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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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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