05.10.2012

Stjarnan football club played in Krasnogorsk

Stjarnan football club played in Krasnogorsk Stjarnan from Iceland lost 3-1 against fellow debutants FK Zorkiy in their second leg of the UEFA Women’s football Champions League round of 32 in Krasnogorsk in Russia on Thursday.
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02.10.2012

Árstíðir

Árstíðir The Icelandic group Árstíðir (Seasons) is on tour in Russia on 2-6 October.
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24.09.2012

Nordic weeks in St. Petersburg 2012

Nordic weeks in St. Petersburg 2012 From 22 September to 23 October 2012, the Nordic Weeks will be traditionally taking place in St Petersburg
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24.09.2012

Iceland presented as a winter tourist destination

Iceland presented as a winter tourist destination On 20 September the Russian tour operator Jazz Tours presented Iceland in word and film as a winter destination for tourists.
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20.09.2012

Icelandic participation in World Food Moscow 2012

Icelandic participation in World Food Moscow 2012 Representatives of five Icelandic fish exporters participated in World Food Moscow on 17-20 September.
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12.09.2012

GusGus concerts

GusGus concerts The Icelandic group GusGus have a concert at the P!pl club in Moscow on 13 September at 9 p.m
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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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06.09.2012

Iceland the Most Popular Ecotourism Destination

The readers of National Geographic Traveller Russia have selected Iceland as the best ecotourism destination in the World. About twenty thousand readers took part in the selection and twenty countries and companies received awards related to tourism. In the May issue of National Geographic Traveller Russia there was an article about Iceland and there will be more information and photos on ecotourism in Iceland in the next issue.
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19.07.2012

Amiina concert in Moscow Museon park on 28 July 2012 at 20.00

Amiina concert in Moscow Museon park on 28 July 2012 at 20.00 Amiina band is coming to Moscow with a concert on 28 July 2012 at 20.00.
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18.07.2012

Hjálmar band concert on 26 July 2012 at B2 club

Hjálmar band concert on 26 July 2012 at B2 club The Icelandic band Hjalmar is coming to Moscow with their new programme to present at B2 club on 26 July 2012 .
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14.06.2012

Meetings in St. Petersburg

Meetings in St. Petersburg Ambassador Jónsson visited St Petersburg on 7-8 June. He met with Deputy Governor Alexander Prokhorenko to discuss Icelandic-Russian relations and with Mr. Grigory Goldovsky, acting director of the State Russian Museum to discuss an exhibition of the works of Kjarval, one of Iceland´s greatest painters, at the Museum in the fall of 2013. The Ambassador also met with experts on Arctic issues and with Professor Anatoly Lifshits, a veteran of the vital Arctic Convoys between Iceland and Northern Russia in the Second World War. Iceland´s geostrategic role and importance for the convoys had much to do with the fact that Iceland and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations in 1943.
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22.05.2012

Iceland participates in the Moscow International Travel Fair

Iceland participates in the Moscow International Travel Fair The company TRUE ICELAND had a stand at the travel fair, which was held on 18-20 May. This was the first time an Icelandic tourist company participated in the fair, which was now being held for the twelft time. Last year twenty three thousand people came to the fair. The Iceland Club in Moscow, who sells trips to Iceland, was also represented at the stand.
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15.05.2012

Visit to Murmansk

Visit to Murmansk Ambassador Jónsson visited Murmansk on 2-4 May to be present at the opening of an Icelandic-Russian company, Murmansk Apama.
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25.04.2012

Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir - Diddú - in a Moscow Concert Hall

Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir - Diddú - in a Moscow Concert Hall On April 30, 2012 The Moscow Conservatory presents a star of the world stage, Icelandic singer Sigrun Hjalmtysdottir and Mr. Pavel Cherniy, soloist of the Bolshoi Theater and winner of International contest. The unique voices and the golden repertoire of chamber and opera music will give unforgettable impressions of the evening. The concert will be in Small Hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory at 19.00
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02.04.2012

Meeting on Energy Issues

Meeting on Energy Issues On 31st March Ambassador Jónsson met with Mr. Ivan Grachev, Member of the State Duma and Chairman of the Duma´s Committee on Energy. The Ambassador informed Mr. Grachev about the Iceland-Russia relationship and latest developments within it.
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23.03.2012

Icelandic Lamb to Russia

Icelandic Lamb to Russia The company MARR will be importing Icelandic lamb to Russia. Ambassador Jónsson and his wife visited the company on the 22nd of March for a tour of the premises and a discussion about the prospects for Icelandic lamb and other Icelandic gourmet food on the Russian market.
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21.03.2012

Arctic Issues

Arctic Issues On March 20th Ambassador Jónsson had meetings with Dr. Artur Chilingarov, member of the Federation Council, and Mr. Igor Fyodorov, Governor of Nenets Autonomous Region to discuss Arctic issues. Dr. Chilingarov is a famous Arctic explorer and Special Representative on Arctic and Antarctic issues to the President of the Russian Federation.
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16.03.2012

Icelandic Water on the Russian Market

Icelandic Water on the Russian Market On March 16 Ambassador Jónsson met with Jón Ólafsson, Chairman of Icelandic Water Holdings, and his Russian associates to discuss export of Icelandic Glacial water to Russia, which began in 2010. Russia is a promising market for this unique product. For more information see: http://icelandicglacial.com/
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15.03.2012

Visit to Moscow State Regional University

Visit to Moscow State Regional University On March 15 Ambassador Jónsson and his wife, Ása Baldvinsdóttir, visited the Faculty of Art of the Moscow State Regional University. They were received by Professor Stanislav Lomov who gave them a tour of the Faculty and introduced them to teachers and students.
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02.03.2012

Students of Icelandic at the Nordic School in Moscow

Students of Icelandic at the Nordic School in Moscow Last week the Ambassador of Iceland visited the Nordic School in Moscow and met with 20 students of the Icelandic language. He gave an introduction to Iceland and Icelandic matters and had a long discussion with the students. About 500 Russians take evening courses in Nordic languages at the Nordic School, which has been opereted since the year 2000.
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