Press Releases

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13 September, 2021 - 16:59
Aside from meeting with some Filipino community members in Bergen, the Embassy extended consular services for Filipinos who have otherwise been unable to travel to Oslo due to COVID-19 travel restrictions 11 September 2021, Bergen – The Philippine Embassy in Oslo met with the Filipino community and delivered consular services in Bergen, as part of its efforts to reach out to more Filipinos in Norway amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With...
27 August, 2021 - 14:34
In the coming weeks, the Embassy will be the temporary home of these fashionable Filipiniana pieces created by Norway-based Filipino artist Mayeth Sigue Codoy. Mayeth is the owner of the MYET brand which features Filipiniana clothes made from abaca or Manila hemp, a fiber endemic to the Philippines. Born and raised in Balamban, Cebu, Mayeth started her journey in Norway as an au pair then as a fashion design student at the Esmod...
9 July, 2021 - 15:00
A senior citizen renewing his passport assisted by his daughter during the outreach 5 July 2021, Reykjavik, Iceland - The Philippine Embassy in Oslo conducted a consular outreach in Reykjavik, Iceland, from 2 to 5 July 2021, at the Center Hotels Midgardur in Reykjavik. More than 260 Filipinos in Iceland were served with their various consular needs such as passport renewal, dual citizenship application, and civil registry. This is the...
15 June, 2021 - 11:21
To kick-off the celebrations for the Philippine Independence Day, the Embassy is pleased to feature Filipino nurse and artist Ruby Rose Alison. Ruby is a self-taught painter and a nurse at the emergency room of Aker Hospital (Legevakt Aker). Born in Negros, Philippines, she started painting as a hobby and outlet from the daily stress of work. As a proud healthcare worker in Norway, Ruby would like to inspire Filipinos in the healthcare...
11 May, 2021 - 15:18
Screenshot taken from the KapEmbalita episode posted on the FHS website. The episode on passport and dual citizenship was hosted by Eunesse Manalo of FHS, while the second episode on civil registry, notarial services and document legalization was hosted by Eloisa Balagat of FHS. 8 May 2021 – In order to reach more Filipinos in Norway and Iceland, the Philippine Embassy has partnered with The Filipino Helping Society in Norway (Det...
10 May, 2021 - 13:54
Charge d’Affaires Maria Elena Algabre, POLO Labor Attaché Reyes and Ms. Romero, OWWA Welfare Officer Aguilar, and SSS London Head Ms. Venturanza, together with some webinar participants and Embassy representatives 1 May 2021 – To better inform and equip overseas Filipino workers in Norway and Iceland about their rights and benefits under Philippine law, the Philippine Embassy in Norway, in cooperation with the Philippine Labor Office...
7 May, 2021 - 18:18
Our featured artist for National Heritage Month is Filipino painter Hope Baylon. Hope hails from Iloilo, Philippines, and is a visual art student at the Det Tverrfaglige Kunstinstitutt (The Interdisciplinary Art Institute). Her paintings titled “Maria at Esperanza” and “Victory” will be on display at the Embassy’s consular area for the month of May. In her paintings, Ms. Baylon notably applies the line repetition artistic style. “Maria...
31 March, 2021 - 16:31
27 March 2021 – To cap off its activities to celebrate the National Women’s Month, the Philippine Embassy conducted a special Consular Saturday for Filipino women in Norway. With health and safety protocols in place, the Embassy delivered consular services to female applicants who secured appointments with the Embassy. These services include passport renewal, submission of civil registry documents, notarization, and overseas voter...
31 March, 2021 - 11:55
Mrs. Kristin Berntsen of the Oslo Krisesenter with Embassy personnel and Filipino community members 25 March 2021 – As part of its activities for National Women’s Month, the Embassy, together with Oslo Krisesenter, conducted a webinar on Norway’s laws on domestic violence. Mrs. Kristin Berntsen , Team Leader at the Oslo Krisesenter, served as the resource person for the webinar. Mrs. Berntsen discussed the acts that could be defined as...