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Goodbye Kansas Studios won Swedish government’s export prize for the cultural and creative industries

The Embassy of Sweden in Singapore published on 26 October 2020 a Note of Congratulations to Goodbye Kansas Studios for winning the Swedish government’s export prize for the cultural and creative industries. Why Goodbye Kansas received the prize: “With effects that push the boundaries of imagination and what’s technically possible, Goodbye Kansas Studios has impressed…

Ambassador Thorgaard and Bangsaen Technical College to combine Danish-Thai style for ‘Celebration of Silk’ event in December

The Danish Ambassador to Thailand H.E. Jon Thorgaard is participating in the “Celebrations of Silk” event. This year is their 10th annual event and a very special one as they have given opportunities to the Thai fashion design students nationwide from Vocational Institutions, Universities and private fashion design schools to work with the different embassies…

Nordic Innovation House Singapore invites to webinar on Smart Cities

Nordic Innovation House – Singapore and its core partners invites to their next webinar ‘Development of Smart Cities – Perspectives from the Nordics and SoutheastAsia’. The event will highlight examples and experiences of the development of smart cities from the Nordic countries and Southeast Asia and showcase 17 interesting companies. AGENDA 15:30 – 15:40: Welcome…

The Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum hosts “Listening to Finland” exhibition on 17 Oct until end of Nov – 16

The exhibition ”Flow with Matter” by Finnish artists Tommi Grönlund and Petteri Nisunen will continue through the end of November at the Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum. In connection with the exhibition, and in collaboration with Team Finland, the museum will hold a series of events under the title “Listening to Finland” – touching upon various…

Nobel Prize winners for 2020

This year, the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 to the World Food Programme (WFP). The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. In 2019, the WFP provided assistance to close to 100 million people in 88 countries who are victims…

Taiga Concept won Kauppalehti Award in Finland

The Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong congratulated overseas corporate member Taiga Concept on 30 September 2020. The Finnish brand has won the Kauppalehti Award in Finland due to it’s substantial growth. The award is given in five different locations to the best growth company in each region. Tapani Laukkanen, Taiga’s co-founder and Tommi…

H&M Monki opens two more stores in the Philippines

The Sweden embassy in Manila congratulates H&M for the latest opening of the ‘Monki’ shops. 18 September | SM Mega Mall 25 September | SM Mall of Asia “Congratulations to Swedish fashion giant, H&M for opening their very first Monki stores in the Philippines,” the Embassy wrote. Monki Top of the pop UK launch. 

The Finnish Salli Saddle Chair won awards from Global Health & Pharma

The Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong introduced on 22 September 2020 their corporate member Salli Saddle Chair, who was awarded both Best Ergonomic Work Chair Company 2020 and Sitting Health Specialists of the Year 2020 by Global Health & Pharma.Global Health & Pharma’s research and judging process is based on careful evaluation of…

European Union in Indonesia invites to a webinar on Green Growth Corporation

The European Union in Indonesia invites to join the EU Ambassador Vincent Piket in a public discussion on the importance of building capacity for #GreenGrowth in EU-Indonesia relations, on 17 September 2020 at at 3:30 pm Jakarta time. Register to join the discussion on Zoom Or watch the YouTube live stream here