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.

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.

Embassy's September Newsletter

Embassy's September Newsletter (Vol.3 No.11)

Nordic Food Day at DC's public schools.

October 26th is designated the Nordic Food Day in 125 public schools in Washington, D.C. when the students will be served among other treats, Norwegian salmon, Swedish meatballs and Icelandic skyr.

Forum on airlines and airports winter operations 10 October in Iceland

Keilir Aviation Academy announces "The first Winter Operation Forum", presented in partnership with AirTransportNews, ACI, AEA, SITA, Icelandair and the Ministry of Interior and Transport in Iceland.

Embassy's August Newsletter

Newsletter Vol 3 No 10

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 program following the international financial recession. The objectives have been met and the successful collaboration between Iceland and the IMF has drawn considerable attention.

Inauguration of Harpa and the official lighting of the glass facade

Inauguration of Harpa and the official lighting of the glass facade An exciting programme in Harpa on August 20th from 13 until midnight culminating in the lighting of the glass facade by artist Ólafur Elíasson thirty minutes before the firework display.

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 their knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture and society. Application information.

Embassy June Newsletter

Please find the Embassy June Newsletter

Safe in Iceland

Safe in Iceland 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 of its citizens, businesses and overseas investors.

Nordic Food Days, June 20 - 26

Nordic Food Days, June 20 - 26 The Embassies of Iceland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland will bring to the United States for the very first time some of the world’s best Chefs from June 20 - 26. The Embassy of Iceland is the proud founder of the Nordic Days in Washington, D.C.

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.

Nordiz Jazz 2011

Nordiz Jazz 2011 The Embassies of Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland in collaboration with Twins Jazz present: Nordic Jazz 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 Met Office. Travellers are advised not to go closer to the eruption than 6 km, due to these explosions.

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