Royal Thai Embassy, Tokyo held the 20th Thai Festival in Tokyo at the Yoyogi Park on the 11 and 12 May, 2019 with the cooperation of organizations from Thailand and Japan. In the Festival, H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs presided over the opening ceremony, by the invitation of H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, Ambassador, with guests of honor from Japan including H.E. Mr. Mitsuhiro Miyakoshi, Minister of the Cabinet Office. H.E. Mr. Yoshihiro Seki, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and H.E. Mr. Norikatsu Suzuki Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs. There were more than 250 distinguished guests in various Japanese organizations and foreign ambassadors in Japan. The Thai festival in Tokyo is one of the largest outdoor festivals in Japan, and has been organized for more than 20 years, therefore it is considered an important occasion to promote public relationships between Thailand and Japan. This year, the Thai festival will be held 8 places other than Tokyo, such as Osaka, Nagoya, Sendai, Shizuoka, Fukuoka, Oita, Saga and Okinawa.
This year's Thai festival in Tokyo had a theme with "the more we know Thailand, the more we love", and there was also OTOP Land area which brought Thai quality products to display and sell, in addition, there were many activities such as Line Stamp Rally with prizes and Performances from many famous Thai artists, including national artists Ajarn Thanis Sriklindee, BNK48, Kang Korn, Prin, Season Five, Zeal, Phol Tachaphon Pholkongseng, Meentra Intira Morales, Id Issarapong Dorkyor, Lulu Lala R-Siam, Bew Kalayanee R-Siam, Share Happiness, Pancakes. The Embassy has organized the Thai festival in Tokyo every year since 2000 as an annual event. There are a large number of participants every year.