Agneta de Bekassy

SWEA Professional and Danish Women’s Networking

SWEA Professional and Danish Women’s Networking, got on Wednesday evening the 3rd of April, 2019 together at Mrs. Charlotte Haentzel’s beautiful home on Sukhumvit 18, to listen to a presentation about EU “The European Union & Thailand” made by Mrs. Jenny Lundmark, attache (Cooperation) and Signor Giuseppe Busini, Minister-Counselor and Deputy Head of Mission and…

Keep them afloat

Thailand-based Swedish actor Kjell Bergqvist helps underprivileged Thai children learn a vital survival skill – swimming. “Do you know how many Thai children drown every day?” Kjell Bergqvist, a famous Swedish actor, asked. “Seven! Every day, seven kids in Thailand loose their lives simply because most of them cannot swim,” he said. “We Swedes teach…

Swedish School Organization Bangkok pays a visit to “Mamma’s Kök”

The Swedish School organisation meets regularly Saturday mornings at NIST on Sukhumvit soi 15. On Saturday February the 9th, NIST was closed, so we took some of our young pupils to “Mamma’s Kök” at Rama 1V and were greeted by Mia Palmqvist and Andreas Andersson. The kids were all curious, it’s not every day you…

Kenneth Radencrantz’ funeral

Kenneth Radencrantz’ funeral took place on the 28th December 2018. Agneta de Bekassy was there among the many friends and members of the family who attended the ceremony. “It was a beautiful ceremony in Skanör’s old limestone church,” Agneta reports. “Opera singer Monica Einarsson and pianist Christer Einarsson were performing, followed by the opera singers Carry…

First advent at Swedish Residence Bangkok

On 3 December the 1st advent was celebrated at the beautifully decorated Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in Bangkok, with 150 guests in attendance. Many old Bangkok faces and a lot of new attendees were among them.   Lars Rüderstad held a short worship service and the traditional hymns were sung, H.E. Ambassador Staffan Herrström welcomed, while…