Agnes II (Norway 2011). 
Photo: © Karoline Hjort & Riitta Ikonen/ Eyes as Big as Plates.Agnes II (Norway 2011). Photo: © Karoline Hjort & Riitta Ikonen/ Eyes as Big as Plates

The Norwegian-Finnish duo, Karoline Hjort and Riitta Ikonen, concluded their productive stay in South Korea with a talk in Seoul. The exhibition opens in Pyeongchang in September (dates TBA).

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Seafood Platter. 
Photo: ©Bastlen M/flickr.

The global Norwegian export of seafood sees a significant increase, and Korean tastes for Norwegian salmon and mackerel are growing, the Norwegian Seafood Council reports.

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Innovation Norway Logo. 
Photo: ©Innovation Norway.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Seoul is pleased to welcome Ms Elin Sagbråten as the newly appointed Commercial Counsellor for Innovation Norway in South Korea. Ms Sagbråten will be replacing Mr Harald Nævdal, who held the position from November 2014.

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Sigmund Groven in Concert. 
Photo: www.sigmundgroven.com.

Sigmund Groven will be returning to South Korea for the fifth consecutive year! See him in concert at Seoul Arts Center on the 29th of September.

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World Humanitarian Day 2016 Logo. 
Photo: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Friday the 19th of August is World Humanitarian Day, celebrated around the world as a way of recognizing the efforts made by humanitarian workers, who risk their lives to alleviate human suffering. Norway applauds the brave aid workers who risk their lives to help others every single day.

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Norwegian director Aslaug Holm. 
Photo: Fenris Film/ Euforia.

From the 22nd until the 28th of August, Seoul will once again play host to the EBS International Documentary Festival (EIDF). Its opening number? Norwegian feature length documentary ‘Brothers’, created by Norwegian filmmaker Aslaug Holm.

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NTNU and KMOU signs a Memorandum of Understanding . 
Photo: KMOU  .

On June 23, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) were signed between NTNU (Norwegian university of Science and Technology), and KMOU (Korea Maritime and Ocean University) on cooperation and mutual academic exchange.

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