The Asian countires made a strong showing on the start of European Council on Tourism and Trade competition for World Tourism Awards 2016.

From Korean fan dances to Chinese opera dances and music selection, all was carved as a show of pomp and pagentry, in order to make 2016- The Year of Asian Tourism on European and world markets.

In 2013 Laos was the first Asian country to win World Best Tourist Destination and favorite cultural desigantion. 

President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea participated in the inauguration ceremony of the first edition of the Embassy Tourism Festival -World Best Tourist Destination at the “Romanian Athenaeum ” Opera and Musical Theatre.

Europe`s President-Anton Caragea, H.E. Ambassador Daulet Batrashev, Yerzhan Bertayev and Academician Mircea Constantinescu

President Dr. Anton Caragea and Academician Mircea Constantinescu are opening the WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION and WORLD CAPITAL OF CULTURE AND TOURISM competitions.

This event has taken place on December 15, 2015 and has marked the opening of the international contests for WORLD BEST TOURISM DESTINATION and WORLD CAPITAL OF CULTURE AND TOURISM for 2016.

Held under the patronage of the European Council on Tourism and Trade,  the World Best Tourist Destination -Embassy Tourism Festival is an element of novelty in the European cultural space, consisting in a series of projects meant to promote the cultural diversity of the countries that outlined candidatures to World Best Tourist Destination, under the “Open your culture” slogan.

Chinese dances for World Best Tourism Destination

Peoples Republic of China present`s his national treasures for World Best Tourism Destination. 

The inauguration ceremony, started with the message of the European Council on Tourism and Trade President, who highlighted the potential of the European culture, and the contribution of such public and cultural diplomacy initiatives to the dialogue between cultures, between generations, between the diplomatic community and civil society.

Embassy Festival to honor World Best Tourism Destination Award

Embassies Festival presents 54 countries candidatures for World Best Tourism Destination in 2016. 

President Dr. Anton Caragea expressed satisfaction that the World Best Tourism Destination-Embassy Festival takes place concurrently with the Annual Meeting of the European Tourism and is marking lavishly the start of World Best Tourist Destination competition.

Korean dances for World Best Tourism Destination

Korean dances capture the imaginations of the world public

The celebration continued with a music and theater a new mixture of archaic music and contemporary dance.

Korean Fan dances for World Best Tourism Destination

Korean fan dances are highly appreciated by H.E. President Anton Caragea

World Best Tourism Destination -Embassy Tourism Festival will continue until 5 February 2016, having a diverse agenda and over 50 embassies, cultural institutes and international organizations as participants, representing 6 continents.