Icelanders Encouraged to Cycle to Work

The initiative Hjólad í vinnuna (“Cycle to work”) began in Iceland yesterday. Companies can register their employees on the initiative’s website and then compete against each other on the number of days of participation and the distance covered.

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Island-Veranstaltungen im Mai

Auch im Mai gibt es wieder zahlreiche Veranstaltungen isländischer Künstler oder mit Island-Bezug im deutschsprachigen Raum. Musikfreunde etwa haben am 8. Mai die Gelegenheit, Multi-Instrumentalist Ólafur Arnalds aus Mosfellsbaer beim Friction Festival im Astra Kulturhaus in Berlin live zu erleben (21:25 Uhr).

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Iceland Volcano Spews Ash Again

The volcano in Eyjafjallajökull glacier appears to be spewing as much ash as it did at the beginning of the eruption; a great plume of ash extended from the crater yesterday and last night. The phreatic eruption continues with significant force and explosive activity is increasing. The Civil Protection Department will discuss the situation today.

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