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Indonesia a Favorite in Children’s Festival in Norway, Dewi Motik Was Inspired

“The best diplomacy is through children, and I am happy and proud at Indonesia’s participation in this festival,” said Dewi Motik Pramono, chair of Kowani, who spared her time to Hamar during her short visit in Oslo, Norway.   This is the fifth time that Embassy of Indonesia in Oslo participated in the Stoppested Verden Children’s Festival (SVF) in Hamar, ... Read More »

Fredrikstad Enjoyed Its First Gamelan Tunes

Indonesian traditional musical instrument, the Javanese Gamelan, is becoming more and more recognized by Norwegians. On Saturday, 12 May 2012, Gamelan workshop became one of the favorites in Barnas Verdensdager in Fredrikstad, Norway.   Barnas Verdensdager, literally Children’s World Day, is held in a series of cities in Norway throughout the year. However, this is the first Barnas Verdensdager held ... Read More »

Eyes on Indonesia: Statoil brought Indonesia Day to Norway

Considering Indonesia an extremely attractive country for investments, Statoil organized an ‘Indonesia Day’ on 24 and 26 of April 2012, in Stavanger and Oslo, Norway, respectively. “There is an increasing trend of cooperation between Indonesia and Norway in the energy sector, among others are the cooperation between Pertamina and Statoil which has started since 2007, and the cooperation between Tinfos ... Read More »

RI FM in Oslo: Stronger RI – Norway Cooperation than Ever

Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa has concluded his working visit in Oslo, Norway, on 19-20 April 2012. During the visit, the Minister made courtesy calls to Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and King Harald V, met with his counterparts Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and Environment Minister Bard Vegar Solhjell, and attended meetings with prominent figures in Norwegian industry. During his ... Read More »

Menlu RI di Oslo: Dialog HAM RI-Norwegia Jadi Referensi Dunia

Dialog HAM Indonesia dan Norwegia telah menjadi rujukan kerja sama antar negara dalam membangun dialog dan kemitraan yang konstruktif untuk pemajuan HAM. Menlu Marty M. Natalegawa mengutarakan hal tersebut dalam kunjungan kerja singkat di Oslo, Norwegia, 19-20 April 2012. Selama di Oslo, Menlu Marty melakukan kunjungan kehormatan kepada Perdana Menteri Jens Stoltenberg dan telah beraudiensi kepada Raja Harald V. Menlu ... Read More »

First ASEAN Flag Hoisting Ceremony in Oslo

Following a decision reached during the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat Meeting in Lombok, January 2011, and in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of ASEAN Flag by ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC), on Thursday, 12 April 2012, the Indonesian Embassy in Oslo had hoisted the ASEAN flag in front of the Embassy, alongside the Indonesian national flag. The flag hoisting ... Read More »

Targeting Indonesia, Innovation Norway to open a Jakarta Office

“Indonesia is rich of natural resources, supported by abundant human resources and high market potential, thus attracting Norway to improve economic relations,” said Trond Giske, Minister of Trade and Industry of Norway, during a meeting at the Indonesian Ambassador Residence on 23 March 2012, Oslo. The meeting was organized to announce Norwegian Government’s plan to open an Innovation Norway Jakarta ... Read More »

Indonesia charmed Norwegian Tourists through Reiseliv 2012

“Anak Indonesia” group enthusiastically captured the moment with Ambassador Esti Andayani, after performing their last dance at Reiseliv 2012, Lillestrøm

The Indonesian Pavilion once again successfully attracted attendants in Reiseliv 2012, held in Lillestrøm, Norway, on 2 – 4 March 2012.  This year, the Indonesian Pavilion was designed in a seaside theme to support Komodo Island’s potential as one of the New 7 Wonders of the world, combined with flavors of Balinese and Javanese culture already familiar with the local ... Read More »


Reflecting friendly bilateral ties and ASEAN solidarity, the Indonesian Government, Chair of ASEAN, on 24 October 2011 presented its assistance to the ASEAN countries affected by natural disasters. In this regard, the Government of Indonesia is providing US$400,000 respectively for Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and the Philippines; US$500,000 for Viet Nam; and US$1,000,000 for Thailand. The Government and People of Indonesia ... Read More »

Norwegian Students to Study in Bali

A total of 403 students from Gateway College in Norway will be leaving for Bali to study in the coming semester, the Indonesian Embassy in Oslo says. The students would study philosophy, cultural psychology, sports, tourism management, economics and Indonesian language, the embassy’s third secretary for social affairs and culture Febby Fahrani said in a statement made available to Antara ... Read More »