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Diplomatic Spouses Fair Budapest – 2018

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More than 50 countries represented from  respective embassies  were present to a good case at the 8th annual Diplomatic Fair hosted in the InterContinental Hotel from 10 a.m- 4 p.m. Entrance fee was 500HUF for adults.The event was organized by the Diplomatic Spouses of Budapest (DSB), where plenty of international food and drinks were served from the participating countries. Around the stalls were showcased specialties and souvenirs from around the world.

The DSB holding of this day goal was in supporting charities, with raised funds, to specific projects that benefit sick, disabled, vulnerable or disadvantaged children – such as to Pető Institute or SOFI, Special Education and Development Institute.

Visitors also enjoyed exciting entertainment which featured music and dance productions.
The DSB was not just an entertaining international day for the whole family, but to also find the time for Xmas shopping.

This year at the Diplomatic Fair at Hotel commenced an awesome and colourful participation by the Indian Embassy within two scintillating performances by Amrita Sher-Gil Cultural Center.The newly assigned Ambassador H.E Kumar Tuhin  to Hungary attended the fair and was touched by the beautiful displays here in Budapest.

Last but not least, the British Ambassador to Hungary himself, a proud Scot clad in his kilt welcomed  two Scot Lads also fully dress from head-to-toe Scottish style (Scottish Kilts … one of the most recognizable symbols of Scotland and Scottish culture) and of course the bagpipe was not missed).

The main attraction so much awaited by the visitors to watch the two Scot Lads playing on bagpipe

Really Stole The Show –

Update, snaps and video by Aggie Reiter

The 8th Diplomatic Fair @ Budapest – 2018

The Diplomatic Fair is coming along again to entertain, give an insight to their  traditional art work, spices, groceries, culture, places to visit, of course a chance for a little shopping for the visitors, organised by the Diplomatic Spouses of Budapest  (DSB) at the InterContinental Hotel – Budapest.

On this occasion just as in the past years, this year 52 countries will be present from respective embassies. It is a fine time to have a taste of delicious international delicacies at several the food corner on the first floor. There will be countries introducing their traditional dance and music. The bagpipes from Scotland will be on stage as well. Ongoing raffles  during the day and a children’s corner to entertain and keep them busy whilst parents have a glance on the items out on display. Some exhibitors showcase the sights of their country in the spirit of tourism. Now that shortly Xmas is on is way, can purchase some spices, cookies and groceries stuff from nations table. The British Pantry, helped by the British Ambassador to Hungary by himself, a proud Scot clad in his kilt around the British table.  Not otherwise this time by the DSB supporting charities. At the event besides all the fun, with raises funds for Hungarian charities  to be going to specific projects that benefit sick, disabled, vulnerable or disadvantaged children, such as the Pető Institute or SOFI, the Special Education and Development Institute.

Update by Aggie Reiter