1982 and other diplomats who have died on duty on foreign soil.

Turkish Ambassador Tuncay Babalı and military attaché Col. Serkan Sevim hosted a reception on Aug. 28 at the ambassador’s home to mark Turkey’s Victory Day and the ambassador’s farewell.

The Jamaican High Commission celebrated the 52nd anniversary of Jamaica’s independence on Aug. 6 at Ottawa City Hall’s Festival Plaza.

Uruguayan Ambassador Elbio Rosselli and his wife, Maria Regina Hermida de Rosselli, hosted a reception on Aug. 25 at the Chateau Laurier to mark Uruguay’s Independence Day.

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