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.More
In the little shop Lapuan Kankurit on Katariinankatu 4 in downtown Helsinki, you can be beautiful Icelandic design products made by Hugrún Ívarsdóttir. Amont them are designs based on the Icelandic Christmas delicassy, leafbread.More
The Finnish-Icelandic jewlery exhibition has gained attention here in Finland. Here are links to media coverage of the exhibition.More
New Nordic Food to show the world who we are in the Nordic Region The Nordic Council of Ministers is launching a new web portal for embassies and export companies: Nordic Food Diplomacy. The site shows how you profile your home country and the Nordic kitchen using New Nordic Food.More
"Earth and Water" is an Icelandic-Finnish jewellery exhibition. The Icelandic participants are Guðbjörg Kristín Ingvarsdóttir (Aurum); Ástþór Helgason and Kjartan Örn Kjartansson (Orr); Helga Mogensen; Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir; and Hafsteinn Júlíusson. The exhibition is open 1.11.-20.12.2012.More
An exhibition displaying photographs by the Icelandic Páll Stefánsson is open in Virka Galleria Corner.More
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.More
Vík Prjónsdóttir eru á meðal hönnuða frá Norðurlöndum sem taka þátt í sýningunni SMART sem opnar á fimmtudaginn. Sýningin er haldin í Nordic Culture Point, 4.10.2012 – 2.11.2012. Vík Prjónsdóttir will take part in the exhibition SMART that opens on Thursday. The exhibition will be held in Kaisaniemi at Nordic Cultural Point, 4.10.2012 – 2.11.2012.More
The Icelandic Literature Fund and The Writers´ Union of Iceland invite applications for residency grants for translators of Icelandic literature.More
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.More
Exhibition of contemporary Icelandic design with participation of Finnish designers and producers, and contemporary Icelandic photographs.More
Björk is now touring the world and her next performance will be at Flow Festival, Helsinki. Here are some pictures from her recent concert in Stockholm!More
The newly opened exhibition Nordic Design Today 2012 features the work of Icelandic fashion designer Steinunn Sigurðardóttir.More
Björk, Flow Festivaali, Helsinki - 12.08.2012
Paikka: Suvilahti, Helsinki. Aika: su 12.8.2012 klo 21:30, Päälava: http://www.flowfestival.com/artist/bjork/ - Björk at Flow Festival in Helsinki. Place: Suvilahti Time: Sun 12 August at 21.30. http://www.flowfestival.com/en/artist/bjork-2/
POHJOISMAINEN MUOTOILU TÄNÄÄN 2012 / NORDISK DESIGN IDAG 2012 / NORDIC DESIGN TODAY 2012: 11.07.2012-16.09.2012
EMMA, Espoo. Steinunn Sigurðardóttir Islannista / från Island / from IcelandMore
Soivia säveliä satujen saarelta - Tunes from Iceland: Temppeliaukion kirkko, Helsinki, 3.6. klo 19.00
Akureyri kirkkokuoro / Akureyri Church Choir. Johtaa / Conductor: Eyþór Ingi Jónsson. Urkuri / Organist: Sigrún Magna Þórsteinsdóttir. Ristin Kirkko, Lahti, la 2.6. klo 18:00. Temppeliaukion kirkko, Helsinki, su 3.6. klo 19:00.
Nordic Language Café, Kulturkontakt Nord, 9 May at 17.00-20.00
When was the last time you spoke Danish? How do you say "Good day" in Icelandic? Now you have the opportunity to practise your skills in Icelandic, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish and Finnish at Nordic Culture Point.
Íslensk hönnun / Islantilaista muotoilua / Icelandic design - Kluuvi, Helsinki, 10-13.5.
ÖÖ pop-up at Kluuvi, Aleksanterinkatu 9, Helsinki. Open between 10-13th May, from 11.00-21.00. sjá / ks. see: oowasitadream.com/events/no-4-helsinki-finland/