Thailand Grand 2018, Sydney
On 24-25 March 2018, Office of Agricultural Affairs (OAA), Royal Thai Embassy Canberra attended the Thailand Grand Festival 2018 at Tambalong Park, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales. There were several stalls of handicraft products, Thai dishes and beverages, Thai massage, and Thailand tourism exhibition. OAA Canberra together with the Queen Sirikit Department of Sericulture, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives of Thailand had promoted the marketing of organic silk, mulberry and products through the exhibition. The organic mulberry leaf tea tasting was also very popular among the public regarding its unique flavour and health benefits. In addition, there were varieties of activities at the Festival namely Thai traditional dances, Thai boxing demonstration, fruit and vegetable carving demonstration, umbrella painting demonstration, Thai traditional costume fashion show, and Thai country songs performed by famous singer Sunaree Ratchasima. Throughout the 2-day event, there were over 15,000 visitors who came to experience Thailand in a real sense.