Category: Norway

Norway maintains maritime industry support at Inmex China






Inmex China in Guangzhou is the largest and most established international maritime event in the South China Sea region. On 7-9 December 2016 Norwegian companies within the marine industry joined the Norwegian Pavilion, showcasing to the Chinese partners that the Norwegian Maritime companies put a high value on maintaining the relations. The maritime industry today…

Norway’s Astrup Fearnley Museum Director at ShanghArt






On 17 Janurary 2017, Dr. Gunnar B. Kvaran, director of Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art in Oslo shared his perspectives on the museum’s collection and exhibitions at ShanghART in Shanghai. The one hour talk gave the audience who were Chinese artists, curators, and professionals in local art institutions, a wide scene of the history…

Norwegian photobiology, Led lights company at Ag-Con Asia






As Indoor Ag-Con (indoor agriculture) returns to Asia for their second annual event on January 24-25, 2017, in Singapore, Norwegian entrepreneur Per Aage Lysaa from Intravision Group is among the speakers. Intravision Group is a bio-light and systems integration company working with new technologies for production of foods and plant made pharmaceuticals. Per Aage will…

Nordic Design and Innovation Week 2016






The 2016 Nordic Design and Innovation Week, which was held on 4-13 November 2016, was arrange for the fourth time. The event is a platform to showcase the Nordic concept of sustainable innovation and creative design, which was organized in cooperation with the Shanghai Intercultural Association and Daning Lifehub. Co-organised by Denmark, Finland, Norway and…

Indonesia to promote tourism in Nordic countries






The Tourism Ministry in Indonesia aims to attract more tourists from Nordic countries in Northern Europe during the Nordic Travel Fair next week in Helsinki, Finland, where it will showcase Indonesian culture in its pavilion. The Indonesian government expects the travel fair to be held from January 19 to 22, to help tap into the tourism potential of…

Presidential Award to Norwegian in Philippines






Erlend E. Johannesen, founder of StreetLight Philippines, was among 23 distinguished and outstanding overseas Filipinos and foreign-based organizations from 11 countries winning the Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas (PAFIOO) 2016. They were honoured by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte honoured during the Awarding Ceremonies on Monday 19 December at the Malacañan Palace. Johannesen…

Traditional Scandinavian Christmas in Bangkok






Swedish Vicar in Bangkok Lars Ryderstad and Scandinavian Society Siam had this Christmas once again joined forced and offered a real Nordic Juleaftens Gudstjeneste in Christ Church in Bangkok. Different parts of the Gospel was read by selected people from the community. Norwegian Bodil Elise Holberg was the youngest while the others were Thordur Adalsteinsson…

Swedish Church to reduce their work in Singapore






The Swedish Church in Singapore will be reducing their presence in the country from the beginning of 2017. For the past two years, the Swedish and the Norwegian Churches Abroad have had a co-operation in Singapore. But now, the Church of Sweden Abroad have seen that they have to look through the forms for the co-operation…