Community News

30 April, 2019 - 08:56
In celebration of the 121st Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence , the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Oslo, in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Sacred Heart Filipino Chaplaincy, have the pleasure of inviting the Filipino Community to a Piano Concert featuring internationally acclaimed Filipino pianist Dr. Raul M. Sunico. The Piano Concert will take place...
4 October, 2019 - 11:22
The Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Stockholm, in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, invite all Filipinos in Norway to: What: Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) seminar When: 14 October 2019, Monday, 6:00 PM Where: Philippine Embassy, Nedre Vollgate 4, 0158 Oslo The TNK seminar aims to equip overseas Filipinos in Norway on basic f inancial literacy information, and opportunities for jobs, businesses, and...
1 October, 2019 - 11:54
30 September 2019, Kristiansand, Norway – The Philippine Embassy held an Information Briefing on the Embassy’s Services and Legal Aid for the Filipino community in Kristiansand, on 28 September 2019. With the assistance of the Filipino community in Kristiansand, the Embassy conducted an engaging dialogue with the Filipinos who attended the event, including health professionals, au pairs, and Filipino women married to Norwegians. Aside...
1 October, 2019 - 11:46
30 September 2019, Kristiansand – The Philippine Embassy in Norway conducted a consular outreach mission in Kristiansand, Norway, on 28 September 2019. The outreach was the first time that a consular mission was held in Kristiansand, a city located in southern Norway. The consular team extended consular services including passport renewal, civil registry, and authentication of documents. END The consular team served Filipinos from...
22 September, 2019 - 10:15
21 September 2019 - The Philippine Embassy in Norway joined Mekeni Norway’s event for a cause, held at Bekkelaget Menighetssenter, Sandstuveien 15, 1178, Oslo. Mekeni Norway’s main aim is to raise funds for its charity projects in the Philippines, and if the necessity arises, for our kababayans in Oslo. It was an evening of music, laughter and delicious Filipino food. The event got even more interesting with its theme of "Ascot", with...
5 September, 2019 - 16:35
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) with Mayor Bård Langø and his wife Ms. Ilse Langø 05 September 2019, Alstahaug – Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia was in the Helgeland region to participate in the study tour for Heads of Missions organized by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In her meeting with Alstahaug Mayor Bård Anders Langø, Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed appreciation for the Norwegian government’s efforts and...
25 August, 2019 - 10:52
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) with Ms. Jeaneth Nydal (right) and other Filipinos at the festival 25 August 2019 – Filipino culture was proudly represented at the annual Eras Festival held in Oslo, Norway. With Filipino entrepreneurs selling delicious Filipino food at the festival, Norwegians and tourists roaming Oslo had a taste of what Philippine cuisine is about. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed her appreciation for the...
20 August, 2019 - 14:36
Calling all foodies! From 11 to 14 September 2019, the kitchens of renowned Oslo landmark Theatercaféen open their doors to Chef Liezl and Chef Jun from the Grand Hyatt Manila for a Filipino culinary takeover, featuring classics adobo , kare-kare , and chicken inasal , and more. Book your table now for a taste of their special lunch and dinner menu by visiting the following link: https://www.theatercafeen.no/english/filipino-takeover
15 August, 2019 - 15:42
06 August 2019, Oslo – With the number of cruise ships docking at the Oslo harbor every day, especially during the summer peak season, and with approximately 25,000 Filipino seafarers onboard Norwegian owned or controlled vessels, it was an opportunity for the Philippine Embassy to personally meet the hardworking and respected Filipino crew of these cruise ships. Through the invitation of Mr. Brylle Tristan Nuñez and Mr. Donnie Ray...
13 August, 2019 - 14:33
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Deputy Chief of Mission Mariel Algabre, and Cultural Officer Marge San Miguel with TOSI owners and Ms. Helen Grace Go 02 August 2019, Oslo – Filipinos and Norwegians alike can now satisfy their craving of that sweet and juicy Filipino tocino with the opening of Filipino pop-up restaurant TOSI in Oslo, Norway. TOSI, an abbreviation of tocino , will be serving its crowd favorites Tosi Rice Bowl and Tosi...