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Newsletter June 2018

Arne og Carlos - Photo:Arne & Carlos, Strikk fra Setesdal, Cappelen Damn, 2013
Source: Arne & Carlos, Strikk fra Setesdal, Cappelen Damn, 2013

Get a preview into some of the events, projects and collaborations that the consulate in Shanghai will be working with in June.


3 June  Nordic short films

Beyond Frozen Point Nordic short films for children will be screened in Shanghai and Hangzhou. The project curator Kaimei will give guest talk to the audience about the Norwegian films and culture. Also these events will give a touch on the Sami culture by showing films <Path Finder> and <Sami Blood>. 


3 6 June  World in One trio performance

World in One trio performance in Shanghai, Jiangsu. The trio is composed of world class musicians from Africa, Asia and Europe which includes the Norwegian musician Rolf-Erik Nystrøm. In 2010, at the Shanghai World Expo, they met for the first time, as participants in a larger international collaboration project. Now they are back as a marvelous and refined, highly interesting modern multi-trio. In Shanghai, they will perform at Chair Club, Suburban Improvisation in Zhujiajiao, M50, and Yu Yin Tang. 

5 June  World Environment Day

World Environment Day is the UN's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. This World Environment Day, discover the many ways that you can help to combat plastic pollution: http://www.worldenvironmentday.global/ 


6 – 20 June  Arne & Carlos in Shanghai

The textile designers, Arne & Carlos, are coming China. Will be in Shanghai for meetings with book publishers and having promotional events. https://arnecarlos.com/ 


12 June  Startup Extreme

The consulate will send two reporters to cover the Startup Extreme in Bergen and Voss. Startup Extreme is a 3 days experience to explore the opportunities within the Norwegian startup & investment landscape, in combination with extreme outdoor activities. It is the conference where the world meets the Norwegian startup ecosystem, which gathers more than 500 startups, entrepreneurs, investors and corporate innovators in the beautiful nature of Bergen and Voss for knowledge sharing & networking. Setting the stage to showcase the best from out startup ecosystem, the link to extreme sports is an obvious choice. 



16 June  Nordic film day       

Norwegian films < Light Me Up > and < Wild Beasts> to join the Nordic film day at ShanghaiPRIDE2018.