Envoy’s Album – Winter 2018

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Chinese Law Firm Panawell hosted a talk on intellectual property protection. From left: Paul Fortin, of BLG, and William Yang, partner at Panawell. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Chinese Law Firm Panawell hosted a talk on intellectual property protection. From left: Paul Fortin, of BLG, and William Yang, partner at Panawell. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A program to inaugurate the National Holocaust Monument took place at Library and Archives Canada. From left: Mathieu Schuster, political counsellor at the French embassy; Polish Ambassador Andrzej Kurnicki; Mina Cohn, director of the centre for Holocaust education and scholarship at Carleton University’s Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies; and Urs Obrist, from Swiss embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A program to inaugurate the National Holocaust Monument took place at Library and Archives Canada. From left: Mathieu Schuster, political counsellor at the French embassy; Polish Ambassador Andrzej Kurnicki; Mina Cohn, director of the centre for Holocaust education and scholarship at Carleton University’s Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies; and Urs Obrist, from Swiss embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Beijing government and the Chinese embassy hosted Beijing Week at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. These dancers performed at the opening ceremony. The event introduced plans for the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exposition and 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Beijing government and the Chinese embassy hosted Beijing Week at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. These dancers performed at the opening ceremony. The event introduced plans for the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exposition and 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

In celebration of the 68th Anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, Ambassador Shaye Lu hosted a reception at the embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

In celebration of the 68th Anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, Ambassador Shaye Lu hosted a reception at the embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary and in honour of the visit of Barbadian Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, High Commissioner Yvonne V. Walkes hosted a reception at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary and in honour of the visit of Barbadian Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, High Commissioner Yvonne V. Walkes hosted a reception at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Spanish Ambassador Enrique Ruiz Molero and his wife, Leticia Herberg Carrera, hosted a national day celebration at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Spanish Ambassador Enrique Ruiz Molero and his wife, Leticia Herberg Carrera, hosted a national day celebration at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Finnish Ambassador Vesa Lehtonen and his wife, Pirjetta Manninen, hosted a reception after the Lapland Chamber Orchestra performed at the National Arts Centre. From left: Manninen, Lehtonen, Sari Musta-White and Senator Vernon White. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Finnish Ambassador Vesa Lehtonen and his wife, Pirjetta Manninen, hosted a reception after the Lapland Chamber Orchestra performed at the National Arts Centre. From left: Manninen, Lehtonen, Sari Musta-White and Senator Vernon White. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Israeli Ambassador Nimrod Barkan greets U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft at his Maccabees to Jubilees event at the Rideau Club. The event celebrated the start of Hanukkah as well as the 120th anniversary of the First Zionist Congress, the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the 70th anniversary of UN resolution 181 and the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War and renunification of Jerusalem. (Photo: Howard Sandler)

Israeli Ambassador Nimrod Barkan greets U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft at his Maccabees to Jubilees event at the Rideau Club. The event celebrated the start of Hanukkah as well as the 120th anniversary of the First Zionist Congress, the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the 70th anniversary of UN resolution 181 and the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War and renunification of Jerusalem. (Photo: Howard Sandler)

Malu Dreyer, president of Germany's Bundesrat and minister president of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, held a press conference at Impact Hub Ottawa. Shown are Dreyer, left, and German Ambassador Sabine Sparwasser. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Malu Dreyer, president of Germany’s Bundesrat and minister president of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, held a press conference at Impact Hub Ottawa. Shown are Dreyer, left, and German Ambassador Sabine Sparwasser. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

On the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, Hungarian Ambassador Bálint Ódor hosted a reception at his Centretown residence. From left: MP Harold Albrecht and Ódor. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

On the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, Hungarian Ambassador Bálint Ódor hosted a reception at his Centretown residence. From left: MP Harold Albrecht and Ódor. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Indonesian Ambassador Teuku Faizasyah and his wife, Andis Erawan Faizasyah, hosted a reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier in honour of Indonesia’s 72 years of independence. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Indonesian Ambassador Teuku Faizasyah and his wife, Andis Erawan Faizasyah, hosted a reception at the Fairmont Château Laurier in honour of Indonesia’s 72 years of independence. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

This dancer took part in a cultural performance to celebrate Indonesia’s independence day. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

