The 17th Thai Festival in Osaka 2019


On 18 May 2019, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, and Madam Yupadee Bunnag presided over the opening ceremony of the 17th Thai Festival in Osaka 2019. The event was organized by the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Osaka, led by Mr. Krit Tankanarat, Consul-General of Thailand in Osaka, at Taiyo no Hiroba Osaka Castle Park during 18 – 19 May 2019.

During the opening remark, the ambassador congratulated Osaka City for being the host city for many upcoming international events, for example, the G20 Summit, the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the World Expo 2025. He also expressed Thailand’s readiness to provide full support during those important events.

In addition, the Ambassador took this opportunity to thank Osaka City for all of the supports in organizing Thai Festivals for over 17 years, making the event an important channel to promote relationship between Thailand and Japan in the people level. Thai Festivals, besides Tokyo and Osaka, are being organized in many other regions of Japan, namely Nagoya, Sendai, Shizuoka, Fukuoka, Saga, Oita and Okinawa.

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