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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...
5 September, 2019 - 17:25
UPDATE: The venue for the outreach will be the Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, Østre Strandgate 74, 4608 Kristiansand, Norway. Please ask the hotel reception on the day of the outreach for the exact room at the hotel. The Embassy of the Philippines in Oslo wishes to inform the Filipino community in Norway that a team from the Embassy will conduct a Consular Outreach Mission in Kristiansand, Norway on 28-29 September 2019. The Embassy...
5 September, 2019 - 16:35
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) with Mayor Bård Langø and his wife Ms. Ilse Langø 05 September 2019, Alstahaug – Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia was in the Helgeland region to participate in the study tour for Heads of Missions organized by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In her meeting with Alstahaug Mayor Bård Anders Langø, Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed appreciation for the Norwegian government’s efforts and...
25 August, 2019 - 10:52
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) with Ms. Jeaneth Nydal (right) and other Filipinos at the festival 25 August 2019 – Filipino culture was proudly represented at the annual Eras Festival held in Oslo, Norway. With Filipino entrepreneurs selling delicious Filipino food at the festival, Norwegians and tourists roaming Oslo had a taste of what Philippine cuisine is about. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia expressed her appreciation for the...
20 August, 2019 - 14:36
Calling all foodies! From 11 to 14 September 2019, the kitchens of renowned Oslo landmark Theatercaféen open their doors to Chef Liezl and Chef Jun from the Grand Hyatt Manila for a Filipino culinary takeover, featuring classics adobo , kare-kare , and chicken inasal , and more. Book your table now for a taste of their special lunch and dinner menu by visiting the following link: https://www.theatercafeen.no/english/filipino-takeover
15 August, 2019 - 16:03
Mr. Earl Anthony Pagatpat, Filipino participant in the YSI Global Innovation Program, with Deputy Chief of Mission Mariel Algabre 12 August 2019, Oslo – Mr. Earl Anthony Pagatpat, Filipino participant in the Young Sustainable Impact (YSI) Global Innovation Program 2019, is developing a mobile app that would help Filipino farmers increase their yield throughout the year. Through the YSI Global Innovation Program, Mr. Pagatpat hopes to...
15 August, 2019 - 15:42
06 August 2019, Oslo – With the number of cruise ships docking at the Oslo harbor every day, especially during the summer peak season, and with approximately 25,000 Filipino seafarers onboard Norwegian owned or controlled vessels, it was an opportunity for the Philippine Embassy to personally meet the hardworking and respected Filipino crew of these cruise ships. Through the invitation of Mr. Brylle Tristan Nuñez and Mr. Donnie Ray...