Lögberg-Heimskringla - 04.02.2000, Blaðsíða 8

Lögberg-Heimskringla - 04.02.2000, Blaðsíða 8
lcelandic-Canadian Millennium Community Calendar l’iacc Time Date(s) Event Admission Venue Site Contact(s) Comer Brook Aug 21 Oct 9 Viking Exhibit - "Full Circle Exhibit: Viking First Contacl" Lcd by the Newfoundland and Labrador Museum, this 28(X) sq. fcct exhibit will tell thc story of thc Vikings at L'Ansc aux Meadows and contact with aboriginal peoples. Brent Meade (709 729 4247) St. John's Aug21 Aug 22 The Saga of Guðríður A one woman play depicting the saga of Gudridur Thorbjarnardottir and the story of the first settlement of North America by people from Iceland and Greenland five centuries before Columbus. TBA Brent Meade (709 729 4247) Halifax May 17 Scandinavian Association Picnic Hans Indridason (902 496 7480) Halifax- Jul 6 Sep 25 "Bedrock: Six Contemporary Icelandic Artists" in conjunction with HX: Halifax International Exhibition of Contemporary Art This exhibit features the work of Anna Lindal, Birgir Andrésson, Hulda Hákon, Jón Oskar, Ragna Róbertsdóltir, and Svava Bjömsdóttir. Dalhousie Gallery Sue Gibson Garvey (902 494 2195) NS August Documentary Film on Markland Settlements: A film has been made on the lcelandic Markland settlcments, which will be released during thc year. Halifax i Aug 24 Aug 25 The Saga of Guðríður A one woman play depicting the saga of Gudridur Thorbjarnardottir and the story of the first scttlement of North Amcrica by pcoplc from Iceland and Grcenland five centuries beforc Columbus. TBA Hans Indridason (902 496 7480) Halifax Aug 24 Aug 25 The World’s Smallest Giant Children's puppet theatre prescntation by the Story Apron Puppet Theatre Children’s Hospitals Hans Indridason (902 496 7480) Halifax Aug 25 The Viking ship "íslendingur" arrives in Halifax Mooscland/ Caribou Mines Aug 26 Markland Settlement Memorial Sturla Böðvarsson, Minister of Transport for Iceland will unveil the memorial caim. Marshall Burgess (902 424 8131) Lockeport Aug 27 Markland Scttlcmcnt Memorial Sturla Böðvarsson will unvcil the memoria! caim. Marshall Burgess (902 424 8131) Halifax Sep 13 Oct 1 "Waterfront Rocks" Nova Scotia International Stone Carving Symposium A 3 week event, featuring 10 local, as well as nationally & intcmationally recognized sculptors carving individually diverse sculpture from stone quarried in Nova Scotia. Iceland's sculptor TBA. Queens Wharves Svava Juliusson (902 688 2093) Halifax Sep 17 Sep 25 Atlantic Film Festival Six new lcelandic films will be offered to Canadian filrn festivals. Toronto 6:00 pm Apr 8 Þorrablót/Thorrablot An Icelandic mid-winter festival, dinner and dance featuring Icelandic cuisine. $30 The North York Memorial Hall Gaii Einarsson McClcery (416 762 8627) Ottawa/Hull, PQ NEW DATE WILL SOON BE ANNOUNCED NEW DATE WILL SOON BE ANNOUNCED Oþeiting celdbratnm inðie Mweumof CivíKzatioiu Davið Oddiion. Prime Mirditer of Icelcmd ctnd Jectn Chrétien. Prime Miniiter of Canada will altend Museum of Civilization Kathy Amason (204 642 4019); Gerry Einarsson Lindsay May Junc The Vikings: Master Mariners, Traders, Colonists and Artisans Museum of Man & Nature's portable exhibit, comprised of text, illustrations and artifact replicas from many of the main Viking sites in northem Europe and L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland. The exhibit dispells common negative stereotypes of Vikings. Victoria County Museum Toronto May 29 May 11 May 30 The World's Smallest Giant Children's puppet theatre presentation by the Story Apron Puppet Theatre Balmy Beach Public School; Swansea Elementary; Stella Marish School Gail Einarsson McCleery (416 762 8627) Kinmount Jul 31 J Unveiling of Kinmount Memorial Statue Halldór Asgrimsson, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Iceland will unveil this memorial to the Kinmount settlers. The statue was sculpted by Guðrún Sigursteinsdóttir Girgis. Guðrún Girgis (416 385 9299) Toronto Aug 1 