The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, in cooperation with the ASEAN Embassies in Oslo Norway (Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam), participated in the Oslo Språk og Kultur Festivalen (Oslo Language and Culture Festival) on Saturday, 20 May 2017 at the Rådhusplassen. The event was open to all Embassies that wanted to display their heritage at the city center. The event’s target demographic was Oslo residents who were interested in learning more about foreign cultures, traditions and even food.
The ASEAN booth featured Philippine dried mangoes, Oishi cracklings and potato fries along with Indonesian and Thai drinks and candy, assorted snacks from Viet Nam and Myanmar. In addition, numerous Philippine made products were displayed, ranging from wood carvings, mother of pearl decorations, woven cloth, tourism brochures together with Thai decorations and Vietnamese lacquer ware.