Envoy’s Album – Fall 2017

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Montreal’s Bokréta Hungarian Folkdance Ensemble performed at a Hungarian Ottawa Welcomes the World event at the Horticulture Building, Lansdowne Park. Ambassador Bálint Ódor invited members of the public to join the dancers at the finale of the show. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Montreal’s Bokréta Hungarian Folkdance Ensemble performed at a Hungarian Ottawa Welcomes the World event at the Horticulture Building, Lansdowne Park. Ambassador Bálint Ódor invited members of the public to join the dancers at the finale of the show. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary, Ambassador Ódor also hosted a concert by the Szentegyháza Children’s Philharmonia at Centrepointe Theatre. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, Ambassador Ódor also hosted a concert by the Szentegyháza Children’s Philharmonia at Centrepointe Theatre. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office held a Taiwan culture day at the Horticultural building at Lansdowne Park as part of Canada Welcomes the World for Canada 150. These performers took part. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office held a Taiwan culture day at the Horticultural building at Lansdowne Park as part of Canada Welcomes the World for Canada 150. These performers took part. (Photo: Sam Garcia)

The Czech embassy, along with 18 other embassies, partnered for a day-long cultural event at Lansdowne Park. Czech Ambassador Pavel Hrncir served Czech beer with the help of his assistant, Tereza Horankova, right. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Czech embassy, along with 18 other embassies, partnered for a day-long cultural event at Lansdowne Park. Czech Ambassador Pavel Hrncir served Czech beer with the help of his assistant, Tereza Horankova, right. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To bid farewell to Tunisian Ambassador Riad Essid and his wife, Shiraz, Lebanese chargé d’affaires Sami Haddad and his wife, Nadia, shown here, hosted a dinner at their residence. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To bid farewell to Tunisian Ambassador Riad Essid and his wife, Shiraz, Lebanese chargé d’affaires Sami Haddad and his wife, Nadia, shown here, hosted a dinner at their residence. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Korean Ambassador Maeng-ho Shin delivered opening remarks at the Korean Culture Fair at Lansdowne Park's Horticulture Building. The event was organized by the Korean Cultural Centre in association with the embassy in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Korean Ambassador Maeng-ho Shin delivered opening remarks at the Korean Culture Fair at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. The event was organized by the Korean Cultural Centre in association with the embassy in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Argentine Ambassador Marcelo Gabriel Suarez Salvia and his wife, Lucia Margarita Borjas de Suarez, hosted an independence day reception at Ottawa City Hall. They are shown with their daughters, Matilde and Catalina. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Argentine Ambassador Marcelo Gabriel Suarez Salvia and his wife, Lucia Margarita Borjas de Suarez, hosted an independence day reception at Ottawa City Hall. They are shown with their daughters, Matilde and Catalina. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Estonian Ambassador Gita Kalmet (left) stands with Alexandra Bugailiskis, assistant deputy minister for Europe at Global Affairs Canada, at a reception hosted by the Estonian embassy at the Canadian Museum of Nature to mark Estonia’s presidency of the Council of the European Union. The event included an exhibition by Estonian fashion designer Anu Hint. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Estonian Ambassador Gita Kalmet (left) stands with Alexandra Bugailiskis, assistant deputy minister for Europe at Global Affairs Canada, at a reception hosted by the Estonian embassy at the Canadian Museum of Nature to mark Estonia’s presidency of the Council of the European Union. The event included an exhibition by Estonian fashion designer Anu Hint. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Indian High Commissioner Vikas Swarup hosted a national day reception at the Delta Hotel. He’s shown here with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Indian High Commissioner Vikas Swarup hosted a national day reception at the Delta Hotel. He’s shown here with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Eleonore Wnendt, wife of former German ambassador Werner Wnendt, is shown with National Capital Commission CEO Mark Kristmanson at the official opening of the exhibition titled Canada and Germany: Partners from Immigration to Innovation at the International Pavilion for Canada 150. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Eleonore Wnendt, wife of former German ambassador Werner Wnendt, is shown with National Capital Commission CEO Mark Kristmanson at the official opening of the exhibition titled Canada and Germany: Partners from Immigration to Innovation at the International Pavilion for Canada 150. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Chinese Ambassador Lu Shaye delivered opening remarks at the reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the People’s Republic of China. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Chinese Ambassador Lu Shaye delivered opening remarks at the reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the People’s Republic of China. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Former governor general David Johnston welcomed Italian President Sergio Mattarella to Rideau Hall during the president's state visit to Canada. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Former governor general David Johnston welcomed Italian President Sergio Mattarella to Rideau Hall during the president’s state visit to Canada. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To mark the 119th anniversary of the Philippines’ independence, Ambassador Petronila P. Garcia hosted a reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To mark the 119th anniversary of the Philippines’ independence, Ambassador Petronila P. Garcia hosted a reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Russian Ambassador Alexander Darchiev (left) hosted a national day reception at the embassy. He’s shown with Dimitry Basik, counsellor and chargé d'affaires of Belarus and his wife, Elizaveta. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Russian Ambassador Alexander Darchiev (left) hosted a national day reception at the embassy. He’s shown with Dimitry Basik, counsellor and chargé d’affaires of Belarus and his wife, Elizaveta. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Tanzanian High Commission showcased its culture and economy at Lansdowne Park. Mariam Adam, of Zara Charity of Tanzania, and Fatma Amour took in some Tanzanian music at this Ottawa Welcomes the World event. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Tanzanian High Commission showcased its culture and economy at Lansdowne Park. Mariam Adam, of Zara Charity of Tanzania, and Fatma Amour took in some Tanzanian music at this Ottawa Welcomes the World event. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Barbados High Commissioner Yvonne Walkes hosted a tea party fundraiser and fashion show for the Errol Barrow Memorial Trust of Canada at her residence. From left: Walkes and a model, who is wearing a Chakou collection dress by designer Chakoutio Noubactep.  (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Barbados High Commissioner Yvonne Walkes hosted a tea party fundraiser and fashion show for the Errol Barrow Memorial Trust of Canada at her residence. From left: Walkes and a model, who is wearing a Chakou collection dress by designer Chakoutio Noubactep. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada organized Taiwan Day at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. This woman is wearing Taiwanese Aboriginal dress. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada organized Taiwan Day at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. This woman is wearing Taiwanese Aboriginal dress. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

