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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, […]

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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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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 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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