Community News

14 August, 2017 - 19:00
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway sent a three-member team in Copenhagen, Denmark, to conduct a Consular Outreach mission from 09 to 14 August in coordination with the Philippine Consulate General in Copenhagen. Filipinos from the different cities in Denmark availed of the consular services provided by the consular team, which was composed of Ms. Asteria Aguilloso, Ms. Jo Ann Alonzo and Ms. Rowena Garcia. The consular team was able...
26 July, 2017 - 17:25
The Philippine Embassy joined the other ASEAN Embassies in Oslo (i.e. Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam) last 21 July 2017 for the 3rd Annual ASEAN Family Day held at the residence of the Ambassador of Indonesia. Personnel from all the five ASEAN Embassies came together to bond over traditional cuisine, music and lively exchanges to celebrate the shared heritage and community of ASEAN. For its part, the Philippines served...
5 July, 2017 - 17:02
Pursuant to Proclamation No. 361 (2000), as amended by Administrative Order No. 35 (2002), the nation will be commemorating the 39th National Disability and Prevention (NDPR) Week with the theme “Karapatan Pribelehiyo ng Maykapansanan: Isakatuparan at Ipaglaban”, which focuses on the realization of the fundamental freedoms and rights of persons with disabilities as provided for in existing international mandates and national laws. The...
5 July, 2017 - 10:37
The Philippine Embassy wishes to invite the public to participate in the Philippine Army's #OgopMarawi (Help Marawi) drive by sending postcards or letters to our soldiers stationed in Marawi City as a way of boosting the morale of our troops. Interested participants can either drop off or send by mail their postcard or letter at the Philippine Embassy, Nedre Vollgate 4, 0158 Oslo, Norway.
4 July, 2017 - 11:29
Following the country’s inaugural participation in 2016, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), and the Office of Senator Loren Legarda, announces the Open Call for Curatorial Proposals for the Philippine participation at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, initiated by la Fondazione la Biennale di Venezia . The search is spearheaded by the NCCA through...
29 June, 2017 - 17:25
We wish to inform the Filipino Community in Helsinki Finland that the number of passport applicants already exceeded the limit of 150. The Embassy wishes to announce that application for passports is now closed. Civil Registry application (Reports of Marriage or Birth) will still be accepted but will not be processes on the day of the outreach. Processed civil registry documents will be subsequently delivered to the applicants by mail....
28 June, 2017 - 08:47
The Philippine Embassy in Oslo´s Chargé d´Affaires, ad interim, Ms. Mariel P. Algabre has met with some Filipino community leaders in Stockholm during the former´s official visit in Sweden on 27 June 2017. Aside from attending official meeting with officials of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, and trade-related engagements with Swedish business groups, the meeting with some Philcom leaders provided an opportunity for CDA...
22 June, 2017 - 14:27
The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is pleased to inform everyone that the nominations to the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards are now open. These awards were conceived in 2011 by the CFO and the Inter-Agency Committee for the December Celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos and International Migrants Day in the Philippines. They aim to recognize the significant role of the media in the promotion of the advocacy...
19 June, 2017 - 13:44
Filcom Norway, the federation of Filipino organizations and businesses in Norway, hosted Fiesta Filipino, the celebration of Philippine Independence Day in Oslo at Youngstorget. Youngstorget is a major plaza in the city center of Oslo. Celebrating with Filcom Norway and the Philippine Embassy in Oslo were numerous Filipino communities namely, Igorot Norway, Ilocano Association, Triskelion Norway International Council, Bayanihan...
16 June, 2017 - 14:41
On the occasion of the 119th Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence 12 June 2017, Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Allan Peter Schramm Cayetano send his message. He mentions on his message that the Department of Foreign Affairs will build, bridge and build so that the economic and infrastructure clusters of the Philippine Cabinet can Build Build and Build . He encourages to show the world that we are friends...