EMBASSY PHOTOS
Embassy PartyTime
January 2015

Rideau Hall in partnership with the embassies of Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland, as well as with the European Union Delegation and the National Capital Commission hosted the 2015 Winter Celebration on Jan. 24 at the governor general’s home. The event featured dog sledding, horse-drawn wagon rides and other activities.

United States Ambassador Bruce Heyman and his wife Vicki hosted a conversation on Jan. 20 at their home with Andrew Cohen in honour of the publication of his book Two Days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History.
Swiss Ambassador Beat Nobs hosted a presentation on Jan. 20 by Ryan Harris, senior underwater archaeologist at Parks Canada, on his team’s discovery of the HMS Erebus. The presentation was held at the ambassador’s home and followed by a cocktail reception.

Swedish Ambassador Per Sjögren attended The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition performed by Canada’s Ballet Jörgen on Dec. 13 at Centrepointe Theatre.

New Zealand High Commissioner Simon Tucker and his wife Penny hosted a pre-screening of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies on Dec. 15 at Cineplex Odeon South Keys Cinemas.

The Ottawa Diplomatic Association hosted its annual diplomatic ball on Dec. 9 at the Chateau Laurier, in support of the Michaëlle Jean Foundation.
 

The Network of Black Business and Professional Women held its Christmas party on Dec. 14 at the Zimbabwean Embassy.

Fahad Kafoud, ambassador of Qatar, hosted a reception on Dec. 9 at the Chateau Laurier to mark Qatar’s national day.

Colombian Ambassador Nicolás Lloreda and his wife, Alessandra Tassara, hosted a Christmas reception on Dec. 12 at their home.

Israeli Ambassador Rafael Barak and his wife, Miriam Barak, hosted a Hanukkah celebration at their home on Dec. 22.

The Fairmont Chateau Laurier hotel hosted a client-appreciation reception on Dec. 11.

The European Union Delegation and member-state diplomatic missions hosted a Christmas concert on Dec. 12 at the Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica, with a reception afterward in the parish hall.

The British High Commission hosted its annual Great British Breakfast at the high commission on Dec. 11.

Konstantin Zhigalov, the ambassador of Kazakhstan, and his wife, Indira Zhigalova, hosted a reception on Dec. 4 at the Chateau Laurier to mark their country’s independence day.

Swedish Ambassador Per Sjögren hosted a traditional Swedish Lucia candlelit procession and Christmas buffet on Dec. 12 at his home.

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