The Norwegian musician Frode Barth will perform at the Poezia e la Bistrița festival. Barth is a guitarist, composer, producer and music teacher from Oslo. He is considered a significant composer of contemporary music, and his work has a distinct flavor of Nordic ambience.

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Photo: Petter Foss/ MFA Norway.

In many Nordic and Western European countries, volunteering is a habit for citizens. Companies see corporate volunteering programs as a resource which contributes to the development of the team, while allowing employees to acquire new skills. The programs also have a positive impact on the company’s financial performance.

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Photo: TIFF.

The Norwegian film industry was represented at this year’s edition of TIFF with several films that were part of different competitions and sections.

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children with Norwegian flags in front of the Royal Castle in Oslo, on the 17th of may. 
Photo: Kai Jensen/ NTB scanpix.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Romania and Republic of Moldova celebrated the National Day of Norway (17th of May), in Bucharest, on May 15th , and in Chisinau, on May 12th. The receptions brought together representatives of the Norwegian communities, of the diplomatic corps, journalists as well as members of various sectors of the society.

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Photo: EEA Grants.

A new indoor museum, a public entrance facility to the Open Air Museum, and the restoration of a Roma homestead are elements of a new project implemented with EEA Grants at the Astra Museum in Sibiu. The project will bring forward the cultural heritage of minorities to a broader public and it is the result of a cooperation between Astra Museum and the Museum of South Trøndelag, Norway.

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Photo: Petter Foss/ MFA Norway .

In the past 10 years Romania experienced the most severe floods. Many people lost their houses and belongings. New geographic data will be produced in the coming two years with the help of the EEA Grants as a result of a project developed and implemented by the Romanian Cadaster Agency in cooperation with the Norwegian Mapping Authority.

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The travelling exhibition "Contemporary Norwegian Architecture # 7" was on display at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC) until March 22nd.

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Photo: Bogdan Croitoru.

Romania is in a privileged situation having an extraordinary biological richness. However, biodiversity and the ecological systems are under constant pressure due to population growth, urbanization, use of chemicals and hazardous substances as well as climate change. Under the EEA Grants, funding is now available to fight loss of biodiversity and the degradation of ecosystems, to strengthen the...

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