05.10.2012

Minister Skarphéðinsson addresses the UN General Assembly

Minister Skarphéðinsson addresses the UN General Assembly 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.
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01.10.2012

Vík Prjónsdóttir í Helsinki

Vík Prjónsdóttir í Helsinki 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.
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18.09.2012

Translators in Residence / Travel Support for 2013

The Icelandic Literature Fund and The Writers´ Union of Iceland invite applications for residency grants for translators of Icelandic literature.
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07.09.2012

You Are In Control Conference 4. - 6. Nov 2012, Reykjavík

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.
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17.08.2012

Dialogue and Photographic Exhibition

Dialogue and Photographic Exhibition Exhibition of contemporary Icelandic design with participation of Finnish designers and producers, and contemporary Icelandic photographs.
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10.08.2012

Björk coming to Helsinki!

Björk coming to Helsinki! 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!
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12.07.2012

Steinunn Sigurðardóttir at the Nordic Design Today 2012

Steinunn Sigurðardóttir at the Nordic Design Today 2012 The newly opened exhibition Nordic Design Today 2012 features the work of Icelandic fashion designer Steinunn Sigurðardóttir.
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04.07.2012

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/
04.07.2012

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 Iceland
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22.05.2012

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.
02.05.2012

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.
27.04.2012

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/
19.01.2012

Icelandic Government Scholarships for the academic year 2012-2013

The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships to foreign students for study of the Icelandic language, literature and history at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
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09.01.2012

Cabinet reshuffle

Cabinet reshuffle 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 promoted into Cabinet as Minister of Finance. Mr Jón Bjarnason, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, and Mr Árni Páll Árnason, Minister of Economic Affairs, stepped down from the Cabinet. Other ministers retained their posts.
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28.11.2011

Guided tour in Design Forum on 1.12

Guided tour in Design Forum on 1.12 Icelandic Contemporary Design 1.12.2011-8.1.2012 Design Forum Finland
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17.11.2011

Icelandic Contemporary Design – Islantilaista nykymuotoilua, 1.12.2011 - 8.1.2012, Design Forum Finland

Icelandic Contemporary Design – Islantilaista nykymuotoilua, 1.12.2011 - 8.1.2012, Design Forum Finland Established and promising designers have in recent years imbued the design environment in Iceland with new life, characterised by curiosity, sensibility and optimism. Icelandic Contemporary Design tells the interesting story of this development, representing almost 30 designers and design teams. The selection of the designers represented is intended to spotlight the characteristics of contemporary Icelandic design, with regard to both appearance and ideology. The aim is to call attention to the value of good design and effective ingenuity for human society — a vital resource for the future.
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27.10.2011

Icelanders Invite Tourists Into Their Homes

Icelanders Invite Tourists Into Their Homes Encouraging a nation-wide participation, The President of Iceland, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson has invited tourists to enjoy pancakes at his home in an effort to make tourists feel welcome in Iceland.
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19.09.2011

Forum on airlines and airports winter operations 10 October in Iceland

Keilir Aviation Academy announces "The first Winter Operation Forum", presented in partnership with AirTransportNews, ACI, AEA, SITA, Icelandair and the Ministry of Interior and Transport in Iceland.
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27.08.2011

Iceland completes IMF Programme

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed and approved on Friday the sixth and final review of Iceland's Economic Recovery Programme, supported by a Stand-By Arrangement, making the country the first to complete such a program following the international financial recession. The objectives have been met and the successful collaboration between Iceland and the IMF has drawn considerable attention.
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