Community News

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...
8 August, 2019 - 10:41
Linking hands the ASEAN way: (L-R) Indonesian Ambassador to Sweden Raden Bagas Hapsoro; Mrs. Chansamone Saykanya, spouse of the Lao PDR Ambassador; Philippine Non-Resident Ambassador to Sweden Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia; Vietnam Ambassador to Sweden; Thi Phuong Dung Doan; Lao PDR Ambassador to Sweden and ASEAN Committee in Stockholm Chair Bounpheng Saykanya; Malaysian Ambassador to Sweden Nur Ashikin Binti Mohd Taib; Mr. Abdul Rahim Bin...
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...
13 June, 2019 - 12:58
Dr. Raul Sunico at the piano and Mr. Arthur Erskine Basilio with the classic guitar 29 May 2019 – In a suitable finale to its series of celebrations for the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence Day, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo showcased the world-renowned pianist, Dr. Raul Sunico, with the collaboration of Mr. Arthur Erskine M. Basilio at the guitar, kudyapi and faglong . The concert was held on 29 May...