31.10.2011
Ólöf Arnalds performs at St Pancras Old Church
The Icelandic singer/songwriter Ólöf Arnalds, supported by Snorri Helgason, will perform songs from her new mini-album of cover versions, “Ólöf Sings” (released November 7th) at St. Pancras Old Church in London on 24th and 25th of November.
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28.10.2011
London Jazz Festival - Icelandic Stage
The London Jazz Festival will take place between 11 – 20  November 2011 celebrating ten days of jazz! On Saturday 12 November some of the most prominent Icelandic jazz artists will perform at the Barbican at 15:00 (free entrance).
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27.10.2011
Icelanders Invite Tourists Into Their Homes
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Encouraging a nation-wide participation, The President of Iceland, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson has invited tourists to enjoy pancakes at his home in an effort to make tourists feel welcome in Iceland.
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13.10.2011
Exploring Gisli Saga
The University of Cambridge has produced a film on University research taking place in Iceland exploring the Gisli Saga as well as the Icelandic landscape.
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05.10.2011
The Scandinavia Show 2011
Where in the world is it possible to experience the best of Scandinavia – from innovative design to great food to cutting-edge entertainment and top brands – all in one place?
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05.10.2011
Two Icelandic Films at London Film Festival
Two Icelandic Films are featured at the 55th BFI London Film Festival 12 to 27 October this year. The films are Undercurrent (Brim 2010) and the Icelandic/Danish film Volcano (Eldfjall 2011).
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01.09.2011
Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir at Economist Plaza
Iceland's President
"Situations", a show with the works of Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir has now been installed at the Economist Plaza, 25 James Street, W1A 1HG, London. It is curated by Peter Osborne of Osborne Samuel Gallery which has represented Steinunn´s work for 15 yea...
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27.08.2011
Iceland completes IMF Programme
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed and approved on Friday the sixth and final review of Iceland's Economic Recovery Programme, supported by a Stand-By Arrangement, making the country the first to complete such a pr...
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24.08.2011
Gerður Kristný in London
Iceland's President
The Poet in the City, a charity committed to attracting new audiences to poetry have invited the Icelandic poet Gerður Kristný to present her new book of poetry, “Blóðhófnir” (Bloodhoof) at an event on 2 September.
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04.08.2011
The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships
The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not students) 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 t...
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25.07.2011
fragments ~ remains
Exhibition opening: Guðrún Sigríður Haraldsdóttir 28.07.2011 kl./from 19:00-21:00 - until September 2011.
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21.06.2011
Prof. Gisli Gudjonsson awarded a CBE
Iceland's President
Professor Gísli Hannes Guðjónsson has been appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his long and celebrated service in Clinical Psychology.
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06.06.2011
Safe in Iceland
Iceland's President
Iceland is the world's most peaceful country according to the Global Peace Index 2011. There is minimum risk in almost all categories, including the one addressing the degree to which political instituions are sufficiently stable to support the needs...
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01.06.2011
Grímsvötn Eruption is Over
The Department of Civil Protection has abated emergency levels to normal. Volcanologist Steinunn Jakobsdóttir at the University of Iceland, told AFP News, that no volcanic activity has been detected since 28 May.
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25.05.2011
Volcanic activity significantly reduced
Activity in the volcanic eruption in Grimsvotn in southern Iceland is significantly reduced and the volcano is reduced to emitting mostly low steam, 100-200 meters. Small explosions can still be expected, according to information from the Icelandic M...
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