A Call to Action – My visit to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo

A Call to Action – My visit to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo

I went to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo specifically to see the A Call to Action exhibit for the 2009 Nobel Peace Laureate, President Barack Obama. This was my second visit to Oslo and to the Peace Center, and I highly recommend all visitors to Oslo to get to this museum. There is currently …

African History Week in Oslo is 15-19 September 2010

African History Week in Oslo is 15-19 September 2010

Hat tip: UrbanLife.se This festival is in its 6th year! Maybe I’ll get there one year. Get more information about the artists performing, the venues and ticket information. Festilvalprogram 2010 Tirsdag 14. september UHURU Åpningsarrangement med Nick Makoha på MS Innvik Onsdag 15. september Indaba fagseminar kl.08.30, inkl. lunsj Synlig-Usynlig åpning av kunstutstilling kl. 17.00 …

Two of the three Eurovision Song Contest 2010 Hosts are black women

Two of the three Eurovision Song Contest 2010 Hosts are black women

These ladies will be seen by approximately 120 million views over three days (25, 27 and 29 May 2010). Haddy Jatou N’jie Haddy Jatou N’jie (born on the 25th of June, 1979) is a Norwegian singer, songwriter, author and journalist. She holds a degree in journalism from the Oslo University College. Haddy began her television …

Through the eyes of 5 black women in Oslo +Happy birthday Mommy!

Through the eyes of 5 black women in Oslo +Happy birthday Mommy!

QUEENDOM offers spectacular live performances with a conscious and positive message. Through energetic music, slam-poetry and strong vocal harmonies, this performing arts collective aims at entertaining audiences in a humorous and intelligent way. Queendom has developed a unique sound based on their musical heritage – from blues and soul, to highlife, soukouss, reggae, hip-hop and …

Coverage of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo

Coverage of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo

From the very first moment of his presidency, President Obama has been trying to create a more cooperative climate which can help reverse the present trend. He has already “lowered the temperature in the world”, in the words of former Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu. —Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Oslo, 10 …