Category: Photo & Video

Nordcham Ho Chi Minh Crayfish Party

153 Nordic and Vietnamese people dressed in Crayfish apparel gathered at Swedish owned Au Lac Do Brazil restaurant in Phu My Huong on Saturday, October 2 for its famous and popular annual Crayfish Party. This truly Nordic Tradition this year had a record turnout and hosted spectacular games and Viking songs. The crayfish was directly…

Wet Crayfish Party in Bangkok

Scandinavian Society Siam (SSS) organized the Swedish Crayfish Party 2010 at Bangkok British Club backyard on the evening of 2 October. The rain was pouring down but it was not obstacle at all. 170 guests were seated under four tents covering also the stage and dance floor. This was my first experience with Crayfish Party…

Swedish Midsummer Traditions for Everyone in Singapore

Two Australians, some Singaporeans, two Danes, some Finns, and big bunch of Swedes spent Saturday 26th June seated at blankets at the Botanical Gardens in Singapore. All they attended Young Professionals’ Midsummer Picnic. What was meant to be a ordinary After Work event at pub on Friday evolved into a celebration of the Swedish tradition…

Danish Midsummer Evening at the Lakeside Villa

Around 40 people participated in Danish Women’s Network’s annual Midsummer celebration Saturday evening. And not only the women enjoyed this traditional event, both husbands and children were also invited to join the barbecue party at the lakeside villa. Karin Sarfelt and her husband Jan Sarfelt were the ones to host the party in beautiful surroundings at their…

Norwegian Per and his Loved Ones

While enjoying his retirement in Thailand together with his wife, Per Arne Granbo, 61, from Norway is very much into two things, politics and his beloved elephants. The Norwegian pensioner is doing volunteer work at Elephantstay in Ayutthaya. And very much committed: “I just love my babies,” is how he himself describes his relation to the…