PH Embassy in Oslo Donates PH Books, Other Digital Media to Deichman Bjørvika Library

 Oslo Library

Photo of the recently opened Deichman Bjørvika library (Photo courtesy of by Eva Margie San Miguel)

OSLO 02 September 2020 – To mark the Philippine celebration of Buwan ng Wika (National Language Month) and Buwan ng Kasaysayan (National History Month), the Philippine Embassy in Oslo donated 74 books on Philippine culture, history, language, and tourism, and four CDs on Philippine culture and music, to the Deichmanske bibliotek Bjørvika.

The Philippine books and CDs, which were handed over by Third Secretary Christiansen Cabahug and Cultural Officer Eva Margie San Miguel, were graciously received by Ms. Merete Lie, Department Director of the Deichman library, and Ms. Goro Aarseth of the Deichman’s Collection Division on 28 August 2020.

Director Lie and Ms. Aarseth expressed their appreciation for the Embassy’s donation of Philippine books and CDs, including the facsimile of Dr. Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, which would enrich the library’s collection on the Philippines. END

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