15.04.2014

The Embassy is closed during Easter

The Embassy will be closed for Easter during the following days: Thursday 17 April Friday 18 April Monday 21 April
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04.04.2014

Atkvæðagreiðsla utan kjörfundar vegna sveitarstjórnarkosninga hefst 7. apríl

Atkvæðagreiðsla utan kjörfundar vegna sveitarstjórnarkosninga 31. maí 2014 hefst þann 7. apríl hjá sendiráðinu og hjá ræðismönnum í umdæmi þess.
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20.03.2014

W.G. Collingwood's Letters from Iceland

The non-profit charity the R. G. Collingwood Society recently published the book W. G. Collingwood's Letters from Iceland - Travels in Iceland 1987 by W.G. Collingwood and Jón Stefánsson.
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13.03.2014

The EU, the Faroe Islands and Norway take full responsibility of overfishing. The Minister's response to the tripartite agreement on the mackerel issue

The Embassy would like to draw attention to the following press release issued today by Mr Sigurdur Johannsson, the Icelandic Minister for Fisheries and Agriculture.
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08.03.2014

Two Icelandic authors longlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014

The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize is awarded annually to the best works of contemporary fiction in translation. This year’s Prize celebrates an exceptional work of fiction by a living author which has been translated into English from any other language and published in the UK in 2013.
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20.02.2014

Icelandic Music App on Spotify!

A new app dedicated entirely to Icelandic music has launched on Spotify!
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18.02.2014

Icelandic gigs in the UK and Ireland!

There are plenty of Icelandic gigs coming up for music lovers in the UK and Ireland from March - July 2014! Check out the list below and follow updates on the website of Iceland Music Export.
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18.02.2014

The Miners' Hymns: Jóhann Jóhannsson's live performance at the Barbican

Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson will perform live to the film The Miners' Hymns by American artist-filmmaker Bill Morrison at the Barbican on 9 March 2014.
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13.02.2014

Poet in the City: Viking Sagas at the British Museum

Award-winning poet and author Gerdur Kristný will read from her book Bloodhoof at the British Museum on 30 May 2014.
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07.02.2014

Tulipop launches children's range in the UK

Best friends Helga Árnadóttir and Signý Kolbeinsdóttir, founders and creators of Tulipop, launched their children's range in the UK on 6 February.
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08.01.2014

The Nordic Playlist: The new path to Nordic music

A new online platform compiling the most influential and cutting edge music from the Nordic countries launched on 7 January 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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11.12.2013

Composer of the Week: Icelandic music on BBC Radio 3

Each day of this week, the programme Composer of the Week on BBC Radio 3 will explore Icelandic music.
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10.12.2013

Launch of Eggert the Furrier collection in London

Ambassador Benedikt Jónsson co-hosted a reception on the occasion of the launch of Eggert the Furrier's collection at Anderson & Sheppard in London.
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09.12.2013

Iceland signs the 2012 Cape Town Agreement

On 26 November 2013, Iceland signed the 2012 Cape Town Agreement.
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21.11.2013

Exhibition of Shanko Rugs at the Embassy

An exhibition of hand-tufted rugs by Icelandic artist Sigrún Lára Shanko recently opened at the Embassy.
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20.11.2013

South Iceland Chamber Choir: Successful tribute to Sir John Tavener

The South Iceland Chamber Choir premiered the "Three Shakespeare Sonnets" by Sir John Tavener at a sold out concert at Southwark Cathedral on 15 November.
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13.11.2013

Concert celebrating Benjamin Britten and Páll Ísólfsson

Icelandic soprano Gréta Hergils and the Icelandic Choir of London celebrate the centenary of English composer Benjamin Britten at a concert on 29 November.
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12.11.2013

Nordic Film Festival 25 November - 4 December

The second Nordic Film Festival will take place at the Riverside Studios in London from 25 November - 4 December 2013!
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11.11.2013

Icelandic salted cod promoted in Portugal

Our Deputy Head of Mission, Axel Nikulasson, recently visited Portugal with Promote Iceland in order to promote Icelandic salted cod.
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08.11.2013

Iceland seminar at Mansion House

On 31 October, the Lord Mayor of London hosted a seminar at Mansion House titled "Iceland: Five years after the perfect economic storm".
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