Community News

14 September, 2017 - 18:43
The Embassy of the Philippines wishes to inform the Filipino community in Aarhus, Denmark, that the number of passport applicants already exceeded the limit of 180. The Embassy wishes to announce that application for passports is now closed. Civil Registry Applications (Reports of Marriage/Birth) will still be accepted but will not be processed on the day of the outreach. Processed civil registry documents will be subsequently delivered... Continue reading→
1 September, 2017 - 14:46
Stockholm, 1 September 2017 – Excitement around the possibilities for Swedish businesses to profit from the rapidly developing region of Southeast Asia was palpable during a business and investment forum titled “Bridge to ASEAN” jointly organized by the ASEAN embassies and representations in the Swedish capital Stockholm and Business Sweden. The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, together with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Stoc... Continue reading→
24 August, 2017 - 23:58
The ASEAN Committee in Oslo or ACO (Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam) hosted a reception celebrating ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary at the Red Cross Conference Center, one of Oslo’s top venues for cultural events, on 24 August 2017. The Reception was opened by speeches from the current chair of the ACO, H.E. Mr. Nguyen Hong Cuong, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Norway, and from Ms. Tone Skogen, State... Continue reading→
17 August, 2017 - 11:33
The Philippine Embassy in the Nordic region joined the Filipino community in Sweden at the “Piknik ng Bayan” organized by the Filipino Community Leaders Association in Sweden (FILCOMLAS) on 12 August at the Rälambhovsparken in Stockholm. Ms. Maria Elena P. Algabre, Chargé d’affaires and Consul General of the Embassy, opened the event which was followed by a picnic of Filipino delicacies and an afternoon of games and prizes for the organ... Continue reading→
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... Continue reading→
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 tradit... Continue reading→
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 E... Continue reading→
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. Continue reading→
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 th... Continue reading→
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.... Continue reading→