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13 June, 2019 - 16:11
The Embassy wishes to inform the public that beginning 15 June 2019, we will no longer physically affix red satin ribbons to documents brought to the Embassy for consularization , or more commonly known as “red ribbon” (ex. acknowledgements of Special Power of Attorney and other documents, authentication, attestation of au pair contracts and employment contracts, etc.). The documents will continue to bear the round gold seal embossed...
13 June, 2019 - 12:58
Dr. Raul Sunico at the piano and Mr. Arthur Erskine Basilio with the classic guitar 29 May 2019 – In a suitable finale to its series of celebrations for the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence Day, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo showcased the world-renowned pianist, Dr. Raul Sunico, with the collaboration of Mr. Arthur Erskine M. Basilio at the guitar, kudyapi and faglong . The concert was held on 29 May...
13 June, 2019 - 10:45
28 May 2019 – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Austria featured internationally acclaimed pianist Dr. Raul Sunico to a Mini-Concert with members of the Museum Group in Oslo in attendance. The concert venue was at the Austrian Embassy Residence and with Madame Yan Donko, wife of Austrian Ambassador Wilhelm Maximilian Donko hosting. Dr. Sunico started his performance with an introduction...
13 June, 2019 - 10:26
24 May 2019 – As an opening salvo to its piano concert series to celebrate the 121st Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence, the Philippine Embassy in Oslo hosted a free concert for the members of the Filipino community in Oslo and friends at the St. Joseph’s Church. Despite the rainy weather, members of the Filipino community and friends made an effort to attend the event and were enthralled by Dr. Sunico’s...
13 June, 2019 - 10:05
06 May 2019 – Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia delivered a lecture entitled "A Glimpse of Philippine Costumes and Textiles" to the members of the International Forum. The lecture is also based on a book of the same title by Ambassador Batoon-Garcia and Second Secretary Princess Tomas-Tayao. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia gave a briefing on the materials and designs of the traditional costumes of various ethnolinguistic groups in the...
3 June, 2019 - 23:55
Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia (second from left) and other Philippine Embassy officials visit Sentro and its four owners/chefs (Photo credit: Philippine Embassy, Oslo, Norway) 01 May 2019, Helsinki – Along the quiet Pieni Roobertinkatu in Helsinki, one finds Sentro with its warm and savory dishes in a laid-back setting. Sentro is the newest restaurant promising “a gastronomic journey through Asia. The team at Sentro have Filipino...
3 June, 2019 - 23:49
The consular team, headed by Vice Consul Josel N. Mostajo, extends consular services to Filipinos in Stockholm, Sweden 14 April 2019, Stockholm - The Embassy conducted a consular outreach in Stockholm, Sweden on 13-14 April 2019. Members of the consular team served more than a hundred Filipinos and their families on their various consular needs such as passport application and renewal, legalization of documents, civil registry and re...
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...