Seoul Sunset. 
Photo: Johannes Martin/flickr.Seoul Sunset. Photo: Johannes Martin/flickr

Ambassaden i Seoul tilbyr to studentpraktikantplasser for første halvår 2017. Tiltredelse ultimo januar/primo februar. Ordningen tar sikte på å gi et innblikk i hele bredden av oppgaver på en norsk utenriksstasjon. Praktikantoppholdet vil ha en varighet på 6 måneder. Søknadsfrist er 21. oktober 2016.

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Jarasum Jazz Festival Poster. 
Photo: Jarasum International Jazz Festival.

The 13th Jarasum International Jazz Festival kicks off this weekend, from the 1st until the 3rd of October. Three Norwegian artists and bands will partake this year.

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Monday the 12th of September, two earthquakes of a significant magnitude were recorded in South Korea. The epicentre was near the city of Gyeongju, and the first quake was recorded at 5.1 on the Richter Scale, while the other measured 5.8. The second quake was the largest earthquake ever recorded on the Korean peninsula. While Gyeongju is situated far south in the country, tremors could be felt...

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Arctic Iceberg. 
Photo: Drew Avery/flickr.

On Monday the 19th of September, the Arctic Council celebrates its 20th Anniversary as the leading intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, Arctic indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues.

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Photo: ©Snøhetta.

Adding a second opera house to their increasingly impressive resume, Snøhetta architectural company in 2014 signed a contract for the design and development of the new Busan Opera, as the winners of the international competition. The preparations are now well underway in the detailed design stages for what will be the first Snøhetta design to be built in South Korea.

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Photo: Innovation Norway, Seoul.

Head on over to Shinsegae in Gangnam from the 19th until the 23rd of October for the Nordic Lifestyle Fair! 10월 19일에서 23일, 노르딕 라이프스타일 박람회가 신세계백화점 강남점에서 열립니다!

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Photo: UN Photo/ JC Mcllwaine.

‘Since 2002, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has saved more than 20 million lives. Norway has been a key supporter of the Global Fund from the outset. We are now increasing Norway’s contribution, and will provide NOK 2 billion in support for the period 2017-2019,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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