Learning and Playing with Sounds: The new Kids Sound Lab app

Kids Sound Lab is a new app created by Icelandic speech-language pathologist Bryndís Guðmundsdóttir, which teaches children and adults basic pronunciation and features of English

The Embassy of Iceland in Vienna is now on facebook

The Embassy of Iceland in Vienna is now on facebook

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014. The Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars in the field of humanities from outside Iceland, to enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months, in order to improve their knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture and society.

Absentee Voting video

Absentee Voting video Information on absentee voting is abailable in a video.

Winter Lights Festival, 7-10 February 2013

The Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival celebrates the amazing darkness and welcomes back the ever growing light in the city. The entire city is very much alive during this special weekend.

Iceland welcomes acquittal in Icesave case

The EFTA Court ruling on Icesave rejected all claims by the EFTA Surveillance Authority that Iceland should be declared in breach of the EEA Agreement. The Court rejected the claim that Iceland has breached the Deposit Guarantee Directive or has discriminated against depositors contrary to EEA law. It is a considerable satisfaction that Iceland´s defence has won the day in the Icesave case; the EFTA Court ruling brings to a close an important stage in a long saga.

Minister Skarphéðinsson addresses the UN General Assembly

Minister Skarphéðinsson addresses the UN General Assembly Össur Skarphéðinsson, Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs, called for reform of the United Nations Security Council in his address to the UN General Assembly this weekend.

You Are In Control Conference 4. - 6. Nov 2012, Reykjavík

Between November 4-6 2012, Reykjavik will host the 5th edition of You Are In Control, a hothouse for creatives and thinkers interested in cross-platform explorations and ideas relating to future business models created by the digital revolution.

International book festival with Nordic focus in Budapest, 19-22 April 2012

After last year’s special Guest of Honour presence, when in honour of Hungary’s EU presidency, as the first among international book fairs, Hungary invited the other 26 member states of the European Union besides Hungary, their belles-lettres book publishing and one author from each country, this year the Guest of Honour will not be a single country either, but the cultural region of the Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, joined by Finland under the name Nordic Countries.

Inspired by Iceland