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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: And on Facebook:

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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 […]

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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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