Envoy’s Album – Fall 2016

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Korean Defence attaché Col. Jang Min Choi attended a reception and concert at the Château Laurier to mark the 63rd anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, following an event at the Monument to the Canadian Fallen on the Mackenzie-King Bridge. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Korean Defence attaché Col. Jang Min Choi attended a reception and concert at the Château Laurier to mark the 63rd anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, following an event at the Monument to the Canadian Fallen on the Mackenzie-King Bridge. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Swedish Ambassador Per Sjögren hosted a Swedish National Day reception at his residence. From left: Jessica Hedin, counsellor at the embassy; Pontus Sandberg, research and development manager at Ericsson; former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson; Jeffrey Stanier, director at Ericsson, and Sjögren. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Swedish Ambassador Per Sjögren hosted a Swedish National Day reception at his residence. From left: Jessica Hedin, counsellor at the embassy; Pontus Sandberg, research and development manager at Ericsson; former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson; Jeffrey Stanier, director at Ericsson, and Sjögren. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers held its annual awards evening at the Shaw Centre. From left, recipient Mona Yacoub, Citizenship Minister John McCallum, recipients Jacqueline Kalisz and Brigitte Fournier and Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion. (Photo: Gordon King)

The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers held its annual awards evening at the Shaw Centre. From left, recipient Mona Yacoub, Citizenship Minister John McCallum, recipients Jacqueline Kalisz and Brigitte Fournier and Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion. (Photo: Gordon King)

Sharon Johnston, wife of Gov. Gen. David Johnston, hosted the presentation of HIPPY Canada’s “Because Mothers Matter Awards” at Rideau Hall. She’s shown here with Eleonore Wnendt-Juber, of Germany, right. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Sharon Johnston, wife of Gov. Gen. David Johnston, hosted the presentation of HIPPY Canada’s “Because Mothers Matter Awards” at Rideau Hall. She’s shown here with Eleonore Wnendt-Juber, of Germany, right. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji and his wife, Etsuko, shown here, attended a garden party in support of the Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji and his wife, Etsuko, shown here, attended a garden party in support of the Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Slovenian Independence, Slovenian Ambassador Marjan Cencen hosted a reception and art show at Ottawa City Hall. At left is guest of honour Gorazd Žmavc, Slovenian Minister for Slovenians Abroad, who was on a two-week tour of Canada and the U.S. (Photo: Ülle Baum).

To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Slovenian Independence, Slovenian Ambassador Marjan Cencen hosted a reception and art show at Ottawa City Hall. At left is guest of honour Gorazd Žmavc, Slovenian Minister for Slovenians Abroad, who was on a two-week tour of Canada and the U.S. (Photo: Ülle Baum).

Gov. Gen. David Johnston received letters of credence from several heads of mission in September. From left, Togo Ambassador Joseph Ekpao Nolaki, Bangladeshi High Commissioner Mizanur Rahman, Irish Ambassador James Kelly, Johnston, Bolivian Ambassador Pablo Guzmán Laugier, Latvian Ambassador Karlis Eihenbaums and Uruguayan Ambassador Alejandro Vidal Delgado. (Photo: Sgt. Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall)

Gov. Gen. David Johnston received letters of credence from several heads of mission in September. From left, Togo Ambassador Joseph Ekpao Nolaki, Bangladeshi High Commissioner Mizanur Rahman, Irish Ambassador James Kelly, Johnston, Bolivian Ambassador Pablo Guzmán Laugier, Latvian Ambassador Karlis Eihenbaums and Uruguayan Ambassador Alejandro Vidal Delgado. (Photo: Sgt. Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall)

The government of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of China and the embassy of China co-hosted a luncheon and presentation in advance of the China-U.S.-Canada tripartite conference on tourism in Ningxia in September 2016. From left, Weining Li, representative of the goverment of Ningxia Hui Autonomus Region of China, and Senator Victor Oh. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The government of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of China and the embassy of China co-hosted a luncheon and presentation in advance of the China-U.S.-Canada tripartite conference on tourism in Ningxia in September 2016. From left, Weining Li, representative of the goverment of Ningxia Hui Autonomus Region of China, and Senator Victor Oh. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Italian Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado and his wife, Martine Laiden, hosted a garden party at his residence in support of the Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Italian Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado and his wife, Martine Laiden, hosted a garden party at his residence in support of the Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Russian Ambassador Alexander Darchiev and his wife, Tamilya Akhmetzhanova, hosted a national day reception at the embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Russian Ambassador Alexander Darchiev and his wife, Tamilya Akhmetzhanova, hosted a national day reception at the embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Portuguese Ambassador Jose Fernando Moreira da Cunha and his wife, Lurdes, hosted a national day reception at their residence. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Portuguese Ambassador Jose Fernando Moreira da Cunha and his wife, Lurdes, hosted a national day reception at their residence. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

