16
August
18:00 — 21:30

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Join The Social: Explorer 2!

Embark on an Exploration with the Thai-Nordic Association!

What we in Sweden call a “favorit i repris” (favorite in repeat).

Join us for an unforgettable after-work event filled with Nordic adventure and Thai hospitality. 

We’re setting sail on an exploration of cultures and connections inspired by the legendary Norse explorer Leif Erikson. Also known as Leif the Lucky, he is believed to have been the first European to set foot on North American soil, 500 years before Christopher Columbus!

Like last year, we’ll be at the JUSMAGTHAI bar inside a Royal Thai Armed Forces military compound right on Sathon Road next to the Embassy of Germany. IMPORTANT: You must show a national issued ID card or Passport to enter the premises. Further information about the venue below.

As usual we’ll have a fun social game and your ticket price includes a FREE FLOW of beers, spirits, and soft drinks for as long as the bottles and keg last, as well as, snacks and finger food.

This event is open to all Nordics and Nordic friends, and we’re looking forward to signing up new members (it’s only Bt1,000!).

📆 Date: Friday, August 16th, 2024

⌛ Time: 18:00 – 21:30

📍 Location: The JUSMAGTHAI Bar (YOU MUST SHOW A NATIONAL ISSUED ID CARD / PASSPORT to enter the premises)

🎟️ Pre-order: Bt500 for TNA, Nordic & Hellenic Chambers, DWN, SANT, and SWEA members and Bt700 for non-members

🚪 At the door: Bt700 for TNA, Nordic & Hellenic Chambers, DWN, SANT, and SWEA members and Bt900 for non-members

🍸 Drinks: FREE FLOW beers, spirits, and soft drinks for as long as the bottles and keg last

🍲 Food: Free snacks and finger food

💃 Activities: Social game with prizes

The registration is made in 2 simple steps:

1. Transfer money to (Bt500 per TNA, Nordic & Hellenic Chambers, DWN, SANT, or SWEA member and Bt700 per non-member):

  • Account name: THAI-NORDIC ASSOCIATION
  • Bank: KBANK
  • Account number: 141-1-85219-5

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2. Click on the button below to send us the transfer slip and tell us who its for.

 


You can also manually email the payment slip to [email protected] and include full name and membership status of the attendee(s) you pay for.

We will confirm your registration via email within 72 hours on working days.

Not a member? Apply today and join the event at the member price.

 

If you have any questions, please contact us via our Line Official account.

 

 


Prize sponsor for winners of the evening’s social game (Thanks!)

 


About JUSMAGTHAI & How to Find It

The Joint United States Military Advisory Group, Thailand (JUSMAGTHAI) is the U.S. Department of Defense’s Security Assistance Organization in Thailand. It was established on September 22, 1953. JUSMAGTHAI is located on a Royal Thai Armed Forces military compound, and in here you will find the JSUMAGTHAI bar. When you arrive, ring the bell as shown in the picture below and wait for the green light.

IMPORTANT: You must show a national issued ID card or Passport to enter the premises.

As traffic is most likely challenging, the easiest way to get to the venue is by MRT to Lumphini MRT Station. We can arrange a few parking spaces, but you will need to provide us the car model, license plate number, and your driver’s license in advance (send a message to us on LINE Official or email [email protected]).

Leif Erikson’s Daring Voyage to Vinland

In the year 1000 AD, a fearless Norse explorer named Leif Erikson set sail from Greenland on an uncharted course, driven by a spirit of adventure and a thirst for new horizons. Little did he know that his journey would lead him to a land that had never before been seen by European eyes – the shores of North America.

A Legacy of Exploration

Leif Erikson was the son of Erik the Red, a renowned Norse explorer who had established a settlement in Greenland. From a young age, Leif was captivated by the tales of his father’s voyages and dreamed of following in his footsteps. When he heard rumors of a land to the west, rich in forests and teeming with life, he was determined to be the one to uncover its secrets.

Embarking on the Unknown

With a crew of 35 loyal companions, Leif Erikson boarded his sturdy Viking ship and set sail into the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. They faced treacherous seas, unpredictable weather, and the ever-present danger of the unknown. Yet, their determination remained unwavering, guided by the stars and their unwavering belief in the promise of new lands.

Vinland: The Land of Wine

After weeks at sea, Leif Erikson and his crew made landfall on a lush, verdant coast. They marveled at the abundance of grapes growing wild, a sight that had never been seen before in their homeland. Inspired by this discovery, Leif Erikson bestowed upon the land the name Vinland, meaning “Land of Wine.”

Leif Erikson and his crew explored the new land, venturing inland and discovering vast forests, rivers teeming with fish, and bountiful wildlife. They built a settlement, establishing a safe haven for their future explorations.

A Legacy of Discovery

Although Leif Erikson’s voyage to Vinland remained largely unknown to the rest of Europe for centuries, his legacy as a pioneering explorer endured. His bravery, determination, and spirit of adventure continue to inspire generations of explorers and dreamers.

Leif Erikson’s discovery of North America marked a pivotal moment in human history, bridging the gap between two worlds and paving the way for future exploration and exchange. His legacy serves as a testament to the power of human curiosity and the boundless potential that lies beyond the horizon.

A ‘Leif Ericson’ proof dollar from the United States, minted in 2000. It reads ‘Founder of the New World’

The registration is made in 2 simple steps:

1. Transfer money to (Bt500 per TNA, Nordic & Hellenic Chambers, DWN, SANT, or SWEA member and Bt700 per non-member):

  • Account name: THAI-NORDIC ASSOCIATION
  • Bank: KBANK
  • Account number: 141-1-85219-5

QR PromptPay Payment linlk

2. Click on the button below to send us the transfer slip and tell us who its for.

 

You can also manually email the payment slip to [email protected] and include full name and membership status of the attendee(s) you pay for.

We will confirm your registration via email within 72 hours on working days.

Not a member? Apply today and join the event at the member price.

 

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Date:
August 16
Time:
18:00 - 21:30
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Organizer:
TNA Social

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