04.03.2013

Retro Stefson in London and Brighton

Following the release of their self-titled album, Icelandic band Retro Stefson will perform in London and Brighton on 25 and 26 March 2013.
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08.02.2013

Learn Icelandic with the LingoWorld app

LingoWorld by Icelandic company Cooori is a new language learning app for iOS, iPhones and iPads, which allows users to learn common words and phrases in Icelandic and nine other languages in a short period of time.
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05.02.2013

Sóley UK tour dates announced

New UK tour dates have been announced for Icelandic singer-songwriter Sóley. She has recently finished touring with Of Monsters and Men in the United States.
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04.02.2013

Icelandic producer nominated for BAFTA

Icelandic producer Eva Sigurðardóttir has been nominated for the BAFTA awards for the short film Good Night,
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29.01.2013

"What should I feed my baby" by Ebba published in the UK

Ebba Gudny Gudmundsdottir, an Icelandic primary school teacher and an advocate for healthy living, recently had her book "What should I feed my baby?" published in the UK.
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28.01.2013

Iceland welcomes acquittal in Icesave case

The EFTA Court ruling on Icesave rejected all claims by the EFTA Surveillance Authority that Iceland should be declared in breach of the EEA Agreement. The Court rejected the claim that Iceland has breached the Deposit Guarantee Directive or has discriminated against depositors contrary to EEA law. It is a considerable satisfaction that Iceland´s defence has won the day in the Icesave case; the EFTA Court ruling brings to a close an important stage in a long saga.
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16.01.2013

Changes to the Egill Skallagrimsson Fund

The board of the Egill Skallagrimsson Fund recently decided to change the rules governing the awarding of grants from the fund.
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15.01.2013

Solo show: Katrin Fridriks

The Icelandic artist Katrin Fridriks will have a solo show during the Art13 London this spring. Her work will be displayed in the Circle Culture Gallery at the Olympia Grand Hall, 1-3 March 2013.
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15.01.2013

Icelandic music: UK gigs and tours 2013!

The year 2013 is off to a great start with some great gigs lined up in the UK, including Sigur Rós, Of Monsters and Men, Mugison, Lay Low, Retro Stefson and many more!
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08.01.2013

Changes to passport validity

On 19 December 2012 the Icelandic Althingi agreed to amend Act no. 136/1998 on Passports. As of 1 March 2013, new Icelandic passports will be valid for 10 years. The validity of passports issued for children under the age of 18 will remain five years.
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08.01.2013

UFC: Gunnar Nelson at Wembley Arena

Icelandic mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Gunnar Nelson will be up against Justin “Fast Eddy” Edwards in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in MMA at the Wembley Arena on 16 February 2013. Since 2007, Nelson has fought 10 MMA pro fights without a single loss. In his UFC debut in Nottingham in September 2012, he defeated American DaMarques Johnson in the first round (1:34).
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07.12.2012

Christmas service and dance on 9 December 2012

The annual Christmas service and Christmas dance of the Icelandic Society and the Icelandic Church in London will be held this Sunday 9th December at 15:00 at the Swedish Church.
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07.12.2012

Pianist Vikingur Olafsson performs at Royal Festival Hall

Award winning pianist and a graduate of Julliard, Vikingur Heidar Olafsson, will perform with clarinettist and composer Mark Simpson at a Philharmonia Orchestra MMSF recital on Saturday 8 December at 6pm.
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29.11.2012

Nordic Film Festival 30 Nov - 5 Dec 2012

Catch some of the best films from Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland at the Nordic Film Festival in London on 30 November - 5 December.
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29.11.2012

Going abroad this Christmas? Check your passport!

Icelandic nationals, who are going to Iceland for Christmas and need to renew their passports, are kindly reminded to do so in a timely manner.
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08.11.2012

Tolli Art Exhibition

An exhibition showcasing new works by Icelandic artist Þorlákur Morthens (Tolli) will open at the Embassy on 23 November 2012.
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06.11.2012

Launch of a Children's Book by Birgitta Sif

Icelandic illustrator and author Birgitta Sif launches her first children's book "Oliver" at the Heffers Bookshop in Cambridge today from 6-8 pm, as part of the Cambridge Festival of Illustration 2012.
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05.11.2012

Icelandic Christmas Concert by Candlelight

Get into the festive spirit at an Icelandic Christmas concert by candlelight, which will be held on 4 December 2012 in Christ Church in London!
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