28.10.2011

Nordic food day for public schools in Washington, DC

Ambassador Guðmundur Árni Stefánsson, HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden, Ásdís Hreinsóttir, Guðbjörg Bjarnadóttir Özgun and Björn ThoroddsenThe five Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Iceland and Nordic Innovation created a Nordic food day for all 130 DC public schools. In collaboration with the District of Columbia Mayor´s Office, DC Public Schools and the Office of Food and Nutrition Services, 45.000 children enjoyed Nordic breakfast and lunch.The Embassy employees participated serving the Nordic food and entertained the children. Musicians came to perform and the Icelandic Björn Thoroddsen played the guitar and the childrens school band participated. After spending the day with very thankful and happy children, the Royal Norwegian Embassy hosted a Reception where the five Nordic Ambassadors, Nordic Innovation, Nordic Food Ambassadors, and HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden were honored.

Photo: Ambassador Guðmundur Árni Stefánsson, HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden, Ásdís Hreinsóttir, Guðbjörg Bjarnadóttir Özgun and Björn Thoroddsen.



Inspired by Iceland