Arctic Concerts – Miké Thomsen


20:30

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Arctic Concerts

Every Thursday nights at 20.30  throughout the summer season

 Tonights performer is: Miké Thomson

Miké Fencker Thomsen from Greenland is of a younger generation of native Inuits, born in Ilulissat but lives in Nuuk. He is an exceptional stage artist, singer, actor and dancer. Miké is known in Greenland for his TV appearances, films and concerts and has a large number of local followers. His work is strongly rooted in Inuit culture, drum-dance, chanting and storytelling but is also under significant influences from international modern world.

Miké’s reputation reaches to Scandinavia as well as to Germany where he has had a contract and successful appearance at The Trier Theatre. Saturday June 4th he appeared in Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s Opera UR_ at Reykjavik Arts Festival.

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Admission fee to  Arctic Concerts is ISK 2.500.

Arctic Concerts is a series with outstanding Icelandic and Nordic musicians, performing diverse musically interesting programs for travelers, as well as locals, at the Nordic House. The concert series is ideal for travelers interested in music from Iceland and the North Atlantic region. The different programs vary in stile;  classical,  jazz, folk and popular music performed by superb local musicians and Nordic guests, mainly with music from Iceland and it’s neighboring countries.

 The different programs vary in stile; classical, jazz, folk and popular music performed by superb musicians

Dinner and a concert

The exceptional Aalto Bistro  (the Nordic House restaurant) is open for dinner before the concerts, offering a special Arctic dinner for concert guests. Aalto Bistro emphasis on Nordic food inspired by central European cuisine. Book a table   AAlto kitchen is open till 21.30 on Thursday evenings.

Transportation:

The Nordic House is in central Reykjavík. The walking distance from the city center is approx. 15 minutes. You can also use Strætó and take route 15 and get off at “Íslensk Erfðagreining”. You can also take route 14 and get off at the University of Iceland. We recommend www.straeto.is to find the most suitable route.

Painting: Georg Guðni, 2001

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