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The Globe of Goodwill

18/12/2012 | By | Reply More
The Globe of Goodwill

Globe of Goodwill is to support the activities of the Benefit Society for Children with Disabilities in Iceland The Benefit Society for Children with Disabilities in Iceland was established in 1952 to support and care for children and young people diagnosed with polio. It´s mission is “to facilitate people with disabilities, particularly children, in every possible manner that contributes to […]

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Iceland is well known for bringing people together

15/12/2012 | By | Reply More
Iceland is well known for bringing people together

Iceland is peaceful and secure – Exciting country to visit The Arctic winter may be long and dark but one light still shines bright in the land of the midnight sun — Iceland‘s booming tourist trade, CNN reports. Foreign visitors increased by 15.9% last year whilst travel now accounts for 5.9% of GDP, according to […]

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Learn about the Icelandic Christmas – Yule Lads

26/11/2012 | By | Reply More
Learn about the Icelandic Christmas – Yule Lads

Christmas Season: Iceland has 13 Christmas Yule lads (jólasveinar) who predate Santa by centuries I am pleased to announce this article was originally published by Robie2 on Hubpages. Used with permission of the author. Everything you read below, is a true story and experience of my own childhood, when I was growing up in Iceland. A […]

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Icelandic Short Stories Adapted in TV series, produced by Robert Redford

15/11/2012 | By | Reply More
Icelandic Short Stories Adapted in TV series, produced by Robert Redford

Icelandic author Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson will write the screenplay Academy Award winner Robert Redford is planning to make a television series based on the short story collection Valentines (2006; Aldingarðurinn) by Icelandic author Ólaf Jóhann Ólafsson, who will write the screenplay. Ólafur confirmed the news, November 7. 2012, to the Icelandic national broadcaster RÚV. The series will […]

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Icelanders take part in a Giant Geothermal Project in Africa

09/11/2012 | By | Reply More
Icelanders take part in a Giant Geothermal Project in Africa

Geothermal utilization in East Africa Geothermal utilization in East Africa will transform positive conditions to further development and quality of life for millions of residents on the regions of 13 African countries Today, November 9. 2012, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson presented the most extensive development project Iceland has participated in. It […]

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Imagine Peace Tower Lighting to be Streamed Online

09/10/2012 | By | Reply More
Imagine Peace Tower Lighting to be Streamed Online

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal by Martin Luther King, Jr Imagine Peace Tower Lighting to be Streamed Online The annual lighting of Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower in Reykjavik Iceland, will be streamed live via webcam from 8 pm local […]

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Reykjavik Peace Þing 2012

28/09/2012 | By | Reply More
Reykjavik Peace Þing 2012

Peace Þing take place in Reykjavik, Iceland The Reykjavik Peace Þing or Peace Parliament will take place in Harpa Conference Centre of Reykjavik city in Iceland, the 12th – 14th of October. The Icelandic Scouts celebrate the centenary of Scouting in Iceland this year. “As a part of the festivities throughout the year the Scouts […]

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