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28

Feb
2011
Reykjavik Art Festival – May 20th – June 5th 2011
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Established in 1970, this is Iceland’s premier cultural festival, bringing together the best in local and international theatre, dance, music and visual art. The programme offers a variety of curated exhibitions, concerts, dance, theatre and opera performances. * Along with its focus on Icelandic culture past and present, the festival hosts many outstanding international artists […]

12

Jan
2011
Iceland Ranks at Top of 2010 Environmental Performance Index
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Iceland leads the world in addressing pollution control and natural resource management challenges, according to the 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) produced by a team of environmental experts at Yale University and Columbia University. This is the third edition of the EPI, which has been revisited biannually since 2006. Presented at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting […]

09

Nov
2010
Iceland receives ICCA Best Marketing Award
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The Inspired by Iceland campaign and the Iceland Convention & Incentive Bureau (ICIB) are presented with the ICCA Best Marketing Award in Hyderabad, India on 27 October 2010. The aftermath of the volcanic eruption in Eyjafjallajökull glacier and the ash clouds that followed are well known in the Meeting industry. But with a wave of […]

25

Oct
2010
Official first day of winter celebrated
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Last Saturday Icelanders celebrated the official first day of winter. Iceland is a country for all seasons and winter is an exciting time to visit the land of ice and fire. Winter in Iceland is the time of amazing contrasts. Peaceful white snow accentuates the black lava fields, resulting in magical artistry. In the evening […]

08

Oct
2010
Iceland Airwaves 2010
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It’s 4 a.m. You’ve been tofiive cool clubs, seen ten great bands, made fifteen new friends and fallen in love twenty times. You’re tired. You’re wired. You’re ready to find a bed. You’re ready to find the after-party. You can’t believe you’re here. You’re already making plans to come back next year. And guess what? […]

29

Sep
2010
Yoko celebrates Lennon’s 70th birthday in Reykjavik
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Legendary artist, musician and peace advocate, YOKO ONO, will be holding several events in Reykjavík, Iceland on October 9th to promote peace throughout the world and to celebrate what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday. The Lennon Ono Grant for Peace was created to honor her late husband John Lennon’s dedication to peace and […]

03

Jun
2010
Volcanic eruption in Eyjafjallajökull
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  For the past two weeks there has been no activity in the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. Only a small trace of smoke comes up from the crater but no ash, lava or any other material. This most likely  marks the end of the eruption. Travelling to Iceland is perfectly safe The eruption has no discernable effect […]

25

Mar
2010
The eruption seems stable
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The eruption in South Iceland that started Saturday seems to be stable, according to scientists. The eruption is located in Fimmvorduhals, a passage between two glaciers, Eyjafjallajokull and Myrdalsjokull. No reason for travelers to worry There are no reasons for travelers to worry about their trip to Iceland. There are some restrictions for travelling near […]

17

Mar
2010
Attendance record at Reykjavik Art Museum
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The attendance record at Reykjavik Art Museum was broken last year when the number of museum visitors for the first time exceeded two hundred thousand, with the overall number of visitors in 2009 reaching a total of two hundred and twenty thousand. This amounts to a 20% increase between 2008 and 2009, after access to […]

09

Jan
2008