H. E. Bita Rasoulian, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Philippines, hosted a reception in celebration of the National Day and excellent Austrian-Filipino relations last 23 October 2019.
In addition to commemorating the adoption in 1955 of Austria’s constitutional law on permanent neutrality, the event which took place in The Peninsula Manila also celebrated the inclusion of the Viennese Coffeehouse Culture and Austrian Pastry Culture in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The Austrian Ambassador emphasized the Austrian-Philippine relations in her welcome speech stating the strong person-to-person ties between the two nations. In partnership with BDO, Boston Homes, Artisan Wine Cellars and Thai Airways, the guests also had the chance to experience a taste of Austria through wine, food and music which filled the evening.
The evening was a celebration of delight, national significance and continued support of Austria & committed cooperation with the Philippines.
Austrian National Day Celebration is sponsored by: Boston Homes, BDO, Thai Airways Philippines, Artisan Wine Cellars, Rubner Holzbau, Turkish Airlines, Allgemeine Bau Chemie, ams, Andritz Hydro, KTM, Rosenbauer, Tann Philippines, Fly Ace Corporation, Springtime Technologies, VAMED, Voith, Rischa Import Export, Suncoast, Alpla, Biomin; Bares & Estrellas, Don Papa Rum, and Ralph’s Wines and Spirits.