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Iceland Symposium March 19 @ York U

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York University is proud to feature Iceland as the subject of the prestigious Annual International Studies Symposium at Glendon Campus. The team is excited to host an all-day conference on March 19th, 2016, which will explore the academic and cultural knowledge of Iceland. Join us as we celebrate the relationship between Iceland and Canada with students, academic scholars, government […]

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Thorrablot Early Bird Ticket Discount Extended to February 19

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Þorrablót 2016  FRIDAY April 8th “Gaman Saman!” “Fun Together!” NEW VENUE! The event is at REVIVAL – 783 College Street, Toronto, ON M6G 1C5(Street Parking, 2 Paid Parking Lots) 6:30 PM Appetizers and Cash Bar | 7:30 PM Feast! | 10 PM After Party! Live Auction | Live Music | DJ  Þorrablót 2016 will be a cultural and culinary feast. […]

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Bolludagur (Cream Puff Day!)

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Cream Puff day (BOLLUDAGUR) VIKING BAKERY IS MAKING BOLLU THIS SATURDAY, FEB. 6!! OPEN 8 AM TO 6 PM 2207 DANFORTH AVE. (JUST EAST OF WOODBINE) Drop in to see Birgir and pick them up on Saturday to be ready for Bolludagur on Monday!!! Like The Viking Bakery Page “Bolludagur” is the first in the row of three peculiar holidays […]

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Nordic Night Presents: Grandma Lo-Fi

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Nordic Nights Presents: Film: Grandma Lo-Fi The Basement Tapes of Sigríður Níelsdóttir When: Tuesday February 9, 2016 Doors open at 6pm, movie at 6:30pm Where: Ryerson University 122 Bond Street, Room IMA 307 Wheelchair accessible TRAILER FREE, but donations gratefully accepted. At the tender age of 70 she started recording and releasing her own music […]

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Iceland Travel Show, Sunday March 6

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Our annual travel show is happening March 6 at 2 pm at Morningside-High Park Presbyterian Church, 4 Morningside Avenue. Every year a few select people will do a short presentation about their trip to Iceland last year. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be available. $8 for members, $10 for non-members

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Nordic Night Presents: Of Horses and Men, Dec 1

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FILM: ‘Of Horses and Men’ ( Hross í Oss ). 2013. 81 min. DIRECTOR: Benedikt Erlingsson STARRING: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson Icelandic with English subtitles TELEGRAPH, UK, Review Of Horses and Men, the directorial debut of Icelandic actor, writer and stage director Benedikt Erlingsson, is formed of six interlocking fables of rural life. Each involves at […]

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