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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 4: Registration for dual citizenship application for the outreach is now CLOSED as of 01 July 2019, 09.30, as we have reached 20 applicants. Thank you. UPDATE 3: Registration for passport renewal for the outreach is CLOSED as of today, 25 June 2019, 15.30, as we have reached 200 applicants. We are still accepting applications for dual citizenship. For those with complete requirements, please email them to consular.outreach...
29 May, 2019 - 13:57
UPDATE 2: The deadline for submission of entries has again been extended to 15 September 2019. Please read the link below on the mechanics for submission of entries. UPDATE: The deadline for submission of entries has been extended to 15 August 2019. Please read the link below on the mechanics for submission of entries. The Embassy would like the inform the public that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is now accepting...
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.
22 May, 2019 - 11:13
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia, with PINAS owners and guests, at the opening of PINAS Filipino restaurant 6 May 2019, Oslo – Filipino restaurant PINAS promises Filipinos a taste of home, and Norwegians a glimpse of the Philippines. PINAS, a colloquial abbreviation of Pilipinas, is located at upscale neighborhood Bygdøy allé 19A, 0262 Oslo. Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia attended the opening of PINAS on 2 April 2019 and expressed support to...