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  • ASEAN DAY at the Thai Residence in Madrid on 8 August 2018
    ASEAN DAY at the Thai Residence in Madrid on 8 August 2018
    On 8 August 2018, H.E. Mrs. Rattikul Chansuriya, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain, as the Chairperson of the ASEAN Committee in Madrid (ACM), hosted the ASEAN Day ceremony at the Residence of Thailand. Around 70 participants joined the celebration, including members of ASEAN Embassies in Madrid (Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand), diplomatic corps, representatives from Spanish public and private sectors.
    Aug 09, 2018
  • The Promotion of Thai Films in Spain
    The Promotion of Thai Films in Spain
    The Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid, in cooperation with the Moving Images Spain festival, organized the screening of Thai films in the Moving Images Spain Festival, held at the Cine Studio, Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid during 22 – 30 June 2018. The festival, with an aim to encourage popularity of Asian films in Spain, had selected wide ranges of films from different countries, namely China, Japan, Korean, Taiwan, Cambodia etc. to be shown in Madrid. Thailand had been chosen as the highlight of the event, with 10 films shown in the festival.
    Jul 09, 2018
  • Thai Gastronomy Promotion in Spain’s Balearic Islands
    Thai Gastronomy Promotion in Spain’s Balearic Islands
    The Royal Thai Embassy, in cooperation with the School of Hospitality of Balearic Islands (Escola d'Hoteleria de les Illes Balears-EHIB) and IB 3 Television of Balearic Islands, organized the Thai cooking demonstration for the teachers and instructors of EHIB and for public broadcasting in IB3 TV’s Cinc Dies Programme on 12 June 2018.
    The cooking demonstration at the EHIB was aimed train Spanish chefs how to cook Thai food. Three well-known Thai dishes, Som Tam (green papaya salad), Tom Yam Kung (shrimp hot and sour soup), and Pad Thai (stir-fried Thai noodles) were demonstrated by Thai chef. Participants had a chance to taste the authentic Thai flavours, followed by questions and answers about Thai cuisine.
    The cooking demonstration in the Cinc Dies Programe aimed to enhance the knowledge about Thai cuisine to the public of Balearic Islands. Two dishes were being demonstrated, Tom Yam Kung and Som Tam.
    The cooking demonstration in the Balearic Island was part of the Embassy’s series of activities to promote Thai Gastronomy in Spain. Previous ones included the cooking demonstrations in Madrid, Barcelona, Asturias, Gijon, and Valencia.
    Thai cuisine is not only well-known for its richness in flavours, but also in nutritional and medicinal properties, thanks to various types of vegetables and herbs being used in most of its dishes. Thai food also reflects Thai identity and local wisdoms that have been passed on through generations and is much loved by tourists and foreigners around the world.
    Jul 05, 2018
  • Mobile Consular Services in Mallorca Island, the Balearic Islands of Spain
    Mobile Consular Services in Mallorca Island, the Balearic Islands of Spain
    Mobile Consular Services in Mallorca Island, the Balearic Islands of Spain
    On 10 June 2018, H.E. Mrs. Rattikul Chansuriya, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain together with the officials from consular affairs section of the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid organized the 2nd mobile consular services in 2018 at a warehouse of Horapa Thai Restaurant in Palma City, Mallorca Island, the Balearic Islands of Spain.
    The Embassy provided consular services to Thai citizens such as receiving applications for Thai passports and birth certificate, registration of Thai citizens in Spain as well as giving advices and consultation to the Thai community and their family members. There were about 60 participants in this event.
    The Thai Ambassador took this opportunity to meet the Thai community with aims to strengthen close tie with Thai citizens in Mallorca and to encourage the Thai community in Mallorca Island to establish a Thai Association in Mallorca Island as well as to promote Thai restaurants and traditional Thai massage and spa services in Mallorca Island.
    Jun 20, 2018
  • Thailand National Blind Football Team playing in the IBAS Football World Championships 2018 in Spain
    Thailand National Blind Football Team playing in the IBAS Football World Championships 2018 in Spain
    Thailand National Blind Football Team playing in the IBAS Football World Championships 2018 in Spain
    On 7 June 2018, H.E. Mrs. Rattikul Chansuriya, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain together with Mr. Suthon Jitman, President of the Sports Association for the Blind of Thailand, Team Thailand's officials and Thai community in Madrid attended an opening ceremony of the IBAS Football World Championships 2018 and cheered the 1st opening match between Thailand and Spain National Blind Football Teams at Sagrado Corazon School´s football field in Madrid, Spain. It was such an exciting and lively game. Thai team played with high professional skill. Spain won with score 2:1. Spain scored 2 goals from penalties. After this, Thailand will have the matches with Turkey and Morocco on 10 and 12 respectively.
