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Thorrablot 2015 – Spinning Sagas and Happy Times

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Sagnaspuni og gleðistundir! SAVE THE DATE! Saturday April 11, 2015 There is an ancient Icelandic custom that ensures abundance in all things and that is ritual sharing of great food and friendship during Thorri. For over thirty years in Toronto the gathering has grown and continues to expand in greater and greater appreciation and enthusiasm for […]

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Club Member Ellen Denny in Mirvish Production Starts March 14

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In the world of theatre, the saying “many are called but few are chosen” usually holds true.  Not so for Ellen Denny, a talented young actor whose history with ICCT goes back a long way.  Ellen is coming to Toronto soon to perform in the Mirvish production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike […]

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Sturla Gunnarsson’s MONSOON Plays in Toronto at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema March 23 – 29

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Part road movie, part spectacle, part human drama, Monsoon is a documentary exploration of chaos, creation and faith in the land of believers.  The subject is monsoon, the incomparably vast seasonal weather system that permeates and unifies the immense and varied culture of India, shaping the conditions of existence for its billion-plus inhabitants. TRAILER – WWW.MONSOONMOVIE.COM See the […]

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Apparat Organ Quartet Plays at the Drake April 16

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Apparat Organ Quartet from Iceland comes to Toronto April 16, 2015 at the Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. (an extension of Winnipeg’s Núna (Now) Festival. For information on Núna (Now) Iceland-Canada Art Convergence April 17-28 in Winnipeg, go to http://nunanow.com AOQ – One Sheet

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Fjóla Evans Performs at Music Gallery, May 8

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Fjóla Evans is a composer and cellist originally from Reykjavík, Iceland, with roots in Toronto, who writes both electronic and acoustic music. For details check out our events listings posted on the right side of the homepage or click the heading above.

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Official Opening of Viking Bakery

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YOU ARE INVITED TO THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF VIKING BAKERY SAT. MARCH 14 – 3 TO 5 PM 2207 Danforth Avenue, east of Woodbine  birgirrob@gmail.com. 647 972-1401. Baker Birgir Róbertsson has relocated his Reykjavík  Bakery from Gimli to Toronto and changed the name to VIKING BAKERY.   Drop in and try out his kleinur, Amma´s Snuður,  oatmeal […]

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DVD Set for Westward Bound (Vesturfarar) Available NOW!

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The TV Series VESTURFARAR (WESTWARD BOUND) consists of ten episodes about the N.A. Icelandic settlements, hosted by popular Icelandic TV host Egill Helgason, filmed in the summer of 2012. Everyone in Iceland seemed to be watching it last fall… and it recently won the EDDA award for best TV Series… and RUV Icelandic TV has […]

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