VFS Global opens Iceland Visa Application Centre
In order to provide better and more efficient service for all applicants the Icelandic Embassy in Beijing has authorized VFS Global to run Iceland Visa Application Centre . The Centre will open on April 30 and are applicants encouraged to hand in the...
Foreign Minister visited China to promote trade
Article previously published on 26 June 2014 on the website of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland. Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson is currently visiting China, accompanied by a trade delegation representing Icelandic Business and...
This is Sanlitun at the Beijing International Film Festival
A new Icelandic movie that takes place in China directed by Robert Douglas will be screened at the Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF) tonight, Thursday 16 April 2014. The screening starts at 18:30. The screening will aptly take place in ...
Icelandic Embassy is moving to new premises
The Icelandic Embassy will move to a new location at No. 1 Liang Ma Bridge, North Alley, Chaoyang District, 100600 Beijing, (Liangmaqiao Beixiaojie Yi Hao) during the days of March 28-31 (white building next door North of the new US Embassy). Curre...
Sjon at Bookworm Literary Festival
 20:00 17th Mar / The Bookworm – Beijing Poetry Across Borders: Readings from Liz Lochhead, Sjón, Xi Chuan and David Sullivan Four internationally renowned poets will talk about and read from their collections of poetry. Including Xi Chuan i...
Parliament adopts Iceland-China Free Trade Agreement
The Parliament of Iceland has adopted a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Iceland and China, the first FTA signed between China and a European country. Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson put the FTA  before Parliament last October, following ...
Lazytown and the Embassy in BTV Chinese New Year Gala 2014
                        Chinese viewers of the 2014 Beijing TV Global Gala got to know the characters from Icelandic children‘s program Lazytown this year. The premiere was screened on 26 January but the Chinese New Year ...
Promens opens its first production facility in China
                The CEO of Promens, Mr Jakob Sigurdsson, announced the opening of the company's first production facility in China, at an inauguration ceremony held at the new location in Taicang, on 30 November 2013. The opening...
Embassy closes earlier
The Embassy will close today at 15:00 because of the publication and concert to be held at Beijing University of Foreign Studies.
Chamber Trio on tour in China
                        Icelandic Flute Duet Gudrun Birgisdottir and Martial Nardeau along with pianist Selma Gudmundsdottir are currently on a two week concert tour in China. The first concert was held this Monday, 14 Oc...
Presentation of Credentials
Ambassador Stefán Skjaldarsson presented his Letters of Credence as Ambassador of Iceland to the People‘s Republic of China to H.E. Xi Jinping, President of the People‘s Republic of China today. The presentation took place in the Great Hall of the ...
Icelandic art on display in Hong Kong
                    An exhibition of Icelandic art opened in Hong Kong  on Tuesday, 10 September. About 80 works are on display that come from the collection of Anthony J. Hardy, who was the Honorary Consul of Iceland in Hong...
The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships
Iceland's President
The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014. The Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars in the field of humanities from outside Iceland, to enab...
Arrival of Ambassador Stefan Skjaldarson
Ambassador Stefan Skjaldarson and his wife Mrs. Birgit Nyborg arrived in Beijing on Saturday, 20 July.  The Ambassador presented the copy of his Letters of Credence to Mr. Jin Zhijian, Deputy Chief of the Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affaire...

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