Day: April 20, 2013
Not only humans appreciate the warmth of lopapeysa, the typical Icelandic woolen sweater. The mare foal Góa, which arrived unexpectedly on March 21 (two months before the usual foaling season), wore a woolen sweater from the Icelandic Red Cross the first two weeks after its birth to stay warm in the cold spring weather.
Reykjavík City authorities encourage residents to participate in cleaning the city’s districts this weekend by picking up rubbish in the vicinity of their homes. The city’s employees will collect the trash bags on Earth Day, April 22.
Wife of Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Jónína Leósdóttir, made headlines in China during the couple’s official five-day state visit earlier this week. Jónína, a novelist, attended a reception with students of Icelandic at Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU).
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