Government considers Iceland no longer an EU candidate
Minister for Foreign Affairs Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson today met with his Latvian counterpart Edgars Rinkevics, who currently holds the Presidency of the European Union (EU). At the meeting, the Minister for Foreign Affairs delivered a letter to the...
Translation grants from Icelandic
      Icelandic Literature Fund awards grants to cover translation expences for works which have been published in Icelandic and translated directly from Icelandic into other Nordic languages. Grants are also available for translations fro...
We live here at Stockholm Design Week 1-8 February 2015
      Icelandic and Finnish designers join forces and “move in together” in an apartment in central Stockholm for Stockholm Design Week 2015. WE LIVE HERE is a combination of an exhibition and event space. The apartment will be decorated w...
Five Icelandic authors at the Göteborg Book Fair this fall
Article taken from the Icelandic Literature Website As part of the Icelandic Literature Center's promotional push in the Nordic countries, special emphasis will be given to the visibility of Icelandic authors and literature at the Göteborg Book F...
Closures in areas north Dyngjujökuls
  News report from Promote Iceland:   Earlier today, police authorities in Iceland decided to close and evacuate an area North of Vatnajökull Glacier following the seismic activity in Bárðarbunga.    This decision is made for sa...
The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowship 2015
The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2015. The Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) in the field of humanitie...
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.   ...
The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships
Iceland's President
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 enab...
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 disc...
Scholarships in Icelandic Studies for Foreign Students
The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships for studies in Icelandic for Foreign Students at the University of Iceland. In the 2012-2013 academic year, from 1 September 2013 to 30 April 2014, ...
Nordic Food Diplomacy
New Nordic Food to show the world who we are in the Nordic Region The Nordic Council of Ministers is launching a new web portal for embassies and export companies: Nordic Food Diplomacy. The site shows how you profile your home country and the Nordic...
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.
Cabinet reshuffle
Iceland's President
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 prom...
Icelanders Invite Tourists Into Their Homes
Iceland's President
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.
Skyr comes to Sweden !
You are invited to celebrate Skyr with us and enjoy a nice After Work in true Icelandic spirits at So Stockholm gallery, Kungsträdgården - Tuesday, 18th October 2011 at 17:30-19:30

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