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Nordic ambassadors graced the Poinsettia Wishes Flower Dome opening Singapore ceremony

Flower Dome’s signature floral displays make a return with the well-loved Poinsettia Wishes on 27 November 2020. Minister for Sustainability and the Environment of Singapore, Ms Grace Fu, together with Ambassadors from the four Nordic Embassies in Singapore – Royal Danish Embassy, Embassy of Finland, Royal Norwegian Embassy, and Embassy of Sweden, – and the…

Swedish embassy invites to Pippi Longstocking’s 75th anniversary at IKEA Thailand

The Swedish Ambassador Jon Åström Gröndahl together with Naanmee Books and IKEA Thailand invites to a “Non-Violence Workshop: How to keep children away from violence” on 29 November and 4 December 2020. The host is talented model, actress, MC and UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador for Asia Pacific Khun Sirinya Cindy Bishop. She is also auther…

Ambassador Christensen met Management Board of ECCO Vietnam

Last week, the Ambassador of Denmark to Vietnam, H.E Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen, had a meeting with the Management Board of Ecco Vietnam, headed by the General Director Mr. Alexander Christopher Falter, to follow up on the development of Ecco’s new factory. This project started in mid-2019 and is one of the significant investments from…

Denmark signed MOU with Lazada Vietnam

Danish Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Kim Højlund Christensen and the CEO of Lazada Vietnam Mr. James Dong signed on 19 Nov 2020 an MOU to form an exclusive cooperation aimed at strengthening the online promotion of Danish merchants on Lazada’s online marketplace platform in Vietnam. The signing was witnessed by representatives from the Ministry of…

Ambassador Thorgaard participated in the Opening Ceremony of the National Science and Technology Fair

On the 14th November 2020 the Danish Ambassador H.E. Jon Thorgaard participated in the Opening Ceremony of the National Science and Technology Fair. The National Science and Technology Fair is hosted 13-23 of November at Impact, Muang Thong Thani Exhibition Center. After the Opening ceremony, Prof.DR. Anek Laothamatas, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and…

Danish embassy Beijing welcomed children for a fun day of Hans C. Andersen activities

On 9 November 2020 25 migrant children visited the embassy in Beijing on the weekend, to learn about one of Denmark’s biggest storytellers, Hans C. Andersen. Ambassador Thomas Østrup Møller and his wife welcomed the children and invited them in for both reading and paper clips – just like Hans C. Andersen would have done…

Denmark-China celebrated 70th diplomatic relationships

On 11 November 2020 the Ambassador Thomas Østrup Møller hosted a big reception at the Danish embassy to mark the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Denmark and the People’s Republic of China. The evening offered speeches by Vice-Foreign Minister Qin Gang and Thomas Østrup Møller, – and Danish foreign minister Jeppe Kofod, congratulated the…

Consul General Hellman visited ‘Listening to Finland’ exhibition at Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum

On 10 November 2020 the Finnish Consul General Pasi Hellman had the pleasure of visiting Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, currently hosting the exhibition “Flow with Matter” by the Finnish contemporary artist duo Tommi Grönlund and Petteri Nisunen. The exhibition is the duo’s first in Asia. Petteri Nisunen, currently in Shanghai as one of the very…

Denmark in Your Eyes 2020 contest winners announced

12 November 2020 the Embassy of Denmark and the Vietnam Denmark Friendship Association (VIDAFA) co-hosted the award ceremony of the Denmark in Your Eyes 2020 contest. The contest received huge support with nearly 16,000 submissions from students of all school levels nation-wide in Vietnam. The grand prize went to Nguyen Duc Vuong, 15 years old…