Articles Tagged ‘Nobel Peace Prize’

Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony – and concert

Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony – and concert December 10, 2010 | Events | Read More
Here in Oslo, this week has been all about the Nobel Peace Prize. And China. All week, the city (and country) has focussed on Chinese history, politics and food. Liu Xiaobo was not able to attend today’s ceremony in Oslo’s City Hall. The leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Thorbjørn...

10 Great Free Cultural Attractions in Oslo

10 Great Free Cultural Attractions in Oslo December 1, 2010 | free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
When you think of Norway, budget travel isn’t what first pops to mind, is it? While I won’t deny Oslo can be expensive, if you search a little, you’ll find heaps of free activities on offer. Norway’s premier attraction is nature – free for all to enjoy. In previous posts...

… and the Nobel Peace Prize goes to: Liu Xiaobo

… and the Nobel Peace Prize goes to: Liu Xiaobo October 10, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
On Friday, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the 110th time. The committee received 237 nominations for the 2010 prize and chose Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo as this year’s laureate “for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China”. Wealthy...