Rigoletto a Hit in Icelandic Opera

olafur_kjartan_sigurdsson_in_rigoletto_gehThe Icelandic Opera this fall presented a new production of Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi. The premiere was on October 9. In leading roles are internationally acclaimed singers Ólafur Sigurðarson as Rigoletto, Jóhann Valdimarsson the Duke of Mantua and Thóra Einarsdóttir as Gilda.

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Eva Joly Thinks Iceland Should Join EU

evajoly-johannasig-16Norwegian-French magistrate Eva Joly, who served as consultant to Iceland’s special prosecutor because of the banking collapse until last week, says that Iceland should join the EU. It would be advantageous for the EU because of Iceland’s democratic heritage, natural resources and expert knowledge.

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