22.08.2014

Live: Jón Gnarr and Penny Rimbaud at the Idler Academy

Following his recently published memoir Gnarr! How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World, the former mayor of Reykjavik, Jón Gnarr, will appear at the Idler Academy with his hero Penny Rimbaud, founder of punk-band Crass.
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31.07.2014

The Embassy is closed on Monday 4 August

The Embassy is closed on Monday 4 August due to an Icelandic national holiday. Emergency contact number out of hours for Icelandic citizens: +354 545 9900.
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16.07.2014

KATE at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

KATE is a play by Icelander Agnes Þorkelsdóttir Wild, which will be taken to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival later this month.
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15.07.2014

Andri Snær Magnason wins the UKLA Book Award

Icelandic author Andri Snær Magnason recently won a UKLA Book Award in the 7-11 years category for his book The Story of the Blue Planet.
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01.07.2014

Iceland Symphony Orchestra's debut at the BBC Proms

This summer, the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra will make its debut performance at the BBC Proms.
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30.06.2014

Northern Light Season: Variations of Closer at the Sadler's Wells

UK premiere of Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir's work Variations on Closer at the Sadler's Wells.
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16.06.2014

The Embassy is closed on Tuesday 17 June, the National Day of Iceland

The Embassy is closed on Tuesday 17 June 2014 for the National Day of Iceland. Emergency contact number out of hours for Icelandic citizens: +354 545 9900.
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12.06.2014

Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson represents Iceland at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict is currently being held in the ExCel Centre in London and is hosted by Foreign Secretary William Hague and UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie. Iceland is represented by Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson.
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12.06.2014

True North: Literary Translations in the Nordic Countries

True North: Literary Translations in the Nordic Countries is a new book by B. J. Epstein, a Senior Lecturer in Literature and Public Engagement in the University of East Anglia
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14.05.2014

The South Iceland Chamber Choir - In Memoriam Sir John Tavener

Following the South Iceland Chamber Choir's hugely successful performance of Sir John Tavener's Three Shakespeare Sonnets in London last November, the choir will perform at the Salisbury International Arts Festival on Monday 2 June 2014
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14.05.2014

The Icelandic Choir's spring recital

The Icelandic Choir in London will hold a spring recital at St Mary's Church in Primrose Hill this Saturday 17th of May.
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09.05.2014

The Improvised History of the World

The Improvised History of the World is an interactive, immersive musical show with music written by three promising international composers, including Icelander Gunnar Karel Másson
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06.05.2014

Iceland in Form and Texture - Photographic exhibition by Hafdis Bennett

Icelandic sculptor and artist Hafdis Bennett recently opened her photography exhibition at the Embassy.
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30.04.2014

Bank holiday opening hours in May and June

The Embassy will be closed on the following days in May and June 2014:
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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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