The Festival on Wheels will show the brilliant movies Cathedrals of Culture and Oscar-nominee 1001 Gram, in Ankara the coming days.

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‘I regret the so-called agreement on alliance and strategic partnership entered into between Russia and the Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia. Norway will maintain its support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Photo: Berit Roald/ Scanpix .

The 2014 results of the international image and reputation survey the Anholt-GfK Nation Brands Index were released today. Norway is ranked 13th of 50 countries that have global influence.

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Ambassador Janis Kanavin participating in the panel discussion

Sixty women from thirteen countries in the Middle East, Asia and North Africa gathered in Şile, Turkey this week for the ‘Challenging Extremism and Militarism’ forum.

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Photo: Torunn Brånå/Norwegian Embassy in Ankara.

“This was a lovely experience. The Turkish audience is so warm”, Ane Brun concludes after her Thursday night concert at the METU Culture and Congress Centre in Ankara. The performance was a part of the Ankara Nordic Music Festival.

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The Turkish EU minister Mr. Volkan Bozkir is in Oslo to meet with his Norwegian colleague Mr. Vidar Helgesen as well as Foreign Minister Børge Brende. The visiting minister has had a full schedule including a working luncheon, a roundtable conference at NUPI (Norwegian Institute of International Affairs) and meetings with the Turkish community in Oslo.

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Photo: Courtesy of Jøkleba.

The Norwegian jazz trio "Jøkleba!" will perform in Istanbul on November 6 before they catch the train to continue their "green tour" around Europe.

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‘I condemn today’s terrorist attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem in the strongest possible terms,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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