Budir church photo

Response to the INLUS Webinar yesterday was overwhelming and viewer demand exceeded the capacity of our Zoom account! We appreciate the worldwide interest and apologize to those who could not view the event at the scheduled time. We will host our next webinar later this month on January 31st. See the INLUS Events Calendar for…

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Iceland back sand beach

Visiting Iceland in 2021?! The Covid-19 vaccines are giving us hope that we will be able to gather and travel in 2021.  Iceland is reviewing and revising their requirements and protocols for safely visiting Iceland.  Join us on Sunday, January 17th and learn the latest travel news!  Jóhannes Thór Skúlason, Managing Director of the Icelandic…

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New Year Fireworks in Reykjavik

Gleðilegt nýtt ár! As we prepare to turn the page to a new year, the INLUS wishes you a Happy New Year.  We are looking forward to a year of continuing growth and offerings of interesting and valuable information. We will begin the year with two of our popular webinars. On January 17th we will speak…

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Snorri participants with flags photo

The Snorri Foundation in Reykjavik has released details for 2021 Snorri Programs.  Pála Hallgrímsdóttir, the new Project Manager for these programs, distributed the attached flyer announcing plans for 2021. (subject to changing Pandemic regulations, of course) Keep in mind that the INLUS provides scholarships to USA-based Snorri participants!  More information can be found on our…

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book covers

Please join us on Sunday, November 15th at 9PM Eastern (8PM Central; 7PM Mountain; 6PM Pacific) for another INLUS Author’s Corner, a periodic webinar with authors of Iceland related books. The event will feature authors Amy Hendrickson and Eric Newman and a discussion of their books, Lara of the North and Lundi the Lost Puffin.…

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authors photo in Iceland

Please join us on Thursday, November 5th at 8PM Eastern (7PM Central; 6PM Mountain; 5PM Pacific) for another INLUS Author’a Corner, a periodic webinar with authors of Iceland related books. The event will feature authors Sverrir Sigurdsson and his wife Veronica Li and a discussion of their 2020 memoir, Viking Voyager: An Icelandic Memoir. The…

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Photo of Patrick Stevens

Webinar: October 22, 2020, 4:00 PM EDT/3:00 PM CDT/2:00 PM MDT/1:00 PM PDT Daniel Willard Fiske was a young man when he ventured to Iceland in 1850.  He was so enamored by the country, the people, and their books, that he began his own collection, focusing on Iceland, anything relating to the Viking Forays, and…

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LEIF logo

The pandemic has forced the cancellation of many summer and fall festivals.  The Leif Eriksson International Festival (LEIF) took this time as an opportunity to reimagine the festival.  Rather than an in-person series of music and religious services in Minneapolis, the LEIF Committee asked, “what if”.  The result is a shorter festival, but much richer…

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Join us on 24 September for another INLUS Webinar. (Time: 5:00 PM Eastern, 4:00 PM Central, 3:00 PM Mountain, 2:00 PM Pacific, 9:00 PM GMT) Do your photos of food look as good as those in the magazines?  I know mine don’t!  Join INLUS member Rhonda Adkins, professional food photographer and chef, as she shares her secrets for great…

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Geysir in Iceland

By Dianne O’Konski | Have you heard of the Slow TV phenomenon?  I recently read an article about it and decided to explore a bit further.  It started in 2009 (wow, am I behind the times) in Norway, but it really started to take off a few years ago and has gained more popularity with…

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