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Santa Lucia reception with Little Boy’s Choir at Mandarin Oriental

December month is a dark month in Scandinavia, so no wonder that we Swedes have adapted to the Santa Lucia celebration. Every year on December 13th, the Lucia arrives with candles on her head and with an entourage of maids, star boys, gingerbread boys/girls and small Santa Claus men, singing the traditional chorals. This year,…

1st of Advent with Swedish Embassy and Swedish School Organization Bangkok

Christmas is soon to come, just around the corner. Sunday December 1st, our Swedish Ambassador Mr. Staffan Herrström with spouse Karin, invited Swedes to their beautifully decorated residence, to enjoy a short 1st Advent service by our priest Erik Stenberg-Roos and with a little help of spouse Anna. Traditionally Karin lightened the 1st candle and…

SWEA World meeting, 300 Swedish ladies conquer Dubai!

SWEA 40 years young. During November the 14th until 17th, 300 Swedish women gathered together in Dubai for the World meeting and 40 years SWEA celebration. We were three of us participating from Bangkok. Most of us arrived a day earlier and many stayed a couple of days after the meeting, as two trips one…

SWEA tasting Luxembourg wines at the residence of the Luxembourg ambassador

On October the 10th, SWEA with partners, were invited to a Wine tasting evening at the residence of the Luxembourg Ambassador to Thailand, Mr. Jean Paul Senninger and his Swedish spouse Louise Åkerblom. Their beautiful residence Sukhothai is located on Sathorn Road, next to the elegant hotel Sukhothai. The apartment is located on the 40th…

Anna Frummerin, executive coach, having a workshop with parents of children in the Swedish School Organization!

On Saturday morning the 5th October, Anna Frummerin, executive coach, had a workshop with the parents of the children joining the Swedish School Organization Bangkok, Saturday morning lessons at NIST. While the children were having class, the parents had the opportunity to listen to Anna giving advice on how to motivate your children to speak…

Vision House celebrating its 20 years anniversary at Huntsman Pub, Landmark.

On Friday the 4th of October, “Vision House” celebrated its 20 years of existing in Bangkok. Håkan Alm, one of the three founders, invited guests, staff and clients to an evening at Huntsman’s Pub, Landmark Hotel. Not far from this place, the company saw the daylight. Håkan, who now lives in Sweden, complimented his staff…

The Nordic Film Festival at Cine Art at EmQuartier

Thursday the 26th of September, the 4 Nordic ambassadors hosted a reception at the 4th floor at EmQuartier CineArt, before the screening of the Swedish movie “Becoming Astrid”, a film about the late well-known and very popular author Astrid Lindgren. Her popular children books are familiar to most young people and adults, but how many…

An afternoon with Nordic Ambassadors, film enthusiasts

It will be two interesting days end of September (27th-29) with two movies from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden screened at The Quartier CineArt, 4th Floor at the Emquartier. All four Nordic countries will present two movies each. Friday the 27th 2019 at 6 pm Finland is screening “MY STUFF”, a documentary comedy which is…