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3 June, 2019 - 23:42
31 March 2019, Malmö - The Philippine Embassy in Norway continued its consular outreach program for the year with a mission in Malmö, Sweden on 30-31 March 2019. The team extended more than 100 passport and civil registry services for Filipinos living in Sweden and Denmark during the outreach. END
3 June, 2019 - 23:35
14 March 2019, Oslo – To celebrate Women’s Month, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway, hosted a gratis zumba class at the Embassy Chancery. A Facebook invitation was opened to the Filipino Community. Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Maria Elena P. Algabre warmly welcomed the members of the Filipino community participating in the zumba class. Inspired to promote health and wellness, CDA, a.i. Algabre hoped that the endeavor would be a...
3 June, 2019 - 23:27
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Ambassador Evan Garcia are greeted by the royal guards as they enter the banquet hall of the Norwegian Royal Palace (Photo: NTB Scanpix) 14 February 2019, Oslo – Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia attended the state gala dinner hosted by His Majesty King Harald V and Her Majesty Queen Sonja at the Royal House of Norway. King Harald V and Queen Sonja were accompanied by Princess Astrid Mrs. Ferner. The...
3 June, 2019 - 23:20
(L-R) International Forum Board Member Patricia Blackwell and President Sally Bergan, with Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Ambassador Evan P. Garcia (Photo: Kumiko Larssen) 12 February 2019 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia joined the International Forum’s celebration of its 40th Anniversary on 12 February 2019, at Det Norske Teatret, Kristian IV gate 8, Oslo, Norway. Established in 1979, the International Forum is a non-political...
3 June, 2019 - 23:04
(Above) Ambassador Batoon-Garcia delivers her remarks at the Sinulog celebration in the St. Sunniva school; (Below) Filipino community members show their devotion to the Sto. Niño at the St. Olav Cathedral and through performances during the Sinulog celebration at the St. Sunniva School The Philippine Embassy in Norway joined the Filipino community in Oslo in the celebration of the Feast Day of Sto. Niño and Sinulog Festival on 19...
31 May, 2019 - 14:20
UPDATE: The venue for the outreach will be at the Hotel Helka, Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, 00100 Helsinki, Finland . Please ask hotel reception during your outreach schedule for the exact room at the hotel. The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Finland that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission in Helsinki, Finland on 05-07 July 2019. When: 05-07 July 2019, 9:00 a.m....
29 May, 2019 - 13:57
The Embassy would like the inform the public that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is now accepting nominations for the Migration and Advocacy (MAM) Awards 2019. The Awards aim to recognize the significant role of the media in the promotion and advocacy of various issues on migration and development. Eligible for the Awards are works by government and private media outlets, institutions and practitioners in the fields of print...
28 May, 2019 - 09:17
The public is hereby informed that in view of the Embassy-organized concert in celebration of the 121st Philippine Independence Day on Wednesday, 29 May 2019, the Releasing Section of the Embassy will be open on that day from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. only . Please be guided accordingly.
24 May, 2019 - 14:30
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Monday, 10 June 2019 , Whit Monday (Norwegian holiday) • Wednesday, 12 June 2019 , Philippine Independence Day (Philippine holiday) Regular office hours will resume on the next working day. In case of emergency, the Embassy’s duty officer may be reached at +47 950 01 072.