Envoy’s Album – Spring 2014

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lebanese Ambassador Micheline Abi Samra hosted a national day event at the St. Elias Centre. She’s shown with Cheikh Said Youssef Fawaz, imam of the Mosque Al-Ommah Al-Islamiah in Montreal, and Sami Haddad, first secretary at the embassy. (Ulle Baum photo)

Lebanese Ambassador Micheline Abi Samra hosted a national day event at the St. Elias Centre. She’s shown with Cheikh Said Youssef Fawaz, imam of the Mosque Al-Ommah Al-Islamiah in Montreal, and Sami Haddad, first secretary at the embassy. (Ulle Baum photo)

The EU held its sixth annual Christmas concert at Notre Dame Cathedral. The event featured music from Chorale De La Salle, Ottawa Children's Choir and Calixa Lavallée Choir. (Photo: Bill Shugar)

The EU held its sixth annual Christmas concert at Notre Dame Cathedral. The event featured music from Chorale De La Salle, Ottawa Children’s Choir and Calixa Lavallée Choir. (Photo: Bill Shugar)

Algerian Ambassador Smail Benamara and his wife, Hasna, hosted a national day reception at the Château Laurier. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Algerian Ambassador Smail Benamara and his wife, Hasna, hosted a national day reception at the Château Laurier. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

To celebrate the independence of Finland, Ambassador Charles Murto and his wife, Ritva, hosted a reception at their residence. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

To celebrate the independence of Finland, Ambassador Charles Murto and his wife, Ritva, hosted a reception at their residence. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Moldovan Ambassador Ala Beleavschi hosted a vin d'honneur to mark the official visit of her country’s deputy prime minister and Foreign Affairs Minister  Natalia Gherman. (Photo: Sam Garcia).

Moldovan Ambassador Ala Beleavschi hosted a vin d’honneur to mark the official visit of her country’s deputy prime minister and Foreign Affairs Minister
Natalia Gherman. (Photo: Sam Garcia).

Ottawa artist Fortunee Shugar presented an exhibition of paintings and wearable art at a diplomatic hospitality luncheon at Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Ottawa artist Fortunee Shugar presented an exhibition of paintings and wearable art at a diplomatic hospitality luncheon at Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

French Ambassador Philippe Zeller, far left, awarded l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres to Jean Daniel Lafond, second from right. Also shown are former governor general Michaëlle Jean and Governor General David Johnston. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

French Ambassador Philippe Zeller, far left, awarded l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres to Jean Daniel Lafond, second from right. Also shown are former governor general Michaëlle Jean and Governor General David Johnston. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Israeli Ambassador Rafael Raul Barak paid a courtesy call on Mayor Jim Watson. (Photo: City Hall)

Israeli Ambassador Rafael Raul Barak paid a courtesy call on Mayor Jim Watson. (Photo: City Hall)

Netherlands Ambassador Cornelis Johannes Kole paid a courtesy call on Mayor Jim Watson. (Photo: City Hall)

Netherlands Ambassador Cornelis Johannes Kole paid a courtesy call on Mayor Jim Watson. (Photo: City Hall)

Albanian Ambassador Elida Petoshati and Trade Minister Ed Fast after signing a trade agreement at the Chateau Laurier. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Albanian Ambassador Elida Petoshati and Trade Minister Ed Fast after signing a trade agreement at the Chateau Laurier. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Haitian Ambassador Frantz Liautaud, centre, and his wife, Florence Saint Léger Liautaud, hosted a reception at the Château Laurier to mark Haiti’s Independence Day. He’s shown here with Richard Sanders, U.S. chargé d'affaires. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

Haitian Ambassador Frantz Liautaud, centre, and his wife, Florence Saint Léger Liautaud, hosted a reception at the Château Laurier to mark Haiti’s Independence Day. He’s shown here with Richard Sanders, U.S. chargé d’affaires. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

The Diplomatic Hospitality Group organized the third annual Grand Winter Festival for diplomatic families at Smithvale Stables, Nepean. From left: Ilona Skardunskiene (Lithuania), Nevena Mandadjieva (Bulgaria) and MiYoung Jin (Korea). (Photo: Ulle Baum)

