28.05.2013
New Minister for Foreign Affairs
        A new Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, took office on Thursday 23 May 2013, replacing Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson who has held the position since 1 February 2009. Mr. Sveinsson has been member of the Icela...
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22.05.2013
Ambassador addresses China Women University
                          Kristín A. Árnadóttir, Ambassador of Iceland, gave a special address about gender equality at the China Women’s University today in Beijing. The lecture was the first in ...
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16.05.2013
Estonia offers Iceland facilities in Beijing
  Yesterday the Foreign Ministers of Iceland and Estonia, Össur Skarphéðinsson and Urmas Paet, signed a cooperation agreement regarding the location of the Icelandic Embassy in Estonia´s chancery building in Beijing. According to the agreement, t...
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19.04.2013
The visit of the Prime Minister of Iceland to China
                      Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, the Prime Minister of Iceland, successfully concluded her official visit to China on 18 April 2013.  She was accompanied by her wife Jónína Leósdóttir, Össur Skarphéðinsson, the...
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15.04.2013
Visa section Tuesday 16. April
The Visa Section of the Embassy of Icealnd will be closed on Tuesday 16. April because of an Business Seminar outside the Embassy.
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08.03.2013
Women Ambassadors in Beijing join forces
Below is a joint Op-Ed piece by Women Ambassadors in Beijing (listed at teh end) and links to coverage:   http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/video/2013-03/05/content_16279959.htm   It is a good thing that for many Chinese International Women’s Da...
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25.02.2013
The President of Iceland in CCTV interview
                              The President of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, in an interview with the Chinese State Television recently. The interview can be viewed at: http://jingji.cntv.cn/program/lm/lingdaoz...
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25.02.2013
Ambassador interview in China Daily
                                        The Ambassador of Iceland to China, Kristin A. Arnadottir, gave a video interview with China Daily recently, which was posted on the website of the newspaper www.chi...
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19.02.2013
Sigur Ros concert in Hong Kong in May
  The Icelandic band Sigur Ros will give a concert at AsiaWorld Expo in Hong Kong on 21 may 2013. This will be the second time that Sigur Ros will play in Hong kong according to the organizer of the event, Lushington Entertainments. The first tim...
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19.02.2013
National Chess game in Iceland
                                      The national chess teams of Iceland and China met in Iceland for a competition involving players from youth, women and men categories.  The competition was held as a par...
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08.02.2013
New Honorary Consul in Laos
Ms Bryndis Forberg Chapman has been appointed an Honorary Consul of Iceland in Laos. The new Honorary Consul can be contacted through email at: businessmanager@vislao.com 
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07.02.2013
The Sagas of the Icelanders to be published again in China
The Chinese Publishing House Commercial Press has decided to reprint the Chinese language version of the Sagas of the Icelanders. The work was first published in 2000 and Chief Editor at the time was Ms Bao Jingjing. The Chief Translator was Ms ...
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06.02.2013
Letter of Credence presented in Phnom Penh
Ambassador Kristin A. Arnadottir presented a Letter of Credence to Heng Samrin, Chairman of the National Assembly of Cambodia, residing in Beijing, on 28 January 2013 in Phnom Penh. Heng Samrin is also the Senior Advisor of King Norodom Sihamoni of...
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06.02.2013
Chinese language learning with new app from Iceland
                                    The Icelandic software company Cooori has launched a new app, which allows users to learn basic phrases in 10 languages. The app is available in the iTunes Apple App-stor...
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05.02.2013
Jump in Chinese tourism to Iceland second straight year
A total of 14.036 Chinese tourists visited Iceland laster year according to the Icelandic Tourist Board based on departure statistics  from the Leifur Eiriksson International Airport in Keflavik. That represents an increase of 60% as compared to 20...
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