On 3 June 2023, Ambassador Arunrung Phothong Humphreys participated in the Vesak Day Celebration organised by Wat Siamminmangkalaram, Norrköping. The Ambassador took part in alms giving and offering of Buddha statues. Traditional Thai dances were performed as part of the celebration by Thai nationals in Norrköping, Uppsala, Nyköping and Göteborg.
The Ambassador expressed her appreciation for the Thai community in joining together on an important Buddhist occasion and for preserving the valuable Thai art and culture.
Vesak Day is celebrated by Buddhists all over the world to mark the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha.