16 May 2018
MuayThai warmly welcomed by Mexican
During 6-8 May 2018, Miss Busadee Santipitaks, Director-General of the Department of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with Thailand Foundation and the Royal Thai Embassy in Mexico led Muaythai performers to perform Ancient Muaythai Show at the Thai Festival, held by the Royal Thai Embassy in Mexico, and the Department Store in Mexico City and conducted workshops to train Muaythai technique for interested persons, which participated in a large number. Afrerwards, Muaythai performers performed Ancient Muaythai Show at the Banyan Tree Hotel, and the Opening Ceremony of the World Muaythai Championships 2018 at Cancun City, which 78 nations sent their Muaythai boxers to participate in the event.
On this occasion, Miss Busadee Santipitak met with President of the Cultural Committee of the Mexican Olympic Committee and discussed on the inclusion of Muaythai in the Olympic Games, which the Mexican side expressed its readiness to consider supporting Muaythai to be included in the Olympic Games.