In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the joining of Washington, DC and Bangkok, Thailand as sister cities, the 2nd Annual Thai Village cultural event is held by Thailand Ambassador Chaiyong Satjipanon in Georgetown, Washington, on June 23, 2012. The event features authentic Thai cuisine from more than 10 local restaurants, as well as live performances of Muay Thai (Thai boxing), music and dances. Photographs by Qi An.