Envoy’s Album – Summer 2015

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
The embassy of Slovenia hosted a reception at the Ottawa Library titled EYE.Thought.Hand by Joze Domjan, one of the leading Slovenian poster designers. From left: Slovenian Ambassador Marjam Cencen, library manager Tony Westenbroek, EU Ambassador Marie Anne Coninsx and Turkish Ambassador Selcuk Unal. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

The embassy of Slovenia hosted a reception at the Ottawa Library titled EYE.Thought.Hand by Joze Domjan, one of the leading Slovenian poster designers. From left: Slovenian Ambassador Marjam Cencen, library manager Tony Westenbroek, EU Ambassador Marie Anne Coninsx and Turkish Ambassador Selcuk Unal. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

UAE Ambassador Mohammed Saif Helal M. al-Shehhi hosted a luncheon to mark the achievements of women in the Arab World. From left: Leila Gouchi, artist and songwriter, and Malika El Kaoukabi, sales representative for Royal Air Maroc, in Moroccan national dress. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

UAE Ambassador Mohammed Saif Helal M. al-Shehhi hosted a luncheon to mark the achievements of women in the Arab World. From left: Leila Gouchi, artist and songwriter, and Malika El Kaoukabi, sales representative for Royal Air Maroc, in Moroccan national dress. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Paraguayan Chargé d'Affaires Raul Montiel, pictured here, hosted a classical guitar concert by Berta Rojas at the National Arts Centre 4th Stage. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Paraguayan Chargé d’Affaires Raul Montiel, pictured here, hosted a classical guitar concert by Berta Rojas at the National Arts Centre 4th Stage. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Finnish Ambassador Charles Murto and Swedish Ambassador Per Ola Sjogren hosted dinners for Dining with the Ambassadors. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Finnish Ambassador Charles Murto and Swedish Ambassador Per Ola Sjogren hosted dinners for Dining with the Ambassadors. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

On Estonia’s 97th Independence Day, Ambassador Gita Kalmet and her embassy partnered with Santé Restaurant to present Tastes of Estonia, an evening of Estonian culture and cuisine with chef Paul Lillakas and pianist Armas Maiste. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

On Estonia’s 97th Independence Day, Ambassador Gita Kalmet and her embassy partnered with Santé Restaurant to present Tastes of Estonia, an evening of Estonian culture and cuisine with chef Paul Lillakas and pianist Armas Maiste. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Dominican Republic Ambassador Hector Virgilio Alcantara Mejia and his wife, Eunice Brigida Lluberes de Alcantara, hosted a national day event at Ottawa City Hall. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Dominican Republic Ambassador Hector Virgilio Alcantara Mejia and his wife, Eunice Brigida Lluberes de Alcantara, hosted a national day event at Ottawa City Hall. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Norwegian Ambassador Mona Elizabeth Brother hosted a concert and dinner for Friends of the NAC Orchestra's Music to Dine For event at her residence. From left: Emerald String Quartet musicians Ethan Balakrishnan (viola), Jerry Wang (violin), Alisa Klebanov (violin), Ambassador Brother and Emma Grant-Zypchen (cello). (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Norwegian Ambassador Mona Elizabeth Brother hosted a concert and dinner for Friends of the NAC Orchestra’s Music to Dine For event at her residence. From left: Emerald String Quartet musicians Ethan Balakrishnan (viola), Jerry Wang (violin), Alisa Klebanov (violin), Ambassador Brother and Emma Grant-Zypchen (cello). (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Portuguese Ambassador José Moreira da Cunha published a novel and took part in its launch at the University of Ottawa. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Portuguese Ambassador José Moreira da Cunha published a novel and took part in its launch at the University of Ottawa. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a state visit to Ottawa. He’s seen here with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a state visit to Ottawa. He’s seen here with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman and his wife, Vicki, hosted a reception at their residence to launch an exhibition of contemporary American art presented by Art in Embassies. From left: Lianne Laing, host of CTV Morning Live, and Vicki Heyman. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman and his wife, Vicki, hosted a reception at their residence to launch an exhibition of contemporary American art presented by Art in Embassies. From left: Lianne Laing, host of CTV Morning Live, and Vicki Heyman. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Armenian Ambassador Armen Yeganian and his wife, Maria, hosted a Music to Dine For dinner in support of the Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. The Neutrino Trio performed. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Armenian Ambassador Armen Yeganian and his wife, Maria, hosted a Music to Dine For dinner in support of the Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. The Neutrino Trio performed. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

 Israeli Ambassador Rafael Barak voted at his embassy prior to the Israeli election. (Photo: Embassy of Israel)

Israeli Ambassador Rafael Barak voted at his embassy prior to the Israeli election. (Photo: Embassy of Israel)

The Ottawa Loft Gala took place at the Hilton Lac-Leamy. From left:, Béatrice Dautzenberg, brand director, L'Oréal Professionnel, Bruno Racine, gala organizer, and Honduran Ambassador Sofia Cerrato Rodriguez. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

