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Last week for guaranteed Þorrablót 2017: Torontoþing tickets!

This is the last week to ensure you get your Þorrablót 2017: Torontoþing tickets! We usually sell out the week before the event, so don’t miss out! Prices go up after April 3rd. There will be no ticket sales on the day of the event, so get yours now! Members click here to buy tickets […]

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We want your stories and your sweets!

Þorrablót Torontoþing 2017 is all about our Icelandic-Canadian community connections. We invite you to share your personal or family stories that relate to the history of Icelandic immigration and settlement in Canada from 1870 to 2017 for reading at our event! Let us know if you would prefer to read your story or have our MC’s […]

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Be “Cool” with us at Þorrablót Torontoþing – UPDATES

“By now you know Iceland is COOL” is the first statement made by The Toronto Star reporter in her article about ‘Skyr’. We are excited to announce that being cool extends to Shepherd’s Gourmet Dairy who is once again a Þorrablót TorontoÞing Sponsor! (Of course, this ensures our Viking guests from Parks Canada’s L’Anse aux Meadows and everyone from across the country will […]

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SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED: MARCH 15

The deadline to apply for the ICCT scholarship has been extended until March 15, 2017. Visit our Scholarship Page for details on how to apply.

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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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Only 4 days left to get your Þorrablót Early Bird Tickets!

Spring is just around the corner and you know what that means! It’s time for our annual Þorrablót! Early Bird Ticket Sales end Feb. 18, 2017. This year will be a celebration of the lives and stories of western Icelanders today. Our community has come a long way. Canada celebrates her 150th year and so we will […]

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