Swedish Christmas Lunch Successfully held

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas Lunch was successfully held on Saturday, 15 December in Bangkok. Many members and friends brought their families and kids to attend this festive occasion at the luxury hotel St. Regis.

The decorations of the room, the big Christmas trees, Santa Claus, kids’ corner, together with the combination of Swedish Christmas dishes, all contributed to this wonderful Swedish traditional Christmas Lunch.

Upon arrival, “Glögg” (Warm wine with spices) was served to the guests, which is a Swedish traditional welcome drink for the Christmas Lunch. Meanwhile traditional Christmas songs were played by the Swedish Jazz band at the St. Regis bar.

After the guests enjoyed mingling at the bar, the president of SweCham, Kenneth Radencrantz welcomed all the guests and asked them to join him for a dance on the floor. The Swedish Christmas song “Nu ar det jul igen” was also sung at the same time.

At the restaurant the delicious Christmas buffet was served in the open kitchen, accompanied by a free flow of wines and cold beers. Ice cold snaps were also served.
During the Christmas Lunch, the Swedish Jazz Band entertained and encouraged guests to sing along.

After enjoying the buffet, the Santa Clause entered the restaurant with gifts for all the 25 kids there. They were so excited to listen to the storytelling from Santa Clause who also took part in the event.

An impressive number of raffle tickets were sold during the lunch. At the end the winners of the lucky draw were called upon and the prizes were given away to the winners by the Santa Clause.

This year the chamber had many attractive prizes from St. Regis Hotel Bangkok, Amari Huahin, Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok, Nishavilla Prachuapkirikun, H&M, Centara Grande at Central World, Volvo, and Huntsman Pub at Landmark hotel.

More pictures are available on – https://www.facebook.com/ThaiSwedishChamberofCommerce

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