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The Embassy and Permanent Mission of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand

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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

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Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of UN Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Sri Lanka gifts an Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to UNESCAP for displaying at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok

Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of UN Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Sri Lanka gifts an Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to UNESCAP for displaying at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok

At the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC),Bangkok, on the Visakha Pooja Day, 22nd May 2022 (22May Vesak 2567 BE), commemorating the 25th Anniversary of United Nations Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Ambassador of Sri Lanka and Permanent Representative to UNESCAP, C. A. Chaminda I. Colonne, handed over a magnificent traditional Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations & Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana to display at the UNCC in Bangkok.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok joins the “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok joins the “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

The Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Bangkok joined the International Charity product expo of the year “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” under the theme “Shop for a Cause” at Siam Paragon, Bangkok from 17-19 May 2024, organized by the Thai Red Cross Society in collaboration with the spouses of the Ambassadors in Bangkok. The spouse of the Ambassador of Sri Lanka Stephen Senanayake was a member of the organizing committee and Co-Director of the raffle draw. For the very first time Thai Red Cross souvenirs and raffle tickets were purchased all over the world through online platform iredcross.org.

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Traditional Sri Lankan Kandiyan attire made with Thai silk was featured at a Grand Fashion Extravaganza organized by the Thai Government to coincide with the National Day of Thailand. This year, the 10th celebration of Silk, ‘Thai Silk Road to the World 2020’, event had 100 countries participating in the fashion show with the Heads of Diplomatic Missions including Sri Lanka and Consuls based in Bangkok, sashaying in specially designed creations from each country.

In keeping with the new normal due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, the designs were created by the fashion design students of vocational colleges around Thailand, in consultation with the fashion designers of participating countries via online platforms.

Renowned Sri Lankan fashion designer Darshi Keerthisena, the Creative Director of Buddhi Batiks provided consultation to the fashion design students of Pattani Vocational School to design the Sri Lankan outfit- A Kandyan Osari of hand woven Thai silk and embroidery. The jewelry that mimics Sri Lankan ‘Agasti’, necklace and bangle were also provided by Thai jewelry designers. The costume will be on display for the public at an exhibition that runs till January 2021. More: http://slembbkk.com/assets/news/notice20201215_slembbkk.html

A number of local and foreign media, international design houses, representatives of luxury brands, fashion designers, merchandisers and travel agents participated at the event officiated by Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan –o-cha together with a number of high level dignitaries at the Royal Thai navy convention center. The Fashion show and the grand finale also provided an excellent opportunity to promote Sri Lanka as a travel destination through a promotional video. The event was webcast live on Facebook.

Embassy of Sri Lanka
Bangkok
15th December 2020