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Henrik wants to create safe haven for elephants in Krabi






In Thailand, elephants suffer from the tourism industry more than any place else in the world. Henrik Enevoldsen from Denmark is trying to create a safe haven for Thailand’s mistreated elephants, and hopes to get support from fellow Scandinavians to rescue the burdened creatures. Henrik Enevoldsen was only around three or fours years old when…

Nordic Midsummer Night Feast held in Manila






  The Nordic Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines thanks all who joined the Nordic Midsummer Night Feast at Makati Garden Club on June 24. Gathering together to celebrate the Summer Solstice was a blast! Everyone enjoyed themselves from the potato sack race to the egg relay around the Midsummer pole. “The sumptuous buffet dinner…

Finland 100 Summer party held in Hong Kong






We love Finland – Finland 100 Summer party was attended 140 guests at Scandinavian restaurant FINDS on 11 June. Guests enjoyed Finnish treats, beverages and music. Visual feeling was created with fresh flowers and a compilation of memorable moments of several Finnish black-and-white movies portraying summer scenes that was beamed to the backdrop of dance…

We Love Finland Festival held in Shanghai






On Sunday 11 June the Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai and Team Finland welcome everyone welcomed guests to feel the Finnishness in the summer in Shanghai! ‘We Love Finland Festival’ took place in the heart of Jing’an, at Shanghai Centre, kicking off with the official opening ceremony at 1 pm. During the day, We…

Swedish NHL star inspires young hockey players in Bangkok






In the front row sat five young aspiring hockey players and watched in awe as the Chicago Blackhawks defenceman, Johnny Oduya, talked about playing the game they all love, and playing it professionally in the National Hockey League, NHL.  The Sweden-born, two times Stanley Cup winner and Olympic silver medallist visited The Rink at Central…

Denmark’s Constitution Day celebrated in Singapore






On 5 June the Danish National (Constitution Day) and World Environment Day, Singapore, were celebrated at Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Among the Danish Ambassador Ambassador Dorte Bech Vizard’s distinguished guests were Ambassador to Denmark Mr and Mrs Karan Singh Thakral; Mr Gan Thiam Poh and Mr Darryl David, Members of Parliament of Singapore (Ang Mo Kio…

Vana Nava Water Jungle Hua Hin: Excitement on all levels!






Adrenaline-charging thrills in Hua Hin! For those new to water parks, or used to a very limited number of choices for amusement parks in these Thailand waters, we’ve got news for you! And what could be better than to find this in the Scandinavians’ favourite seaside resort of Hua Hin! Additions in recent years have…