Embassy personnel turns over baskets of Filipino products to Ms. Priscilla Zanoria to be distributed to various Asian stores in Reykjavik
29 September 2021, Reykjavik – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo visited the Filipino community in Reykjavik, Iceland, on 25 and 26 September 2021, to promote Philippine products and Philippine tourism, and conduct a general market research on the availability of Philippine products in Asian stores in Reykjavik.
Embassy personnel also visited the Filipino-owned Harry's Grill and Seafood Restaurant and had an engaging chat with its owner Ms. Gemma Kristbjornsson about how she started her business and the challenges of incorporating Filipino dishes in the restaurant’s menu. Harry's Grill and Seafood Restaurant, which is located at Geirsgata 3, Reykjavik 101, regularly serves the Filipino favorite adobo to their customers.
While in Reykjavik, the Embassy also extended consular services, including overseas voter registration, to Filipinos in Reykjavik who have otherwise been unable to visit the Embassy in Oslo due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. End
(top) Embassy personnel and Ms. Zanoria with Harry's Grill and Seafood Restaurant owner Ms. Gemma Kristbjornsson; (bottom) While delivering consular services, Philippine tourism videos were shown to the consular clients to remind them to visit and re-visit the Philippines, especially after the pandemic