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Fréttir
Friday 23. Aug 2019

The Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature has put up a plaque in honour of Jón Árnason, collector of Icelandic folktales, on the 200 anniversary of his birth in August 2019.

Fréttir
Wednesday 21. Aug 2019

This past July, Meg Matich and Gunnhildur Jónatansdóttir from Reykjavík took part in the translation workshop LitTransformer in Lviv, Ukraine, a UNESCO City of Literature.

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