World premiere commissioned for the Festival’s 125th anniversary
The Icelandic Festival in collaboration with Ambassador Hjálmar Hannesson, Consul General for Iceland, and the Government of Iceland, agreed to commission a new work from Valgeir Sigurðsson titled Átjánhundruðsjötíuogfimm or Eighteen Hundred and Seventy Five to commemorate the immigration of Icelanders to New Iceland.
Have a listen to music by Valgeir Sigurðsson:
Draumalandið (Dreamland) Music by Valgeir Sigurðsson
Valgeir Sigurðsson | A Take Away Show
Grýlukvæði - Valgeir Sigurðsson feat. Sam Amidon
Valgeir Sigurðsson - Past Tundra
Valgeir Sigurðsson - Architecture of Loss
Author: Curtis Olafson, Edinburg, ND
Unwavering passion for the preservation and enjoyment of our unique Icelandic history, heritage, and culture continues during the 114th Annual Deuce of August Icelandic Celebration. The event is staged by the Icelandic Communities Association of North Dakota, and will be held August 2nd to August 4th in Mountain, North Dakota.
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May 01 2011
11 year-old Bjornson steals the show at
Burton Cummins Theatre
Issue 07 April 01 2011
On March 5th, 2011, the scene at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg was like any other night: a young, excitable crowd of 1000 people sang along, word for word, with the songs played by the musician onstage.