Visit to Hyderabad to participate at the Travel Tourism Fair
Ms. Deepika Sachdev -Deputy Trade Advisor,represented the Embassy of Iceland, New Delhi.
Ambassador Eiriksson entitled 'Liberals Arts and the Humanities in the Indian Universities'
“Liberals Arts and the Humanities in Indian Universities”, Inaugural Address, Conference on Enhancing Higher Education Opportunities for High School Graduates: Promoting Global Excellence and International Education in India”, O. P. Jindal Global University, Sonepat, 28 June 2014.
The Indian Embassy in Reykjavik and Bio paradis hosted an Indian Film Festival in Reykjavik in April 2014'More
The Game of Thrones season 4 premiere is quickly approaching! After filming north of the wall scenes In Iceland for seasons 2 and 3, the Game of Thrones cast and crew returned to the island to film scenes season 4, which premieres on April 6, 2014.More
The annual Nordic Chef contest brings together all major Nordic chefs as they compete for the title of Chef of Scandinavia. This year, the winner was Icelandic chef Viktor Örn Andresson.More
His Excellency Mr.Gudmundur Eiriksson, distributing the Adv. S. Venkiteswaran Memorial Prize to the Winning Team ( representing the National law University Odisha ) of the 1st NUALS National Moot Court Competition on Maritime Law held at NUALS Campus, Kalamassery from 21 - 23 March 2014.More
Ambassador Eiriksson on the panel discussion at the Conference on Promoting Economic Engagement between India& Central /Nordic Regions of Europe
CII Central CII jointly with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India organized a conference on Enhancing Trade & Investment Opportunities between India& Central / Nordic Regions of Europe.
A new online platform compiling the most influential and cutting edge music from the Nordic countries was launched recently on the web. Nordic Playlist makes it easy to discover and stay updated on the best Nordic music - introduced by the prominent musicians, artists and music professionals of the north. The playlist is supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers, chaired in 2014 by Iceland.More
Minister of State - Information Technology and Communications and Shipping visited Iceland on 26 July 2013More
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.More
In the list of 140 Countries ranked by the World Economic Forum, Iceland was named the world's friendliest,followed by New Zealand and Morocco.More
The President of Iceland,H.E.Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson visited India from 31 March- 6 April 2013.More
The Minister of Interior along with a delegation visited India from 16-22 February 2013More
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
The Speaker of the Icelandic Parliament visited India in November,2012
The Speaker of the Icelandic Parliament,H.E Ms.Asta R.Johannesdottir along with a Parliamentary delegation visited India from 20-27 November,2012. In Delhi,she was received by the President of India, Speaker of Lok Sabha, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Finance, Minister of Shipping, Minister of Culture, Minister of New & Renewable Energy and other dignitaries. In Chennai and Mumbai,the Speaker was received by the Governor,Speaker of the Legislative Assemblies, Honorary Consul Generals of Iceland and other dignitaries.Furthermore in Chennai,she inaugurated the new Consulate General of Iceland. In Mumbai,the Speaker chaired a "Commemorative Event" against the terrorist attack in 2008.