A reception was held for the Norwegian ICOM delegation on August 14, 2013.
A delegation of about 30 Norwegians was currently in Rio for the General Conference of the International Council of Museums, ICOM, and on August 14, the Norwegian Embassy hosted a reception at the Marriott Hotel in Rio de Janeiro for the delegation and for the Norwegian community in Rio de Janeiro.
“Brazil has a very rich culture, and it is only natural that a conference like this takes place here. Brazil is probably most known for its music and for football, but this country has a great variety of cultural expressions that both embrace and enrich each other”, Mrs. Sissel Hodne Steen, the charges d'affaires at the Norwegian Embassy in Brasilia, said in her welcoming speech Wednesday night.
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