News & Events

Þorrablót TorontoÞing 2017

TorontoÞing – Þorrablót 2017 – Saturday, April 8th THE LATVIAN CENTRE  4 Credit Union Drive. Toronto, Ontario. M4A2N8         Appetizers, Cash Bar 6:00 PM Dinner 7:30 PM Free Parking Þorrablót 2017 will be a celebration of the lives and stories of western Icelanders today. Our community has come a long way! As […]

Posted in .

Tagged with , , , , , , , .

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.

Posted in .

Tagged with , , .

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 […]

Posted in Culture, Events, Food.

Tagged with , , , , , , , , .

Snorri and Snorri Plus 2017 Deadlines

Snorri Program deadline: January 13, 2017 Snorri Plus deadline: January 20, 2017 Application forms, dates, grant info and more on www.snorri.is Contact me at any time if you have questions! See you in Iceland in 2017 – Sjáumst á Íslandi! Bestu kveðjur / Best wishes, — Ásta Sól Kristjánsdóttir Project Manager / verkefnastjóri Óðinsgötu 7, […]

Posted in Culture, Icelandic National League of North America, Language, News, Travel, Youth.

Tagged with , , .

Taste of Iceland Returns to Toronto

TASTE OF ICELAND – TORONTO 2017 CUISINE/MUSIC/FILM/LITERATURE Featuring: Chef Sigurður Helgason, Iceland Writers’ Retreat Co-Founder (and First Lady) Eliza Ried, and musicians Axel Flóvent and Ceasetone. The full schedule is now available on their website: http://www.icelandnaturally.com/article/taste-iceland-toronto-2016 And on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/880708228698027/

Posted in Culture, Food, Literature, Music, News.

Tagged with , , , , .

Scholarship to Study Icelandic in Iceland in 2017-18

2017-18 Scholarship to Study Icelandic as a Second Language at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik This is a significant scholarship that covers: registration fees, a monthly stipend of ISK 130,000 (approx. $1,000 CDN/mo.) from September 2017 to April 2018, and a dorm room will be available to rent. If you want to live in […]

Posted in Icelandic National League of North America.

Tagged with , , , , .