In North America Sep 11–15, 2019

Taste of Iceland in New York City 2019

Celebrate five days of Icelandic culture in New York City September 11-15!

Iceland Naturally invites New York City to experience Icelandic culture with the return of Taste of Iceland from September 11-15! The five-day festival highlights the very best of Iceland’s culture, showcasing the nation’s cuisine, music, literature, and film with a variety of events throughout the city.

This year during Taste of Iceland, there will also be a special tribute concert to the late Icelandic composer, Johann Johannsson. The event will take place at Basilica Soundscape in Hudson, NY and feature the North American and US premiere performance of Vidulegu Forsetar, a major 70 minute work for brass ensemble, organ, piano, bass, and percussion. Click here to learn more.

You can RSVP to all the exciting events happening throughout Taste of Iceland on our Facebook page. Be sure to share your experience with us on Instagram and Twitter by tagging @IcelandNatural with #TasteofIceland and #INTurns20. Keep checking this page for updated information and don’t forget to share with your friends!

Don’t miss an exciting event from Brennivín USA to kick off the weekend! Iceland’s favorite spirit will take over NYC bar, VON, located at 3 Bleeker St, New York, NY on September 9! Click here to learn more.

SEPT. 11 | CULTURE | ICELANDIC DAYBREAKER DANCE EVENT
SEPT. 12-15 | FOOD | ICELANDIC MENU AT BROOKLYN CIDER HOUSE (BUSHWICK)
SEPT. 12-15 | FILM | ICELANDIC SHORT FILM FESTIVAL AT FILM NOIR CINEMA
SEPT. 12 | LITERATURE | THE ICELANDIC LITERATURE SCENE
SEPT. 13 | TRIBUTE | JOHANN JOHANNSSON CONCERT AT BASILICA HUDSON SOUNDSCAPE
SEPT. 13 | COCKTAILS | THE SPIRITS OF ICELAND
SEPT. 14 | MUSIC | REYKJAVIK CALLING AT BROOKLYN BREWERY
SEPT 15 | LITERATURE | ICELANDIC BOOK READING AND SIGNING

 

CULTURE | Icelandic Daybreaker Dance Event

WHERE: William Vale Hotel Rooftop | 111 N 12th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249
WHEN: September 11 | 6:00 – 9:00am
MORE INFO: Click here and stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the event! 
RSVP on Facebook.

 

FOOD | Icelandic Menu at Brooklyn Cider House (Bushwick)

WHERE: Brooklyn Cider House (Bushwick) | 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
WHEN: September 12-15 | Dinner
COST: $75
MENU: Click here
RESERVATIONS: Open Table
WHO: Icelandic Chef | Gísli Matt
           Cider House Chef | Miroslav Maran
           Icelandic Mixologist | Tóta
           Cider House Mixologist | Lamarr Hawkins
MORE INFO: Click here and stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the event!    
RSVP on Facebook.

 

FILM | Shortfish: Iceland’s Premier Short Film Festival at Film Noir Cinema

WHERE: Film Noir Cinema | 122 Meserole Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222,
WHEN: Sept 12 | Screening at 6pm
              Sept 13 | Screening at 6pm
              Sept 14 | Screening at 5pm
              Sept 15 | Screening at 4pm
COST: Free
SHORT FILMS: Shortfish 2018 Program by Stockfish
MORE INFO: Click here and stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the event!
RSVP on Facebook.

 

LITERATURE | The Icelandic Literature Scene at Molasses Books

WHERE: Molasses Books | 770 Hart Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237
WHEN: September 12 | Official events start at 8pm, reading starts at 8.30pm
COST: Free
WHO: Andri Snær Magnason
MORE INFO: Click here.
RSVP on Facebook
RSVP on Facebook for Spoonbill and Sugartown Books

 

TRIBUTE | JOHANN JOHANNSSON CONCERT AT BASILICA HUDSON SOUNDSCAPE

WHERE: Basilica Hudson Soundscape | 110 S Front St, Hudson, NY 12534
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
WHO: Bard Conservatory Orchestra with conductor James Bagwell
MORE INFO: Click here

 

COCKTAILS | The Spirits of Iceland: Cocktail Class at Brooklyn Cider House

WHERE:  Brooklyn Cider House (Bushwick) | 1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
WHEN: September 13 | 5-7pm
WHO: Icelandic Mixologist | Tóta
Cider House Mixologist | Lamarr Hawkins

MORE INFO:
Click here and stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the event!
RSVP on Facebook.
*Must be 21+ to participate 

 

MUSIC | Reykjavik Calling at Brooklyn Brewery

WHERE: Brooklyn Brewery | 79 N 11th St. Brooklyn, NY 11249
WHEN: September 14 | Concert starts at 9:00 pm | 21+
COST: Free
FEATURED ARTISTS:
Kælan Mikla: Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | Spotify
Sólstafir: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify
MORE INFO: Click here and stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the event!
RSVP on Facebook.

 

LITERATURE | Icelandic Reading and Book Signing

WHERE:  Spoonbill and Sugartown Books | 218 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249
WHEN: September 15 | 5pm
COST: Free
WHO: Andri Snær Magnason | Reading and book signing
MORE INFO: Click here.
RSVP on Facebook

 

About Taste of Iceland
Taste of Iceland in New York City is presented by Iceland Naturally in cooperation with Iceland Airwaves,  Iceland Music, Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn Ciderhouse (Bushwick), WFUV, Film Noir Cinema, Spoonbill and Sugartown Books, Molasses Books, William Vale Hotel and Daybreaker

About Iceland Naturally
Iceland Naturally is a cooperative marketing organization that promotes the services, products and culture of Iceland. Through events, promotions and online marketing initiatives, Iceland Naturally introduces Iceland’s creativity and natural wonders to North Americans. The group is comprised of Iceland’s top companies and organizations: Icelandair, Icelandic GroupReyka Vodka, City of Reykjavik, Icelandic Glacial Water, Blue Lagoon, Keflavik International Airport (KEF), Landsvirkjun, Ölgerðin Egill Skallagrímsson, Icelandic Lamb, Promote Iceland, Icelandic Provisions and the Government of Iceland.

 

 

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