Kunst und Sagas in der Schirn

crepusculumAb morgen, 29. September, ist in der Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt die Installation „Crepusculum“ (Abenddämmerung) von Gabríela Fridriksdóttir zu sehen. Teil der Ausstellung sind Originalmanuskripte von mittelalterlichen Sagas aus dem Árni Magnússon Institut in Reykjavík.

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Icelandic Novices, Veterans and Choirs in Concert

rvktjorn-frikirkjan_esaIcelandic composer and bassist Skúli Sverrisson, who boasts a long career abroad, and rising star Sóley, who recently released her critically-acclaimed debut We Sink, will perform at the annual film concert of the Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) in the church Fríkirkjan by the Reykjavík Pond tonight.

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Iceland Announces Support for Palestine at UN

ossurskarp-un260911_mfaIcelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Össur Skarphédinsson told the United Nations General Assembly on Monday that Iceland was determined to fully recognize Palestine and that he will next week put to the Parliament of Iceland a resolution on the recognition of Palestine as a sovereign and independent state.

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