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...
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01.03.2013
Absentee voting for the upcoming Parliamentary Elections 2013
The absentee voting for the upcoming Parliamentary Elections to the Althing on 27 April 2013 in Iceland will commence on Monday 4 March 2013 at the Embassy. Voters are received during the Embassy's opening hours on Mon-Fri between 09:00-16:30. The ...
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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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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 disc...
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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 year...
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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 withou...
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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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