Category: Community news

Swedish singer Sophie Zelmani to perform across China for 13 days

Sophie Zelmani, a Swedish singer and songwriter will perform her concerts in more than 10 cities across China. The China tour this time is Zelmani’s comeback tour–she previously performed in multiple cities in China in 2018. Her upcoming concerts will be performed under name “the Zelmani’s Sunrise Tour 2019” referring to Zelmani’s new album “Sunrise”…

The celebrations of Europe Day in Myanmar and Malaysia

On May 9 of each year, the EU representatives across the world will celebrate the Europe Day to mark the presentation of the Schuman Declaration in 1950, a pioneer to the European Union who initially proposed the creation of a European Coal and Steel Community. European Union operating in Myanmar and Malaysia are ones among…

Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria arrived in Vietnam

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden and her spouse Prince Daniel arrived in Hanoi on Monday, May 6. The Crown Princess Couple was welcomed by Vietnam’s Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh who hosted a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on the afternoon of May 6. The visit from the Crown Princess of…

Philippines’ first Scandinavian Film Festival officially launched

Danish Ambassador Jan Top Christensen, Norwegian Ambassador Bjørn Jahnsen and Swedish Ambassador Harald Fries jointly opened the first Scandinavian Film Festival 2019 at SM Lanang Premier, Davao City, Philippines. Held on April 28, 2019, the opening night of the festival was supported by the Film Development Council of the Philippines together with the @Cinematheque Centre…

Nordic team joined the Schuman Cup

The Embassies of Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland in Singapore team up with Business Sweden and SwedCham, joined forces under the name “Team Nordic Lights” in the annual Schuman Cup taking place on Saturday the 4th of May. Hosted by the EU Delegation to Singapore, Schuman Cup this year is the fifth edition of the…

Nordic Club Jakarta visited ‘Then trash became Ffrash’ project

On April 30, 2019, Nordic Club Jakarta paid a visit to Kampus Diakoneia Modern (KDM), a non-profit organization assisting street and marginalized children, to learn more about Ffrash, the project aiming to turn trash into treasure. Established in 1972, KDM intends to support and fullfil rights and protection for underprivilledged children especially those who live…

Shaping the future in Thailand’s education

Finnish-educated Thai scholar-turned-politician Kunthida Rungruengkiat sets her eyes on the horizon to benefit Thai teachers and students It has been almost 20 years since Kunthida Rungruengkiat, deputy leader of Future Forward Party (FFP), had her first educational experience in Finland as an exchange student. At the time she was just 16 years old. “The days…

The “Finnish Experience” for Malaysian teachers

The “Finnish Experience”, a two-day programme for Malaysian teachers was held in Taiping, Malaysia from April 24-25, 2019. Attended by 278 teachers from public and private education sectors, with a majority of them from Perak and Kuala Lumpur, the programme intented to provide teachers an opportunity to experience and study the factors making Finnish teaching…