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12 January 2024
Iceland: Volcanic activity

In recent days, no significant activity has been recorded in the volcanic area around Grindavik on the Reykjanes peninsula, where a new strong eruption began on January 14th. However, the affected area remains closed and excursions are prohibited. The Blue Lagoon tourist site has partially reopened. The eruption area on the Reykjanes peninsula is constantly […]

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2 January 2024
Iceland | Volcanic activity and avalanche risk

The Icelandic civil protection authorities have issued a yellow alert signal for the Reykjanes volcanic area, where a strong volcanic eruption began on 18 December in the area north of the town of Grindavik and the Svartsengi geothermal plant. The roads near the eruption site remain partly closed. The paths and tracks around the Fagradalsfjall […]

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19 December 2023
Iceland | Volcanic eruption near Grindavík

On the evening of 18 December 2023, a strong volcanic eruption affected the Grindavik area, on the Reykjanes peninsula and near the Svartsengi geothermal plant, as well as in the Blue Lagoon tourist area. The eruption could last 7 to 10 days. Roads to the eruption area are closed. The road to Keflavik airport could […]

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15 December 2023
Start of excavation work on the city of Oslo aqueduct thanks to the Italian company Ghella

The Italian company Ghella, thanks to a joint venture with the Norwegian AF Group, today begins work on the construction of an important undertaking: a tunnel that will guarantee the city of Oslo an alternative reserve to the current water supply. The new aqueduct will bring drinking water to Oslo from Holsjord, in the Lier […]

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15 December 2023
The Young Ambassadors Society is selecting the Italian delegation for youth groups at the G7 and G20

In collaboration with the Sherpa Office of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Young Ambassadors Society (YAS) is now recruiting the delegates that in 2024 will join the Italian Delegation of the Youth 7 (Y7) and Youth 20 (Y20), the official engagement groups […]

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8 December 2023
The first textile recycling plant with Italian machinery inaugurated in Sandefjord

On 7 December, Norway’s first textile recycling plant was inaugurated in Sandefjord. The ceremony was attended by the Italian Ambassador, Stefano Nicoletti, together with the Governor of Vestfold County, Anne Strømøy, the CEO in charge of the plant, Pål Erik Haraldsen, Marco Benedetti, Sustainable Development Specialist of the Italian company Ommi and Head of Sustainability […]

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7 December 2023
The Dante Alighieri Society celebrates 100 years in Oslo

The Italian Ambassador to Oslo, Stefano Nicoletti, participated in the centenary celebrations of the Oslo Committee of the Dante Alighieri Society. The history of the Dante Oslo Committee represents a century of promotion of Italian culture and language in the Scandinavian city and of intense cultural exchanges between Italy and Norway, through conferences and celebratory […]

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7 December 2023
Trento takes over from Trondheim as the European Capital of Volunteering

The Italian Ambassador to Oslo, Stefano Nicoletti, took part in the celebrations of Trondheim as the European Capital of Volunteering and for the passing of the baton to the city of Trento which will be next year, together with a delegation from the city of Trento , led by Mayor Franco Ianeselli. The Center for […]

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7 December 2023
Italian opera singing has become a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Assolirica’s contribution was decisive for the inclusion of opera singing in the UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list. Assolirica promotes the diffusion of the value of the opera theater as an excellence and cultural heritage of the Italian Republic. As UNESCO writes “Opera singing in Italy is a physiologically controlled way of singing that improves the […]

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17 November 2023
“History of Italian cuisine in comics”

The Italian Ministry of Foregn Affairs  has created, together with the Italian Academy of Cuisine, the book “History of Italian cuisine in comics. From Etruscan tagliatelle to tiramisu”. From the Etruscans to the Romans, passing through Arab and American influences, the comic traces the history of the Italian culinary tradition and the dishes that characterize […]

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