04.08.2011

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.
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25.07.2011

Emerald Express - Trans-Atlantic Fibre Optic Cable System

Press Release - July 19, 2011
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06.06.2011

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.
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03.06.2011

The Consulate Assists Students from Emerson College on a Public Diplomacy Quest in Iceland

The Consulate General of Iceland in New York assisted the group from Emerson College in Boston by organizing meetings with various companies and organizations.
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03.06.2011

Nordic Food Days

Nordic Food Days highlights the innovation and high quality of New Nordic cuisine. This event will be the first time that the region's best chefs are brought together in the US.
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01.06.2011

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.
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25.05.2011

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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23.05.2011

Grimsvotn Volcanic Eruption

Eruption report - update

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23.05.2011

Eruption in Grimsvotn

A volcanic eruption began in the Grimsvotn underneath the Vatnajökull glacier in South-East Iceland on Saturday 21 May. Due to airborn ash concentration resulting from the eruption plume, aviation safety measures have been in effect and domestic and international air traffic was closed for Sunday 22 May.
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05.05.2011

The Scandinavian Model: Can the Nordic Countries Lead the Way?

The Nordic-American Chambers of Commerce in cooperation with The American-Scandinavian Foundation invite you to The Annual Nordic Forum 2011 on May 26 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Panel discussion followed by a reception.
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04.05.2011

Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Engaged with Iceland

A successful meeting with Katrin Juliusdottir,Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, in Edmonton, Canada
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04.05.2011

Presentations: Leading Change in Fisheries

IACC conference, 14 April 2011
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27.04.2011

Feathered Cocaine at Scandinavia House

Feathered Cocaine at Scandinavia House

Wednesday, April 27 & Friday, April 29

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19.04.2011

Hafdis Huld - First Solo Trip To The USA

Hafdis Huld - First Solo Trip To The USA Series of concerts in New York in May
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18.04.2011

A music festival at the edge of the world, and you're invited!

Inspired by Iceland will be streaming the celebrated music festival Aldrei fór ég suður live April 22 & 23 from Ísafjörður on the West Fjords AND YOU’RE INVITED! The festival is unlike any other!
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24.03.2011

Leading Change in Fisheries - Market Trends and Outlook

Leading Change in Fisheries - Market Trends and Outlook The conference will discuss the Icelandic and U.S. Economic Outlook for 2011 and focus on the seafood industry. Hear presentations on the Icelandic and U.S. economic outlook 2011, the U.S. seafood market outlook, consolidation and strategy in the seafood industry, the importance of responsible fisheries, along with various industry insights. Speakers will attend from both sides of the Atlantic.
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18.03.2011

Reykjavík Arts Festival May 20 to June 5

Make sure not to miss the opportunity to participate in the unique atmosphere in Reykjavík during the Reykjavík Arts Festival, which brings joy and delight to Iceland's residents and guests in May each year.
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01.03.2011

National referendum on Icesave bill held on 9 April

Following the President´s decision not to sign into law the so-called Icesave bill passed by parliament, a national referendum on its validity will be held on 9 April. The bill had been passed by the Icelandic parliament with an overwhelming majority; 44 votes out of 63 in favour.
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17.02.2011

Skúli Sverrisson Performs two concerts in NYC

Skúli Sverrisson Performs two concerts in NYC Le Poisson Rouge and The Stone
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