Call for Cooperation Project in Higher Education Area / EEA Grants 2014-2021

Education, Scholarship, Apprenticeship and Youth Entrepreneurship Programme, financed through the EEA Grants 2014-2021, launched a new Call for Cooperation Project in Higher Education Area.

This represents an opportunity for developing cooperation projects, based on common needs, between Romania, donor states Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway, and other EEA Grants beneficiary states universities.

More information could be found at:

Work meeting of NOROCC President, Indonesian Ambassador to Norway and Indonesian Economic Affairs Counsellor

The President of the Norwegian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce, Ionut Eriksen, received the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia for the Kingdom of Norway and Republic of Iceland, Todung Mulya Lubis, and the Economic Affairs Counsellor, Aulia Rinaldi Ahza, for a meeting at the head office of NOROCC, on Wednesday, September 16th.

The officials approached the evolution of the most prolific industries from Indonesia and discussed about investment opportunities.

Nordic Edge 2020

Nordic Edge is the largest conference for smart cities in the Nordic region and is an arena for inspiration, insight, exchange of ideas and action. The event’s ambition is to be the Smart City accelerator, which puts the Nordic region on the map for innovative solutions that will make the world smarter, safer and greener.
Learn more about the conference and join!

Gratulerer med nasjonaldagen!

Peace, freedom, equality, democracy, and union. Those are the values that bind Norwegians together. Those are the values we celebrate each year on May 17th.

This year our celebration is a bit different due to the social distancing measures, yet our hearts beat together, as always.

To all our dear Norwegian friends and members: congratulations on the Constitution Day!

Til alle våre kjære norske venner og medlemmer: gratulerer med nasjonaldagen!


The first edition of ClassiX Festival

Business and music have always been synergistic.

Between February 16th and February 22nd 2020, the first edition of ClassiX Festival was held in Iași, Romania, welcoming over 20 musicians from Norway, Romania and other 8 countries, and including panels dedicated to business and education that gathered diplomats, entrepreneurs, professors, and representatives of public authorities.

ClassiX Festival was founded by Dragoș Andrei Cantea, Romanian pianist working and studying in Oslo and Artistic Director of the festival, and organized with the help of Asociația Industrii Creative from Iași. The project brought together a wide array of partners: the Royal Norwegian Embassy to Romania, the Norwegian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce, the Norwegian Academy of Music, the Austrian Cultural Forum in Bucharest, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Trondheim Solistene, DAC Music Performance, the Mayor House of Iasi, “George Enescu” Arts University of Iasi, Iasi Philharmonic, the Iasi Athaeneum, “Mihai Eminescu” Central University Library of Iasi, the Culture Palace of Iasi, the Roman-Catholic Diocese of Iasi, “Moldova” National Museum Complex of Iasi, Rotary IASI Curtea Domneasca, Bellaria Hotel, GRAMMA, Time Out, Cuptorul Moldovencei, SaptePremium, AQUA Carpatica, Garage -Rent a Dress-, Fab Lab Iasi, Iulius Mall Iasi, Rotaract Iasi Curtea Domneasca, Premium Nordic Cars – Dealer Volvo Iasi, Ambra Sign, Levant Construct, Basware, Travis Tourism, Freedom House România, Radio România Cultural, Revista FPM, Ziarul de Iasi, IasiFun, Radio Iaşi, Vocile 2.0, Viva FM Iași, RadioHit Iasi, WINK Public Multimedia, TVR Iasi.

The program of the festival included a series of concerts and debates, as follows:

The concerts:
16.02 – Uman și Divin [Human and Divine]
17.02 – Concertul Romantic [The Romantic Concert]
18.02 – Armonii Nordice [Nordic Harmonies]
19.02 – Clasic sau Fantastic? [Classic or Fantastic?]
20.02 – Visul American la Două Piane [The American Dream Played on Two Pianos]
21.02 – Concertul Evreiesc [The Jewish Concert]
22.02 – Clasicul Transfigurat [The Transfigured Concert]

The debates:
17.02 – Classix in Focus: The Future of Classical Music
18.02 – Classix in Focus: Nordic Tourism
19.02 – Classix in Focus: Concert Production & Creative Entrepreneurship
21.02 – Classix in Focus: The Art of Living on Art

Find more about the festival here:

Nordic Harmonies in Iași, Romania, with the Trondheim Soloists

Organized under the ClassiX Festival which took place in Iași last week, this is how the Nordic Harmonies concert was like. It was opened by the wonderful children from Centrul MIA CASA Inculeț in Bârnova, who sang the Norwegian anthem, and continued with a chamber music feast offered by the Trondheim Soloists.

NOROCC is proud of having supported the organizers of the first edition of the ClassiX Festival and would like to congratulate the young team – all under 30 – who brought this series of concerts and academic and business events to life: Dragoș Andrei Cantea, pianist and artistic director of this festival, Patricia Roxana Butucel and Anca Floroiu, and their team of volunteers.

Find the story of the festival here:

Nordic Film Festival 2020 in Bucharest

This February the North is celebrated in Bucharest at the second edition of the Nordic Film Festival.

The first edition, organized last year, brought joy to cinephiles of all ages from Bucharest, Sibiu and Chișinău (Republic of Moldova), by giving them the opportunity to watch Nordic productions.

Five days are dedicated to Nordic Film this month. Cinema Elvire Popesco (77 Dacia Blvd., Bucharest) welcomes movie lovers between February 19 and February 23.

18 Nordic movies will be projected.
Find out more on the Facebook event page of Nordic Film Festival!

Holiday wishes 2019

God Jul! Crăciun fericit! Merry Christmas and happy holidays from the team of the Norwegian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce!

Here’s a photo from our last 2019 Board meeting and one from our Julebord!