Vikings in Canada Gala: Celebrating the achievements of latter-day Icelanders Through story-telling, music, art and film, this event will tell the story of Icelandic achievment from the discovcry of North America, as dcscribed by thc Sagas, through to our modem-day artists and leadcrs. Dignitaries include: Halldór Ásgrímsson. TBA Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Broadcast Centrc Gail Einarsson McCleery (416 762 8627) Toronto Sep 9 Sep 18 Toronto Intemational Film Festival Six new Icelandic films will be offered to Canadian film festivals. Down Town Toronto T.I.F.F. (416 967 7371) Toronto Tues & Thurs Sep 19 thru Oct 5 Viking Film Festival The festival will feature the best of Icelandic and Icelandic-Canadian films. Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario Jon Vilhelmsson (416 465 6020) London Oct 6 Dec 13 Photo Exhibition; The Work of Árni Haraldsson A solo exhibition of photographic work by Vancouver artist, featuring photographs examining the legacy of the Intemational style of modemist architecture in Reykjavík, Chandigarh, Tel Aviv, Rome, and Vancouver. Curated by Dr. Anne Brydon. Artist present Oct 13. Free London Regional Art and Historical Museum Dr. Annc Brydon (519 672 4580) Ottawa • Oct 21 Canada Post issues stamp commemorating New Iceland settlement This stamp depicts Ami Sigurdson’s painting "The Landing at Willow Point" which illustrates the arrival of Icelandic settlers to Manitoba in 1875. It is similar to thc stamp being issued by Iceland. Montreal 3:00 - 7:00 pm Jan 30 The Second Annual Thorrablót Café A traditional winter Icelandic gastronomic treat Adults - $10; Children - Free Penthouse, The Westmount Life Bldg David Franklin (514 935 3576) Montreal Am & pm shows May 25 May 26 The World's Smallest Giant Children's puppet theatrc presentation by the Story Apron Puppet Theatre Westmount Childrcn's David Franklin (514 935 3576) Library; Dorval Children's Library Montreal Aug 26 Sep 6 The Montréal World Film Festival Six new Icelandic films will be offered to Canadian film festivals. Vatnabyggd area Various Feb 7 Feb 15 Heritagc Weck The community schools and libraries host Icelandic activities, displays and story telling by traditiona) Icelandic story teller, Joan Eyolfson-Cadham. Arca schools & libraries Joan Eyolfson-Cadham (306 272 4994) Wynyard Apr 8 Þorrablót/Thorrablot An Icelandic mid-winter festival, buffet feast and dance, featuring Icelandic cuisine, music and rccitation. Consul Gencral for Iceland, Svavar Gestsson, will be the guest speaker. Wynyard Civic Centre Joan Eyolfson-Cadham (306 272 4994) Regina Apr 24 The Saga of Guðríður A one woman play depicting the saga of Gudridur Thorbjamardottir and the story of the first settlcmcnt of North America by people from Iceland and Greenland. This will be a dinner theatre production. $6.00 Schmuiacter Theatre, Mackenzie Art Gallery Jón Öm Jónsson (306 586 7737) Vatnabyggd Apr 25 The Saga of Guðríður $5.00 TBA Joan Eyolfson-Cadham (306 272 4994) Mozart May 6 First Day of Summer Celebrations Joan Eyolfson-Cadham (306 272 4994) Foam Lakc & Wynyard Jun 8 Jun 9 The World's Smallest Giant Children's puppet theatre prcsentation by the Story Apron Puppct Theatre Foam Lakc Joan Eyolfson-Cadham F.lementary; Wynyard (306 272 4994) Elementary Regina Jun 10 The Worid's Smallest Giant ', ]$ TBA Jón Örn Jónsson (306 586 7737) Elfros Jun 17 Icelandic National Day: Picnic Great food and a chancc to vist; kids activitics as well. Elfros Centennial Park - by the statue Joan Eyolfson-Cadham (306 272 4994) Vatnabyggd area Jul 9 The Third Annual Grcat Icelandic Open Golf Toumaincnt The most fun you'II cver have on a golf coursc. A "texas scramble". foursomc tcams, best of two swings scorcd. Prizes awardcd, including a Viking golf trophy to the winners! Joan Eyolfson-Cadham (306 272 4994) For more information, visit our website: www.iceland2000.org I

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