PRESS RELEASE: SPRAK OG KULTUR FESTIVALEN

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The Philippine Embassy in Oslo in cooperation with the ASEAN Embassies in Oslo Norway (lndonesia,-Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam) participated in the Oslo Språk og Kultur Festivalen (Oslo Language and Culture Festival) on Saturday, 21 May 2016 at the Radhusplassen. The event was open to all Embassies that wanted to display their heritage at the historic- Viking fortress.

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 along with Indonesian drinks and candy, sticky rice cakes from Myanmar. In addition, numerous Philippine made products were displayed, ranging from wood carvings, mother of pearl decorations, woven bags, tourism brochures together with Thai decorations and Vietnamese lacquer ware.