This dancer took part in a cultural performance to celebrate Indonesia’s independence day. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Italian Ambassador Claudio Taffuri hosted a dinner at his home to celebrate the International Week of Italian Cuisine. From left: Beverley McLachlin, her husband, Frank McArdle, Maria Enrica Francesca Stajano and Taffuri.  (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Italian Ambassador Claudio Taffuri hosted a dinner at his home to celebrate the International Week of Italian Cuisine. From left: Beverley McLachlin, her husband, Frank McArdle, Maria Enrica Francesca Stajano and Taffuri. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Fairmont Château Laurier hosted a 20th anniversary Trees of Hope for CHEO event and silent auction. From left: Bill Malhotra, CEO of Claridge Homes; Cindy Sezlik, of Royal LePage Realty (Sezlik.com); and Wendy Sewell, assistant defence attaché at the embassy of Netherlands. Sezlik’s Christmas tree was deemed the most beautifully decorated. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Fairmont Château Laurier hosted a 20th anniversary Trees of Hope for CHEO event and silent auction. From left: Bill Malhotra, CEO of Claridge Homes; Cindy Sezlik, of Royal LePage Realty (Sezlik.com); and Wendy Sewell, assistant defence attaché at the embassy of Netherlands. Sezlik’s Christmas tree was deemed the most beautifully decorated. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Punta Cana and San Miguel de Allende, a colonial-area city in Mexico's central highlands, were both promoted at Montreal's international tourism and travel show. These dancers from the Ballet Folklorico Xcaret performed. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Punta Cana and San Miguel de Allende, a colonial-area city in Mexico’s central highlands, were both promoted at Montreal’s international tourism and travel show. These dancers from the Ballet Folklorico Xcaret performed. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Nepalese Ambassador Kali Prasad Pokhrel and his wife, Kamal, hosted a national day reception at Ottawa City Hall. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Nepalese Ambassador Kali Prasad Pokhrel and his wife, Kamal, hosted a national day reception at Ottawa City Hall. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Chung-chen Kung, head of mission at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, hosted a reception to mark the 106th National Day of Taiwan at the Fairmont Château Laurier. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Chung-chen Kung, head of mission at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, hosted a reception to mark the 106th National Day of Taiwan at the Fairmont Château Laurier. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The 32nd European Union Film Festival Opening Gala took place at the National Gallery of Canada. From left: Estonian Ambassador Gita Kalmet and Tom McSorley, executive director of the Canadian Film Institute. An Estonian action-comedy titled The Dissidents was screened. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The 32nd European Union Film Festival Opening Gala took place at the National Gallery of Canada. From left: Estonian Ambassador Gita Kalmet and Tom McSorley, executive director of the Canadian Film Institute. An Estonian action-comedy titled The Dissidents was screened. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Al-Arz Lebanese Art Group, a North American Lebanese dance group, participated at Ottawa Welcomes the World festivities during the Lebanese national day reception at Lansdowne Park's Horticulture Building. Dancers are shown with Tony Yazbek, founder and leader of the group. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Al-Arz Lebanese Art Group, a North American Lebanese dance group, participated at Ottawa Welcomes the World festivities during the Lebanese national day reception at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. Dancers are shown with Tony Yazbek, founder and leader of the group. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Lebanese chargé d’affaires Sami Haddad and his wife, Nadia, hosted a national day reception at Lansdowne Park's Horticulture Building. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Lebanese chargé d’affaires Sami Haddad and his wife, Nadia, hosted a national day reception at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Latvian Ambassador Karlis Eihenbaums and his wife, Inara Eihenbauma, hosted a 99th independence day reception at Ottawa City Hall. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Latvian Ambassador Karlis Eihenbaums and his wife, Inara Eihenbauma, hosted a 99th independence day reception at Ottawa City Hall. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Senegalese Agency for Tourism Promotion and the embassy of Senegal participated at the International Tourism and Travel Show in Montreal. From left: Badiene Arseneault of New Brunswick, and Ramatoulaye Ba, partnership co-ordinator for the Senegalese Agency for Tourism Promotion. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

The Senegalese Agency for Tourism Promotion and the embassy of Senegal participated at the International Tourism and Travel Show in Montreal. From left: Badiene Arseneault of New Brunswick, and Ramatoulaye Ba, partnership co-ordinator for the Senegalese Agency for Tourism Promotion. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Malaysia-Canada relations, Malaysian High Commissioner Aminahtun Binti Hj A Karim, and her husband, A.G. Shaharudin, hosted a Taste of Malaysia event at Cadieux Auditorium, Global Affairs Canada. Dancer Isfarisha Sakina, of Singapore's Sri Warisan group, performed. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Malaysia-Canada relations, Malaysian High Commissioner Aminahtun Binti Hj A Karim, and her husband, A.G. Shaharudin, hosted a Taste of Malaysia event at Cadieux Auditorium, Global Affairs Canada. Dancer Isfarisha Sakina, of Singapore’s Sri Warisan group, performed. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

An exhibit of works by artist Mirana Zuger was presented at the embassy of Croatia. From left: Croatian Ambassador Marica Matkovic; Zuger; her husband, Alejandro Salgado Cendales; and Sanjeev Sivarulrasa, director of the Sivarulrasa Gallery. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

