Lærke Weensgaard

Opening reception of Nordic-Chinese concert

The opening reception of the project “Nordic Music By Design” in Shanghai took place on 28 November. “Nordic Music Dy Design” is a collaboration between the four Nordic Consulates General in Shanghai. The project pairs Nordic musicians and producers with their Chinese counterparts for a week-long studio time to work on creating a song, followed…

Danish soft drink company bought major stake in Chinese firm

The Danish soft drink company CO-RO has acquired the majority shareholding in Chinese distribution firm Golden Creation Trade (JKD). The acquisition of JKD is expected to generate a 30% growth rate in 2019 for CO-RO in China in the hotels, restaurants and catering sector (HoReCa), according to CO-RO. JKD is a distributing company, that holds…

Danish Week about liveable cities in Vietnam

“Danish Week – Sustainable and Liveable Cities” is a week-long event in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City that started on 27 November. The event consists of seminars, masterclasses as well as tours of urban development areas and architectural projects and development activities co-hosted by the Danish Embassy, Vietnam’s Ministry of Construction, the National University…

47th anniversary of Vietnam-Norway diplomatic ties

On the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Norway on November 25, Ambassador Grete Løchen send her first official address. In the official address, the Ambassador focused on the ocean: “The ocean truly connects us. Our 30-year bilateral cooperation in the blue economy has become a hallmark in this…

Don’t tell me how to dress exhibition opened in the Philippines

The Thai exhibition #DontTellMeHowToDress opened on 25 November in Makati, the Philippines, as a part of the nationwide campaign Respeto Naman, supported by the Embassy of Sweden in Manila. The exhibition was launched by its Thai founder Cindy Sirinya Bishop at Power Plant Mall, Makati. “I’m so humbled and proud of have my campaign be…

Danish Christmas bazar in Bangkok: A big success

On 25 November the first Danish Christmas Bazar arranged by Danish Women’s Network and the Danish Church in Bangkok took place at the Emporium Suites in Bangkok. The event turned out to be an overwhelming success. Danish Christmas cookies, Christmas decorations and gløgg. You could get almost everything you need for Christmas at the Danish…

Danish Ambassador to PM: Myanmar should take back Rohingyas

Danish Ambassador to Bangladesh Winnie Estrup Petersen has told Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that Denmark believes Myanmar should take back the Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh. The Danish Ambassador met with the Prime Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office on 20 November. The Prime Minister’s Press Secretary, Ihsanul Karim, said the Prime Minister emphasized the…