Category: Community news

Finnish art exhibition with Soile Yli-Mäyry

During 14 – 22 October the new solo exhibition ‘Digidream’ by Finnish artist Soile Yli-Mäyry took place at Goshen Art Gallery, Millennia Walk, Singapore. A crowd of art enthusiasts came to the opening to admire the colourful paintings of the artist, who was exhibiting in Singapore for the tenth time now. The Ambassador of Finland,…

Finnish exhibition held in Shanghai

The glass art exhibition ‘The Story of a Finnish Woman‘ by Ritva-Liisa Pohjalainen together with the ‘Kuopio – Capital of Lakeland‘ was held in late October at the Yun Jian Art Museum on the 29th floor of Shanghai World Financial Center. The centerpiece of the exhibition was the story of a Finnish woman as told…

Finland 100 Gala 2017 Hong Kong invitation

FinnCham (Finnich Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong) is inviting to their annual Celebrate Finland Gala – this year in honour of Finland’s 100 years of independence! The annual gala dinner will be held at the American Club on Saturday, December 9, 2017. During the night guests will enjoy a special Finland 100-menu designed by…

Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner Kuala Lumpur 2017

Incredible but true; on 13 October the Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner took place in Kuala Lumpur for the 21 st time, held once again at the esteemed Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur. A highly anticipated part of Kuala Lumpur’s social calendar, the Gala surpassed the guests expectations once again. The evening highlighted some of the best…

Thai-Swedish ‘Business Talks’ with Business Sweden, Nordea

On 5 October the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce arranged what seemed to be a slightly new networking concept: ‘TSCC Business Talks’. The attending members and other guests of TSCC were in good company as Business Sweden as well as Nordea Private Banking, represented by Vlad Månsson and Fredrik Lager respectively, were the speakers for the…

New Norwegian Ambassador to Singapore presented credentials

25 October 2017, H.E. Ambassador Anita Nergaard presented her credentials to H.E. Madam President Halimah Yacob at the Istana. Ambassador Nergaard looks forward to further deepening the relations between Singapore and Norway. “Building on an excellent foundation, I look forward to expanding our cooperation further to new areas of mutual interest” says Ambassador Nergaard. Source:…

Norwegians’ Singapore Beach Party 2017

150 people attended the BBQ and Beach Party at Sentosa 22 September, hosted by Norwegian Business Association (Singapore) and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. The Party took place at Coastes (Sand Bar) with tickets including food and and free-flow drinks until 10.30 pm. Photos by Alex Janu Source: Norwegian Business Association (Singapore)

Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce celebrated 25 years

The Thai Finnish Chamber of Commerce (TFCC), on 10 October 2017, celebrated its 25 years Anniversary with an Awards Night at Hotel St. Regis, Bangkok. The 150 guests attending the auspicious night included the Finnish Ambassador and Embassy staff, the largest Finnish companies operating in Thailand, Thai government officials and other TFCC members, partners and…

Gustav Nordic Pop-Up Bar 2017 in Hong Kong

The F&B company D’Evenitif in Kong Kong invites to the ‘Gustav Nordic Pop-Up Bar’, taking place on Thursday 2 November, at VEA Restaurant & Lounge. Master mixologist Antonio Lai will be creating three Gustav Nordic cocktails during the whole evening together with canapés prepared by Michelin Chef Vicky Cheng. Mr Jari Sinkari, Consul-General of Finland…

Singapore seminar with Handelsbanken Chief Strategist Claes Måhlén

Out of the rabbit hole or through the looking glass? In order to counteract the great recession and the deepest financial crisis in generations, central bankers have dug deep into the toolbox of unconventional policy tools, crossing previous boundaries of monetary policy. As the world economy gathers pace, central banks will try to change course…