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The Deep nominated for Oscar Academy Foreign-Language Film

The Deep nominated for Oscar Academy Foreign-Language Film

The Deep (Icelandic: Djúpið) is a 2012 Icelandic drama film directed by Baltasar Kormákur The Deep has been selected as the Icelandic entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, making the January shortlist. The 85th Academy Awards ceremony is an upcoming event during which the Academy of Motion Picture Arts […]

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A Royal Affair nominated for Oscar Academy Foreign-Language Film

A Royal Affair nominated for Oscar Academy Foreign-Language Film

Royal Affair (Danish: En kongelig affære) is a 2012 historical drama film directed by Nikolaj Arcel A Royal Affair has been selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, making the January shortlist. The 85th Academy Awards ceremony is an upcoming event during which the Academy of Motion […]

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Kon-Tiki nominated for Oscar Academy Foreign-Language Film

Kon-Tiki nominated for Oscar Academy Foreign-Language Film

Kon-Tiki is a 2012 Norwegian historical drama film about the 1947 Kon-Tiki expedition directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg Kon-Tiki has been selected as the Norwegian entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, making the January shortlist. The 85th Academy Awards ceremony is an upcoming event during which the Academy […]

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The Globe of Goodwill

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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Adele has been selected top artist of the year 2012

Adele has been selected top artist of the year 2012

Adele’s 21 album has broken the 10 million sales mark in the United States Adele has been named US Billboard’s top artist of 2012, while her hit record 21 was named top album of the year in the music magazine’s annual review. The 24-year-old is the first to receive both accolades two years in a […]

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Iceland is well known for bringing people together

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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Thorbjørn Egner – 100 years

Thorbjørn Egner – 100 years

Thorbjørn Egner is well known and loved playwright in Scandinavia Thorbjørn Egner biography Thorbjørn Egner (b: December 12. 1912 – d: December 24. 1990) was a Norwegian  playwright, songwriter and illustrator known for his books, plays and musicals for children. He grew up in the working class neighbourhood Kampen in Oslo and his breakthrough was on the […]

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