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News Iceland » Events: Sumardagurinn Fyrsti: Iceland Celebrates The First Day Of Summer Today!

News channel or source: https://grapevine.is/news/2018/04/19/the-first-day-of-summer-in-iceland-is-today/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

What is actually true, though, is that the first Thursday after every April 18th has been a national holiday in Iceland since 1971. Icelanders celebrate this day with various events, such as parades and other organized entertainment. It is celebrated as ...

News Iceland » Events: Iceland welcomes first rabbi

News channel or source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/244156
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

Judaism is not among Iceland’s recognized state religions, so there is no way of gaining official status for his community. A group of a few dozen people without a synagogue, they celebrate Jewish holidays and events together at hotels, restaurants ...

News Iceland » Events: Arcade Fire to Play Iceland in August

News channel or source: http://icelandreview.com/news/2018/04/12/arcade-fire-play-iceland-august
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Canadian indie band Arcade Fire will hold a concert in Iceland this coming August, RÚV reports. It will be the band’s first performance in the country, though not for lack of previous efforts. Þorsteinn Stephensen, CEO of event production company Hr.

News Iceland » Events: Iceland Unanimously Passes Landmark Law on Sexual Consent

News channel or source: https://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/iceland-unanimously-passes-landmark-law-on-sexual-consent-chwm/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

It’s very seldom that Parliament passes a law with unanimous approval, but that rare event happened when Iceland’s legislature unanimously passed a new law (with one abstention) changing the legal framework for sexual consent. In basic language ...

News Iceland » Events: The Creator: Iceland’s Birgitta Jónsdóttir On Poetry, Politics, And The Future

News channel or source: https://grapevine.is/mag/feature/2018/04/20/the-creator-icelands-birgitta-jonsdottir-on-poetry-politics-and-the-future/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Iceland got attention from around the world for having the ... was when I was asked to speak on December 1, 2009, at an event for the Digital Freedom Society,” she says. “At this event were two relatively unknown guys from an organisation that most ...

News Iceland » Events: The challenges of releasing independent cinema in Iceland

News channel or source: http://cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=351847
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

The distributors in Iceland prefer to screen their films in their own cinemas ... but we also offer six tickets for a discount price as well as a yearly pass.” Thanks to the special events, the downtown cinema in Reykjavik is getting a wider audience ...

News Iceland » Events: Iceland’s 1st Black Citizen? An Ex-Slave and War Hero Denmark Now Disregards

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/14/world/europe/denmark-iceland-slavery-hans-jonathan.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Instead, he fled, sailed to Iceland, settled in the small village of Djupivogur ... “There was an explosion of events like never before,” she said. “But if it was just a news interest or something lasting remains to be seen.”

News Iceland » Events: Firebirds To Host Annual Player Orientation Camp 'Blue & White Game' Saturday, April 21st at Iceland Arenas

News channel or source: http://www.mlive.com/sports/flint/index.ssf/2018/04/firebirds_to_host_annual_playe.html
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

The Flint Firebirds Hockey Club announced today the details of their fourth-annual player orientation camp to be held Friday, Apr. 20 through Sunday, Apr. 22 at their practice facility, Flint Iceland Arenas ... of the Dort Federal Event Center and Flint ...

News Iceland » Events: Iceland's tourism boom: The country where travellers outnumber locals five to one

News channel or source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/destinations/europe/103134899/icelands-tourism-boom-the-country-where-travellers-outnumber-locals-five-to-one
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Iceland has a surfeit of natural wonders ... Since 2000, Icelanders have weathered a range of extraordinary weather events. Between 2000 and 2010, Magnus tells me, there was no snow at all. The winter of 2015/16, however, made up for it; in 70-odd days ...