On 1 December 2015 between 18.00 – 20.00 hrs., the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver organized the candle-lighting ceremony to celebrate the Auspicious Occasion of the 88th Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Waterfront Ballroom, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Vancouver. The ceremony was led by Ms. Sutthiluck Sa-ngarmangkang, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver. Among over 250 participants to this auspicious event were officials and staff of the Royal Thai Consulate-General as well as members of the Thai Community in Vancouver and nearby cities.
Numerous activities organized during this auspicious celebration were the exhibitions on His Majesty the King’s biography, royal duties, and royal initiated projects, the signing of well-wishing books, the well-wishing speech and candle-lighting ceremony, the musical presentation of songs composed by His Majesty the King, the blessing dance, the performances of Thai classical dances and music, and the presentation of Thai fruit carving in honour of His Majesty the King.
This event received an overwhelming response and cooperation from Thai people as well as their families in Vancouver and nearby cities demonstrating their profound love and respect to His Majesty the King.