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07.11.2012
Iceland Airwaves Music Festival Great Success
Icelandic band Sigur Rós ended the Icelandair Airwaves Music Festival this year.  David Fricke, reporter at Rolling Stone music magazine admires the festival and especially the Sigur Rós concert at Laugardalshöll in Reykjavik Iceland.  He says "It is absolutely official: Sigur Rós are the biggest rock band in Icelandic history." » Read More
09.10.2012
Lady Gaga is visiting Iceland to receive LennonOno Grant For Peace 2012
This year´s LennonOno Grant For Peace will be awarded to five activists today 9th of October here in Iceland. The recipients are: Lady Gaga, Rachel Corrie, John Perkins, Christopher Hitchens and Pussy Riot. Also today, the annual lighting of Imagine Peace Tower will take place at 8pm local time on the island of Viðey in Reykjavík, Iceland.  You can read more about the LennonOno Grant for Peace and the recipients here and view a live feed of the lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower at www.imaginepeacetower.com » Read More
01.10.2012
Iceland receives The Guardian Readers´ Travel Awards 2012
Iceland has been chosen the best country of Europe 2012 in the annual readers 'choice of the British newspaper The Guardian, Observer and guardian.co.uk - Readers' Travel Awards 2012.  Explaining the choice The Guardian says that the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in 2010 undoubtedly attracted visitors to the country.  More about the award can be found at www.guardian.co.uk.
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30.09.2012
Iceland on My Destination travel site
The travel website My Destination is one of the most popular travel site in the world, but the site gets 5 million visits every month. Alex Plim one of My Destination writers was in Iceland this summer and wrote this great article about his experience which is published in September, Of Ice and Men.  You can find the website and this interesting article here, http://www.mydestination.com/reykjavik/travel-articles/72967/of-ice-and-men  » Read More
23.07.2012
"It was love at first sight" says supermodel Elettra Wiedemann about her visit to Iceland
Supermodel Elettra Wiedemann has an Icelandic stepmother who encouraged her to visit our beautiful island. Elettra did that for the first time last year and as she says herself in Daily Mail Online article "it was love at first sight. It is as if you're on another planet, and it has a strange effect on the mind."  You can read more about Elettra experience in her article here: www.dailymail.co.uk » Read More
03.07.2012
The XXXIII Nordic Congress in Clinical Chemistry
Meeting Iceland successfully concluded a conference for The Nordic Society for Clinical Chemistry (NFKK) and the Icelandi Society for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine held in Reykjavik, Iceland on the 12th-15th of June.  The event took place at the Hilton Reykjavík Nordica Hotel and covered topics at the forefront of science as well as current developments in the practice of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine.  Read more for pictures from the event.
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01.07.2012
10th Nordic Nutrition Conference a great success
We finished a great conference in beginning of June for the 10th Nordic Nutritional Conference held at Hotel Nordica Hilton.  We hope every participants had a great time at the conference and had the opportunity to enjoy some of the great Icelandic nature and offerings through some of our great daily trips.  Pictures from conference can be viewed here.

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