At a Curtain Raiser to announce the First International Day of Yoga #YogaDay at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla highlighted the importance of Yoga and its relevance in daily life. The President of the Chulalongkorn University Prof. Pirom Kamolratanakul represented the University. Around 200 persons including major TV channels (Channel 3, TNN 24, Channel 7, Zee Nung, Channel 8 and Channel 9) and newspapers, sponsors and representatives of Yoga studios, Indian associations attended the event. A short video on Yoga produced by Public Diplomacy Division was shown to the participants. The two Yoga teachers sent by Government of #India gave a short yoga demonstration.
The Embassy of India, Bangkok is hosting a mass event at the prestigious Chulalongkorn University (Front Ground across Main Auditorium) in #Thailand on 21 June 2015 at 0630 hrs. Around 5000 participants are expected to attend the event. Free T-Shirt, Yoga-Mat, energy drink, snacks, milk and water will be given free to all participants.
Embassy of India, in association with Chulalongkorn University, is making the First International Day of Yoga this year on the front grounds of the University.
Her Excellency Ms. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Hon’ble Minister of Tourism and Culture of the Royal Kingdom of Thailand would be the Chief Guest at the event.
The event would also be attended by the Resident Ambassadors of the countries that co-sponsored the Resolution and representatives of the United Nations which declared 21st June as the International Day of Yoga.
A celebrity emcee from India, Ms. Sa,pada Vaze would be conduction the event in which several other Thai celebrities identified with yoga would be participating.
The sponsors are – Aditya Birla Group; Indorama group, Galaxy Group, Indian Diamond & Color-stone Association, India-Thai Chamber of Commerce, Saraff Global, Indian Association of Thailand, PEPSI, Rembrandt Hotel, Siam Sindhi Association, Harnam Singh & Harbans Kaur Foundation, Flawless Company Ltd., BangkokScoop.com, ZEE Nung & Divine Yoga