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5 December, 2017 - 15:01
Oslo, 11 November 2017-- Nearly fifty Filipino Au Pairs attended the Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar on 11 November 2017 hosted by the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway. The Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar was aimed at continuing the Philippine Government’s measures in promoting the welfare of Filipino Au Pairs. With speakers and panelists from the Embassy, the Norwegian Directorate for Immigration (UDI), Caritas Au Pair Center in Os... Continue reading→
5 December, 2017 - 14:45
13 November 2017 – Filipino organization Bayanihan den filippinske forening i Grenland (“Bayanihan”) celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a Cultural Night, on 4 November 2017, in Skien, Norway. The Bayanihan organization is composed of Filipinos who have found their second homes in the district of Grenland, Telemark, Norway. Aside from the presentation of Philippine dances, specifically curated to highlight the spirit of bayanihan among... Continue reading→
5 December, 2017 - 13:57
30 October 2017 – Filipino organization Hawak Kamay Bergen proudly showcased the rich culture and immense talent of Filipinos with ‘A Cultural Journey to the Philippines’, held on 29 October 2017 at the Fana Kulturhus, Bergen, Norway. Established in 2012, Hawak Kamay Bergen (HKB) is a non-profit organization based in Bergen, Norway, which aims to help fellow Filipinos in the Philippines have a "quality life." HKB organizes cultural pres... Continue reading→
27 November, 2017 - 14:53
Postage Fees for 2018 Effective 01 January 2018, Posten Norway will increase its postage fees. Hence, effective 01 January 2018, the Embassy will have the following postage fees for registered mail: For Norway: Small Envelope - 190 NOK Large Envelope - 225 NOK Outside Norway: Small Envelope - 210 NOK Large Envelope - 270 NOK Continue reading→
27 November, 2017 - 14:31
The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo is pleased to announce the conduct of a Consular Outreach in Stockholm, Sweden. When : 08-10 December 2017 Where : Hartwickska Huset , Sankt Paulsgatan 39C 10462 Stockholm, Sweden (T-bana: Mariatorget, one stop from Central Station) Time : 09:00 - 16:00 IMPORTANT The consular outreach service is strictly by on-line schedule only. The on-line schedule is freely given . Only the first 180 passport ap... Continue reading→
23 November, 2017 - 09:26
The Embassy will be CLOSED ON THURSDAY, 30 November 2017 , (Bonifacio Day), Regular office hours will resume on the following day. For cases of emergency, the Philippine Embassy's duty officer may be reached at (+47) 95001072 (+47) 90241171 (+47) 94726900 Continue reading→
22 November, 2017 - 17:43
Consular Outreach in Svalbard, Norway, 25 November 2017 The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Svalbard, Norway that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Service on 25 November 2017, Saturday, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. When: 25 November 2017, Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Orientation Seminar, with the Embassy and NAV Tromsø avd. Svalbard officials 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Conduct of Con... Continue reading→
15 November, 2017 - 17:28
5 November 2017, Malmö, Sweden – The World Maritime University (WMU) held the graduation ceremony for its class of 2017 which includes a record seventeen (17) Filipinos. This is the biggest group of Filipinos to graduate from WMU in an academic year and is the largest group of graduates from one country to have completed their post graduate degrees from the Malmö campus of the WMU. Out of the seventeen Filipino graduates, seven were wom... Continue reading→
15 November, 2017 - 17:12
28 October 2017 – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo joined the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Filipino Association in Rogaland (F.A.R.) in Stavanger, Norway. The Philippine Embassy was represented by Chargé d´Affaires, a.i. (CDA) Maria Elena Algabre, Third Secretary and Vice Consul Christiansen Cabahug, and Philippine Honorary Consul in Stavanger Renee Ikdal. Established in 1987, F.A.R. aims to connect Filipinos in Rogaland, a... Continue reading→
15 November, 2017 - 17:03
28 October 2017, Stavanger, Norway – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo met with top chefs Christian Andre Pettersen and Roger Asakil Joya, and restaurateur and food writer Jacqueline Chio-Lauri, to explore opportunities for the promotion of Philippine cuisine in Norway. Chef Christian Andre Pettersen, whose mother is from Cebu, is Norway's candidate to the prestigious Bocuse d'Or, one of the world's most difficult cooking competitions, whi... Continue reading→