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Early Bird Pricing for Thorrablót 2018 Ends This Friday at Midnight!

Saturday April 7, 2018 @ The Latvian Centre 4 Credit Union Drive, Toronto, East of the DVP Appetizers, Cash Bar 6:00 PM, Dinner 7:30 PM, Free Parking TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE (Click here)! *Note our new Student pricing! Early Bird Price (until Feb. 23) Members: Adults $65, Children 12 & under $20, Students 13-24 $30 Non-Members: Adults […]

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Call for Support: Snorri West 2018 Comes to Toronto

THE SNORRI WEST PROGRAM RETURNS TO TORONTO JUNE 2018 It seems only yesterday that four young people from Iceland were here sharing their charm and teaching us a little about Iceland… but that was 2014, and now it is Toronto’s turn to host gain! These 18 to 29 year olds will be here from June […]

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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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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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