Scandinavia - a way to go!
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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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Handball Party in Denmark

10/01/2014 | By | Reply More
Handball Party in Denmark

Handball fan´s can expect a giant handball party in Denmark – January 12-26, 2014 The first major handball highlight of the year is set to throw off in four cities across Denmark on Sunday, 12 January 2014 as Europe’s top 16 teams compete in the 11th Men’s EHF European Championship. Copenhagen, Aarhus, Herning and Aalborg […]

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Arctic Circle Assembly will be held in Reykjavik 2014

08/01/2014 | By | Reply More
Arctic Circle Assembly will be held in Reykjavik 2014

Arctic Circle Assembly was first held in Reykjavik, Iceland 2013 The Arctic Circle will reconvene September 5-7, 2014, in Reykjavík, Iceland, and will move to Anchorage, Alaska, in the fall of 2015. Last year, in October 2013, the new open Arctic Circle assembly, drew more than 1,200 participants from over 40 nations, bringing together both individuals and organizations for […]

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Nordic Playlist – Music from the Nordic on a single playlist

06/01/2014 | By | Reply More
Nordic Playlist – Music from the Nordic on a single playlist

Nordic Playlist is being set up to highlight interesting and popular Nordic music at any given time The Nordic countries’ shared history and culture is one of the basic pillars of Nordic co-operation and increases the feeling of community and understanding between them. The value of Nordic co-operation is reflected in their common traditions and cultural heritage, […]

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Ben Stiller loves Iceland – The Country for Nature Lovers

02/01/2014 | By | Reply More
Ben Stiller loves Iceland – The Country for Nature Lovers

Ben Stiller said he had enjoyed every minute he spent in Iceland filming of “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, starring Ben Stiller, gives Iceland its first leading role in a Hollywood blockbuster. The movie will be showcasing various picturesque locations across Iceland with its worldwide release this Christmas Season. From Game of […]

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A Conversation With Olafur Ragnar Grimsson

19/12/2013 | By | Reply More
A Conversation With Olafur Ragnar Grimsson

Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of Iceland since 1996, has studied and survived shifts of fortune. He spoke with Foreign Affairs senior editor Stuart Reid outside Reykjavik last October In January/February 2014 issue of the U.S. journal Foreign Affairs will be published detailed interview with the President of Iceland, Mr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson. The journal Foreign Affairs is […]

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Norway – Major mineral values on Norway’s sea floor

18/12/2013 | By | Reply More
Norway – Major mineral values on Norway’s sea floor

The sea floor within Norway’s economic zone contains substantial volumes of metallic sulfides A new study from Norway has revealed massive gold, silver, copper, zinc, cobalt and lead deposits in the sea floor within Norway’s economic zone. Researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim (NTNU) estimate the value of the mineral reserves […]

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Pekka Kuusisto Gets Nordic Council Music Prize 2013

16/12/2013 | By | Reply More
Pekka Kuusisto Gets Nordic Council Music Prize 2013

Pekka Kuusisto, the Finnish violinist was announced as winner of the 2013 Nordic Council Music Prize at a special gala at Oslo Opera House on October 30. 2013 Pekka Kuusisto (1976) was chosen as recipient of this year’s Prize from a shortlist of twelve nominees. The Nordic Council Music Prize is worth DKK 350,000 and […]

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