On 8-10 February 2013, the Royal Thai Embassy in Manila in cooperation with Tourism Authority of Thailand (Singapore Office), Thai Airways International Public Co. Ltd. and the Market! Market! of Ayala Malls organized the Thailand Festival 2013 at the Market! Market! Activity Center in Fort Bonifacio, Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Aimed at promoting Thai food, Thai culture and the meaning of Thainess to the Filipino community, 6 Thai restaurants and 20 exhibitors were invited to showcase the authentic Thai Food and Products of Thailand such as Thai sauces, ingredients and snacks, soft drinks, stationery, coffee, glass products, handicrafts and clothing. Other highlights of event included the cultural performances from Thailand’s Department of Fine Arts, umbrella painting, Thai cooking and fruit carving demonstration, and grand prizes raffles. During the 3 day-event, it was expected that more than 5,000 Filipinos visiting the event.