At Ottawa City Hall, Slovak Ambassador Andrej Droba hosted the unveiling of Quilt of Belonging created by Canadian-Slovak artist Esther Bryan. MP Michelle Rempel, chairwoman of the Canada-Slovakia Parliamentary Friendship Group, stands in front of the quilt. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

At Ottawa City Hall, Slovak Ambassador Andrej Droba hosted the unveiling of Quilt of Belonging created by Canadian-Slovak artist Esther Bryan. MP Michelle Rempel, chairwoman of the Canada-Slovakia Parliamentary Friendship Group, stands in front of the quilt. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Chinese embassy's team, known as the Polar Pandas, participated in the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival at Mooney's Bay. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Chinese embassy’s team, known as the Polar Pandas, participated in the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival at Mooney’s Bay. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The U.S. embassy hosted a Fourth of July celebration at Lornado, the U.S. ambassador's official residence. Elizabeth Aubin, chargé d’affaires, and her husband, Daniel Aubin, hosted. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The U.S. embassy hosted a Fourth of July celebration at Lornado, the U.S. ambassador’s official residence. Elizabeth Aubin, chargé d’affaires, and her husband, Daniel Aubin, hosted. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Rafeya Bushenain, second secretary at the UAE embassy, held an exhibit of her photography at Art House Café. She is standing in front of one of her photographs. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Rafeya Bushenain, second secretary at the UAE embassy, held an exhibit of her photography at Art House Café. She is standing in front of one of her photographs. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Venezuelan Ambassador Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernandez hosted a national day reception at the embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Venezuelan Ambassador Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernandez hosted a national day reception at the embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Thai Ambassador Vijavat Isarabhakdi and his wife, Wannipa Isarabhakdi, hosted the “amazing Thailand festival” at Lansdowne Park's Horticulture Building as part of the Ottawa Welcomes the World Canada 150 initiative. This dancer in traditional dress was part of a cultural performance. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Thai Ambassador Vijavat Isarabhakdi and his wife, Wannipa Isarabhakdi, hosted the “amazing Thailand festival” at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building as part of the Ottawa Welcomes the World Canada 150 initiative. This dancer in traditional dress was part of a cultural performance. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A Chinese delegation from Beijing attended a luncheon at Borden Ladner Gervais and heard a presentation about investment opportunities in Ottawa. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A Chinese delegation from Beijing attended a luncheon at Borden Ladner Gervais and heard a presentation about investment opportunities in Ottawa. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

