Announcements

Happy holidays

The Nordic House would like to send our warmest thanks  to our partners and guests, for all of the fun and important events shared in the past year. Despite the ongoing renovation, we have had a steady stream of visitors who have been able to take part in an extensive program with a focus on […]

INTERNSHIP POSITIONS IN THE NORDIC HOUSE

För våren 2024 söker vi tre praktikanter inom tre separata program.  Som praktikant i Nordens hus är du en del av ett dynamiskt team, som arbetar med kulturutbyte mellan Island, Norden och de baltiska länderna i form av samarbetsprojekt med kulturinstitutioner, konstnärer och forskare i hela regionen. Nordens hus har en bred verksamhet och arrangerar kontinuerligt utställningar, […]

Happy Pride!

We were proud to represent the Nordic House in the Reykjavik Pride Parade. Let’s keep fighting for equality and queer rights – and remember to not take it for granted.

Nordic House is hiring (Nordic language required)

Nordens hus är sekretariat för Nordiska rådets litteraturpris och Nordiska rådets barn- och ungdomslitteraturpris och vi söker nu en vikarie för vår sekretariatsledare. Anställningen är 50% och tidsbunden till perioden 1.8.2023 – 31.3.2024. Arbetsplatsen är i Nordens hus i Reykjavik, men arbetet sker i tät dialog med Nordiska ministerrådets avdelningar för kultur och kommunikation. Vi […]

OPEN INTERNSHIP POSITIONS

För hösten 2023 söker vi tre praktikanter inom tre separata program.  Som praktikant i Nordens hus är du en del av ett dynamiskt team, som arbetar med kulturutbyte mellan Island, Norden och de baltiska länderna i form av samarbetsprojekt med kulturinstitutioner, konstnärer och forskare i hela regionen. Nordens hus har en bred verksamhet och arrangerar kontinuerligt […]

R.E.C Arts Reykjavík & the Nordic house look for participants

R.E.C Arts Reykjavík during Children´s Culture Festival 2023 at the Nordic house Reykjavík. Artist-Activist Collective R.E.C Arts Reykjavík, in collaboration with The Nordic House, proposes a project which seeks to provide an artistic platform for teens of minority backgrounds and communities (as well as other teens interested), ages 13-17. This cumulative program invites a group […]

Nordens hus søger deltids arkivar til en etårig projektstilling

Nordens hus søger deltids arkivar til en etårig projektstilling fra 1 januar 2023 Nordens hus i Reykjavik er et etableret Nordisk mødested for kunst, kultur, sprog og social diskussion. Bæredygtighed er centralt for vores virksomhed. Vi stræber efter CO2-neutralitet, og vi fokuserer på lighed og mangfoldighed. Vi tilbyder et modigt og relevant kunstnerisk, litterært og […]

READING CLUB IN THE NORDIC HOUSE

READING CLUB IN THE NORDIC HOUSE:  FOR THOSE OF US WHO LOVE TO READ GOOD STORIES    Join the Nordic House reading club at Reykjavik’s most beautiful library, where we talk about Nordic fiction. The reading club is led by Susanne Elgum from the library.  We read in Scandinavian and talk together in “mixed Scandinavian” […]

Equal opportunities for children with developmental disorders

Equal opportunities for children of foreign origin with developmental disorders in the Nordics The Nordic countries are seeing growing numbers of children with an immigrant background and developmental disorder. The seminar gathers experts from the Nordic and Baltic countries to share knowledge and experiences on how to support the wellbeing of foreign-born children and youth […]

Nominations for the Nordic Council Environment Prize 2022

Planting eelgrass in Denmark, restoring drained wetlands in Iceland, Sweden’s oldest existing UNESCO biosphere reserve and a voluntary association that restores rivers and streams in Finland. Six projects have been nominated for the Environment Prize 2022 for the theme is nature-based solutions. Six nominations The nominations for the Nordic Council Environment Prize 2022 are: Sund […]

One-on-one appointments with grant programme advisers

One-on-one appointments with grant programme advisers are available! Autumn’s application rounds for the Nordic and Nordic-Baltic grant programmes will open after sommer holidays. In August, the Nordic Culture Point intensifies the grants information with a possibility to book an online appointment with a grants adviser.  We offer appointments on  23–24 August and you can choose […]

New library system

What is happening? New library system is coming our way and while it is being updated our self-check in stations are out of order, no new books can be listed and you won’t be able to reserve or renew your loans. But you can of course come and loan books. Please bring your library card […]

17th May – Norways nationalday

Norway’s national day is celebrated on 17th May. Many Norwegians live in Iceland and tomorrow many of them will gather and celebrate the day together. Normannslaget, an association of Norwegians and ‘friends of Norway’ in Iceland, organises a festive program on this day. Part of it will take place here in the Nordic House between […]

Restaurant SÓNÓ now open evenings!

Restaurant SÓNÓ will be open on friday and saturday evenings from now on, with a brand new menu to celebrate spring which is now in full bloom. Sónó’s menu is seasonal and follows the course of the moon with the best available at any given time. They get their ingredients and inspiration to a large […]

Nordic House Reykjavik open for internship positions

För hösten 2022 söker vi tre praktikanter inom tre separata program.  Som praktikant i Nordens hus är du en del av ett dynamiskt team, som arbetar med kulturutbyte mellan Island, Norden och de baltiska länderna i form av samarbetsprojekt med kulturinstitutioner, konstnärer och forskare i hela regionen. Nordens hus har en bred verksamhet och arrangerar kontinuerligt […]

The Length and Breadth of the Nordic Region 3

“The Length and Breadth of the Nordic Region” “The Length and Breadth of the Nordic Region” is an anthology trilogy that’s part of Lyftet – an initiative from the Nordic ministers for culture in the field of children’s and young people’s literature. The primary initiative is an annual interdisciplinary seminar on current Nordic children’s and […]

Rosarium

Novel (Danish) Charlotte Weitze: Rosarium, 2021 This three-part family novel follows a sibling couple fleeing into the woods during World War II, a transgender botanist with a fascination for a very special rose and a girl who can live off sunlight because she was born with green grains in her skin. Everyone has the different […]

Bob

Novel (Danish) Helle Helle: Bob, 2021 Welcome back to Helle’s very special minimalist writing style, where simple sentences are boiled down to the bone without losing meaning, but where you need fill in yourself. The main character from the previous novel De (2018) is here an open-minded narrator who lovingly and insightfully tells about life seen through the eyes […]

Feje blade sammen op mod vinden

Novel (Danish) Christina Hesselholdt: Feje blade sammen op mod vinden, 2020   How do you deal with the desperation and grief of our dying world and the abuse of its creatures? How do you live as a (middle) aging with the memory of and longing for the now deceased family members, the voids they have […]

Hummerens skjold

Novel (Danish and Swedish) Caroline Albertine Minor: Hummerens skjold, 2020   Have you been in touch with the other side today? Hummerens skjold (The lobster’s shield) punctures the mouthpiece between the living and the dead and asks what the two “states” can do for each other. The question begins the novel and ends it. Along […]