News & Events

List of Icelandic DVD and VHS (yes tapes!) Now Available


Our library of books in English and Icelandic has moved to President Karen’s house in West Toronto. Just email her to arrange a visit to browse. We have added DVD and VHS copies of movies and documentaries to the library. Did you miss one of our movies in the Nordic night series? Don’t worry, you can […]

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Árstíðir in Toronto

Portraits of the Icelandic band Árstíðir taken on-location at Toppstö?in power station in Reykjavík, Iceland. March 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved

Árstíðir in Toronto June 25th Arstidir in Toronto @ Church of St. Stephen in the Field 103 Bellevue Avenue, Toronto, ON M5T 2N8 Set: 8:00 PM All Ages Buy Now Icelandic band Árstíðir’s video of the group performing Icelandic hymn ‘Heyr himna smiður’ at a train station in Wuppertal, Germany and went viral afterwards. Watch it here. […]

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Invitation to Keynote Speech 10 am Friday June 12 at U of T by President of Iceland


You are welcome to attend a Keynote Address by His Excellency Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of the Republic Of Iceland, on the topic of The Arctic & The Himalayas: New Models of Cooperation on Friday, June 12, 2015, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon. The keynote address will take place at Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 27 King’s College Circle Please RSVP no later than Wednesday, […]

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DVD Set for Westward Bound (Vesturfarar) Available NOW!

Westward Bound DVD Cover Photo

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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Iceland Travel Show 2015

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Visit the show for the latest information on costs, tours, best places to visit and trips. Many of our members travelled to Iceland last year, come to see their stills and videos, find out their experiences and their favourite places, pick up the latest brochures. Sunday, February 15 at 2.30 pm Morningside-High Park Presbyterian Church […]

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Thorrablot 2015 – Spinning Sagas and Happy Times


Tickets are sold out–If you missed out we hope to see you next year. 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 […]

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