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On a yacht, SWA raise money for challenged youth






Raising money for charity, Scandinavian women spent a day enjoying Singapore from a yacht on Saturday 17 June 2017. Scandinavian Women’s Association Singapore hosted the event SWAatSea: Charity Sunset Cruise, which invited women to join them on a luxurious day at sea in the name of charity. For the women who participated the day included…

Recognizing women’s work in Vietnamese agriculture






Sweden is working together with partners in Vietnam to strengthen gender equality, among other places in the Vietnamese farming of rice and shrimps. To see results of GRAISEA, the regional program Gender Transformative and Responsible Agribusiness Investment in South East Asia, Anette Andersson from the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok, together with Åsa Heijne, Sida…

Invitation to Nordic midsummer mania in Manila!






The Nordic Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines invites you to the ‘Nordic Midsummer Night Feast’ at Makati Garden Club on 24 June 2017, to celebrate the Summer Solstice the traditional Nordic way! Those who join in get to enjoy the sumptuous buffet dinner prepared by Swedish chef Robert and get a kick out of…

Flower crowns and frog dance in Hanoi






The Botanical Garden was decorated in in Sweden’s national colors as Swedish midsummer was celebrated in Hanoi on Sunday 11 June 2017. People dancing around doing the classic frog dance under blue and yellow balloons, wearing colourful flower crowns, marked the beginning of summer. Pereric Högberg, Ambassador of Sweden to Vietnam attended the celebrations. Furthermore,…

Swedish Ambassador announces opening of H&M in Vietnam






“And now it’s official,” writes Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi on their Facebook on Wednesday 7 June 2017. Swedish clothing giant H&M is finally coming to Vietnam, opening its first store in Ho Chi Minh City. “I’m sure you have heard it by now – Swedish fashion giant H&M is opening stores in Vietnam. Great…