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LACCS-UK 35th Anniversary at the Southbank Centre (1984-2019).

CONCERT ANNIVERSARY : KAROL SAMUELCIK, CLASSICAL GUITAR FROM BRATISLAVA

EMBASSY OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC IN ASSOCIATION WITH LACCS-UK

PURCELL ROOM
AT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL
SOUTHBANK CENTRE
LONDON
SE1 8XX

THURSDAY 13 JUNE 2019 AT 7.45pm.

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LACCS-UK memorable 35th Anniversary at the Southbank Centre, was celebrated in conjunction with the Embassy of the Slovak Republic, on the 13 June 2019 at the Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, SBC. This unique cultural and diplomatic celebration was supported and attended by numerous public and diplomats, Heads of Mission, Charge d' Affaires and Deputies Prime Ministers.

An illustrious photo was taken by LACCS-UK photographer at the stage of the Purcell Room to all the Heads of Mission and Senior Diplomats representing their countries in support of LACCS-UK Anniversary at the SBC.

From left to right: H.E. Mazud Khalifazoda, Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan, H.E.Mr Tran Ngoc An, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Ms Karen Simplis, Deputy Heads of Mission, Belize High Commission, Mrs Vanda Lemos, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Angola, H.E. Mrs Gulnara Iskakova, Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic, H.E. Mr Orville London, High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Professor J.R. Monroy, Hon Chair LACCS-UK, H.E. Ms Aleksandra Miovska, Ambassador of the North Macedonia, H.E. Mr Lubomir Rehak, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic and Mrs Dana Rehakova, Mr Cosmin Onisili, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Romania, H.E. Mrs Elizabeth Hayek-Weinmann, Ambassador of El Salvador, Mr Julio Mendez, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Chile and Mr Anibal Gomez Toledo, Charge d' Affaires, Embassy of Mexico.

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A pre - concert photo - rehearsal - time Prof. J R Monroy, LACCS-UK - Hon Chair and Karol Samuelcik classical guitarist and artist guest to celebrate LACCS-UK 35th Anniversary at the Southbank Centre (1984-2019).

Karol Samuelcik LACCS-UK artist guest performing brilliantly Aquarelle by Brazilian composer Sergio Assad. A marvellous and colourful South American guitar work which was acclaimed by the Purcell Room, full house audiences.

Professor J.R. Monroy, Hon. Chair LACCS-UK opened the evening with a short speech resuming LACCS-UK's glorious and prestigious three plus decades of hard work and commitments to promote music and cultural understanding amongst all nations. Prof. J R Monroy's thanks to all friends and contributors to maintain LACCS-UK artistic and cultural programme in United Kingdom, thanks to musicians, composers, sponsors and many Heads of Mission who with their support the British audiences were able to learn more about world culture and music.

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H.E. Mr Lubomir Rehak, addressing the audience at the Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, to congratulate LACCS-UK 35th Anniversary at the Southbank Centre, and to introduce Karol Samuelcik, Slovak classical guitarist. Ambassador Lubomir Rehak's speech mentioned LACCS-UK's efforts to create a cultural and artistic platform with the idea to contribute and enhance understanding amongst nations. His Excellency thank to Karol for its commitment to represent with his artistic talent the Slovak Republic's music and culture at the Southbank Centre.

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From Left to right: Mrs & Mr Ivaylo Valev, Head IMO-CIS Eastern Europe, (IMO), Ambassador of North Mecedonia, H.E. Mrs Eleksandra Miovska, Mr Kitack Lim, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and Ms Liriana Rasigatale (IMO).

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From Left to right: From left to right: Mrs Barbara Kaczmarowska-Hamilton, Painter and Royal portrait, Mr Maxi Hamilton, architect, Professor J R Monroy, Historian, writer and Hon. Chair LACCS-UK, Mrs Dana Rehakova, H.E.Mr Lubomir Rehak, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic, Mrs Farley M. Rentschler - US producer and publisher, Mr Anthony Bailey, OBE, GCSS, GCHS- Consulting Company CEO, delegate for Great Britain and Ireland of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George and Karol Samuelcik.

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LACCS-UK 35th Anniversary Reception at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Lovely photo enjoying LACCS-UK 35th Anniversary Reception at the Soft Space, Queen Elizabeth Hall. Mrs Barbara Kaczmarowska and Mrs Dana Rehakova.

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LACCS-UK 35th Anniversary Reception at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

From left to right: Mrs Mon ica Vergara, H.E. Mr Tran Ngoc An Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Mr Julio Mendez, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Chile.

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LACCS-UK 35th Anniversary Reception at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

From left to right: Mr Anibal Gomez, Charge d' Affaires, Embassy of Mexico, Mrs Yesenia Contreras, H.E. Mrs Elizabeth Hayek-Weinmann Ambassador of El Salvador and Mr Wolfgang Weinmann.

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LACCS-UK 35th Anniversary Reception at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

H.E. Dr Salih Ali Ambassador of the Republic of Irak with Son Baker and Daughter Zaineb and Mr Khalid Nadeem.

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A post concert photo back stage

H.E. Mr Lubomir Rehak, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic, Karol Samuelcik and Prof. J.R. Monroy, Hon. Chair LACCS-UK.

A happy LACCS-UK 35 Anniversary at the Southbank Centre (1984-2019), to be remembered as one of the most enjoyable, culturally and diplomatically celebrations for may years to come.


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