Category: Community news

Pre-taste of Swedish midsummer in Hong Kong

On 11 May the Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong hosted a media event at the Swedish Residence, in relation to the Midsummer and National Day celebration on 8th June. As a pre-taste, more than 20 media and bloggers got to experience a traditional Swedish Midsummer celebration, or at least part of it: flower…

Chinese kindergarten teachers to run with Crown Prince of Denmark

Today the annual Royal Run takes off in Denmark celebrating the 50th birthday of Frederik, the Crown Prince of Denmark. And coinciding with the run – which will take place in five of Denmark’s largest cities – is a small group of Chinese pedagogues learning about the Danish way of taking care of children –…

Happy Norwegian Constitutional Day!

Today marks the annual Norwegian Consitutional Day – the day marking Norway’s independence from Denmark after the Napoleon Wars in 1814. So all around the world, Norwegian expats, tourists or simply people fleeing the cold winters and high prices on alcohol are gathering in blue and red to celebrate their independence. Every Norwegian embassy and…

Nordic World Cup Football Nights Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok announced

The coundown has started! Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok, along with ScandAsia as media partner, has announced a World Cup Football bonanza for June 2018! The Nordic teams in the tournament kick off in the evening of Saturday 16 June. Save the date to enjoy this amazing world cup with long nights at the bar and in…

Chokladbollens Dag – a story on true passion for Swedish chocolate balls

Today is a very special day for Swedes or really just every chocolate loving person out there. In Sweden, they have dedicated May 11th to chocolate balls – “Chokladbollens Dag”. For one especially chocolate craving person, Alaine Handa, the search of making the best chokladbollar has almost become an obsession during the last five years.…

Danish Design Fair in the Danish Seamen’s Church

Half a thousand people showed up for the Danish Design Fair at the Danish Seamen’s Church. The event included delicate Danish Design at advantageous prices, smørrebrød and special brewed Danish beer. The well-known tones of Malaga by Danish artist Thomas Helmig fills the room with a Danish summer nostalgic feel. The long and bright summer…