18.06.2013

Exhibition opening at the Embassy

An exhibition by Alice Gur-Arie, photographer and artist, was opened at the Embassy of Iceland on June 12.
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18.06.2013

Ljós - Paintings and Drawings

Rhiannon Inman-Simpson and Daisy Venice Millner will exhibit their works from Iceland at the Bermondsey Project from June 22-27.
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14.06.2013

Icelandic National Day - closure and celebrations

The Embassy will be closed Monday 17 June 2013 for the Icelandic National Day. The Icelandic Society in London will celebrate the National Day on Sunday 23 June by the Danish Church by Regent's Park.
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14.06.2013

Mezzo-soprano Guðrún Ólafsdóttir sings Echoes from Spain

Award-winning Icelandic mezzo-soprano Guðrún Ólafsdóttir will join the Spanish violin/guitar duet Roncesvalles Duo to perform music from all over Spain at the Bolívar Hall, London, on Friday 21 June 2013.
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05.06.2013

The Iceland Trilogy - a photography exhibition by Alice Gur-Arie

An exhibition showcasing works from the Iceland Trilogy by photographer and artist Alice Gur-Arie, will open at the Embassy of Iceland on Thursday 13th June 2013.
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03.06.2013

Spiritual Landscapes exhibition by Maria Kjartans

Icelandic artist Maria Kjartans will exhibit her work at the Degree Art Gallery in collaboration with musician Biggi Hilmars and multi-media artist Harpa Einarsdóttir this June.
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24.05.2013

Ethical Icelandic goldsmith produces 2013 Chelsea Flower Show Gala Pin

Following his successful collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in 2012, Icelandic jewellery designer and maker, Kristján Eyjólfsson, has produced another pin made of ethically-sourced materials, to form part of the RHS Official Chelsea Gala Jewellery.
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17.05.2013

Ja Ja Ja Festival: A celebration of Nordic music!

The first ever Ja Ja Ja Festival will be held in London on 8-9 November celebrating all things Nordic in music, food and more.
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16.05.2013

Launch of Icelandic brand Daughter of Jón

Icelandic designer Hedí Jónsdóttir will launch her new brand “Daughter of Jón” in London on Thursday 23 May 2013. Hedi designs all types of bags with her favourite material being Icelandic fishleather.
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03.05.2013

The Icelandic Choir's spring recital

The Icelandic choir in London will hold its annual spring recital on Sunday 19th May at 4 pm in St. Mary's Church, Elsworthy Road, Primrose Hill NW3 3DJ.
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30.04.2013

An afternoon with author and scholar Dr Bergsveinn Birgisson

The Medieval Scandinavian Seminar and the Icelandic Programme at the UCL Scandinavian Department will hold a book launch with Icelandic author and scholar Dr Bergsveinn Birgisson on Thursday 2nd May at 5:30 pm.
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30.04.2013

Bank holiday opening hours in May

The Embassy will be closed during the following days in May 2013
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22.04.2013

Lunchtime Concert - Einar Jóhannesson and Robyn Koh

Icelandic clarinettist and one of Pamela Weston’s “Clarinet Virtuosi of Today” Einar Jóhannesson, with dynamic and versatile pianist Robyn Koh, will perform together in London on Thursay 2 May 2013 at 1 pm.
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15.04.2013

Extended opening hours for absentee voters Thursday 18 April

The Embassy will extend its opening hours this Thursday 18 April 2013 from 9 am - 8 pm for absentee voters of the upcoming Parliamentary elections.
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04.04.2013

Katrin Fridriks at the Lazarides Rathbone Gallery

Icelandic artist Katrin Fridriks will have her work displayed at the "Fresh Paint" exhibition at the Lazarides Rathbone gallery from 19 April - 16 May 2013.
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03.04.2013

Free concert- Graduale Nobili performs in London

The Icelandic female choir Graduale Nobili will visit London this week and hold a concert on Saturday 6 April 2013. The choir, led by choir conductor Jón Stefánsson, was formed in autumn 2000 in Langholtskirkja.
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22.03.2013

Absentee Voting video

Absentee Voting video Information on absentee voting is abailable in a video.
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20.03.2013

Sjón nominated for Irish literary award

Icelandic poet and novelist Sjón was recently nominated for the International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award for his book From the Mouth of the Whale.
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19.03.2013

Liferaft display at the IMO

Delegates of the Member States of the International Maritime Organisation are meeting this week in London to discuss ship design and the safety of inflatable liferafts of ships operating in polar water.
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07.03.2013

Icelandic gigs in the UK: March-August

We hope you enjoyed the performances by Of Monsters and Men, Lay Low, Mugison and Sigur Rós, who visited the UK the past couple of months. The year continues to be filled with great Icelandic gigs, which are listed below for the period March - August 2013.
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