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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02.08.2012

The Embassy will be closed August 15th

09.07.2012

Curso sobre sagas islandesas en la Universidad de Barcelona

Curso sobre sagas islandesas en la Universidad de Barcelona La Universidad de Barcelona ofrecerá a partir del 1 de marzo de 2013 un interesante e intensivo curso de extensión universitaria sobre las sagas islandesas.
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18.06.2012

Like water like gold... Rósa Gísladóttir's exhibition in Rome

Like water like gold... Rósa Gísladóttir's exhibition in Rome A reflection on the contrast between the glories of the past and the consumerism of the present, with the outcomes and consequences in the future, this is the idea behind Rosa Gisladottir’s project. The Markets of Trajan are the ideal backdrop for her artworks made of plastic, Plexiglas, aluminium, water, ink, combining the legacy of the past and its finds with currently used materials.
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17.04.2012

Parisians fond of Icelandic rock

Parisians fond of Icelandic rock Icelandic culture festival, Air d’Islande 2012, finished in style in Paris on Sunday night. There was a great atmosphere at the festival’s main music events, an Iceland Airwaves concert, held in front of a packed Point Ephémère, and a fantastically energetic rock soirée with artists from Kimi Records.
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12.04.2012

Air d’Islande 2012 commences in Paris

Air d’Islande 2012 commences in Paris The Icelandic culture festival Air d’Islande introduces Parisians to music, film and modern art from Iceland until April 15. The festival is being held for the fourth year in a row and the programme is more varied than ever.
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02.04.2012

The embassy of Iceland will be closed from April 5-9

The embassy of Iceland will be closed from April 5-9 The embassy of Iceland will be closed from April 5-9. Happy Easter !
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09.03.2012

Increased cooperation on Arctic affairs between Iceland and France

Increased cooperation on Arctic affairs between Iceland and France France and Iceland have agreed to reinforce their cooperation on arctic matters. This was discussed at a meeting today in Paris between Össur Skarphédinsson, Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Alain Juppé, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of France.
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10.02.2012

Vatn - Agua : Un corto de Enrique Pacheco

Un corto del madrileño Enrique Pacheco, con bellisimas imágenes de Islandia. Estrenado hoy en la web de El País .
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26.01.2012

Nils Muižnieks of Latvia elected Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Nils Muižnieks of Latvia elected Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks (Latvia) was elected on January 24th third Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights by the Organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) at its plenary session in Strasbourg.
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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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10.01.2012

Icelandic Government Scholarships

Icelandic Government Scholarships 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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05.01.2012

Icelandic cuisine in Paris

Icelandic cuisine in Paris Fancy a little taste of Icelandic cuisine? Don't miss the special event 100% Cercle Polaire, dinner prepared by two of Iceland's greatest chefs, Hákon Már Örvarsson and Gunnar Karl Gíslason. The dinner will take place in Paris on January 16 at the restaurant Les grandes tables du 104, 5 rue Curial, 75019 Paris.
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05.01.2012

Iceland contributes 100,000 dollars to UNESCO's emergency fund

Iceland contributes 100,000 dollars to UNESCO's emergency fund The government of Iceland has donated $100,000 to UNESCO's Multi-donor Emergency Fund to support the Organization's priority programmes and reform process.
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20.12.2011

The embassy of Iceland will be closed on December 26th

Merry Christmas! Gleðileg jól!
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06.12.2011

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir is convinced that women can save the planet

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir of Iceland was the world's first elected woman President and served from 1980 to 1996. Today, as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador she continues her tireless work for women’s rights, education and sustainability. She is convinced that women can save the planet.
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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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24.10.2011

Islandia Hoy - Días Nordicos en Madríd

Islandia Hoy - Días Nordicos en Madríd La actualidad islandesa a partir de la crisis económica de 2008 y su influencia en otros países de Europa.
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11.10.2011

Central Bank of Iceland: Governor's speech at a OEDC symposium

Central Bank of Iceland: Governor's speech at a OEDC symposium Mar Gudmundsson, Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland gave a speech at a OECD symposium in Paris 3-4 October 2011 on crisis management and the use of government guarantees.
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