The Norwegian artist Ane Brun is preforming at the Nordic Music Festival 6th of November. 
Photo: Mattis Folkestad, NRK P3.The Norwegian artist Ane Brun is preforming at the Nordic Music Festival 6th of November. Photo: Mattis Folkestad, NRK P3

Ankara Nordic Music Festival brings the cool breeze of Scandinavian music to Ankara for the second time.

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Photo: Wardruna.

Almost a thousand years after Harald Hardrada and his fellow vikings sailed to the city they called Miklagard, their music can once again be heard in Istanbul. On October 17, the Viking-inspired band Wardruna is visiting Turkey for the first time.

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Thea, a 12-year-old Norwegian girl prepares to get married with Geir (37). 
Photo: Plan Norway.

Every child has the right to a childhood. Getting married at 12 should not be a part of it, regardless of where you live. At the Norwegian Embassy in Ankara, we support the fight against child marriage and other types of forced marriages.

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Nåværende praktikanter, Sunniva Skjeggestad og Torunn Brånå.

Er du interessert i å lære mer om utenrikstjenesten, og være med når norsk utenrikspolitikk omsettes til praksis? Ambassaden i Ankara søker etter studentpraktikanter for vårsemesteret, med søknadsfrist 1. november.

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Press conference after Cairo International Conference on Palestine

A total of USD 5.4 billion in assistance to Palestine was pledged at the international donor conference for Gaza and Palestine the 12th of October.

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Photo: Sara Koldwater.

The experimental performance show “When the Frogs Sing” invites children to explore the “frogs we have in our bottoms” when it joins the 19th Bursa International Theater Festival for Children and Young People on 21st October.

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Photo: Mohammed Al Baba/Oxfam.

‘The Gaza war this summer shows that the cycle of violence must be broken. Fundamental steps are needed to open up Gaza and generate growth and development for the people there. That will require new policies from both Israel and the Palestinians,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipients Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai. 
Photo: (Kailash Satyarthi) Senado Federal. (Flickr)/(Malala Yousafzai) Prime Minister’s Office (Flickr).

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 has been awarded the Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and the Pakistani children’s education activist Malala Yousafzai.

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