November 21, 2019

Austria 2019 National Day

By Roy Lie Atjam.

The Hague,  25 October 2019. On this bright autumn day, the Embassy of Austria organized a  reception at the residence of Her Excellency Ambassador Heidemaria Gürer.     

Austrians celebrate their country’s declaration of permanent neutrality after World War II and its regained status as an independent and sovereign nation since October 26, 1955.

H.E. Ambassador Heidemaria Gurer, Ambassador of Austria during her welcome remarks.

The event opened with the playing of the Austrian national anthem followed that of the Netherlands and European Union.

Among the many guests, Ambassador Heidemaria Gürer   (dressed in an authentic Austrian outfit) and her spouse Mr Nadir Gurer, welcomed were, the Ambassador of Kosovo, China, Tanzania and many other Diplomats. Furthermore, senior representatives of the Dutch government, the municipality of The Hague, local and foreign businesspeople.

Ambassador Heidemaria Gürer delighted her guests by offering them a constant flow of savoury Vienna’s sausages and finger-food. Noteworthy was the excellent red wine served, produced from grapes coming from the Ambassador’s private vineyard. All enjoyed the Austrian style lunch-time reception.

Photography by Mourad Mahidi, Embassy of Austria.

Comments are closed.