On April 26, 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium, the Winnipeg Falcons hockey team won the first ever Olympic Gold medal in hockey, making Canada the first country to take home that honour. April 26, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the historic win that began the long tradition of Canadian Olympic hockey success. The story of … Continue reading Winnipeg Falcons Win Olympic Gold!
Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com The Icelandic Canadian Frón would like to wish everyone a safe, healthy and Happy Easter. Let's all take care of each other during these uncertain times!
The INLNA board has made the decision to cancel the 2020 convention in Gimli. Please see the letter below for more details. March 14, 20202020 INLNA Convention and COVID-19 PandemicThe INLNA is committed to protecting our members and looking out for the wellbeingof our communities. In light of the recent advisories from provincial and federal … Continue reading INLNA Convention Cancelled
The Icelandic Canadian Fron Board has suspended all its club events for the near future, in keeping with the Coronavirus health directive, “to maintain social distance” in order to slow the spread. March 17 -- Language classesMarch 22 – BrunchApril 4 – ICELANDIC SOCIALApril 5 – Icelandic Canadian Youth group We will monitor the situation and resume our … Continue reading Important Communication to Icelandic Canadian Fron membership
This year's Spring Fling fundraising luncheon will take place on Friday, March 27th at Riverwood Square Retirement Living on Pembina Hwy. Guest speaker is Rev. Stefan Jonasson. His topic is Icelanders and the Making of Manitoba. It's sure to be an interesting and informative lecture. Get your tickets by emailing email@example.com
Icelandic Language classes resume Tuesday, January 14 and run to March 17. Classes start at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $50.00 for Icelandic Canadian Fron members and $55.00 for non-,members. Kendra can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Winnipeg Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street http://www.winnipegcinematheque.com In May 2015, the usually jaundiced industry audiences at Cannes were surprised and invigorated by Rams, a drama set in a remote rural area of Iceland and directed by the effectively unknown Grímur Hákonarson,which went on to win the top prize in the festival’s prestigious Un Certain Regard section. … Continue reading Wayward Heroes: Modern Icelandic Cinema