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Alumni Swedia Break Fast Gathering & Pre Departure Session

As the Ramadan month has commenced,  Muslims in Indonesia observe the Fast of Ramadan. During this month, one will usually get lots of invitations to break the fast together and attend a small gathering. It’s very common that these invitations are extended to the non-Muslims as well.

Alumni Swedia in Indonesia also organised a small break fast gathering combined with informal pre-departure sharing session for future students who will study in Swedish universities. The event took place on July 10, 2014 at Bumbu Desa Pasaraya Blok M, South of Jakarta with 22 attendees.

Not much of food, a lot of sharing :-)

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Save the date – March 24: ‘Alumni Reception in Addis Abeba!

Dear SI alumni!

On March 24 the Swedish Embassy in Addis Abeba will arrange an Alumni reception for former Swedish Institute scholarship holders from Ethiopia The event is co-hosted by the Swedish Institute.
More information together with how to sign up for the event, will be posted within short.

Date: Monday, 24 March 2014

Stay tuned for more information and hope to see you there!

Love lesson in Sweden

Since it’s Valentine’s day , I would like to share my love lesson that I have learned in Sweden. A friend of mine took me down to Malmo and introduced me to his grandparents. The 3 hours meeting with Arne and Ingrid (the grandparents) had impacted me so much that up until now I still look up to them. They are like the role model couple that you will only find in TV. Thus, I would like to share with you my story with Arne and Ingrid, the two Swedes that have taught me the broader meaning of love.

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Visit to the Olof Palme International Center in Stockholm!

On 29th January, this wintry day in Stockholm, this year’s first alumni event was arranged for SI alumni in Sweden. 24 alumni gathered for a lunch and mingle before heading off to The Olof Palme International Centre for talks and discussions with its Secretary General Jens Orback.

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INVITATION: Visit to Olof Palme International Center, Stockholm, 29th January 2014

Dear SI Alumni,

The Swedish Institute has the pleasure to invite you to this year’s first alumni event in Sweden! All former SI scholarship and grant holders currently living in or visiting Sweden are welcome  for a networking meeting and encouraging discussions at the Olof Palme International Center in Stockholm on the 29th January, 2014.

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