Today is Women’s Day!

rose_esaPeople traditionally don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day in Iceland, although its popularity is growing. It falls between two other romantic days: January 25 was Bóndadagur (‘Husbands’ Day’), and today it’s the women’s turn to be pampered on Konudagur (Woman’s or Wives’ Day).

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Nordic Cool Culture Festival Kicks off in U.S.

washington_psThe culture festival Nordic Cool opened at the Kennedy Center Washington D.C. on February 19 and runs through March 17. More than 750 Nordic musicians, filmmakers, chefs, actors, dancers and designers will participate in the festival, including a number of Icelandic artists.

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