On 10 November 2013, Minister Singtong Lapisatepun and his spouse, together with other diplomats, attended Kawagoe International Exchange Festa 2013 held by Kawagoe City at Rengenji Temple, Saitama Prefecture. The Minister also gave a speech at the opening ceremony. Food stalls by international volunteers as well as traditional performances were provided. Thailand showed Sukhothai Dance to the audience.
In the afternoon, international parade joined by international volunteers from, for examples, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, China, Bolivia, Brazil, Mongolia, and Romania. Approximately 80 Thai residents in Saitama joined the parade with Thai farmer dance.