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 36 years after Norway last had a contender for the Palme d’Or in Cannes – Anja Breien’s Next of Kin (Arven/1979) - Norwegian director Joachim Trier’s third feature, Louder Than Bombs, will screen as the only Nordic selection for t...

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north sea - roughly halfway between scotland's shetland islands and norway.
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The Norwegian Government submitted its report to the Storting on the management of the Government Pension Fund in 2014, Friday 10 th of April. The Government Pension Fund performed well in 2014, with returns of 7.6% on the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) and 10.7% on the Government Pension Fund Norway (GPFN), before asset management costs. The Government is committed to transparency and...

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Canberra will be closed on Friday the 3rd of April and Monday the 6th of April, on the occasion of Easter. Although a traditional Norwegian Easter celebration could prove difficult, as ski tracks, Solo and Kvikk Lunsj are commodities hard to come by here in Australia, we have no doubt that you and your families will have a wonderful East

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 Norway has confirmed its intention to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a prospective founding member. ‘Norway is a substantial contributor to global development efforts, and wishes to join countries from Asia and other parts of the world in further refining the structure and mission of the AIIB,’ said Foreign Minister Børge Brende. ‘We hope the launch of the AIIB

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The Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2015 to the American mathematicians John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg “for striking and seminal contributions to the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations and its applications to geometric analysis.” The President of the Academy, Kirsti Strøm Bull, announced the new laureates today 25 March. Th...

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Last week Ambassador Kløvstad joined many of her colleagues within the Canberra Diplomatic Corps on a Diplomatic trip to South Australia hosted by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon Julie Bishop MP, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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The state visit from Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway is underway. On this site you will find useful links and information regarding Their Majesties' activities while "Down under". Friday Their Majesties concluded the State Visit in Perth Friday. To recognize Norwegian and Australian maritime cooperation the day started with a visit to Wilhelmsen MV Tugela, together wit

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Den norske ambassaden i Canberra tilbyr praktikantplass for norske universitets- eller høyskolestudenter. Vi tar nå i mot søknader for høsten 2015. Søknadsfrist er 13. april 2015.

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As a part of the State Visit from Norway to Australia, successful bilateral talks has been conducted by high-ranking officials from both countries. Cooperation in a time of crisis On Tuesday Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Norwegian Minister for Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, released a joint statement outlining Norwegian-Australian cooperation in a time of crisis....

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Reports suggest that cyclone Marcia is set to intensify to a category 5 storm, before it hits the Queensland Coast. Anyone residing in areas exposed to the cyclone is advised to listen to local authorities and keep up to date on developments as the cyclone progress here. If you have further enquires or question, or wish to read available information in Norwegian, please follow this link to our...

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If you need to renew your Norwegian passport, a representative from the Norwegian Embassy in Canberra will be accepting applications from Norwegian citizens for passports at the Royal Norwegian Consulate in Auckland

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The 6th of February marks the Sami National Day, a day to pay tribute to the culture and historical heritage of the indigenous population of Scandinavia. The day celebrates the first Sami Congress, held in 1917, in Trondheim, Norway. The Congress in 1917 was the first time Norwegian and Swedish Sami came together across national borders to find sustainable solutions for issues that specifically...

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