In 2019 the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok will showcase a photo exhibition to celebrate 150 years of friendship between Sweden and Thailand. Now, the Embassy gives sneak peeks on their facebook page.
The photo exhibition will picture Thais with relations to Sweden and Swedes with relations to Thailand. The exhibition will open on 4 January 2019, but until then the Embassy gives a sneak peek of the profiles each week.
Untill now, the Embassy has shown three profiles. Currently, it is possible to read about a Swedish man who changed his life from working in the restaurant business to dedicate his life to save street and injured dogs fulltime in Thailand.
Watch the Embassy’s video about him here:
🇸🇪 PHOTO EXHIBITION – Sneak Peek Series 🇹🇭“NEIGHBOURS FROM AFAR”150 Years of Swedish-Thai Friendship Profile 4 – The man that lives to save dogsThis story is about a Swedish man who changed his life. From working in the restaurant business he has now dedicate his life to save street and injured dogs fulltime, in Thailand. #Dogs #Rescue #SweThaiPhoto150*The Embassy is producing a photo exhibition to celebrate 150 years of friendship between Sweden and Thailand. We will picture Thais with relations to Sweden and Swedes with relations to Thailand, unique people to people relationships that binds our two countries together.Every week we will give you sneak peeks of the 15 profiles on Facebook. Get to know them a little bit now, before the exhibition will be showcased at Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre (BACC) on January 4-13, 2019!*
Posted by Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok on Thursday, November 1, 2018
You can also read about a Thai woman who moved to Sweden 1985 to live with her husband on his farm. She has since then been working as a farmer and added Thai vegetables to the regular growth.
The first profile shown is a about a Thai man competing in tattoo design. After winning competitions in Thailand and Europe he settled down in Stockholm to open his own tattoo studio.
The exhibition will be showcased at Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre (BACC) on 4-13 January 2019.
Bilateral relations between Sweden and Thailand began in 1868 when the first Siam-Swedish friendship treaty, The Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation was signed on 18 May.