At their residence on June 16, Israeli Ambassador Rafael Barak and his wife, Miriam, both on the left, hosted a reception and talk by Ronald I. Cohen and writer Charlotte Gray for the Sir Winston Churchill Society of Ottawa. Cohen is shown at right, with his wife, Wendy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

At their residence on June 16, Israeli Ambassador Rafael Barak and his wife, Miriam, both on the left, hosted a reception and talk by Ronald I. Cohen and writer Charlotte Gray for the Sir Winston Churchill Society of Ottawa. Cohen is shown at right, with his wife, Wendy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Emmanuel Niyonzima, second counsellor and chargé d'affaires at the embassy of Burundi, greets Indonesian Ambassador Teuku Faizasyah and his wife, Andris Faizasyaha, at their national day at the Château Laurier. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

Emmanuel Niyonzima, second counsellor and chargé d’affaires at the embassy of Burundi, greets Indonesian Ambassador Teuku Faizasyah and his wife, Andris Faizasyaha, at their national day at the Château Laurier. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

Finnish Ambassador Charles Murto, and his wife, Ritva, hosted a reception at their residence to say farewell. From left: Tuulikki Olander, incoming head of public diplomacy; Anni Ståhle, outgoing head of public diplomacy, and intern Janna Laitsaari. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Finnish Ambassador Charles Murto, and his wife, Ritva, hosted a reception at their residence to say farewell. From left: Tuulikki Olander, incoming head of public diplomacy; Anni Ståhle, outgoing head of public diplomacy, and intern Janna Laitsaari. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Finnish Ambassador Charles Murto, and his wife, Ritva, are shown at the same reception. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Finnish Ambassador Charles Murto, and his wife, Ritva, are shown at the same reception. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Hungarian film director Gyorgy Palfi, left, appears on set at the Hungarian embassy with Hungarian Ambassador Balint Odor during the filming of “His Master’s Voice,” a feature science fiction film. The Canadian-Hungarian co-production was shot in Ottawa. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Hungarian film director Gyorgy Palfi, left, appears on set at the Hungarian embassy with Hungarian Ambassador Balint Odor during the filming of “His Master’s Voice,” a feature science fiction film. The Canadian-Hungarian co-production was shot in Ottawa. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Malaysian High Commissioner Dato’ Aminahtun Karim Shaharudin hosted an “afternoon with Malaysia” event introducing her country’s culture and tourism to the lucky winner who bid on the afternoon at a head of mission spouses’ association event. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Malaysian High Commissioner Dato’ Aminahtun Karim Shaharudin hosted an “afternoon with Malaysia” event introducing her country’s culture and tourism to the lucky winner who bid on the afternoon at a head of mission spouses’ association event. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman, and his wife, Vicki, hosted a July 4 party for thousands of guests. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman, and his wife, Vicki, hosted a July 4 party for thousands of guests. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The second annual defence and security summer social for industry executives, members of the Canadian Forces and defence attachés took place at the Earl of Sussex. Back row from left, Terri Pavelic, editor-in-chief of Vanguard Magazine; Paul Fortin, of Borden, Ladner, Gervais LLP; Colin Horton, trade economic adviser at the British High Commission; Bill Sugar,  U.S. naval attaché; Astrid Neuland, business development executive at Thales Canada; Angela Son, wife of Korea’s defence attaché; and Anne Fortin, senior project manager at Telus. Front row, Korean defence attaché Col. Choi Jan Ming. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The second annual defence and security summer social for industry executives, members of the Canadian Forces and defence attachés took place at the Earl of Sussex. Back row from left, Terri Pavelic, editor-in-chief of Vanguard Magazine; Paul Fortin, of Borden, Ladner, Gervais LLP; Colin Horton, trade economic adviser at the British High Commission; Bill Sugar, U.S. naval attaché; Astrid Neuland, business development executive at Thales Canada; Angela Son, wife of Korea’s defence attaché; and Anne Fortin, senior project manager at Telus. Front row, Korean defence attaché Col. Choi Jan Ming. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To mark the 810th Anniversary of the Great Mongol Empire, the 95th Anniversary of the People’s Revolution and the national day of Mongolia,  Ambassador Radnaabazar Altangerel and his wife, Tseveendorj Tsetseglen, hosted a reception at the Château Laurier. A traditional Mongol yurt and photography exhibition was displayed on the terrace. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To mark the 810th Anniversary of the Great Mongol Empire, the 95th Anniversary of the People’s Revolution and the national day of Mongolia, Ambassador Radnaabazar Altangerel and his wife, Tseveendorj Tsetseglen, hosted a reception at the Château Laurier. A traditional Mongol yurt and photography exhibition was displayed on the terrace. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Yahui Wang performed with the Chinese troupe, the Acrobats of Hebei, at the Great Canadian Theatre Company as part of the Music and Beyond festival. Chinese Ambassador Zhaohui Luo took in the show. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Yahui Wang performed with the Chinese troupe, the Acrobats of Hebei, at the Great Canadian Theatre Company as part of the Music and Beyond festival. Chinese Ambassador Zhaohui Luo took in the show. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Mahmoud Eboo, the Aga Khan’s resident representative, and his wife, Karima Eboo, hosted a reception in the atrium of their building on Sussex Drive. The Eboos were joined by Senator Peter Harder, right, who spoke at the reception. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Mahmoud Eboo, the Aga Khan’s resident representative, and his wife, Karima Eboo, hosted a reception in the atrium of their building on Sussex Drive. The Eboos were joined by Senator Peter Harder, right, who spoke at the reception. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Pakistani High Commissioner Tariq Azim Khan held a flag-raising to mark the 69th anniversary of Pakistan’s independence. He celebrated with members of the Pakistani community. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Pakistani High Commissioner Tariq Azim Khan held a flag-raising to mark the 69th anniversary of Pakistan’s independence. He celebrated with members of the Pakistani community. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Argentine Ambassador Marcelo Suarez Salvia and his wife, Lucia, hosted a national day event at the Château Laurier. Their daughter, Catalina, also attended. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Argentine Ambassador Marcelo Suarez Salvia and his wife, Lucia, hosted a national day event at the Château Laurier. Their daughter, Catalina, also attended. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 Bosnia and Herzegovina’s foreign minister, Igor Crnadak, visited Canada this summer. He’s shown with Ambassador Koviljka Spiric.

