01.08.2014

The Embassy is closed Monday 4. August

The Embassy is closed Monday 4. August Sendiráðið er lokað mánudaginn 4. ágúst vegna frídags verslunarmanna. Ambassaden er stengt mandag 4. august på grunn av fridag på Island. The Embassy is closed Monday 4. August due to an official holiday in Iceland.
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08.01.2014

Nordic Playlist: The new path to Nordic music

Nordic Playlist: The new path to Nordic music A new online platform compiling the most influential and cutting edge music from the Nordic countries launches on January 7th 2014. Nordic Playlist makes it easy to discover and stay updated on the best Nordic music - introduced to you by the prominent musicians, artists and music professionals of the north.
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20.12.2013

The Embassy will be closed during the holidays

The Embassy will be closed during the holidays The Embassy of Iceland will be closed during the Christmas holidays, from December 24th and until January 2nd. December 23th the opening hours are from 10 - 13. Happy Holidays!
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04.12.2013

Changes in the Law on Icelandic Citizenship

Changes in the Law on Icelandic Citizenship On 7th June 2012, the Icelandic parliament approved changes in law nr. 100/1952 on Icelandic citizenship. These changes, which mainly concern former Icelandic citizens living abroad, allow for the possible restoration of Icelandic citizenship.
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05.11.2013

Seafood seminar

Seafood seminar Seafood seminar i Oslo 14.november 2013 Norsk-islandsk handelskammer inviterer til Seafood seminar i Oslo 14.november fra kl. 14 til 18:30. Det blir mange spennende temaer og førsteklasses foredragsholdere blant annet Islands fiskeriminister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson.
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21.10.2013

Nordisk filmhelg på Filmens Hus 26. - 27. oktober

Nordisk filmhelg på Filmens Hus 26. - 27. oktober Nordisk filmhelg på Filmens Hus 26. - 27. oktober I forkant av at Nordisk råd deler ut Nordisk råds filmpris 30.10 i Operaen, arrangerer Norsk filminstitutt Nordisk filmhelg på Filmens hus lørdag og søndag 26.-27. oktober. Da vises alle de nominerte filmene: Jakten (DK), Dypet (IS), Spise sove dø (SE), Open Up to Me (FI) og Som du ser meg (NO). Mellom visningene serveres det forfriskninger og hver av filmene vil ha innledninger og Q&As med folk fra både foran og bak kamera. Billettprisen er 50 kr for hver film, eller 200 kr for alle fem filmene. Serveringen mellom filmene er gratis. Forhåndssalg av billetter foregår her (kjøp for hver enkelt film). Arrangementet er åpent for publikum. Møt filmfolk på mottakelsene mellom filmene, lær om prosessen rundt filmene, og gjør deg opp din egen mening om hvilken film som burde få Nordisk Råds filmpris 2013.
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10.10.2013

The Embassy will be closed 14. October

The Embassy will close at 12:30 October 14.
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22.08.2013

The Government of Iceland deplores the loss of life and condemns all acts of violence in Egypt

The Government of Iceland deplores the loss of life and condemns all acts of violence in Egypt The Government of Iceland deplores the loss of life witnessed in recent weeks in Egypt and has urged the Egyptian Government to do everything possible to prevent further bloodshed. Iceland condems all acts of violence. Foreign minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson has written to the Egyptian foreign minister, Mr. Nabil Fahmy, to express his concern over recent developments.
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20.08.2013

The Embassy will be closed 23. August

The Embassy will be closed from 10 - 13 August 23.
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19.08.2013

Statement by the Government of Iceland on EU threats against the Faroe Islands and Iceland

Statement by the Government of Iceland on EU threats against the Faroe Islands and Iceland Iceland is a major stakeholder in relation to the management of various shared fish stocks in the North-East Atlantic. Icelandic fisheries management policy has for many years assured the sustainable utilisation of marine resources, unlike the EU common fisheries policy.
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13.08.2013

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 (not to university students) 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.
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13.08.2013

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.
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04.04.2013

"It is very unique. I haven't seen anything like this before"

Tom Cruise was in Iceland while filming his latest movie Oblivion. He was very impressed with Iceland and it's remarkable nature.
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22.03.2013

Absentee Voting video

Absentee Voting video Information on absentee voting is abailable in a video.
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20.03.2013

Instructions on Absentee Voting 2013

Instructions on Absentee Voting 2013 Here you will find instructions on absentee voting in the general parliamentary elections in Iceland 2013.
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14.03.2013

Ministry hands in Pre-Accession Economic Programme to the EU

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has handed in a Pre-Accession Economic Programme to the EU Commission.
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14.03.2013

Annual report on foreign and international affairs by the Minister for Foreign Affairs

Annual report on foreign and international affairs by the Minister for Foreign Affairs Össur Skarphéðinsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, has submitted his annual report and address on foreign and international affairs to the Icelandic parliament, Althingi, his fifth since he took office in early 2009.
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06.03.2013

The Icelandic band Sykur performs at three concerts in Norway in march

The Icelandic band Sykur performs at three concerts in Norway in march The Icelandic band Sykur performs at three concerts in Norway this month. Bergen march 14th, Stord march 15th and Oslo march 16th.
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11.02.2013

Kynningarfundir EURES fyrir atvinnuleitendur

EURES bíður þá sem nýlega eru komnir til Osló og vantar upplýsingar um húsnæði og vinnu í Noregi að mæta á upplýsingarfundi.
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28.01.2013

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.
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