The Norwegian government supports WOC2010 with 1,4 million NOK

At a press conference in Trondheim on October 27th, the Minister of Culture and Church Affairs, Trond Giske, announced that the Ministry of Culture and Church affairs have decided to give 1,4 million NOK (about 160.000 EUR) to WOC2010. This amount is dedicated to the development and production of new maps for WOC2010. The Minister expressed that Norway and Trondheim trough this WOC have a unique opportunity to show the orienteering-world both Norway and Trondheim. He also confirmed that the WOC-week was already noted in his calendar for August 2010, and that he planned to be present during some of the finals.


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