Culture

Photo: Nancy Bundt/ Innovation Norway.

17. mai-komiteen for 2016 har gleden av å invitere til tradisjonelt familearrangement i Manila. Vi kan by på tog, musikkorps, tale, sang og lek. Read more

Photo: A scene from Tisoy Brown (Credits: Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas).

The Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas (DUP) stages Tisoy Brown: Hari ng Wala, a Filipino adaptation of the great Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt, on its 40th theatrical season. Read more

Photo: Sigurd Moe Hetland.

Norwegian directors Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken’s feature debut, Returning Home (Å vende tilbake), and Grethe Bøe-Waal’s Operation Arctic (Operasjon Arktis) received top prizes at the 57th Nordic Film Days in Lübeck, which ends today (8 November). Read more

Photo: Kon-Tiki is one of the featured films in Cine International Credit: Norwegian Film Institute.

Five award-winning Norwegian films are screening for free on 10 October 2015 at The Podium Cinema 1 in ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City as part of Cine International’s five-day film festival. Read more

Photo: Norwegian Film Institute.

An exciting milestone is happening to Cine Europa as it turns 18. To celebrate this transition, this year’s edition carries the theme ‘Coming of Age.’ Read more

Photo: Roar Uthaug’s The Wave – the first Nordic disaster movie. (Photo credits: Norwegian Film Institute) .

Five Norwegian films - three features, two shorts - selected for the Toronto International Film Festival, which runs between 10-20 September. Read more

Photo: I'm Angus Steak House.

Manila, experience the taste of the North. Norwegian Gastronomic Delights brings the premium cuisine and dining experience of Norway. Norwegian chef Markus Peter Dybwad through I’m Angus Steak House serves authentic lunch and dinner sets—the freshest salmon, mutton, brunost, scallops, and many more. Read more

Photo: Nancy Bundt/ Innovation Norway.

Norway celebrates its Constitution Day on the 17th of May. Relive history, traditions and cultural practices during the celebration by joining the special countdown of the Royal Norwegian Embassy - Manila. Starting 1 May, the embassy’s Instagram account (@norwayinph) will feature photos that highlight the rich and unique ways of celebration in Norway during the 17 th of May. Make sure to Read more

Photo: Petter Foss  .

Komiteen for 2015 har gleden av å invitere til tradisjonelt familearrangement i Manila. Vi kan by på tog, musikkorps, tale, sang og leker. Det vil bli servert kaffe, kaker, vafler, pølser og is. Read more

Photo: Isabelle Huppert/Louder Than Bombs. ©Jakob Ihre, Motlys AS.

Norwegian director Joachim Trier’s Louder Than Bombs will be the only Nordic entry in the main competition at the Cannes International Film Festival between 13-24 May Read more

Come and celebrate Norway’s Constitution Day at Shangri-La, Makati on Saturday,16 May 2015. Norwegian Chef Markus Dybwad will prepare the savory four-course dinner highlighting premium Norwegian cuisine and we will all be entertained by the music of Mulatto. Please see photo to learn more about the details of the celebration and how to reserve seats. The event is organized by Philippines Norway... Read more

On 17 May, about 250 guests celebrated Norway’s national day and the 200 years anniversary of the Norwegian constitution on the open-air film festival “Viking Screamfest” in Makati. Read more

From 20 May to 29 May you will have an excellent chance to tempt your taste buds at Norwegian Gastronomic Delights. Read more

Welcome to Viking Screamfest, an open cinema featuring the scariest part of Norwegian culture. Read more

This year scholarship funds of 1.000.000 NOK (162.000 USD) will be awarded to Ibsen projects worldwide. Apply now! Read more

Photo: Dian Jean Cruz.

A film project from the Philippines has been selected to participate in the Sørfond Pitching Forum in Oslo in October. Director Sheron Dayoc hopes to partner with a Norwegian producer to make his film, which depicts a blood feud between muslim families in the Zamboanga province of Mindanao. Read more

Members of the UP Kontra-GaPi

Members of the University of the Philippines performing group Kontemporaryong Gamelan Pilipino (Kontra-GaPi) are preparing for Norway’s Førde Traditional and World Music Festival (Førde internasjonale folkemusikkfestival). The festival runs from July 4-7 and is the biggest multi-cultural music event in Norway Read more

Getting an appointment with the Norwegian master’s degree student Marta Fretheim is not easy. She is either catching waves hitting the Philippine shores, or under water, tumbled-dried and disoriented. But either way the Philippine coastal waters treat her she always walks ashore carrying a big smile and her surfboard. Read more

Photo: Tommy Andresen.

With roots from two different cultures, the Filipino and the Norwegian, these brothers have found their unique way to express themselves through the art of rap. Read more about N-Jin and Denial. Read more

Photo: Ang Babae sa Septik Tank.

The Filipino movie “Ang Babae sa Septik Tank” (The Woman in the Septic Tank) will be screened at the 22th “Films From the South Festival” in Oslo, Norway. – I really hope the Norwegians like my film, director Marlon Rivera says. Read more