Birgir S. Birgisson - Ladies Beautiful Ladies, Helsinki Contemporary. 28.11.-21.12.

See: http://helsinkicontemporary.com/now/


In urgent matters, please call the emergency number of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland: +354 545 9900

ERRÓ 10 Oct 2014 – 4 Jan 2015 at Turku Art Museum.

One of the great names of pop art and postmodernism, Icelandic Erró’s (b.1932) baroque works simply overflow with detail. Read more on the museum website.

The earthquake activity in NW part of Vatnajökull glacier.

Please follow these websites: www.safetravel.is. The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration: www.vegagerdin.is/english. Civil Protection in Iceland (on Twitter). Civil Protection in Iceland (on Facebook).

Sendiráð Íslands í Helsinki er flutt upp á þriðju hæð á Pohjoisesplanadi 27 C í Helsinki.

Islannin suurlähetystön uusi osoite on Pohjoisesplanadi 27 C, 3. krs. Islands ambassad har nu adressen Norra esplanaden 27 C, 3 vån. The Embassy of Iceland is currently located at Pohjoisesplanadi 27 C, 3rd fl.

Sendiráðið lokað 7.-8.8. vegna flutninga / Suurlähetystö suljettu 7.-8.8. muuton vuoksi / Embassy closed 7-8 August

SENDIRÁÐ ÍSLANDS ER LOKAÐ 7.-8. ÁGÚST VEGNA FLUTNINGA Hægt er að ná í sendiráðið í síma +358 50 357 3504 Neyðarsími utanríkisráðuneytisins: +354 545 9900 ISLANNIN SUURLÄHETYSTÖ ON SULJETTU 7.-8. ELOKUUTA MUUTON VUOKSI Suurlähetystöön voi soittaa numeroon 050 357 3504 Islannin ulkoasiainministeriön puhelinpäivystys: +354 545 9900 ISLANDS AMBASSAD ÄR STÄNGD 7-8 AUGUSTI PÅ GRUND AV FLYTTNING Ambassadens tillfälliga telefonnummer är 050 357 3504 I nödfall ring Islands utrikesministerium: +354 545 9900 THE EMBASSY OF ICELAND IS CLOSED ON 7-8 AUGUST AS WE ARE MOVING You can reach the Embassy by calling 050 357 3504 In urgent matters, please call the emergency number of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland: +354 545 9900

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki - Egill Sæbjörnsson, "Balls", 22.5.-29.6.

Information: http://www.anhava.com/exhibition.php?id=271&action=2&exhib_type=0

Absentee voting video.

A video-film containing instructions in English on pre-election voting for the Local Government Election on May 31st 2014 is now accessible at: http://www.kosning.is/sveitarstjornarkosningar-2014/english/absentee-voting

International Scholarships to International Youth Seminar in Kiljava, Finland 12-15.09.2014

The deadline for reception of applications expires on 30 April 2013 12am Finnish time. The official site of the workshop is: www.wnyleworkshop2014.com

Iceland Sounds & Sagas, Turku, Halldorophone 5.4. - www.sibeliusmuseum.abo.fi

Iceland Sounds & Sagas esittelee islantilaista musiikkia, soitinrakennusta, islantilaisia kulttuuri-ilmiöitä sekä elokuvia ja valokuvia Islannista. / Iceland Sounds & Sagas presenterar isländsk musik, isländska kulturfenomen, en instrumentbyggare samt film och fotografier från Island. / Iceland Sounds & Sagas introduce Icelandic music and culture, an instrument builder and also films and photos from Iceland.

Condemnation of military activity in Crimea

Icelandic authorities strongly emphasize that Russian military activities in Ukraine must cease without delay and international law must be respected, says Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson. The Minister went on to say that it is an unequivocal demand that Russian authorities seek to resolve the situation in a peaceful manner rather than by military intervention.

ICELAND SOUNDS & SAGAS 7.2-30.4.2014

celand Sounds & Sagas introduce Icelandic music and culture, an instrument builder and also films and photos from Iceland. The event starts in the Sibelius Museum and continues all around the city of Turku until end of April, see: http://www.sibeliusmuseum.abo.fi/eng/museum

Nordic solidarity in a changing world

Nordic solidarity in a changing world A joint article by Foreign Ministers Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson of Iceland and Erkki Tuomioja of Finland on Nordic Security and co-operation, published in Fréttablaðið and Turun Sanomat.

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.

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.

Icelandic Christmas Decorations

Icelandic Christmas Decorations 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.

Exhibition "Earth and Water" in Finnish media

Exhibition The Finnish-Icelandic jewlery exhibition has gained attention here in Finland. Here are links to media coverage of the exhibition.

Nordic Food Diplomacy

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.
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