Category: Photo & Video

The temple dogs

Temples in Thailand are often places where people leave their dogs when they can no longer take care of them – or just don’t want to face the responsibility when it becomes inconvenient. The monks feed the many temple dogs, but they often have short lives for several reasons. One temple feeds the dogs roughly…

Scandinavian Christmas Service in Christ Church 2010

The Scandinavian Christmas Eve Service in Christ Church by Swedish vicar Lovisa Möller was attended by close to 200 people, predominantly Swedes. The Danes and the Norwegians were only a handful this year. The low turn-out had a cost saving impact on the Scandinavian Society Siam, hosting the traditional glass of wine outside the Church…

Viking Wheelers on Annual Tour

Text by Henrik Friis Sunday, 5th December Ride 70K Around Sakhon Nakhon Water Reservoir The 2010 Viking ride started officially on  5th December at 6.30 hrs when the 5 Vikings, Bent Laasholt, Mads Tranum, Claus Birk, Claus Bergenfelt and Henrik Friis aka. The flying President met in Bangkok Airport to board the 7.25 Air Asia…

Nordcham Ho Chi Minh Crayfish Party

153 Nordic and Vietnamese people dressed in Crayfish apparel gathered at Swedish owned Au Lac Do Brazil restaurant in Phu My Huong on Saturday, October 2 for its famous and popular annual Crayfish Party. This truly Nordic Tradition this year had a record turnout and hosted spectacular games and Viking songs. The crayfish was directly…

Wet Crayfish Party in Bangkok

Scandinavian Society Siam (SSS) organized the Swedish Crayfish Party 2010 at Bangkok British Club backyard on the evening of 2 October. The rain was pouring down but it was not obstacle at all. 170 guests were seated under four tents covering also the stage and dance floor. This was my first experience with Crayfish Party…

Swedish Midsummer Traditions for Everyone in Singapore

Two Australians, some Singaporeans, two Danes, some Finns, and big bunch of Swedes spent Saturday 26th June seated at blankets at the Botanical Gardens in Singapore. All they attended Young Professionals’ Midsummer Picnic. What was meant to be a ordinary After Work event at pub on Friday evolved into a celebration of the Swedish tradition…