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s foreign minister, Igor Crnadak, visited Canada this summer. He’s shown with Ambassador Koviljka Spiric.

Estonia participated at the 21st Casino Lac-Leamy Sound and Light international fireworks competition. An Estonian-inspired dinner was served at the Grand Hall of the Canadian Museum of History prior to the show. From left: Ivo Melder, owner, RUF Fireworks, Estonia; Estonian Ambassador Gita Kalmet; Claude Hamelin, president of the casino’s Sound of Light show, and Yanick Roy, RUF Fireworks' artistic director. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Estonia participated at the 21st Casino Lac-Leamy Sound and Light international fireworks competition. An Estonian-inspired dinner was served at the Grand Hall of the Canadian Museum of History prior to the show. From left: Ivo Melder, owner, RUF Fireworks, Estonia; Estonian Ambassador Gita Kalmet; Claude Hamelin, president of the casino’s Sound of Light show, and Yanick Roy, RUF Fireworks’ artistic director. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Venezuelan Ambassador Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernandez and his wife, Carla Josefina Gomez De Barrientos, hosted a reception to mark the 205th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of Venezuela and the Day of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Venezuelan Ambassador Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernandez and his wife, Carla Josefina Gomez De Barrientos, hosted a reception to mark the 205th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of Venezuela and the Day of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

On the occasion of the 89th anniversary of the founding of The Chinese People's Liberation Army, Col. Haitaio Zhu and his wife, Yu Wang, hosted a reception at the Chinese Embassy.  (Photo: Ülle Baum)

On the occasion of the 89th anniversary of the founding of The Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Col. Haitaio Zhu and his wife, Yu Wang, hosted a reception at the Chinese Embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The new ECCO Shoes store at the Rideau Centre officially opened with a ribbon cutting by ECCO Shoes Canada president Jordan Searle, left, and Danish Ambassador Neils Boel Abrahamsen. (Photo: Byfield-Pitman Photography)

The new ECCO Shoes store at the Rideau Centre officially opened with a ribbon cutting by ECCO Shoes Canada president Jordan Searle, left, and Danish Ambassador Neils Boel Abrahamsen. (Photo: Byfield-Pitman Photography)

Italian Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado (left) hosted a garden party at his residence in support of the Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. He is pictured with Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin and her husband, Frank McArdle. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

Italian Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado (left) hosted a garden party at his residence in support of the Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. He is pictured with Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin and her husband, Frank McArdle. (Photo: Lois Siegel)

The High Commission of Malaysia hosted the 2016 ASEAN picnic at Vincent Massey Park. Heads of mission, staff and their families took part. Here, Thai Ambassador Vijavat Isarabhakdi leads his team in a tug-of-war. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

The High Commission of Malaysia hosted the 2016 ASEAN picnic at Vincent Massey Park. Heads of mission, staff and their families took part. Here, Thai Ambassador Vijavat Isarabhakdi leads his team in a tug-of-war. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

To mark Victory Day, Turkish Ambassador Selçuk Unal and his wife, Lerzan Kayihan Unal, and military attaché Col. Ersin Özkan and his wife, Funda Özkan, hosted a reception at the ambassador’s residence. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

To mark Victory Day, Turkish Ambassador Selçuk Unal and his wife, Lerzan Kayihan Unal, and military attaché Col. Ersin Özkan and his wife, Funda Özkan, hosted a reception at the ambassador’s residence. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

 

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