Rome Meets the World music event

Rome Meets the World is a music festival held every summer in the green spaces of Rome’s Villa Ada. Some 50 international musicians perform while food and arts and crafts stands add flavour and colour to this multi-ethnic festival.

From African ethnic music to latin-tinged art rock, this festival will bring to Rome the sounds of the world from both emerging artists and well-known performers, like Suzanne Vega or Cesaria Evora. Continue reading

Islandsk design og fashion fortsetter å vokse i popularitet

Mote og design fra Island har blitt mer populært både nasjonalt og internasjonalt i det siste, på grunn av en strøm av nye, innovative designere og design festivaler som har fått oppmerksomhet utenfor Island.

Den islandske design festivalen,  DesignMars fikk høy anerkjennelse når New York Times refererte til festivalen i en artikkel kalt ”41 steder å gå til i 2011”, hvor Island ble plassert på fjerdeplass på listen. Continue reading

EVE Online video games convention with Icelandair

The upcoming video games convention for the popular online community EVE Online will be taking place at the Laugardalsholl Convention Center in Reykjavik, Iceland between 24th – 26th March 2011. Iceland airline Iceland has announced a package deal to the EVE Online Fanfest 2011 convention for players and fans of the game.

The premier EVE Online Fanfest 2011 package deal with Icelandair includes flights to Reykjavik, Fanfest tickets and selected accommodation at an additional cost. Continue reading

Airline in Iceland offers birthday party ideas in Reykjavik

Iceland airline, Icelandair has introduced its new Nightlife in Reykjavik package deal to help those in need of exciting birthday party ideas.

Icelandair’s Nightlife in Reykjavik package deal includes flights and three nights accommodation, as well as plenty of activities to kick start an evening. This package is designed to get visitors ready for what the locals call the ‘runtur’ (round tour) and provides plenty of time the following day for sleep or a trip to the ultimate hangover cure, the Blue Lagoon spa. The night after arrival begins with an interactive comedic performance called ‘Let’s talk Iceland’, that gives unique insight into how modern-day Vikings party. This is followed by a 3-course dinner at Restaurant Reykjavik including entrance into the Ice Bar and a complimentary drink. Continue reading

Spend Valentine’s Day in Iceland with Icelandair Northern Lights package deal

Icelandair is offering UK travellers the perfect romantic getaway with its Northern Lights City Break. This coincides with the high levels of Northern Lights activity in 2011, which is to peak through the end of March.

The Northern Lights City Break is an incredible way to explore the natural wonders of the Northern Lights. Included within the deal are three nights accommodation in a top hotel; the Northern Lights tour; and flights to and from London Heathrow, Manchester or Glasgow – prices start from £269. Continue reading

Original Online Contemporary Art For 2011

Art2arts reveals its newest paintings for the New Year

Hampshire, United Kingdom, January 5th, 2011 “ Superlatively successful original online art company Art2arts (http://www.art2arts.co.uk) has just revealed its outstanding selection of new pieces for January 2011. The contemporary art featured in the art site’s catalogue is all 100% original. All work is selected on criteria of quality rather than commission. Continue reading

Book launch: Kismet by Wayne Sharrocks

This eagerly awaited new thriller from award-winning author Wayne Sharrocks is now on general release.

From the Publisher:

Literary nominations thus far include Channel 4 television’s Richard & Judy’s Book-Club Competition, The Guardian First Book Award & The McKitterick Prize.

They think that you will find this new title to be a powerful, fast-moving and exciting psychological thriller. Continue reading

Discover the delights of a professional Photo Book today

With a renewed popularity across France and all of Europe growing by the minute, the Livre Photo (Photo Book in France) has enjoyed great success as it continues to establish a wider audience eager to discover this phenomenon that has swept across Europe over the course of the last 5 years. Many wonder what the Photo Book exactly is. Well it is almost certain that you have photograph albums or at least one album somewhere in your home filled with treasured photographs that bring back many happy memories the moment you lay your eyes on them.

The Photo Book is the photograph album revolutionised and brought up to date for the 21st Century. Consisting of high grade quality photo paper pages and professionally bound paperback sleeves or several different hardback designs, a fully customisable result is offered and can easily be achieved when ordering your very own Photo Book. Designed to remain simplistic yet provide a fabulous and expert result, the Photo Book range works using the dedicated free software that can be easily downloaded from the internet, for any operating system, whether PC, Mac or Linux users. Continue reading

New website heightens customer support for Iceland Enterprise Park

The new website for Iceland’s Asbru Enterprise Park has been launched to heighten its customer support. The website now has developed its usability for Asbru’s potential customers, allowing them to find the services they need more efficiently.

Asbru Enterprise Park prides itself in providing a varied selection of customer services and entrepreneurship, education and business facilities. These include academic programs, aviation training, fitness development, medical tourism projects, as well as Iceland’s first international data centre. Continue reading

Der zu Ehren John Lennon errichtete Imagine Peace Tower wird wieder beleuchtet

Auf der isländischen Insel Videy findet nächsten Monat die jährliche Beleuchtung des Imagine Peace Towers statt. Der Peace Tower ist ein Kunstwerk, errichtet von Yoko Ono, zum Gedenken an ihren verstorbenen Ehemann John Lennon und ein Leuchtturm für Weltfrieden. Die Witwe des verstorbenen Beatles-Band-Mitglieds, Yoko Ono, wird nach Reykjavik reisen, um persönlich an der Zeremonie teilzunehmen.

Die Insel Videy befindet sich in einer Bucht des Kollafjördur Fjords in der Nähe von Islands Hauptstadt Reykjavik. Der Turm sendet einen riesigen projizierten Lichtstrahl von einem weißen Stein-Monument aus. Das Denkmal hat die Gestalt eines Wunschbrunnens und die Wörter „Imagine Peace“ in 24 verschiedenen Sprachen eingraviert. Continue reading