Songkran Day 2016 hosted by Buddharam Temple
On Saturday 23 April 2016, H.E. Mr. Kiattikhun Chartprasert, Ambassador of Thailand to Sweden and his spouse, Mr. Viruj Ruchipongse, General Manager of Thai Airways International in Stockholm along with officials and local staffs of the Royal Thai Embassy in Stockholm attended Songkran Day 2016 hosted by Buddharam Temple in Värmdö.
In the morning, H.E. Ambassador Kiattikhun led the participants in merit-making ceremonies followed by him giving a blessing to Thai people living in Sweden. In the afternoon, there were several activities such as cultural performances by Thai youths living in Sweden, Thai music, and lucky draw in which participants could win roundtrip air ticket to Thailand sponsored by Thai Airways International. In addition, there were more than 20 Thai food stalls where participants enjoyed testing delicious Thai food and sweets.