18.03.2016
Burning Karma by Davíð Rafn Kristjánsson published in the UK
The UK launch of the book Burning Karma by Icelandic author Davíð Rafn Kristjánsson took place the Embassy yesterday. This is the debut title by David Rafn, which follows Icelandic youth Böðvar in his journey of personal awakening. The settings range...
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14.03.2016
Vocalist and electronic musician ÍRiS tours the UK
ÍRiS - Icelandic vocalist and electronic musician hailing from Reykjavik - is currently on tour in the UK. As a musician, whose performance at the popular Iceland Airwaves has been described as 'pure magic' (Iceland Music Export), she creates lyric...
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11.03.2016
Launch of Icelandic murder mystery
The UK launch of the Icelandic murder mystery Thin Ice by author Quentin Bates recently took place at the Embassy. Thin Ice is the fifth full-length novel in the series featuring Reykjavík police officer Gunnhildur, which has gained a faithful follow...
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03.03.2016
Icelandic Easter Service on 20th of March
The Icelandic Easter Service will be held on Sunday the 20th of March at 2pm at the Swedish Church, 6 Harcourt Street, London W1H 4AG. Rev. Steinunn Arnþrúður Björnsdóttir will conduct the service and Helgi Rafn Ingvarsson will conduct the Icelandic ...
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16.02.2016
Icelandic Skyr launches in the UK
Icelandic dairy product "Skyr" is now available in the UK having recently launch in selected Waitrose stores. The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs Dorrit Moussaieff, who spends part of her time in London conducting her own business endeavours, recently str...
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21.01.2016
Icelandic tech companies at the BETT Show in London
The Icelandic Minister of Education, Science and Culture, Mr Illugi Gunnarsson and Ambassador Thórdur Aegir Óskarsson, visited the BETT Show 2016 at the ExCeL centre today where five Icelandic tech companies participated.
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21.01.2016
Óvinir - The Enemies Project
Óvinir - The Enemies Project: Iceland is an ambitous collaborative poetry project, pairing writers from Iceland and the UK in Reykjavík, London and Stykkishólmur to create brand new works.
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12.01.2016
Information on Fridrik Brendan Thorvaldsson
The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police is seeking information on the whereabouts of Fridrik Brendan Thorvaldsson. He was last seen on 4 and 7 December 2015 around King's Cross station in London and is most likely still in London.
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17.11.2015
The European Camarade at the Free Word Centre
This Friday 20 November, Icelandic poet and journalist Valgerður Þóroddsdóttir will perform at the Free Word Centre as part of "The Enemies Project" and the European Camarade series.
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11.11.2015
Scholarships for studies in Icelandic as a second language
The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships for studies in Icelandic as a second language at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík. The scholarship programme is administrated by the Árni Magnússon ...
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30.09.2015
The Icelandic Pantry at Borough Market
From 7-10 October 2015, Londoners will be able to experience a taste of Iceland when Icelandic farmers, fishermen and other independent food producers will be selling their produce at London's famous Borough Market for the first time.
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23.09.2015
An afternoon of Nordic Drama
The Nordic Embassies in London in collaboration with the Free Word Centre held an event on 18 September on performance and discussions on development of contemporary drama from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
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21.09.2015
Iceland Responsible Fisheries Workshop
The fifth Icelandic Responsible Fisheries Workshop was held today at the Embassy in cooperation the Icelandic Responsible Fisheries Foundation and Promote Iceland. The workshop was well received with participants comprising of suppliers, buyers and p...
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16.09.2015
Notus-trio lunchtime recital in Wimbledon
The Icelandic Notus-trio will perform at a lunchtime recital at St John the Baptist Church in Wimbledon on Friday 18 September at 1:00 pm. The trio is currently on a 10 day tour around Italy and Britain and will perform works by Bára Grímsdóttir, Ste...
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