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State reception for the 101st anniversary of establishment of Czechoslovakia in Riyadh

Date: 28 October 2019 8:00 PM - 28 November 2019 10:00 PM, Venue: premises of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Riyadh

State reception for the  101st anniversary of establishment of Czechoslovakia took place in Riyadh at the Embassy premisses on October 28,2019.

State reception for the  101st anniversary of establishment of Czechoslovakia took place in Riyadh at the Embassy premisses on October 28,2019.  Guests of the reception were welcomed by the folk music performed by Folk music group called Pozdní sběr (Late Harvest). The main guest of the reception was the Deputy Governor of the Riyadh Province Dr. Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al – Sudairy.  Around 250 guests were listening to the speech of the Ambassador of the Czech Republic HE Juraj Koudelka in which he mentioned  main turning - points in the history of the common state of Czechs and Slovaks – Czechoslovakia and in the history of the Czech Republic. Among them the 30th anniversary of the  country ‘s  return to the family of the modern European democratic nations. HE Juraj Koudelka praised the Vision 2030and its already achieved successes. The Ambassador Koudelka also mentioned a fact, that one of the main Riyadh´s attractions –the Kingdom Tower was floodlight in the Czech national colours throughout the evening.   The extraordinary feeling has been supplemented by the Czech Tourism Agency pictures of our fatherland´s  beauty. Folk music group played Czech and Moravian folk songs and several Slovak, Polish and Hungarian folk songs as well in order to mark the ongoing Czech Presidency of the V4 countries. There were Czech meals like Czech version of Goulash and Czech potato salad in the festive menu among other meals and as regards sweets there was Czech Trdelník made in front of the guests and Czech shtroudle that met well deserved success as well.

welcoming guests - HE Ambassador of Denmark

welcoming guests - HE Ambassador of Denmark

welcoming guests - former Head of MOFA Protocol Mr. Askary

welcoming guests - former Head of MOFA Protocol Mr. Askary

arrival of the main guest HE Deputy Governor of Riyadh Province accompanied by HE Ambassador of the Czech Republic

arrival of the main guest HE Deputy Governor of Riyadh Province accompanied by HE Ambassador of the Czech Republic

common cutting of the cake, from the right HE Ambassador of the Czech Republic, the main guest HE Deputy governor of RIyadh Province, HE Secretary General of Mofa Protocol

common cutting of the cake, from the right HE Ambassador of the Czech Republic, the main guest HE Deputy governor of RIyadh Province, HE Secretary General of Mofa Protocol

 

common cutting of the cake, from the right HE Ambassador of the Czech Republic, the main guest HE Deputy governor of RIyadh Province, HE Secretary General of Mofa Protocol

common cutting of the cake, from the right HE Ambassador of the Czech Republic, the main guest HE Deputy governor of RIyadh Province, HE Secretary General of Mofa Protocol

front view of the reception

front view of the reception

 

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