15.10.2008
Business as Usual

From the Icelandic Tourist Board: While Iceland and most other countries are currently dealing with a serious financial crisis, business in Iceland is being conducted as usual. All services - including banking s...
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15.10.2008
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Please refer to the homepage of the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs - www.mfa.is - for updates and information from the Icelandic government and useful links.
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08.10.2008
Statement by the Prime Minister of Iceland

The Icelandic government appreciates that the British authorities are willing to step in and respond to the immediate concerns of depositors of Landsbankinn Icesave accounts.

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02.10.2008
Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2009

Writers, translators and scholars (not university students) in the field of humanities from outside Iceland, are eligible to apply for this fellowship which enables a stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months in order to improve t...
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30.09.2008
Dreamland by Andri Snær published in the United Kingdom

An unconventional approach to such issues of development and the environment, Dreamland: A Self-Help Manual for a Frightened Nation, powerfully combines personal reflection and investigative exposé in a unique and fascinating look into the...
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17.09.2008
NICE08 - complemantary to LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL

NICE08 is the first Nordic Art and Culture Festival to take place in the UK. It sets the scene for long-term collaborations, exchanges, cultural and economic developments between the UK’s Northwest and the Nordic Countries.

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17.09.2008
Book Launch: Project:Iceland

Project: Iceland is the first showcase of contemporary Icelandic art, fashion and musical talent and gives significant insight into this outstanding creative community through photography and interviews with key figures - a fantasti...
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17.09.2008
Kling & Bang at the Frieze Art Fair

London, 16th-19th October

Kling & Bang, the artists collective from Iceland, will commemorate Sirkus, a Reykjavik bar, landmark, and hub of the alternative arts scene, which is due for demolition. Kling o...
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15.09.2008
Iceland - Fire and Ice

An exhibition of photography, felt pieces, oil, acrylics, egg tempera, printmaking and stained/fused glass influenced by Icelandic landscape will be on display at the following locations in Kent throughout September and October.

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08.09.2008
Short story from Iceland

A collection of short stories, elsewhere – stories from small town europe, has recently been published in the UK. It contains a story by the Icelandic author Gyrðir Elíasson among stories from other countries.

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20.08.2008
Smorgasbord: Scandinavians in the Square

The Icelandic comedian Snorri Kristjansson, freshly back from his Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut, is among the Nordic comedians performing in Leicester Square Theatre 5th-8th October, 7.30pm, as part of The Big Joke comedy f...
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09.07.2008
Blindfold @ The Roundhouse

Upcoming Icelandic Londoners' Blindfold, whos' music has been likened to RadioHead and Sigur Ros, play an exclusive show featuring their upcoming album featuring singles 'Sad Face' & 'Faking Dreams' as well as t...
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