Speaker: Mr. Fredrik Græsvik (Norwegian Journalist, TV2)
“Remarks on President Donald J. Trumps Recent Meeting with Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg”
We will gather and mingle at Ristorante Positano in Bethesda at 6 pm. Dinner will be served around 6:30 pm followed by Mr. Græsvik’s talk and a Q&A session. This time, the event itself is free, but it is expected that your order and pay for your own dinner and drinks while there.
Parking is available in the county parking garage behind the restaurant with entrances on Old Georgetown Rd and Woodmont Ave. Positano is also metro accessible. Take the Red Line to Bethesda Metro Station, then follow Old Georgetown Rd for three blocks and make a right on Fairmont Ave at the BP Gas Station.
Our prominent speaker will provide an overview of the Norwegian Prime Minister’s meeting with President Trump at the March 10th meeting at the White House and he will also let us in on how it is to cover the Trump presidency as a Norwegian journalist.
Mr. Græsvik is currently working for Norway’s TV2 in Washington, DC, where he covers the U.S. Administration, American politics in general, and American culture. He has worked for TV2 as a Foreign Affairs Correspondent since 1994 and he has also been the Head of Foreign News. He is a specialist on the Middle East, Afghanistan, and Africa, and he served as Press and Information Officer for Norwegian military forces in South Lebanon in the early 90s. Throughout his career, he has covered 30 war zones and has written numerous books on war zone areas and made several documentaries on international topics.
Mr. Græsvik received a BA in Political Science from Northern Illinois University in 1991. He is from Oslo, Norway.
For a peek at the menu, click on the link below
Positano Restaurante Menu