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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28.01.2013
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 disc...
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21.12.2012
Opening times of the Embassy over the Christmas holidays 2012
  The Embassy of Iceland will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day (December 24, 25 and 26) and on the last day of the year 2012 and New Year's Day 2013 (December 31 and January 1). The Embassy will be open on Thursday 27 Dece...
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18.12.2012
Chinese mini documentary on Iceland Airwaves
  The Chinese video sharing website www.letv.com has premiered a mini documentary on the Icelandic music festival Iceland Airwaves, which was held between 30 October and 3 November of this year. In the documentary, recordings from artists and ban...
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13.11.2012
Icelandic Travel companies at CITM
    China International Travel Mart, one of the biggest tourism trade shows in China, will be held in Shanghai from November 15-18 of this year. Four Icelandic companies will gather for a common stand to introduce the Icelandic tourism industry...
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13.11.2012
Icelandic taught at Beijing Foreign Studies University
    Icelandic language and culture is being taught as a minor subject at the Beijing Foreign Studies University this year. A group of fifteen students gathers every Saturday morning to study Iceland and thereby they add another language to t...
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06.11.2012
China Seafood and Fisheries Expo held in Dalian
  Nine Icealndic companies are participating in the China Seafood and Fisheries Expo which opened this morning in Dalian. The Expo is the biggest of its kind in Asia.  About 24.000 visitors are expected at the Expo and about 900 companies are ...
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