Taste of Iceland returns to Seattle with events at National Nordic Museum

Later this month, the annual Taste of Iceland festival is happening in Seattle, with a number of events happening at the National Nordic Museum.

The festival is from Oct. 11th to the 20th, with the following events in Ballard:

Nordic Knitting Conference At National Nordic Museum, October 11-13,
Three days of all things knitting! Click each day for details: Day 1Day 2 and Day 3. Featured speaker will be knitting expert Ýr Jóhannsdóttir.

Panel: Why Is Gender Equality So Important To (Global) Growth? At National Nordic Museum, October 17, 4pm-5:15pm (Networking reception from 5:30-6:30pm).

Iceland Day at National Nordic Museum, October 19, 11am-3pm

KidsRights Panel at National Nordic Museum, October 19, 10:50am-12pm. (Full Agenda here)

  • Keynote SpeakerSalvör Nordal, Ombudsman for Children in Iceland
  • ModeratorRachel Sottile, President and CEO of The Center for Children & Youth Justice
  • Panelists: Salvör Nordal, Ombudsman for Children in Iceland; Greg Williamson, Director of the Office of Youth Engagement for the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families; Andrea Rogers, Senior Staff Attorney of Our Children’s Trust; Annie Blackledge, Executive Director of The Mockingbird Society.

FILM: Shortfish: Iceland’s Premier Short Film Festival at National Nordic Museum, October 20, 2-4pm (free)

For a full line-up of events across the city, click here.


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