The UNIS Hanoi Class of 2009, Jessica Penrose, Duc Le, Gustav Laursen, Kenneth Benitez and Yena Kwak, had a mini reunion this Summer in Sweden in the occasion of Frida (Ahlsen) Hallin’s (Class of 2009) wedding. The friends, who have known each other for 15 years, and some of whom hadn’t seen each other for 10 years, spent many nights talking about memories and sharing stories of UNIS, from the old campus to the current.
Frida was at UNIS Hanoi from Grade 6 to Graduation so it was a Vietnam-inspired wedding. Nem and nước chấm was served as starter and everybody had cà phê sữa đá with the wedding cake. The bride and groom Johan Hallin and the guests also danced Múa sạp with bamboo sticks brought from Hanoi. When the party was almost over, bánh mì was served to partygoers who had been dancing all night long.
Frida and Johan had their honeymoon wild camping in Sweden, almost living off of nature, but they also hope to return to Vietnam in the future for a second honeymoon. Frida is working and living in Halmstad, Sweden.
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