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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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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