The Uzbekistan Consulate-General marked 20 years of diplomatic relations with Thailand by staging an Uzbek cultural show at Central Festival Pattaya Beach.
Banglamung District Chief Chawalit Saeng-Uthai and famed Muay Thai boxing promoter Yodthong Senanan were the guests of honor at the May 9 event attended by both Thais and foreign tourists.
Uzbekistan music and dance filled the afternoon, including a dance troupe dressed in traditional colors.
Music and dance filled the afternoon, including the playing of the Uzbek national anthem and a 20-member dance troupe dressed in traditional gold colors. Musicians played traditional tunes as Uzbek singer Mallaboyev Hamidjon crooned love songs from the Eastern European nation.
Uzbek quilts, vases, plates and other items were also available for sale. Particularly popular were cloth dolls, toys and hats.
A similar Thai cultural show will be held later this year in Uzbekistan’s capital, Tashkent.