12.06.2012

June Newsletter

Newsletter from the Embassy of Iceland in Washington D.C. Please click More to download and view.
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22.05.2012

The Annual Conference of the Icelandic-American Chamber of Commerce will be held in Washington DC on May 30th

The Annual Conference of the Icelandic-American Chamber of Commerce will be held in Washington DC on May 30th The event, held in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State and the Icelandic Embassy in Washington, DC, will celebrate 70 successful years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Iceland. It will feature speakers covering a range of topics, from the most promising investment sectors to Iceland's competitive energy costs, to responsible fisheries to tourism.
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22.05.2012

7th Small Nations Poetry Night

On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012, representatives from the embassies of 10 countries will share the Abramson Recital Hall at the American University Katzen Center to read poetry from their countries for the 2012 Small Nations Poetry Reading.
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04.05.2012

May Newsletter

Newsletter from the Embassy of Iceland in Washington D.C. Please click More to download and view.
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09.03.2012

March Newsletter

March newsletter from the Embassy of Iceland in Washington, D.C.
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14.02.2012

January Newsletter

January Newsletter January Newsletter from the Embassy of Iceland in Washington, D.C.
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19.01.2012

Icelandic Government Scholarships for the academic year 2012-2013

The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships to foreign students for study of the Icelandic language, literature and history at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
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18.01.2012

The Washington Post features Iceland's financial recovery since 2008

"Three years later, the unemployment rate has fallen. Tourism has increased. The economy is growing. The government successfully raised money from investors in the summer for the first time since the crisis."
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18.01.2012

Ambassador Gudmundur Árni Stefánsson presented today the Letters of Credence to President Obama

Ambassador Gudmundur Árni Stefánsson presented today the Letters of Credence to President Obama Ambassador Gudmundur Árni Stefánsson presented today to the Honorable Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America, the Letters of Credence accrediting him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Iceland to the United States of America at the Oval Office.
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09.01.2012

Cabinet reshuffle

Cabinet reshuffle A new Cabinet was unveiled in Iceland on 31 December. During the reshuffle former finance minister Mr Steingrímur J. Sigfússon was named Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture as well as Minister of Economic Affairs. Mrs Oddný G. Harðardóttur was promoted into Cabinet as Minister of Finance. Mr Jón Bjarnason, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, and Mr Árni Páll Árnason, Minister of Economic Affairs, stepped down from the Cabinet. Other ministers retained their posts.
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30.12.2011

The Embassy is closed January 2nd 2012

The Embassy of Iceland is closed January 2nd 2012 due to a federal holiday in the USA. In case of an emergency please contact the Foreign Ministry at telephone number 011-354-545-9900
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16.12.2011

IMF praises Icelands's reccovery

The IMF, International Monitory Fund, has released this video on the positive economic development in Iceland these last three years.
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24.11.2011

Kristján Jóhannsson performed without a break for 12 hours in New York

Kristján Jóhannsson performed without a break for 12 hours in New York Kristján Jóhannsson Icelandic tenor performed repeatedly without a break for 12 hours at the Abrons Art Center at 466 Grand St. on the Lower Side in New York Saturday November 19.
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04.11.2011

November Newsletter

The November Newsletter from the Embassy of Iceland in Washington D.C.
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28.10.2011

Order of priority claims under the Emergency Act deemed valid

The Supreme Court of Iceland today ruled in a case concerning the Emergency Act of October 6th 2008. The ruling entails that the law and associated acts stands undisputed.
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28.10.2011

Nordic food day for public schools in Washington, DC

Nordic food day for public schools in Washington, DC The five Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Iceland and Nordic Innovation created a Nordic food day for all 130 DC public schools.
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27.10.2011

Icelanders Invite Tourists Into Their Homes

Icelanders Invite Tourists Into Their Homes 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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24.10.2011

Louisa Matthiasdottir exhibition in NYC

The Tibor de Nagy Gallery is pleased to present its third exhibition of paintings by the much-admired Icelandic painter Louisa Matthiasdottir. The artist is known for her brightly-colored and strongly geometric realist paintings.
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21.10.2011

Björn Thoroddsen at Blues Alley 24 October

Björn Thoroddsen, the famous Icelandic Jazz guitarist and his equally famous colleague Robin Nolan will perform at Blues Alley on Monday, 24 October.
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