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Jun
2011
The Icelandic Horse Festival Landsmót
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Last year marked the 60th anniversary year of the Icelandic Horse Festival, Landsmót. This year, Landsmót will be held in Vindheimamelar, Skagafjörður, from June 26th till July 3rd. The history of Landsmót reaches back to 1950, when the first show was held at the historic Þingvellir. Since 1998 Landsmót has been a biannual event. This […]

23

Jun
2011
The Icelandic Horse Festival Landsmót
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Last year marked the 60th anniversary year of the Icelandic Horse Festival, Landsmót. This year, Landsmót will be held in Vindheimamelar, Skagafjörður, from June 26th till July 3rd. The history of Landsmót reaches back to 1950, when the first show was held at the historic Þingvellir. Since 1998 Landsmót has been a biannual event. This […]

07

Jun
2011
Iceland Recommended as Conference Destination
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Iceland is included in a list compiled by Great Hotels of the World of places that are predicted to become popular as destinations for conferences and group activity tours in 2011 and in the coming years. The Ministry of Industry and Travel expects growth in this sector after a slight recession following the banking collapse […]

07

Jun
2011
Iceland Recommended as Conference Destination
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Iceland is included in a list compiled by Great Hotels of the World of places that are predicted to become popular as destinations for conferences and group activity tours in 2011 and in the coming years. The Ministry of Industry and Travel expects growth in this sector after a slight recession following the banking collapse […]

30

May
2011
Grímsvötn Eruption is Over
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Volcanologist Steinunn Jakobsdóttir at the University of Iceland, told AFP News, that no volcanic activity has been detected since early Saturday morning. The Grímsvötn eruption started on Saturday, May 21. After two days of intense activity, the eruption petered out, and was all but over last Wednesday. According to the Department of Civil Protection, there […]

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May
2011
Grímsvötn Eruption is Over
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Volcanologist Steinunn Jakobsdóttir at the University of Iceland, told AFP News, that no volcanic activity has been detected since early Saturday morning. The Grímsvötn eruption started on Saturday, May 21. After two days of intense activity, the eruption petered out, and was all but over last Wednesday. According to the Department of Civil Protection, there […]

26

May
2011
Little to report from the Grímsvötn eruption site this morning
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There is little to report from the Grímsvötn eruption site this morning. The volcano shows little activity, occasional bursts of steam have been reported. Geologists say it is too soon to declare the eruption officially over, and caution that going too close to the eruption site can be dangerous. Roads are open in the area, […]

26

May
2011
South Iceland Emerges From the Ashes
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Clean-up operations following the eruption in Grímsvötn are well under way. Most of the ejected ash fell in a small area South and Southeast of the volcano, but locals expect to be able to resume life as usual in a matter of days.  Minister for Industry, Energy and Tourism, Katrin Juliusdottir, has extended a hand in […]

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May
2011
Arnaldur Indriðason Crime Story Tour
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Reykjavík City Library offers a literary bus tour that focuses on the crime novels of local writer Arnaldur Indriðason. He is without a doubt the most popular crime writer in Iceland and his books have been translated into numerous languages. Indriðason has won several international awards for his work, the Golden Dagger being one of […]

13

Apr
2011
Iceland’s Blue Lagoon Is White Gold
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Health tourism spells great opportunity for Iceland “Geothermal water is Iceland‘s white gold,” according to guest speaker Ms. Csilla Mezösi speaking at the annual meeting of the Iceland Association for Health Tourism. Ms Mezösi is a consultant for health tourism at the Hungarian Tourism Board and a board member of the European Spa Association. Iceland’s […]