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An Afternoon with Alda Sigmundsdóttir, July 9 2-4PM @ Annette Public Library


You won’t want to miss this chance to meet Alda as she discusses her newest book “The Little Book of Icelandic” and her other successful books and talks about all things Iceland. This event is free and very exciting for Iceland enthusiasts of all ages.

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Iceland Symposium

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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Always Know When Icelandic Bands are Playing in Your City


Did you know there’s a website that updates a list of all the Icelandic bands that play anywhere in the world outside of Iceland? Check out Iceland Music Export:

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ETA Now Required for Icelanders Visiting Canada


  Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) required for travellers to Canada effective March 15, 2016 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has established a new entry requirement for visa-exempt, non-U.S. foreign nationals travelling to Canada by air called the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). The purpose of an eTA is to allow Canada to pre-screen eTA-required travellers […]

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Iceland Travel Show

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: Grandma Lo-Fi


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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