Various handmade items with a traditional Norwegian touch

October 19, 2019By
Charity Bazaar 2019 - The Norwegian Embassy in Riga has had a country table at the annual IWCR Charity Bazaar for several years. the Embassy will sell various hand-made items with a traditional Norwegian touch, such as mittens, headbands, hats and socks to keep you warm this winter season, as well as other handicrafts. We will also be selling smoked Norwegian salmon, waffles and other baked goods for visitors to enjoy at the bazaar!

The IWCR Charity bazaar is a popular event as unique items from different national tables and charity vendors are available for sale. It is supported by foreign ambassadors with their families, and a strong international community, and an great opportunity to taste typical food and drinks, as well as purchase original gifts for friends and family.

One of our long standing partners is the Embassy of Norway, and we are very grateful to have Norway with us at the Charity Bazaar 2019.

IWCR: Why do you give to our organization? What motivates you to stay involved?

The Norwegian Embassy: The Norwegian Embassy in Riga has had a country table at the annual IWCR Charity Bazaar for several years, and we are delighted to participate in this year’s bazaar!

Our main motivation for taking part in this fundraising event is to show our support to the charity projects selected by the IWCR. We wish the IWCR sponsored charities all the best, and are more than happy to contribute to their continued success in helping low-income families, young mothers, children and elderly in need for support. 

IWCR: What are your donations to, or activities at, the bazaar?

The Norwegian Embassy: This year, the Embassy will sell various hand-made items with a traditional Norwegian touch, such as mittens, headbands, hats and socks to keep you warm this winter season, as well as other handicrafts. We will also be selling smoked Norwegian salmon, waffles and other baked goods for visitors to enjoy at the bazaar!

IWCR: What would you like to pass on to future generations?

The Norwegian Embassy: As the bazaar takes place close to Christmas time, we find it important to be thankful for what we have and those around us during the holiday season, and not take anything for granted.

IWCR: Do you have a message to share?

The Norwegian Embassy: Additionally, the bazaar is a great way of taking part in a community that shares common values and to explore the culture and traditions of various nations represented in Latvia. We are excited to be able to participate in such a joyful event and to meet all you visitors!

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