In a special VIP Reception hosted by the Thai Embassy in Poland led by H.E. Mrs. Urasa Mongkolnavin, the motherland was on hand to demonstrate its full support for Muaythai and IFMA during its debut at the European Games Krakow-Malopolska 2023.
VIP guests from the European Olympic Committee, National Olympic Committees, the City of Myslenice and IFMA national federations enjoyed Thai hospitality in Poland as the function delivered 2 of Thailand’s five “soft power” F’s with Thai Food made on site by the Thai embassy’s very own chef as well as the many facets of muaythai Fighting which was showcased through beautiful wai kru performances, followed by fierce demonstrations of the ancient fighting art of Krabi Krabong and Mae Mai.
Her Excellency praised IFMA for the important milestone on muaythai’s journey of global development and presented the release of the Muaythai Global Clip which was specially commissioned by the Embassy to support and promote Muaythai at the European Games Krakow-Malopolska 2023.
Special thanks to the National Sports Development Fund and Sport Authority of Thailand for the generous support towards ensuring that IFMA can continue to maintain its rules and regulations which protect and foster the important traditional and cultural heritage of the sport through the Pi Muay band and demonstrations of the cultural aspects of the sport no matter which country the IFMA events are held.