Obama Accepts Geir’s Letter of Credence

U.S President Barack Obama accepted Geir H. Haarde’s letter of credence at a ceremony at the White House yesterday, formally appointing Geir, former prime minister of Iceland and leader of the Independence Party, as Iceland’s new ambassador to the U.S.

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Capelin Now Caught off Southeast Iceland

The behavior of capelin is still considered to be strange, even though parts of the fish stock has now migrated to its usual grounds off Southeast Iceland. The fish can also be found in large quantities off North Iceland. It lingered there for a longer time than usual this season.

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Isländische Musikpreise vergeben

Bei einem Festakt im Konzerthaus Harpa in Reykjavík wurden am Freitagabend die Gewinner des Isländischen Musikpreises bekanntgegeben. Rock-Album des Jahres wurde In The Eye of The Storm von Mono Town, Prins Póló gewannen mit Sorrí den Preis für das Pop-Album des Jahres.

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