NORLA

March 21

State visit from the President of Iceland

Their Majesties The King and Queen host the state visit from the President of Iceland, His Excellency Mr Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and Ms Eliza Reid, 21- 23 March.

In focus during the visit will be the two countries’ cooperation within the cultural field, education, science and innovation. And also the shared cultural heritage and the Icelandic-Norwegian cooperation in the Nordic countries and in Europe.
As part of the programme Tuesday 21 March the party will visit the offices of NORLA, Norwegian Literature Abroad.

Read more about the visit (in Norwegian) here.

Click here to see the book covers of Norwegian literature recently translated into Icelandic through translation subsidy from The Nordic Council of Ministers, administered by NORLA.

Read more on the The Nordic Council of Ministers’ programme for the translation of literature and drama from one Nordic language to another here.