11.04.2012
Icelandic Short Films at the Brussels Short Film Festival
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Two Icelandic short films have been selected to participate in the 15th International Competition of the Brussels Short Film Festival 2012.  The films are “Come to Harm” by Börkur Sigþórsson and “Þegar kanínur fljúga” by Helgi Jóhannsson and Halldó...
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11.04.2012
Of Monsters and Men in Ancienne Belgique in Brussels
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The Icelandic band “Of Monsters and Men” will perform at a concert in Ancienne Belgique in Brussels 25. April.  The band is one of Iceland’s latest music exports following the success of its single “Little Talks” from the band’s debut album “My He...
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07.03.2012
Graduation ceremony at the C.V.O. in Alst
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  For the last few months a group of students have been studying the Icelandic languages in a language courser taught at the C.V.O in Alst.  The ambassador of Iceland to Belgium, H.E. Mr. Thorir Ibsen, attended the graduation ceremony and hand...
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07.03.2012
Hallveig Ágústsdóttir’s SOUNDs in Westerlo
Iceland's President
  The Icelandic artist Hallveig Águstsdóttir opens her exhibition SOUNDs at the Arts & Books Gallery Draulans, Abdijstraat 28 in Westerlo on 08.03.2012.  The exhibition will be open until the 25.03.2012 More information      
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07.03.2012
Ólafur Arnalds in Botanique Brussels
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  The Icelandic musician Ólafur Arnalds, who has been described as “One of Iceland's most beautiful discoveries these last years”, will give a concert at Botanique in Brussels on 14.03.2012.  Mr. Arnalds’ work has been praised by critics and h...
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17.02.2012
Workshop on geothermal energy - EU, Iceland and Japan.
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Workshop to look at how to exploit the huge global potential of geothermal through increased cooperation in R&D, technology and knowledge transfers between the EU, Iceland and Japan. This Workshop will look at how to exploit the huge global po...
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09.02.2012
Iceland’s Literary Heritage at the European Commission
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On 08th February at the European Commission’s Madou premises in Brussels H.E. Mr. Thorir Ibsen, Ambassador of Iceland to the EU and Mr. Jan Truszczynski, Director General for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, jointly opened the exhibition ...
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07.02.2012
Prinspóló in concert - Ghent
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The Icelandic band Prinspóló will be performing at Café Video in Ghent 22.02.2012.  The concert is a part of the band's Europe Tour More information http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/370232479656968/ http://www.cafevideo.be/
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09.01.2012
Cabinet reshuffle
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A new Cabinet was unveiled in Iceland on 31 December. During the reshuffle former finance minister Mr Steingrímur J. Sigfússon was named Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture as well as Minister of Economic Affairs. Mrs Oddný G. Harðardóttur was prom...
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12.12.2011
Enlargement on track
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The 3rd EU - Iceland Accession conference took place 12.12.2011. The European Union delegation was headed by Maciej Szpunar, Under-Secretary of State for legal and treaty affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland wh...
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02.12.2011
Icelandic Contemporary Art in Brussels
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On December 1st a contemporary visual arts event took place at the residence of the Ambassador of Iceland in Brussels. The event was held at the invitation of Ambassador Thórir Ibsen in collaboration with Paul Dujardin, director of BOZAR. On the...
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01.12.2011
The mailing list of the Iceland Association in Belgium
The Iceland Association in Belgium regularly sends out news relating to its events and other news relating to Iceland or Icelanders in Belgium.  The Association would like to invite everybody who is interested in its activity to sign up by sendin...
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30.11.2011
European Union Prize for literature 2011 - Ófeigur Sigurðsson
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The Icelandic author, Mr. Ófeigur Sigurðsson was one of this years recipients of the European Prize for Literature 2011.  The prize is awarded for his book “Jon” (Skáldsöguna um Jón & hans rituðu bréf til barnshafandi konu sinnar þá hann dvaldi ...
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