    On this occasion, the Thai Ambassador hosted dinner at the Residence in honour of the Thailand National Blind Football Team and staffs during their training period before the competition. The Embassy would like to thank you the Thai community in Spain for attending the game and cheering on our national football team.
    Jun 08, 2018
  • Thai Festival "Hola Tailandia 2018" at Arc de Triomf in Barcelona
    Thai Festival "Hola Tailandia 2018" at Arc de Triomf in Barcelona
    Thai Festival "Hola Tailandia 2018" at Arc de Triomf in Barcelona
    On 13 May 2018, H.E. Mrs. Rattikul Chansuriya, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain presided over the opening ceremony of the Thai Festival "Hola Tailandia 2018" at Arc de Triomf in Barcelona. This event was co-organized by the Embassy and the Asociacion Amigos de Tailandia Samakkhi, with an aim to promote Thai cultural in Spain through various activities such as Thai cultural performances, Thai food and Muay Thai. On this occasion, the Thai Ambassador gave fund for an amount of 50,000 bahts to Mrs. Sareeya Chaeamchoi, the President of the Asociacion to support the works of the Association in helping Thai people and Consular Affairs in the Year 2018.
    May 17, 2018
  • Mobile Consular Service in Estepona, Malaga Province, Andalucia Region of Spain
    Mobile Consular Service in Estepona, Malaga Province, Andalucia Region of Spain
    On 22 April 2018, the 1st Mobile Consular Service in 2018 was held at Top Thai Beach Restaurant in Estepona, Malaga Province, Andalucia Region. Miss Natenapa Kongsri, Minister of the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid, led the officials from consular affairs section to provide consular services to Thai citizens such as receiving applications for Thai passports, registration of Thai citizens in Spain as well as giving advices and consultation to the Thai community and their family members. There were about 50 participants in this event. The Minister took this opportunity to meet the Thai community to strengthen close tie with Thai citizens in Malaga Province.
    May 08, 2018
  • Thailand promotes Halal potentials at Alimentaria 2018
    Thailand promotes Halal potentials at Alimentaria 2018
    The Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid, in cooperation with Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, led 8 Thai companies, specialized in Halal products, to exhibit in Alimentaria 2018 in Barcelona during 16 – 18 April 2018.
    Participating Thai companies ranged from processed Thai fruits and juice, jasmine rice,
    to cereal products, all certified with Halal. Furthermore, a Thai delegate, Dr. Winai Dahlan, Director of Halal Science Center, Chulalongkorn University, participated in the Halal Congress at Alimentaria. The Thai delegation also held bilateral meeting with members of the Halal Institute of Cordoba with an aim to enhance cooperation on the promotion of Halal in Spain and Thailand.
    The participation in the said event is Thailand’s effort to establish a channel and firm stand in European Halal market. Thailand is one of the leading Halal Food Producers with strength in the abundant agricultural raw materials for Halal production. Thailand is also internationally accepted for food safety guaranteed by CODEX standards and is renowned for scientific research to support the Halal Certification.
    At present Thailand ranks 10th among the world’s largest Halal food exporters to OIC countries; and the Thai government aims at promoting the country to be one of the top five exporters of Halal products and service within the next five years.
    In addition to Halal food products, Thailand is proud to promote Halal tourism, which, according to the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2016, Thailand was ranked 2nd as the top non-OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) most popular destination.
