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Icelandic Culture at the Museum

Icelandic Culture at the Museum
Osberg Great Hall

This year, Taste of Iceland happens at the National Nordic Museum, October 15-17. Inspired by Iceland's event offers a perfect taste of Icelandic culture, cuisine, music, film, wellness, and much more. Most events will take place on the Museum grounds or in the Osberg Great Hall. The weekend concludes with a fireside chat with Consul General Nikulás Hannigan about Icelandic culture and business.

Artist Laufey Lin, who has been gaining attention for her beautiful voice and contemporary classical music, will perform at this year's Reykjavík Calling. The Icelandic documentary "The Third Pole" will screen, and Jósa Goodlife will take you on an elemental meditation journey in an Icelandic soundscape.

Don't forget to spin the "Wheel of Prizes" if you attend. Icelandair offers a chance to win a trip to Iceland and many other fantastic prizes as well.

All events are free, but registration is required for the following events happening in the Osberg Great Hall:

Cocktail Class with Reyka
October 15, 5pm
Trevor Schneider, Reyka Vodka’s National Ambassador, hosts an hour-long class cocktail class.  Schneider will prepare two drinks and educate the attendees on the ingredients and methods while making them. 21 and above, valid ID required for entry.  SOLD OUT

The Hero's Journey to the Third Pole
October 15, 7pm
Taste of Iceland screens The Hero's Journey to the Third Pole - a Bipolar Musical Documentary with Elephants by Andri Snær Magnason. REGISTER HERE

Sound Bath & Breakfast Bar
October 16, 9am
Join Jósa Goodlife for an hour of inner peace and healing meditation. Following the sound bath, enjoy a free breakfast bar with Icelandic Provisions skyr. SOLD OUT

Reykjavík Calling Concert
October 16, 8pm
Live concert with Icelandic musician Laufey Lin. REGISTER HERE

Fireside Chat with Consul General Nikulás Hannigan
October 17, 1pm
As part of Taste of Iceland, please join us for a fireside chat with Consul General Nikulás Hannigan. Hannigan is the Icelandic Trade Commissioner to North America and the Consul General for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island. REGISTER HERE

Food trucks will be parked at the Museum to offer a gourmet taste of Icelandic cuisine October 14-17, so plan to come early for evening events and sample their offerings.

Laufrey Lin