Isländisches Modedesign will Berlin bezaubern

eyglo-designDas Projekt dottirDOTTIR, das es sich zum Ziel gesetzt hat, isländisches und grönländisches Modedesign und Kunsthandwerk im Rahmen der Berlin Fashion Week im Juli 2012 vorzustellen, wurde kürzlich von der in Berlin lebenden Künstlerin Hulda Rós Gudnadóttir vorgestellt.

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Number of Ptarmigans Drop by One Quarter

ptarmigan_heThe Icelandic Institute of Natural History’s recent annual count of ptarmigan indicates a 26 percent overall decrease of the size of the bird stock from 2010 to 2011. In northeast Iceland the bird’s number has declined particularly fast; it dropped by half between years.

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Organ Recitals and Baroque Festival

landakotskirkjaThere will be an organ recital every Wednesday in July and August at noon this summer in the Cathedral of Christ the King in Reykjavík. Meanwhile, Barokksmidjan will be hosting its third annual Baroque Festival at the old bishopric Hólar in Hjaltadalur, north Iceland, June 23-26.

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Two New Photo Exhibitions at National Museum

asfjall_pt-natmusTwo new photo exhibitions opened at the National Museum of Iceland this week: “Ásfjall” by Pétur Thomsen in the Myndasalur exhibition hall and “Photographs from a Visit to Iceland in 1955” by Kurt Dejmo, which will be displayed on the wall by the hall’s entrance.

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