    May 04, 2018
  • Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid participated in Bazar Kermes Diplomatico 2018
    Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid participated in Bazar Kermes Diplomatico 2018
    On 15 April 2018, Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid together with Team Thailand in Madrid participated in Bazar Kermes Diplomatico 2018, organized by Association of Foreign Diplomats in Spain (AIDE) at Palacio Municipal de Congresos in Madrid. On this occasion, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of the Kingdom of Spain, Honorary President of AIDE, graciously presided over the event. There were about 44 embassies participating in this event. AIDE will donate the income after expense deduction to Reina Sofia Foundation, under the Queen
    Apr 23, 2018
  • Psychological Counseling Project for Thai Community in Spain
    Psychological Counseling Project for Thai Community in Spain
    On 7-8 April 2018, the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid organized psychological counseling project for Thai community in Spain on "how to raise Thai children in Spain: how to raise new generation of Thai children in two cultures". The Embassy invited Dr. Kamolluck Manokulanunta, a Thai psychologist on child development and an expert on family from two cultures and Mr. Alexander Ermers to give the lecture. On the 1st day, there were about 25 participants attending the lecture given at the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid and on the 2nd day, there were about 55 participants attending the lecture given at Lamun Thai restaurant in Barcelona. On this occasion, Dr. Kamolluck gave lecture on child raising by cultivating positive thinking and good heart into subconciousness of the child through different brain waves and on how to communicate with the child as well as provided a very useful advices to Thai mothers and Spanish fathers on how to raise their children.
    Apr 13, 2018
  • Thank you Lunch for Collaborators of the 1st ASEAN University Fair, on 6-7 March 2018 in Madrid, Spain
    Thank you Lunch for Collaborators of the 1st ASEAN University Fair, on 6-7 March 2018 in Madrid, Spain
    On 22 March 2018, H.E. Mrs. Rattikul Chansuriya, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain, on behalf of the ASEAN Committee in Madrid hosted Thank You Lunch for the 1st ASEAN University Fair´s collaborators at the Thai Residence. There were participants from Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM) and some Spanish Universities. Ambassadors and Chargés d'affaires of ASEAN countries in Spain and educational institutions have committed to strengthening educational relations between ASEAN and Spain to a higher level.
    Apr 10, 2018
  • The 1st ASEAN University Fair in Madrid, Spain
    The 1st ASEAN University Fair in Madrid, Spain
    During 6-7 March 2018, ASEAN Committee in Madrid in collaboraton with Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain and the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid co-organized the 1st ASEAN University Fair in Madrid at the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, with the aims of promoting networking among representatives of universities of ASEAN and Spain in order to develop double degree programmes and exchange students as well as scholars, and of providing a unique platform for Spanish students to meet and gain information from universities in ASEAN on entry requirements and the application process. There were 10 well-known universities from ASEAN countries including 5 leading universities from Thailand such as Chulalongkorn University, Thammasat University, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Pibulsongkram Rajabhat University and Ramkhamhaeng University participating in this event.
    Mar 13, 2018
  • A Friendly Match between Thailand - Spain National Futsal Teams in Madrid
    A Friendly Match between Thailand - Spain National Futsal Teams in Madrid
    On 23 January 2018, H.E. Rattikul Chansuriya, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain together with Pol. Lt. Gen. Pisan Chuldilok, General Secretary, Football Association of Thailand, Mr. Adisak Benjasiriwan, Futsal Development President of Football Association of Thailand, Team Thailand's officials and Thai community in Madrid attended a friendly match between Thailand and Spain national futsal teams at Futsal Stadium of Ciudad de Futsol, Las Rozas in Madrid.
    Jan 25, 2018
  • Merit making and offering food to the Buddhist monks on the occasion of New Year 2018 at Thaidy Restaurant in Madrid
    Merit making and offering food to the Buddhist monks on the occasion of New Year 2018 at Thaidy Restaurant in Madrid
    On 11 January 2018, H.E. Mrs. Rattikul Chansuriya, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain together with officials from Team Thailand and Thai community in Madrid made merit and offered food to the Buddhist monks on the occasion of New Year, organized by Thaidy Restaurant in Madrid. On this occasion, Phra Boonlua Chaiyo and Phra Trairong from Dhammaniwasa Temple in Germany preached Buddha's teachings to the Thai community. The Embassy would like to thank you Thaidy Restaurant and the Thai community for organizing this constructive event.
    Jan 19, 2018
  • Family Celebration for receiving blessing from inter religions for peace in Barcelona
    Family Celebration for receiving blessing from inter religions for peace in Barcelona
    On 10 December 2017, Mr. Bancha Yuenyongchongcharoen, Minister Counsellor, the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid, attended the Family Celebration for receiving blessing from inter religions for peace and a seminar on "family as a school for love and peace", organized by Family Federation for World Peace and Unification at Espacio Elsa in Barcelona. This event will help build family and community of love and harmony which will also promote a strong Thai community in Spain.
    Jan 12, 2018