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Growing number of Vietnamese children play football after Norwegian recipe

Since 1997 where the project Football For All in Vietnam (FFAV) was started have 147 new local football clubs seen the daylight. More than 16,000 Vietnamese children are playing in the clubs and the number is still growing fast. FFAV as a project is about to change the everyday life for thousands of school children…

Danish jewellery exhibition opens in Bangkok

A contemporary jewellery exhibition by a Danish artist opens in Bangkok today on Thursday Novmber 21. It is the ATTA Gallery who will host the opening of BANKO{K}LLECTION, a contemporary jewellery exhibition by Danish artist, Marie-Louise Kristensen.   Ms. Kristensen told the Danish Embassy about the exhibition: “My pieces combine fragments and elements, physical as…

“The Fox” brothers to perform at Mnet Asia Music Awards

The Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis are preparing their performance at the biggest TV-transmitted music award show in Asia, Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) to be held on Friday November 22, reported Norwegian Newspaper Dagbladet. On Friday November 22 the two Ylvis-brothers Bård and Vegard Ylvisåker are going to peform together with the South Korean girl…

20 year-old planned vacation, but instead signed football contract

Sotra-karen Kittiphong Pluemjai, who lived in Norway most of his life, went on a vacation that turned out to be bit of a career change. The 20 year-old striker signed a contract for two years with Buriram United during a stay in Thailand, reported Norwegian Vestnytt. Initially he was just planning on going on vacation,…

Travelling Norwegians’ sickness claims hit record high

For Norwegian insurance companies, 2013 has been a year of record high payouts as the result of huge numbers of sickness  claims by travelling Norwegians. Never before have so many Norwegians become sick or injured while spending time abroad. This year’s insurance payments is projected to reach NOK2 billion, according to data collected by the…

Finpro starts new co-operation in China

Finpro starts new co-operation with four partners operating in China, said the company in a press release. The expertise of these companies – Lion Partners, Green Tower Kunshan, MPS China, and Yoka Consulting – complements Finpro’s services in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. “Our co-operation will provide wider and deeper services to Finnish companies,…

Finnish Conducter Osmo Vänskä to perform in Singapore

The Finnish Conductor Osmo Vänskä will perform with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra in Esplanade Concert Hall on 6 December, which is Finland’s Independence Day, starting at 7.30pm. He performs as clarinettist with SSO musicians in Antonín Dvořák’s Serenade, partners Pekka Kuusisto in Sebastian Fagerlund’s Violin Concerto (2012) and conducts the masterly Fifth Symphony by Sibelius, with whose works Maestro Vänskä has…