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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15.10.2013

Macbeth of Fire and Ice at the Arcola Theatre

Icelandic director Jón Gunnar Thordarson directs this dynamic adaption of Macbeth in the play Macbeth of Fire and Ice at the Arcola Theatre, which is influenced by Norse mythology.
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10.10.2013

Iceland Writers Retreat 9-13 April 2014

The first Iceland Writers Retreat will be held in Reykjavik from 9-13 April 2014. Published and unpublished writers from around the world are invited to participate in a series of workshops and panels led by established authors from various countries.
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01.10.2013

Icelandic gigs in the UK and Ireland October - December

Mark your calendars because there are numerous exciting Icelandic gigs in the UK and Ireland these coming months!
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30.09.2013

Two Icelandic children's books longlisted for UKLA Book Awards 2014

Two Icelandic children's books, Oliver by Birgitta Sif and The Story of the Blue Planet by Andri Snær Magnason, were recently longlisted for the UK Literacy Association Book Awards 2014.
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23.09.2013

South Icelandic Chamber Choir and Three Shakespeare Sonnets by Sir John Tavener

The South Icelandic Chamber Choir will premiere new compositions by British composer Sir John Tavener in Southwark Cathedral on 15th November 2013.
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20.09.2013

Ja Ja Ja Festival: The line up is complete!

The complete line up of the Ja Ja Ja Festival has been revealed!
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13.09.2013

Learning and Playing with Sounds: The new Kids Sound Lab app

Kids Sound Lab is a new app created by Icelandic speech pathologist Bryndís Guðmundsdóttir, which teaches children and adults basic pronunciation and features of English.
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30.08.2013

"The Capital Series 2011-2013" art exhibition by Ingimar Einarsson

The Capital Series 2011-2013 is a new exhibition by Icelandic artist Ingimar Einarsson, which opens at the Embassy in September.
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30.08.2013

An Icelandic evening at Daunt Books Chelsea

Daunt Books Chelsea will hold an Icelandic evening on Wednesday 4 September at 7pm, where two authors will discuss their new novels.
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22.08.2013

The Embassy is closed on Monday 26 August

The Embassy will be closed on Monday 26 of August due to the late summer bank holiday.
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13.08.2013

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships 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 enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months, in order to improve their knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture and society.
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12.08.2013

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014

Applications are now open for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014
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01.08.2013

The Embassy is closed on Monday 5 August

The Embassy of Iceland will be closed on Monday 5th of August due to an Icelandic national holiday.
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29.07.2013

Icelandic band Sykur tours the UK

Icelandic electro band Sykur is currently touring the UK and will visit London this Wednesday 29th of July!
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01.07.2013

Salka Guðmundsdóttir at the Edinburgh Fringe

A powerful new play by Icelandic writer Salka Guðmundsdóttir, Breaker, will run at the Underbelly at the Edinburgh Fringe from 1-25 August.
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