Launch event in Oslo

The Oslo launch event for the Gjoa Haven/ Amundsen Digital Sharing Portal was held Monday April 3rd 2017 at the Museum of Cultural History.

Some of the Oslo team and prominent guests at the launch: Jarle Ebling, Espen Uleberg, Ingvild S. Andreassen, Tomm Eriksen, Ann Christine Eek, Museum director Håkon Glørstad, Ambassador Arthur Wilczynski, Tone Wang, Gro B. Ween, Ralfs Znotins, Geoffrey Gowland, Rikke Foss-Pedersen, Tom G. Svensson, Marte Frøyen and Astrid Jenssen.

Photo: Museum of Cultural History/ Kirsten Helgeland

It gathered a lot of the people who have worked on the collaborative project at the Oslo end. We wish we could have had everyone, and in particular all those in Gjoa Haven and the Kitikmeot who have worked so hard on this project, here with us! In the spirit of the project the event was streamed, so anyone anywhere would be able to at least digitally attend. The Canadian Ambassador to Norway, Arthur Wilczynski, kindly did the honours and declared the portal for opened.


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From the launch event of the Gjoa Haven/ Amundsen Digital Sharing Portal in Oslo 3. April 2017.
Published Jan. 6, 2021 9:03 AM - Last modified Feb. 3, 2021 12:36 PM