The Icelandic Canadian Frón is pleased to be offering Icelandic classes again this Fall, beginning Tuesday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. They will take place in the Scandinavian Cultural Centre, 764 Erin Street. Because Erin is under construction, there will be no street parking available. Therefore you may park in the Maple Leaf parking lot, … Continue reading Icelandic language class fall session
Please join us for an IN-PERSON!!! celebration of Iceland Independence Day and Jon Sigurdsson Day on June 17th. Due to construction on the Legislative grounds – traditional program and reception to be held at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. 7:00 pm Meet the new Consul General of Iceland, Vilhjálmur Wiium Guest Speaker: Thelma Kristín Kvaran Partner … Continue reading June 17th 2022
The Icelandic Canadian Frón will continue the online movie screenings via Zoom in the fall. Watch for a title announcement in September.
Welcome Address Jón Sigurðsson Day/Iceland Independence Day Manitoba Celebration June 17, 2021 by Judy Bradley, President, Jon Sigurdsson Chapter IODE and Signy Thorsteinson, President, Icelandic Canadian Frón Jon Sigurdsson Chapter IODE and Icelandic Canadian Frón welcome you to the 39th annual Jón Sigurðsson Jón Day in Manitoba, and the 77th anniversary of the establishment of … Continue reading June 17th Jón Sigurðsson Day
Join us for Kvennahlaup 2022 on June 11th. Meet at the Duck Pond in Assiniboine Park at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11th. We are not ordering shirts this year so there is no fee and no registration required. Just show up ready for a fun walk and a nice visit! Donations to our youth … Continue reading Kvennahlaup 2022
Although a Þorrablót dinner was not possible this year, we did have the opportunity to commemorate Þorrablót in our own modified way. As part of the regularly scheduled "Lunch-to-go" program at the Scandinavian Centre, we had a "Þorrablót" themed lunch on Sunday, March 14. It wasn't a menu of traditional Þorrablót food but was a … Continue reading Þorrablót 2021
The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the guns fell silent... On November 11th, take a moment to remember and honour those who have served Canada, past and present, in times of war, military conflict and peace. Remembrance Day occurs in Canada each year on November 11th. It is a day … Continue reading Lest We Forget
The Icelandic Language Classes have been cancelled for the fall season because of the pandemic. The Icelandic Canadian Frón board and language teachers will reassess the situation in regard to the winter session classes providing a decision in December.
WinnipegREALTORS® 2020 Citizens Hall of Fame Inductee Forerunner of women’s right to vote inducted in Citizens Hall of Fame Icelandic suffragette, social activist and journalist is program's 47th inductee July 30, 2020 - WINNIPEG - Cliff King, chair of WinnipegREALTORS® Citizens Hall of Fame program, is pleased to announce the selection of Margret Jónsdóttir Benedictsson as … Continue reading Margret Jónsdóttir Benedictsson
Islendingadagurinn is just around the corner. Plan to participate in a new and unique way this year. The festival committee has been hard at work to bring this year's festival to life despite the restrictions imposed by the pandemic. Read on to learn details of the event released by the festival committee. 131st Icelandic Festival … Continue reading The 131st Islendingadagurinn