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Syrian Boy Sings Icelandic Nursery Rhyme

A young Syrian boy, who arrived in Iceland as a refugee in January, charmed visitors at the Reykjavík City Library last week by singing an Icelandic nursery rhyme in flawless Icelandic.

Reykjavík Multicultural Day 2015

Polish Proves Popular

Two beginners’ courses in Polish have got off to an excellent start at the University of Iceland, with the number of students enrolled tripling between terms.

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Icelandic Course Exported to Faroe Islands

The online language course Icelandic Online received recognition for its contribution and support in maintaining the Icelandic language from the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in a ceremony late last year. The program has now also been exported to the Faroe Islands.

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Embassy Staff Twist Tongues

The American Embassy in Iceland has released a video of some of its staff trying out a few select Icelandic phrases and tongue twisters.