On 25 August 2013, Minister Singtong Lapisatepun and Embassy staff joined Oi Dontaku Summer Festival “the 6th International Exchange Festival”, which was held in Chuo-Dori Street, in front of Oimachi Station, Shinagawa Ward. The purpose of the event was to deepen understanding of Japanese residents in Shinagawa Ward regarding foreign countries and their cultures. Eleven embassies and consulates in Tokyo which are located in or maintain relations with Shinagawa Ward, including the Royal Thai Embassy, joined and supported the event.
On this occasion, the Royal Thai Embassy distributed pamphlets on Thai tourism and fruits at the booth. Thani Kitchen, a local Thai restaurant in Shinagawa Ward, promoted Thai sweets, while Thai Sappaya Association demonstrated Thai massage, and Saenchai Muaythai Gym demonstrated Thai boxing on stage.