The Diplomatic Hospitality Group organized the third annual Grand Winter Festival for diplomatic families at Smithvale Stables, Nepean. From left: Ilona Skardunskiene (Lithuania), Nevena Mandadjieva (Bulgaria) and MiYoung Jin (Korea). (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Swedish Ambassador Teppo Tauriainen hosted a traditional Lucia celebration at his residence. From left, MP Mauril Belanger, his wife Catherine, and Mr. Tauriainen. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Swedish Ambassador Teppo Tauriainen hosted a traditional Lucia celebration at his residence. From left, MP Mauril Belanger, his wife Catherine, and Mr. Tauriainen. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

To mark Taiwan Night, Representative Chih-Kung Liu and his wife, Huey-Pyng Liu, hosted a reception at the Château Laurier. They are shown with Employment Minister Jason Kenney, right. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

To mark Taiwan Night, Representative Chih-Kung Liu and his wife, Huey-Pyng Liu, hosted a reception at the Château Laurier. They are shown with Employment Minister Jason Kenney, right. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

Bulgarian Ambassador Nikolay Milkov and his wife, Nevena Mandadjieva, hosted a national day event at City Hall. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Bulgarian Ambassador Nikolay Milkov and his wife, Nevena Mandadjieva, hosted a national day event at City Hall. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Lithuanian Ambassador Vytautas Zalys, left, and his wife Jurate Zaliene hosted a reception to celebrate the 96th Anniversary of Lithuanian Independence Feb. 19 at the National Arts Centre. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Lithuanian Ambassador Vytautas Zalys, left, and his wife Jurate Zaliene hosted a reception to celebrate the 96th Anniversary of Lithuanian Independence Feb. 19 at the National Arts Centre. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

The  Palestine Delegation in Canada hosted a Palestinian Day celebration at the Chateau Laurier. Representative Said Hamad toasts the crowd. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

The Palestine Delegation in Canada hosted a Palestinian Day celebration at the Chateau Laurier. Representative Said Hamad toasts the crowd. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

To mark Kazakhstan’s national day, Ambassador Konstantin Zhigalov and his wife Indira Zhigalova hosted a reception at the Chateau Laurier. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

To mark Kazakhstan’s national day, Ambassador Konstantin Zhigalov and his wife Indira Zhigalova hosted a reception at the Chateau Laurier. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

War Museum director general James Whitham and Polish Ambassador Marcin Bosacki, pictured here, hosted a launch of The World Knew, Jan Karski's Mission for Humanity, created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Polish foreign ministry. It was presented as part of Holocaust Education Month. (Photo: Polish embassy)

War Museum director general James Whitham and Polish Ambassador Marcin Bosacki, pictured here, hosted a launch of The World Knew, Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity, created by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Polish foreign ministry. It was presented as part of Holocaust Education Month. (Photo: Polish embassy)

From left, Latvian Ambassador Juris Audarins, first secretary Sanita Ulmane and MP Garry Breitkreuz at a reception to mark Latvia’s national day. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

From left, Latvian Ambassador Juris Audarins, first secretary Sanita Ulmane and MP Garry Breitkreuz at a reception to mark Latvia’s national day. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Honduran Ambassador Sofia Lastenia Cerrato Rodriguez, left, and Argentine artist Silvia Bompadre pose in front of Ms Bompadre’s paintings. Artwork from 11 Latin American countries was presented at the St. Brigid's Centre for the Arts. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Honduran Ambassador Sofia Lastenia Cerrato Rodriguez, left, and Argentine artist Silvia Bompadre pose in front of Ms Bompadre’s paintings. Artwork from 11 Latin American countries was presented at the St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

The Embassy of Mongolia hosted a farewell reception for Ambassador Zalaa-Uul Tundevdorj at the Château Laurier. From left, Dashaa Lkhundev, Keiko Okuda, Japanese Ambassador Norihiro Okuda and Mr. Tundevdorj. (Photo: Sam Garcia)  Note: In the January issue, we mistakenly credited a photo of a Taiwan event to Ulle Baum. It was Sam Garcia’s. We also credited an image of a Saudi Arabian event to Sam Garcia. It was Ulle Baum's. We apologize for the errors.

The Embassy of Mongolia hosted a farewell reception for Ambassador Zalaa-Uul Tundevdorj at the Château Laurier. From left, Dashaa Lkhundev, Keiko Okuda, Japanese Ambassador Norihiro Okuda and Mr. Tundevdorj. (Photo: Sam Garcia) Note: In the January issue, we mistakenly credited a photo of a Taiwan event to Ulle Baum. It was Sam Garcia’s. We also credited an image of a Saudi Arabian event to Sam Garcia. It was Ulle Baum’s. We apologize for the errors.

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