The Ottawa Loft Gala took place at the Hilton Lac-Leamy. From left:, Béatrice Dautzenberg, brand director, L’Oréal Professionnel, Bruno Racine, gala organizer, and Honduran Ambassador Sofia Cerrato Rodriguez. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Bruce Linghu, representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, helped paint the eyes of a ram, a symbol in Chinese brush painting, at Taiwan Night. From left, Linghu, National Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay; Alice Wong, minister of state for seniors; MP John Weston, chairman of the Canada-Taiwan parliamentary friendship group; John Duncan, minister of state and chief government whip; and artist Chao Hong Tan. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

Bruce Linghu, representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, helped paint the eyes of a ram, a symbol in Chinese brush painting, at Taiwan Night. From left, Linghu, National Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay; Alice Wong, minister of state for seniors; MP John Weston, chairman of the Canada-Taiwan parliamentary friendship group; John Duncan, minister of state and chief government whip; and artist Chao Hong Tan. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

Sharon Johnston was presented the Because Mothers Matter Award at the 15th anniversary celebrations of HIPPY Canada (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) at the home of Australian High Commissioner Tony Negus. From left, Australian Deputy High Commissioner Adrian Morrison, Marina Negus, HIPPY chairwoman Maureen Boyd and Sharon Johnston. (Mike Pinder)

Sharon Johnston was presented the Because Mothers Matter Award at the 15th anniversary celebrations of HIPPY Canada (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) at the home of Australian High Commissioner Tony Negus. From left, Australian Deputy High Commissioner Adrian Morrison, Marina Negus, HIPPY chairwoman Maureen Boyd and Sharon Johnston. (Mike Pinder)

The embassy of Indonesia will open the doors to its embassy once a month in 2015. This event took place on one such occasion. From left: Fientje M. Suebu, Sylistya Widayanta, David Fairchild, Maria Yulli, Suwartini Wirta and Agoes Soebagio. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

The embassy of Indonesia will open the doors to its embassy once a month in 2015. This event took place on one such occasion. From left: Fientje M. Suebu, Sylistya Widayanta, David Fairchild, Maria Yulli, Suwartini Wirta and Agoes Soebagio. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

The centenary of ANZAC Day took place at the War Museum. From left, Australian Deputy High Commissioner Adrian Morrison, Gov. Gen. David Johnston and New Zealand High Commissioner Simon Tucker. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

The centenary of ANZAC Day took place at the War Museum. From left, Australian Deputy High Commissioner Adrian Morrison, Gov. Gen. David Johnston and New Zealand High Commissioner Simon Tucker. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

Cuban Ambassador Julio Garmendia Peña hosted a press launch for the 19th Latin American Film Festival. Shown are Tom McSorley, executive director of the Canadian Film Institute, and Venezuelan Ambassador Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernandez. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

Cuban Ambassador Julio Garmendia Peña hosted a press launch for the 19th Latin American Film Festival. Shown are Tom McSorley, executive director of the Canadian Film Institute, and Venezuelan Ambassador Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernandez. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

The film festival took place at Carleton University. From left, Bolivian Edgar Torrez and Salvadoran Ambassador Oscar Mauricio Duarte Granados attended the opening reception. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

The film festival took place at Carleton University. From left, Bolivian Edgar Torrez and Salvadoran Ambassador Oscar Mauricio Duarte Granados attended the opening reception. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

The embassy of China hosted an International Women's Day celebration. The event included cultural performances presented by female diplomats from China, invited musicians, singers and dancers. Jiang Yili, wife of the Chinese ambassador, front, leads a dance performed by the female diplomats of the Chinese embassy. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

The embassy of China hosted an International Women’s Day celebration. The event included cultural performances presented by female diplomats from China, invited musicians, singers and dancers. Jiang Yili, wife of the Chinese ambassador, front, leads a dance performed by the female diplomats of the Chinese embassy. (Photo: Ulle Baum)

The International Women Club of Ottawa (IWCO) was invited to the Philippines embassy to learn about Filipino culture and cuisine. From left, Nermine Fouad, Philippines Ambassador Petronila Garcia, IWCO president Helen Souter, Rabea Elfeitori, wife of ambassador of Libya, and Lia Mazzolin. (Photo: Eric Tamayo)

The International Women Club of Ottawa (IWCO) was invited to the Philippines embassy to learn about Filipino culture and cuisine. From left, Nermine Fouad, Philippines Ambassador Petronila Garcia, IWCO president Helen Souter, Rabea Elfeitori, wife of ambassador of Libya, and Lia Mazzolin. (Photo: Eric Tamayo)

Armenian Ambassador Armen Yeganian and his wife, Maria, hosted a fundraising dinner in support of the Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Guests, from left, are Florence Saint-Léger Liautaud, mezzo-soprano Arminè Kassabian and Haitian Ambassador Franz Liautaud. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Armenian Ambassador Armen Yeganian and his wife, Maria, hosted a fundraising dinner in support of the Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Guests, from left, are Florence Saint-Léger Liautaud, mezzo-soprano Arminè Kassabian and Haitian Ambassador Franz Liautaud. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

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