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26 June, 2019 - 10:00
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia and members of the Filipino Community in Reykjavik 16 June 2019, Reykjavik – A surprisingly sunny day in Reykjavik greeted the Filipino community as they commemorated the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence. After a Catholic Mass, Filipinos gathered at the parish hall of the Christ the King Cathedral, also known as Landakotskirkja, to have a salo-salo of Filipino food and desserts....
26 June, 2019 - 09:48
15 June 2019, Stockholm – The Filipino Community in Stockholm spearheaded by the umbrella organization, Filcomlas headed by Ms. Letty Simpson, celebrated the 121st Proclamation of Philippine Independence with a concert by A Cappella Manila and various cultural presentations from the members of Filcomlas. The Filipinos in Stockholm through Filcomlas organized and sponsored the concert of A Cappella Manila as part of its 2019 European...
25 June, 2019 - 16:43
The Philippine Embassy in Norway invites you to: EMBASSY HELPDESK: LIVE An Information Drive on Embassy Services and Legal Aid When: Sunday, 7 July 2019, 1PM to 3PM Where: Hotel Helka, Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, 00100 Helsinki, Finland OPEN FOR ALL! Now is your chance to ask questions about the Report of Birth, Report of Marriage, Report of Death, Annulment, Judicial Recognition of Foreign Divorce, and Dual Citizenship.
24 June, 2019 - 14:46
Effective 01 July 2019 , in view of the increase in fees for registered mail by Posten Norway, the Embassy will be collecting the following revised postage fees : For sending within Norway: Small envelope - NOK 200 Large envelope - NOK 250 For sending outside Norway: Small envelope - NOK 225 Large envelope - NOK 300 Please be guided accordingly.
20 June, 2019 - 14:57
A Cappella Manila with Mr. Gil Gatchalian 08 June 2019, Bergen – Music runs through the veins of Filipinos. This was proudly showcased in the mini afternoon concert staged by the Filipino community in Bergen in celebration of the 121st anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence, held at RICKS, a leading entertainment venue in Bergen. On its 7th European Goodwill Concert dubbed “Makipagawit sa A Cappella Manila”, the...
20 June, 2019 - 14:36
Flag-raising ceremony during the Philippine Independence Day celebrations in Stavanger, Norway 08 June 2019, Stavanger – Despite the rains, the Filipino community in Stavanger, Norway, led by Honorary Consul Renee Ikdal, raised the Philippine flag and put on a party to commemorate the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence. Vice Consul Jahzeel Abihail G. Cruz represented the Philippine Embassy in Norway and...
20 June, 2019 - 14:27
Philippine Embassy in Norway celebrates with the Filipino community on the occasion of the 121st Philippine Independence Day 08 June 2019 – Rain or shine, the Filipino spirit cannot be dampened. Despite the pouring rain, the Filipinos in Norway enjoyed appetizing Filipino food, cultural performances, and the sense of community in celebrating Kalayaan 2019 in Stortorvet, Oslo. The event was a project of the Filipino Community in Norway...
18 June, 2019 - 17:39
Aya Sunga Askert 04 June 2019, Stockholm – Filipina women are known for their beauty and grace. But in Stockholm, five artists showed that Filipinas are not only physically beautiful but can also create things of beauty. Filipina artists Aya Sunga Askert, Helen Svendgard, Maria Nanette del Rosario, Emelia W. Eklund and Mayline Tano Blomberg held an art exhibit at Gallery Movitz at Horsgatan 40, Stockholm. Hornsgatan with its unassuming...
18 June, 2019 - 17:25
(L-R) Isaac Eriksson, Lendsey Guivencan, Jennifer Hansen Lindholm, Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Erik Heikkilä, Chino Batocdoy, Errah Cavallin (Photo by Ivee Blossom Hidvegi) 03 June 2019, Stockholm – The Diplomatic Spouses’ Club of Stockholm (DSCS) organized an International Traditional Fashion Show held at Musikaliska, a musical palace built in 1878. The event was ably headed and coordinated by the DSCS President, Madam Reem...
13 June, 2019 - 16:11
The Embassy wishes to inform the public that beginning 15 June 2019, we will no longer physically affix red satin ribbons to documents brought to the Embassy for consularization , or more commonly known as “red ribbon” (ex. acknowledgements of Special Power of Attorney and other documents, authentication, attestation of au pair contracts and employment contracts, etc.). The documents will continue to bear the round gold seal embossed...