Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy Canberra.Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy Canberra

Ambassdor Unni Kløvstad was invited to officially open the new HQ of the Norwegian company Ekornes in Sydney this week. Ekornes is one of Scandinavias’s largest producer of furniture with a global outreach, including Australia and New Zealand. Ekornes’ Stressless chair has become one of the best known names in the furniture industry.

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What are the opportunities and obstacles for women reaching leadership roles in foreign services? Representatives from Australia, Japan, the USA and Norway addressed national experiences in a recent DFAT-hosted event.

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Østensjø Rederi presents Edda Accommodation

The last week of February marks the beginning of the annual Australasian Oil and Gas Conference (AOG) in Perth, and with it the arrival of a large contingent of Norwegian companies in the oil and gas sector.

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Photo: Hordaland fylkeskommune, Flickr.com, BY-NC-ND 2.0.

Norgesskolen is a three week summer school in Norwegian language and culture for children of Norwegian parents or for children and youth aged between 9 and 18 who wish to maintain contact with the Norwegian language and culture.

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Photo: Tristan Taussac, Flickr.com, CC BY-ND 2.0.

Bergen Summer Research School is an annual cross-disciplinary research school for PhD student and junior researchers.

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Photo: Torbein Rønning, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0, Flickr.com.

Every summer, children from all over the world gather in Oslo for the largest children’s soccer event in the world. Registration for foreign soccer teams is now open.

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For the attention of Norwegian citizens in New Zealand

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Photo: Teresa Grau Ros, CC BY-SA 2.0, Flickr.com.

Do you want to study, explore Norway and make friendships across national borders? University of Oslo is arranging the 70th session of their International Summer School from 25 June to 5 August.

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Northern lights over the Ersfjord in Tromsø. 
Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen / Innovation Norway .

Experience the northern lights or the midnight sun north of the Arctic Circle, or visit the world-famous Norwegian fjords, spectacular mountains and glaciers.

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Here is an overview of some useful official Norwegian websites.

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Frequently asked questions about Norway

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Photo: Government House.

Welcome to the website of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Canberra.

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