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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18.10.2012
A night of poetry with Gerður Kristný
Award-winning poet and novelist Gerdur Kristny read from her book Bloodhoof (is. Blóðhófnir) at the Embassy yesterday evening, following its recent release in English in the UK.
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11.10.2012
Women entrepreneurs visit the Embassy
Members of the Icelandic Association of Women Entrepreneurs (FKA) visited the UK recently where they met with their counterparts in the London. The FKA was founded in 1999 and serves as a support network for Icelandic women in business where they can...
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11.10.2012
Extended opening hours for absentee voters
The Embassy will extend its opening hours on Tuesday 16 October until 19:00 due to absentee voting for the advisory referendum on the proposals of the Icelandic Constitutional Council.
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02.10.2012
National referendum: Absentee voting
Voters are reminded of the advisory referendum on the proposals submitted by the Constitutional Council for a new Icelandic Constitution. The referendum will take place in Iceland on 20 October 2012 and absentee voting has already started and Embass...
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01.10.2012
The Scandinavia Show 2012
The Scandinavia Show 2012 will be held on 6 and 7 October in the Brompton Hall, Earl’s Court in London! Come and enjoy the best of Scandinavian travel, food, furniture, design and lifestyle, which can all be purchase at the show.
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25.09.2012
The Embassy is now on Twitter!
The Embassy decided it could not resist any longer and joined Twitter! Feel free to follow us for news on Iceland, cultural events in the UK, travel and all things Icelandic! @IcelandinUK
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07.09.2012
You Are In Control Conference 4. - 6. Nov 2012, Reykjavík
Between November 4-6 2012, Reykjavik will host the 5th edition of You Are In Control, a hothouse for creatives and thinkers interested in cross-platform explorations and ideas relating to future business models created by the digital revolution.
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02.09.2012
Icelandic swimmer wins gold at the Paralympic Games
Twenty year old Icelandic swimmer Jón Margeir Sverrisson won a gold medal tonight and set a new world record of 1:59:62 in men's 200m freestyle. He is the first Paralympian to break the two minutes in winning the gold in the 200m freestyle. The Emba...
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31.08.2012
Value Added Seafood 2012
The annual Value Added Seafood conference will be held 26-27 September at Grange St. Paul's Hotel, London.
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31.08.2012
Reception in honour of Icelandic Paralympians
The Minister of Welfare, Mr Gudbjartur Hannesson, held a reception at the Embassy in honour of the Icelandic athletes and their team participating in the Paralympic Games 2012, which will take place in London between 29 August and 9 September.
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31.08.2012
Artist Ólafur Elíasson and the Little Sun project
Icelandic-Danish artist Ólafur Elíasson has brought a solar-powered project to Tate Modern called Little Sun with related “Tate Blackout” events. Visitors are invited to look at works of art using only light from Little Sun lamps, which Ólafur develo...
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