in the city
[WHAT] Visit by Diplomatic Corps to the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles
The welcoming committee (from left): Opas Sayasevi, Thanpuying Supornpen Luangthepnimith, Thanpuying Charungjit Teekara, Thanpuying Oranush and Chirayu Isarangkun na Ayudhya, Dr Charanthada Karnasuta and Grittip Sirirattumrong.
[WHERE] Ratsadakorn-bhibhathana building in the Grand Palace Complex
[HIGHLIGHT] First visit by envoys from over 24 countries and their spouses including representatives of Poland, Italy, Switzerland, Israel, Egypt, Japan, Hungary, Denmark, Argentina, Germany, Luxembourg, Chile, Indonesia and South Africa; welcome by Chirayu Isarangkun na Ayudhya; tour of the four galleries, namely the displays from HM the Queen's personal wardrobe, the queen's creation of the Thai national dress, and the Support Foundation; as well as a tour of the conservation laboratories to see conservation work in progress; tea and Thai delicacies to round up the visit.
Ambassador of Luxembourg Marc Thill (right) and Malou Wirtz.
Ambassador of Italy Michelangelo Pipan and Laila Novello Pipan.
Dr Anucha Thirakanont leads the group, with (from left) Tami Kojima, Ambassador of Japan Seiji Kojima and Dalit Shoham.
Julia Brennan (right) explains the textile conservation process, with a jacket belonging to King Chulalongkorn in the foreground, and a Her Majesty the Queen’s gown.
Ambassador of Russia Alexander Mariyasov and Irina B. Mariyasova.
Ambassador of Denmark (right) Mikael Hemniti Winther and Ratanawadee Hemniti Winther.