An exhibit of works by artist Mirana Zuger was presented at the embassy of Croatia. From left: Croatian Ambassador Marica Matkovic; Zuger; her husband, Alejandro Salgado Cendales; and Sanjeev Sivarulrasa, director of the Sivarulrasa Gallery. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

House of Commons Speaker Geoff Regan and EU Ambassador Peteris Ustubs hosted an awards ceremony in Parliament in honour of the EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship. From left: Regan, Ustubs, and Marie-Danielle Smith, one of three winners. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

House of Commons Speaker Geoff Regan and EU Ambassador Peteris Ustubs hosted an awards ceremony in Parliament in honour of the EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship. From left: Regan, Ustubs, and Marie-Danielle Smith, one of three winners. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Hungarian month took place at the National Capital Commission’s International Pavilion. From left: István Ijgyártó, minister of state for cultural and science diplomacy in Hungary, Mark Kristmanson, CEO of the NCC, and Hungarian Ambassador Bálint Ódor. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Hungarian month took place at the National Capital Commission’s International Pavilion. From left: István Ijgyártó, minister of state for cultural and science diplomacy in Hungary, Mark Kristmanson, CEO of the NCC, and Hungarian Ambassador Bálint Ódor. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To mark Korea’s national and armed forces days, Ambassador Shin Maengho and his wife, Lee Dongmin, with Senator Yonah Martin, hosted a reception. From left: Michael Wernick, clerk of the Privy Council; Senator Joseph A. Day; Shin and Lee. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To mark Korea’s national and armed forces days, Ambassador Shin Maengho and his wife, Lee Dongmin, with Senator Yonah Martin, hosted a reception. From left: Michael Wernick, clerk of the Privy Council; Senator Joseph A. Day; Shin and Lee. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Cameroonian High Commissioner Anu'a Gheyle Solomon Azoh-Mbi and Marilyn Collette, chairwoman of the board of Mercy Ships Canada, hosted a reception to celebrate the arrival of the Africa Mercy, the world’s largest non-governmental hospital ship, to the port of Douala. From left: Mercy Enow Egbe Epse Azoh Mbi, her husband, Anu'a Gheyle Azoh-Mbi, and Collette. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Cameroonian High Commissioner Anu’a Gheyle Solomon Azoh-Mbi and Marilyn Collette, chairwoman of the board of Mercy Ships Canada, hosted a reception to celebrate the arrival of the Africa Mercy, the world’s largest non-governmental hospital ship, to the port of Douala. From left: Mercy Enow Egbe Epse Azoh Mbi, her husband, Anu’a Gheyle Azoh-Mbi, and Collette. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Saudi Arabia’s national day took place at Lansdowne Park. From left: Ambassador Naif Alsudairy, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Abdulaziz bin Salamah, adviser to the Saudi minister of culture and information. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Saudi Arabia’s national day took place at Lansdowne Park. From left: Ambassador Naif Alsudairy, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Abdulaziz bin Salamah, adviser to the Saudi minister of culture and information. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A cultural exchange delegation from Xinjiiang, China, held a round table at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel. From left: Alimujiang Yasheng, deputy director of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region Development and Reform Commission; Zuo Feng, deputy director general of the state council information office; and Yang Yundong, counsellor at the Chinese Embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

A cultural exchange delegation from Xinjiiang, China, held a round table at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel. From left: Alimujiang Yasheng, deputy director of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region Development and Reform Commission; Zuo Feng, deputy director general of the state council information office; and Yang Yundong, counsellor at the Chinese Embassy. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To mark Austria’s national day, Ambassador Stefan Pehringer and his wife, Debra Jean, hosted a Viennese chamber recital and reception. Here, renowned Austrian cellist Friedrich Kleinhapl plays. He was accompanied by Andreas Woyke on piano. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

To mark Austria’s national day, Ambassador Stefan Pehringer and his wife, Debra Jean, hosted a Viennese chamber recital and reception. Here, renowned Austrian cellist Friedrich Kleinhapl plays. He was accompanied by Andreas Woyke on piano. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

South African High Commissioner Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo, left, presented a lecture at Carleton University's Norman Paterson School of International Affairs’ Ambassadors Speaker Series. She's shown with André Plourde, dean of Carleton’s public affairs faculty. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

South African High Commissioner Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo, left, presented a lecture at Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs’ Ambassadors Speaker Series. She’s shown with André Plourde, dean of Carleton’s public affairs faculty. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Outgoing Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji and his wife, Etsuko, received more than 8,000 guests at a Japanese festival they hosted at Lansdowne Park. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

Outgoing Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji and his wife, Etsuko, received more than 8,000 guests at a Japanese festival they hosted at Lansdowne Park. (Photo: Ülle Baum)

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