Photo: KF Cheonggyecheon World Music FestivalPhoto: KF Cheonggyecheon World Music Festival

There will be held two performances by Norwegian musicians this Friday as part of the KF Cheonggyecheon World Music Festival 2014.

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Photo: visitkorea.com.

Six Norwegian jazz artists will perform during this year’s Jarasum Jazz Festival on 3-5 October. “Norwegian jazz is gaining popularity in South Korea, which is contributing to Norway’s status as a jazz nation”, says H.E. Torbjørn Holthe, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to the Republic of Korea.

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Photo: United Nations.

The United Nations 69th General Assembly takes place in New York from 22-26 September. Many important issues for Norway are on the agenda, including international security, peacebuilding activities, climate change, gender equality, and human rights.

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The Embassy welcomes a delegation from the Norwegian Industrial Property Office led by Director General Per A. Foss, and Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. The delegation is in South Korea to learn about the country’s patent practices and their work on intellectual property rights in the Korean creative economy.

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Seoul has a vacancy for a full-time administration officer who will be handling a varied portfolio consisting of visa and passport cases, as well as operating the central telephone switchboard for the Chancery.

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Norway will put an additional NOK 58.7 million toward stopping the Ebola virus epidemic.

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H.E. Ambassador Torbjørn Holthe was interviewed by the South Korea monthly BusinessKorea Magazine.

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