UAE Ambassador Mohammed Saif Helal Al Shehhi hosted a reception at the embassy to present 15-year-old Alia Al Mansoori, winner of the UAE "Genes in Space Competition," with her award. From left: Al Shehhi, Al Mansoori and Sylvain Laporte, president of the Canadian Space Agency. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

UAE Ambassador Mohammed Saif Helal Al Shehhi hosted a reception at the embassy to present 15-year-old Alia Al Mansoori, winner of the UAE “Genes in Space Competition,” with her award. From left: Al Shehhi, Al Mansoori and Sylvain Laporte, president of the Canadian Space Agency. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To celebrate South African Women's Day, High Commissioner Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo hosted a high tea at the Westin Hotel. From left: Sophie Trudeau, wife of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Zimbabwean Ambassador Florence Zano Chideya and Dlamini-Mntambo. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To celebrate South African Women’s Day, High Commissioner Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo hosted a high tea at the Westin Hotel. From left: Sophie Trudeau, wife of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Zimbabwean Ambassador Florence Zano Chideya and Dlamini-Mntambo. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A vernissage featuring several artists took place at the home of former ambassador Gabriel Lessard and his wife, Corinne Paollilo-Lessard. From left, Naira Velumyan, Alexey Klokov’s agent; Madagascar Ambassador Constant Horace; Katia Paccagnini; Lessard; Mona Horace and Paollilo-Lessard. (Photo: Patrick Hollier)

A vernissage featuring several artists took place at the home of former ambassador Gabriel Lessard and his wife, Corinne Paollilo-Lessard. From left, Naira Velumyan, Alexey Klokov’s agent; Madagascar Ambassador Constant Horace; Katia Paccagnini; Lessard; Mona Horace and Paollilo-Lessard. (Photo: Patrick Hollier)

The Ottawa Diplomatic Association AGM took place at the Westin. From left: South African High Commissioner Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo, Zimbabwean Ambassador Florence Chideya, Honduran Ambassador Sofia Cerrato Rodriguez, Jamaican High Commissioner Janice Miller and Barbadian High Commissioner Yvonne Walkes. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Ottawa Diplomatic Association AGM took place at the Westin. From left: South African High Commissioner Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo, Zimbabwean Ambassador Florence Chideya, Honduran Ambassador Sofia Cerrato Rodriguez, Jamaican High Commissioner Janice Miller and Barbadian High Commissioner Yvonne Walkes. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

This Slovenian dance group performed at Slovenian Day at Lansdowne Park. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

This Slovenian dance group performed at Slovenian Day at Lansdowne Park. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Cuban Ambassador Julio Garmendia hosted a farewell for minister-counsellor Deborah Ojeda. From left: Garmendia, Ojeda, consul Mailin Garcia and her husband Abel Colin. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Cuban Ambassador Julio Garmendia hosted a farewell for minister-counsellor Deborah Ojeda. From left: Garmendia, Ojeda, consul Mailin Garcia and her husband Abel Colin. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Saudi, UAE and Egyptian ambassadors held a press conference on the Qatar issue. From left, Naif Alsudairy (Saudi) and Motaz Zahran (Egypt). (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Saudi, UAE and Egyptian ambassadors held a press conference on the Qatar issue. From left, Naif Alsudairy (Saudi) and Motaz Zahran (Egypt). (Photo: Ülle Baum)

An Indonesian festival took place at Lansdowne Park. This dancer performed in traditional dress. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

An Indonesian festival took place at Lansdowne Park. This dancer performed in traditional dress. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A Pakistani showcase took place at Lansdowne Park. Here, Mayor Jim Watson, left, and High Commissioner Tariq Azim Khan sit on a Pakistani rug. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A Pakistani showcase took place at Lansdowne Park. Here, Mayor Jim Watson, left, and High Commissioner Tariq Azim Khan sit on a Pakistani rug. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Player Hassan Qamar at a Cricket Cup match between the Toronto Pakistan XI and Ottawa Canada XI teams. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Player Hassan Qamar at a Cricket Cup match between the Toronto Pakistan XI and Ottawa Canada XI teams. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

 

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