The Organizing Committee of the Amazing Thai Weekend in Antwerp 2018, which consists of the Royal Thai Embassy in Brussels, Team Thailand in Brussels, the Royal Thai Consulate in Antwerp and the City of Antwerp, organized the Amazing Thai Weekend in Antwerp 2018 on 26-27 May 2018 at Groenplaats, Antwerp. The opening ceremony on 26 May 2018 was attended by H.E. Mr. Manasvi Srisodapol, Ambassador of Thailand t Belgium, H.E. Mr. Chaisiri Anamarn, Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, Mr. Luc Muylaert, Senior Advisor on External Affairs to Mayor of Antwerp, and Mr. Jocelyn Timmermans, Honorary Consul of Thailand in Antwerp, who also gave welcoming remarks.
The event was a success with over 20,000 people attending. There were booths for Thai foods, Thai products, spa and massage, cultural demonstration and tourism promotion (by the Tourism Authority of Thailand). The performance on stage was supported by the Ministry of Culture of Thailand, the Federation of Muay Thai Amateur in Belgium and the Belgian Kickboxing, Muay Thai and MMA Organization, and the Thai-Flemish Cultural Association (Thaivlac) to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Friendship and Amity between Thailand and Belgium.