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Get Your Family Þorrablót Tickets Before They’re Gone!

Þorrablót TorontoÞing 2017 Saturday, April 8 The Latvian Cultural Centre 4 Credit Union Drive. Toronto, ON. M4A2N8 Appetizers, Cash Bar 6:00 PM  Dinner 7:30 PM Free Parking! Your beloved Þorrablót has become a raved about and wildly anticipated event as well as an open hearted meeting place both for members of the Icelandic-Canadian community and Icelandic enthusiasts who are inspired by […]

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2017 INL Convention Registration Open + Youth Registration Award

“Connecting the Pieces” 2017 Icelandic National League of North America Convention in North Dakota May 4-7 May 4-7, 2017 we will gather for a very fun and interesting weekend with our Icelandic friends and cousins to celebrate our Icelandic Heritage and Culture. Come on our Adventure Tour, Visit with others excited about our Icelandic heritage.  Click […]

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2017 Scholarship and Bursaries: deadlines Feb. 28 & Mar. 22

This is the time of year to begin thinking about ICCT Scholarship applications and reminding your relatives to do the same. Are you or do you know someone of Icelandic descent who is attending post-secondary school in Ontario, is participating in the Snorri Program, or is wanting to attend the Icelandic Language Camp? If so, […]

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CALL FOR DONATIONS – LIVE AND SILENT AUCTIONS

It is not too early to consider donating something to the silent or live auctions at our Annual Thorrablot Dinner on April 8th. It is your donations that make our auction a fun-filled success. Whether you donate a new or gently-used item, art, craft, antique, tickets to an event, or a service, it will be […]

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Þorrablót TorontoÞing 2017

TorontoÞing – Þorrablót 2017 – Saturday, April 8th THE LATVIAN CENTRE  4 Credit Union Drive. Toronto, Ontario. M4A2N8         Appetizers, Cash Bar 6:00 PM Dinner 7:30 PM Free Parking Þorrablót 2017 will be a celebration of the lives and stories of western Icelanders today. Our community has come a long way! As […]

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Nordic Nights – Fúsi (Virgin Mountain)

FILM:  VIRGIN MOUNTAIN   (Fúsi)   1 hr. 34 min.  Icelandic, English subtitles Director   Dagur Kári    Starring  Gunnar Jónsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir      Icelandic with English subtitles WHEN:   Tuesday, February 28    Doors open 6, film at 6.30 Fusi, the hero of Icelandic director Dagur Kari’s fourth feature, is, to quote the cliche, a […]

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2017 Iceland Travel Show

Our featured guest will be Stewart Wheeler. Stewart was Canada’s very popular Ambassador to Iceland for almost four years, returning to Canada earlier this year to the post of Assistant Deputy Minister of International Relations and Chief of Protocol in the Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs for the Ontario Government.

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What do grasshoppers have to do with it?

What do grasshoppers have to do with it? It is an interesting fact that grasshopper considerations were at the top of the list concerning a location for Icelandic settlement in Canada where our Icelandic Canadian story begins.  “In 1872, Sigtryggur Jonasson travelled to the Muskoka region of Ontario and a group of 100 Icelanders later […]

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Nordic Nights Film Series: Cheer Up (Finnish Doc)

Nordic Nights Film Series Returns for Winter 2017 Presented by the Icelandic Canadian Club of Toronto, The Consulate of Finland, the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University and Finnish Studies at U of T.  FILM:  Cheer Up – documentary (Finnish with English subtitles) DIRECTOR: Christy Garland  WHEN: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 TRAILER: http://www.cheerupmovie.com/ Film will be preceded by short […]

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