Doing Business in the Arctic – Iceland I Greenland and North America – Investment and Trade Opportunities

11:00am -1:00pm EST This free conference will discuss trade and investment opportunities between Greenland, Iceland and the United States and Canada as well as other Arctic issues. Panelists and speakers include the minister for foreign affairs in Iceland, representatives from Greenland, Canada and the United States as well as business leaders and specialists from the …

Independence Day

Hæ, hó, and jibbíjey!  We’re celebrating 17th of June, Saturday June 19th at 2:30 PM, in person, at a private residence in the North suburbs.  Traditional hot dog picnic with all the trimmings along with other potluck goodies.

Of course, we’ll obey any COVID guidelines as appropriate and plan the event for outdoors.  Please sign up with Lena at

We’re excited to see you and thrilled to take this baby step towards normality.

Return of the Chicago Language Cafe!

Revolution Brewing - Brewery & Taproom 3340 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL

Local area meetup hosts a language exchange at Revolution Brewery in Chicago this July. Note: The Icelandic Association of Chicago is not the event host. We are linking to it in order to help foster and promote language and cultural exchange.

Practice Group: Íslenska Fyrir Alla, Bók 1

Each Thursday, a practice group meets online to review answers and read aloud the dialogues from the workbook series Íslenska fyrir alla (Icelandic for All). We are reviewing chapter three, sections 4 " Ert þú að vinna?" and 5 "Hvað ert þú að gera?". PDF: Audio files found at: If you are interested …

Note: All events will follow strict COVID-19 protocols as defined by the Illinois Department of Health and the CDC’s Guidance for Organizing Large Events and Gatherings.