Grace Church transformed into Thai Village

Photo by Judith Beermann
Thai Village at Grace Church
Thai Village at Grace Church

“We try to showcase the best of Thailand, the food and our culture, “said Kittiphong Na Ranong Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United States. “We’ve been in Georgetown 20 years and there’s no better place than Grace Church to hold this event.”

Ambassador Kittiphong Na Ranong and Nipatsorn Kampa (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Ambassador Kittiphong Na Ranong and Nipatsorn Kampa

A light drizzle did not deter guests from arriving Saturday afternoon to enjoy authentic Thai cuisine from all four region of the country, traditional Thai music, and Krabi-Krabong (sword baton) show.

(Photo by: Judith Beermann)

(Photo by: Judith Beermann)

The lawn of Grace Church served as sound stage and outdoor restaurant. Across the street at The Royal Thai Embassy, a lively crowd was treated to demonstrations of kick-boxing, and guests were invited to watch Daab (fencing) and Muay Thai (kick-boxing with Master Danny. Therapeutic massages were also offered.

MC Natee greets the crowd (Photo by: Judith Beermann) MC Natee greets the crowd

Throughout the program, representatives from the Thai Embassy were on hand to describe exotic fruits and provide information on travel to Thailand.

(Photo by: Judith Beermann)

(Photo by: Judith Beermann)

Muay Thai demonstration (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Muay Thai demonstration

For more information, contact The Royal Thai Embassy. Tel: 202.944.3600

Inside the Royal Thai Embassy (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Inside the Royal Thai Embassy