Press Releases

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14 November, 2019 - 14:09
Lahing Kayumanggi dancers and flair bartender Mr. Dennis Barela showcased Filipino talent and culture for Norwegian market 08 November 2019, Oslo – The cold pouring rain outside Amerikalinjen in Oslo was a stark contrast to the warm and festive atmosphere inside the hotel, where representatives from the Department of Tourism presented the Philippines’ tourism destinations to Norwegian tour operators and travel agents. Aside from...
12 November, 2019 - 12:35
Filipino au pairs in Bergen with Third Secretary Cabahug, Ms. Devold of the UDI, and Mr. Navarro of the Caritas Au Pair Center in Bergen 09 November 2019, Bergen – In continuing the Philippine Embassy’s programs on gender and development, Post conducted the 1st Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) for Filipino au pairs in Bergen, Norway. The PAOS for au pairs has been a yearly activity of the Embassy to reach out to Filipino au pairs...
8 November, 2019 - 16:34
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (third from left), Ms. Rasul-Bernardo (fourth from right), and Ms. Allian (second from left), with Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex (center), British Ambassador Richard Wood (right-most), and delegates from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand 6 November 2019 – Dr. Amina Rasul-Bernardo, President of the Philippine Centre for Islam and Democracy, and Ms. Fatima Allian of the Women for Justice in...
25 October, 2019 - 09:57
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) and Third Secretary Christiansen Cabahug ((leftmost) with participants in the Our Ocean Conference Youth Leadership Summit: (left to right ) Dave Arthur Robledo, Bret Hart Gutierrez, Romina Therese Lim, Camille Cabujat, and Bryan Madera 22 October 2019, Oslo – Being a sustainability champion knows no age. Such is the driving force of the Filipino participants who are currently in Oslo, Norway, to attend...
23 October, 2019 - 10:38
Deputy Chief of Mission and Consul General Maria Elena Algabre and members of the Filipino community in Sweden discussed the requirements, procedure, and benefits under the Philippines dual citizenship law 20 October 2019, Karlstad, Sweden – As part of its Gender and Development programs on Filipino migrant women, the Philippine Embassy held an Information Briefing on the Embassy’s Services and Legal Aid for the Filipino community in...
16 October, 2019 - 12:38
Ms. Columna, Ms. Borromeo-Hedfors, and Ms. Cabahug answered questions of the participants 14 October 2019, Oslo – On its second year, the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) seminar was conducted by the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Stockholm (PTIC Stockholm), in coordination with the Philippine Embassy in Oslo. As resource speakers of the TNK seminar, Ms. Mary Borromeo-Hedfors of PTIC Stockholm, and Ms. Clariza Mae Columna of...
14 September, 2019 - 11:50
Oslo, Norway - From 11 to 14 September 2019, the kitchens of renowned Oslo landmark Theatercaféen opened their doors to two Filipino guest chefs from Grand Hyatt Manila for the project entitled “Theatercaféen Filipino Takeover”. Theatercaféen, Hotel Continental, invited Filipino Chef Ana Liezl Enriquez and Chef Antonio “Jun” Cantiller, Jr. to cooperate with Executive Chef Stig Drageide to prepare a Filipino food extravaganza. Chef Liezl...
14 September, 2019 - 10:58
14 September 2019 – It was an afternoon of food, fun, and friendship at the ASEAN Family Day of the ASEAN Committee in Oslo (ACO), hosted by the Royal Thai Embassy in Norway. The ACO aims to strengthen camaraderie and solidarity among ASEAN diplomats and their families in Norway through regular events such as the ASEAN Family Day, in addition to the monthly substantive meetings of the ACO. Personnel from each of the five ASEAN embassies...
10 September, 2019 - 15:27
09 September 2019, Oslo – Philippine choir Coro Cantabile serenaded the personnel and guests of the Philippine Embassy with a wide repertoire of songs ranging from classical pieces, gospel music, folk songs, love ballads and popular music. Coro Cantabile, “an Italian phrase meaning a choir that sings smoothly and beautifully, is the singing arm of the Coro Cantabile Ministries Incorporated, a non-stock, non-profit organization with the...
25 July, 2019 - 11:30
22 July 2019 - Young Filipinos with a sense of adventure and a wish to connect with their Filipino roots are invited to participate in the second Diskubre Tour from 3 to 13 January 2020 in the Bicol Region. Covering Manila and the provinces of Albay, Masbate, Sorsogon, and Camarines Sur, this year's Tour will include historical and city exposure trips. Activities will include the opportunity to walk down the historic streets of...