On 5 December 2011, Mr. Hideo Yamakuchi, CEO of Orimoto Yamakuchi Co.Ltd., Yamagata prefecture, presented to H.E. Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul His Majesty the King machine-woven tapestry, to celebrate His Majesty’s 84th Birthday Anniversary. The tapestry is original, both in terms of hi-tech digital technology and its high-resolution portrait of His Majesty the King.
On 4 December 2011, H.E. Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul and his spouse, presided over the cermonies to celebrate His Majesty the King’s 84th Birthday Anniversary at Wat Paknam Narita in Chiba Prefecture and Wat Pa Buddharangsee in Tokyo. Other Embassy officials and their spouses, as well as members of Thai Community in Japan also attended the ceremonies.วัดปากน้ำนาริตะ จังหวะชิบะWat Paknam Narita in Chiba PrefectureWat Pa Buddharangsee in Tokyo
On 4 December 2011, Minister Singtong Lapisatepun and his spouse attended Japan Asia Fine Arts Association’s reception held to commemorate His Majesty the King’s 84th Birthday Anniversary. The Minister welcomed artists from Thai Fine Arts Department, who performed Thai classical dance accompanied by students from Kayoko Akimoto Thai Dance Troupe. The association also presented donation for Thai flood victims in this occasion.
On 18 November 2011, H.E. Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul and spouse, presided over the buddhist ceremony to make merits during 18-20 November 2011 at Wat paknam Naritato celebrate H.M. the King’s 84th Birthday. There were 84 participants joining the ceremony
On 17 November 2011, Mme. Aumaporn Futrakul, Ambassador’s spouse, organized an event for 11 members of Small Interest Group “Taste of Asia” of the Asia-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society, in which she introduced how to preprae Thai dishes, Tom Yum Kung soup and Spicy Glass Noodles Salad with Seafood, to the participants.
On 6 November 2011, Mme Aumaporn Futrakul, Ambassador’s spouse, was invited to give a special lecture on “Religious Life of Buddhist Women in Thailand” for members of the International Ladies Association of Buddhism at Kodosan Temple in Yokohama.
On 27 October 2011, Mme. Aumaporn Futrakul, spouse of Ambassador invited 13 members of “Lady Friends of Thailand Fellowship”, a group of Japanese ladies who used to accompany their spouses for stationing in Thailand, for Thai food cooking demonstration at the Thai Residence. The menu included seafood glass noodle salad and Tom Yam Kung.
On 24 October 2011, H.E. Mr. Virasakdi Futrakul, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, attended the DLE Co., Ltd. Press Conference at the 24th Tokyo International Film Festival at Mori Tower, Ropponggi Hills,and delivered a congratulatory message on the cooperation between the DLE and 4 Thai companies in content industry business. With its successful experiences in animation business in Japan,4 of DLE executives have been designated as Honorary Digital Content Business Advisor by the Thailand Digital Content Center (TDCC) from October 2011. Executives from the TDCC and Thai partner companies were also present at the event.
On 23 October 2011, Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul and his spouse led officials and spouses of the Embassy and Consulate-General in Osaka to attend the memorial service for King Chulalongkorn at Nittai-ji Temple, which houses his statue, in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture. Mr. Takayasu Miwa, Honorary Consulate in Nagoya was also present.