Category: Community news

Danish Ambassador attended eco exhibition in Singapore

On June, 21 2019 Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore Dorte Bech Vizard was present at the opening ceremony of Singapore’s new exhibition showcasing traces of green journey in Singapore. Titled “Singapore’s Greening Journey: 200 Years and Beyond”, the exhibition will be presented free of charge at the Singapore Botanic Gardens’ CDL Green Gallery from 21…

Swedish Midsummer celebrated in Singapore

On June 19, the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore brought together a number of Swedish expats living in Singapore to celebrate Midsummer Day where there were several activities, food and games for the guests to experience the way to celebrate Misdummer in Swedish style. At the event, Ambassador of Sweden to Singapore, Niclas Kvarnström celebrated…

Finland first time joined fireworks festival in Danang

The Finnish team, known as Joho Pyro Professional Fireworks AB, spectacularly performed their fireworks presentation for the first time in Danang International Fireworks Festival 2019 (DIFF) on Saturday June 15. As a newcomer in DIFF 2019, Joho Pyro presented a spectacular fireworks presentation under the theme from Kalevala’s Lemminkäinen, a well-known hero from Finnish mythology.…

Nordic Day 2019 in Shanghai held to support LGBTQ community

Nordic Day 2019 was held on June 16 at Royal Danish Consulate General as a part of ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival, an annual LGBT film festival, organized to support the local LGBTQ community. Taking place from June 8 to 16, “the 2019 ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival has evolved from an LGBTQ film screening night to a full-blown…

4 Norwegian organizations in Singapore joined training on first aid skills

On June 11, Innovation Norway, Norwegian Business Association (Singapore), Norwegian Seamen’s Church and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore together spent their day in training session with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), the agency providing emergency services in Singapore The training by SCDF was arranged to help the participants to restore their first aid knowledge and…

Let’s take a look at what happened in Swedish National Day across SEA

The 6th of June every year is always a great day for all Swedes to wave their blue and yellow flags as a way of celebrating their Nationaldagen or Swedish National Day. Swedes annually celebrate their National Day in commemoration of two historical events: King Gustav Vasa’s coronation taking place on June 6, 1523 and…

“Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” first time ever in Thailand

Four Nordic Chambers (Thai-Swedish Chamber, Danish-Thai Chamber, Thai-Norwegian Chamber and Thai-Finnish Chamber) came together in co-hosting the “Nordic Seaboard Networking Evening” for the first time ever in Thailand on Friday, May 24, 2019. Taking place at the Glass House Pattaya restaurant in Chonburi, the event was attended by about 60 participating guests who enjoyed a…