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Author Archive: Arnar Palsson

Scandinavia – a way to go … reflects my passion for travel and to give others an inspiration by my heritage of Scandinavia with stories from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and their associated territories, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, the Åland Islands and Sápmi (Lapland). You can find me on Google+ and LinkedIn as on Twitter and Facebook.

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BAFTA Adwards 2014 – The Act of Killing

18/02/2014 | By | Reply More
BAFTA Adwards 2014 – The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing has won a BAFTA, the British equivalent of an Oscar, for best documentary film The controversial Danish-produced documentary The Act of Killing has won a BAFTA, the British equivalent of an Oscar. At Sunday evening’s award ceremony in London, February 16. 2014, the film was honored as this year’s best documentary film […]

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Powerline from Iceland to UK have moved a step closer

17/02/2014 | By | Reply More
Powerline from Iceland to UK have moved a step closer

Powerline linking Iceland and the UK – London financier says funding is in place Plans to build the world’s longest undersea power cable have moved a step closer after a former London banker said his had gathered the support of investors for the IceLink project, linking Iceland and the UK. If built, the 1,000km IceLink […]

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Baltasar Kormákur – How He Made it in Hollywood

16/02/2014 | By | Reply More
Baltasar Kormákur – How He Made it in Hollywood

Baltasar Kormákur is currently shooting ‘Everest’ with Jake Gyllenhall, Josh Brolin, Jason Clarke and Emily Watson Universal Pictures has announced that production is underway on Working Title Films ‘Everest’ which is directed by Baltasar Kormákur. The stars in the film ‘Everest‘ are Jason Clarke (The Great Gatsby), Josh Brolin (No Country for Old Men), John Hawkes (Martha Marcy May […]

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China & Iceland Free Trade Agreement has been adopted

12/02/2014 | By | Reply More
China & Iceland Free Trade Agreement has been adopted

China has developed a strategic position when it comes to entering into Free Trade Agreements The Parliament of Iceland (Alþing) has adopted a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Iceland and China, the first FTA signed between China and a European country. Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson put the FTA before Parliament last October, following the […]

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Arla Foods will invest billions DKK in dairies

10/02/2014 | By | Reply More
Arla Foods will invest billions DKK in dairies

Arla Foods has 67 dairies worldwide and looks set to achieve a DKK 79 billion turnover in 2014 Dairy giant Arla Foods has announced that it is preparing to invest billions of Danish kroner, more than half of which will be invested in Denmark, according to report from DR (Danish Radio). The concern says that the […]

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Reykjavik – Amazing Days of Darkness in February 2014

30/01/2014 | By | Reply More
Reykjavik – Amazing Days of Darkness in February 2014

Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival, will be hosted in the city from 6 – 15 February, 2014 Those long winter days of darkness are set to be illuminated magnificently at the next Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival, which will be hosted in the city from 6 – 15 February, 2014. The main objective of the festival is […]

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EBBA Awards – winners of 2014 European music awards

15/01/2014 | By | Reply More
EBBA Awards – winners of 2014 European music awards

EBBA TV Show presented by BBC-legend Jools Holland will be available live for free to any interested, Janurary 15. 2014, 6PM CET Today, January 15. 2014 6PM CET the winners of the EBBA Awards 2014 (European Border Breakers Awards) will receive their awards in a ceremony hosted by TV personality and musician Jools Holland at the Eurosonic Noorderslag festival […]

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