ØYA: Young people from all over Norway come together at the largest music festival in Norway, the Øya festival. . 
Photo: Krister Sørbø.ØYA: Young people from all over Norway come together at the largest music festival in Norway, the Øya festival. . Photo: Krister Sørbø

In a couple of months, when the cold weather changes to sun and high temperatures, Norway turns into an Eldorado of summer festivals. Here you can find everything from local Norwegian food to hard rock music. Events ranging from full-scale music-festivals to small and alternative parties are to be found all over Norway. This article will give you some examples of what you can see, feel, and...

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Photo: National Foundation for  Civil Society Development.

The ceremony of signing the agreements with 30 successful applicants in the first Open Call financed within the NGO programme of the EEA and Norway Grants took place on Monday 9 March in Zagreb. The National Foundation for Civil Society Development, an institution responsible for operating the NGO programme of the EEA and Norway Grants in Croatia, organized the special event as well as the...

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“The model” is the poignant story of a painter who loses, a painter’s most cherished possession, his eyesight.

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If you are planning to be somewhere along the Adriatic coast this summer you should probably consider visiting the Museum of Ancient Glass in Zadar. From May 5 until November 1, a contemporary Nordic glass exhibition will be held at the museum. The exhibition is the result of a cooperation between the museum and the Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway. At the exhibition, you will b...

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Croatian Deputy Minister of Regional Development and EU Funds, Jaksa Puljiz at the launch of the Grants in Croatia (Cropix, photo/archive).

The Annual Meeting of the European Economic Area (EEA) and Norway Financial Mechanisms for the 2009-2014 period was held on 5 March 2015 in Zagreb. The purpose of the Annual Meeting was to inform the donor countries of the EEA and Norway Grants, Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland of the general progress in the implementation of the projects in Croatia. Mr Jakša Puljiz , Deputy Minister of the...

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Photo: Bruno Konjevic / CROPIX .

As part of the Communication Strategy for the EEA and Norway Grants, the Norwegian Embassy in Croatia organised the conference "Norway and Croatia: Partners in Economic and Social Development", in the House of Journalists in Zagreb on Monday 26 January. The purpose of the conference was to present the EEA and Norway Grants to a broader audience and to facilitate discussions on topics related to...

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Photo: MFA

Norway is hosting a global summit on education for development on 6–7 July. The aim of the summit is to boost global efforts in the field of education, with a view to reaching the UN’s new set of development goals. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expected to attend the summit. Among those invited are heads of government and ministers from 40 countries, heads of international organisations a...

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‘Most of the 665 000 children who have fled from Syria to Lebanon are still not going to school. Norway is therefore increasing its support for education in Lebanon, and will provide NOK 45 million for these efforts in 2015,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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