June 26, 2019

Celebrating Day of Portugal 2019

Dia de Portugal, de Camões e das Comunidades 

In the picture the Ambassador of Portugal, H.E. Mrs Rosa Batoréu, Miguel F. Porfirio Handelsattache, Director, Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency / Commercial Attaché.

By Roy Lie Atjam.

Portugal Day, or sometimes called Camões Day, is celebrated by Portuguese communities the world over to commemorate the unity of the Portuguese who have settled in all parts of the Earth.

In the Netherlands – The Hague, Ambassador of Portugal, H.E. Mrs Rosa Batoréu, celebrate Portugal’s National Day with a superb reception at her residence on June 12th 2019.

In the picture, H.E. MR. Carlos Herrera, Ambassador of Peru and spouse MS. Veronique Miclea, H.E. MS. Marithza Ruiz de Vielman, Ambassador of Guatemala, the Ambassador of Portugal, H.E. Ms. Ngo Thi Hoa, Ambassador of Viet Nam, H.E. Maria Teresa Infante Caffi, Ambassador of Chile and the Ambassador of Korea, Mr. H.E. Mr. Yun Young Lee.

A huge number of Ambassadors, to mention just a few: Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia, Morocco, South Africa, Israel, Malaysia, Korea, Argentina, Australia, Ecuador, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Lebanon, Japan, Viet Nam, Guatemala, Chile, Armenia, Peru, Slovakia, Thailand, Ministers Plenipotentiary of Aruba and  St Martin, Director General of the OPCW, Registrar of the International Court of Justice along with many invitees including the Portuguese diaspora, came by to say Feliz Dia de Portugal to Ambassador Rosa Batoréu.

H.E. Ms Eksiri Pintaruchi, Ambassador of Thailand, H.E. Ms. Ngo Thi Hoa, Ambassador of Viet Nam, H.E. Maria Teresa Infante Caffi, Ambassador of Chile, H.E. Ms. Odette Melono, Deputy Director OPCW and H.E. Ms. Regina Maria Cordeiro Dunlop, Ambassador of Brazil.

The ambience was excellent and guests enjoyed the Portuguese wines and Portuguese snacks, including the traditional bolinhos de bacalhau, rissóis de camarões, pastéis de nata, queijo da serra and torta de laranja. Indeed, what a stylefull Portuguese afternoon it has been.

H.E. Mr. Aviv Shir-On, Ambassador of Israel and the Ambassador of Portugal.


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