Not just another social network

With the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Myspace all doing their time at the top spot, is now a good time to launch another social network? Wohomusic (www.wohomusic.net) thinks that due to a gap in the market now is a great time to launch not just another social network but one dedicated to music.

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Send gifts to India and convey warm Navratri wishes

India is a land of varying culture and rich heritage and festivals in India uphold the religious zeal of the people. Navratri is one of the most important festivals of India having immense religious significance. The term  “Navaratri” means nine nights (“Nava” meaning Nine and “Ratri” meaning night). During these nine nights and ten days,…

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Free live web broadcast of Goddess Celebrations, Navratri, September 19th- 27th

Chennai, India.  Astroved, an astrology company based in Chennai, India, uses web technology to bring ancient traditions of India to all parts of the world. The company predicts that during this year’s Navratri celebration, new forms of the goddesses, Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati, will emerge and their energies will usher in heaven on earth. To…

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GiftstoIndia24x7 promises to connect Global Indians to their loved ones on Diwali

Gifts are always the best way to say “you care.” Probably, gifts have the magical power to bridge the gulf of barriers and conveying heart warming messages to native fellowmen, the loved and dear ones, who are separated by time and space. Especially during any occasions or any particular festival, gifts become the most reliable…

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Conductor laureate of the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra visited the building site of the Icelandic National Concert and Conference Center

Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor laureate of the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, visited the building site of the Icelandic National Concert and Conference Center accompanied by his son, pianist Vovka Stefan. This is the third time Ashkenazy has visited the site, and he was pleased with the progress. “The Icelandic people are very determined and I am stunned…

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Iceland rocks on with its biggest music festival of the year

Iceland’s October music festival Iceland Airwaves is in its eleventh year and still going strong, attracting thousands of people to the island each year to experience some of the finest music around in the heart of downtown Reykjavik. Back in 1999, the first ever Iceland Airwaves festival was held in an aircraft hangar at the…

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Ashkenazy visits the Icelandic National Concert and Conference Centre

Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor laureate of the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, visited the building site of the Icelandic National Concert and Conference Centre accompanied by his son, pianist Vovka Stefán. This is the third time Ashkenazy has visited the site, and he was pleased with the progress. “The Icelandic people are very determined and I am stunned…

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‘2 Mad Docs’ ‘We are not artists but medicine is our art!’ An exhibition of works by Nora Rahman and Vaikunthan Rajaratnam

Following their exhibition at Red Gate Gallery earlier this year, the ‘2 Mad Docs’ are returning for a second exhibition of paintings and photographs. The ‘2 Mad Docs’ are Nora Rahman who is a GP in London and Vaikunthan Rajaratnam who is a surgeon in Birmingham. This exhibition explores the link between the practice of…

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Upcoming Driving Sustainability Conference in Iceland

In a time when fossil fuel supply and climate change are constant buzzwords, low emissions transport incorporating renewable energy is a quickly developing field of study. But as a young industry, conferences like the Driving Sustainability Conference are extremely important drivers of innovation. Driving sustainability is the name of a cutting edge international sustainable development…

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The high point of Iceland’s summer events and festivals

The impressive line-up of large summertime cultural events in Reykjavik reached the summit on Saturday with Menningarnott, or Culture Night in English. It is worth mentioning though that summer events make up only half of Iceland’s capital city’s all-year schedule of culture. Culture Night in Reykjavik is an annual affair which took place this year…

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    Why Do You Need To Choose Natural Skincare Products?

    With the media and reviews that caution customers of the possibly toxic substances in lots of most commercial skin care products offered in good skin care products stores and shops, that is a complicated query to answer. Firstly, most of the commonly used skincare products contain artificial and synthetic ingredients that the body has troubles…

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    “Kasta macka” (throw a sandwich) is something the Swedish PM does out in nature

    Throwing sandwiches may sound like an odd thing to do, but not in Sweden. Over there, “kasta macka” or “throw a sandwich” is what Swedes call skipping stones on water. The many benefits and wonders of outdoor Sweden Recently, Mr. Stefan Löfven, the prime minister of Sweden was asked to list his top 5 things…

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    Aspen the mountain pup and his love for 66°North

    Aspen the mountain pup is the Instagram famous Golden Retriever with over 98,500 followers. When his owners, Hunter and Sarah Lawrence, visited Iceland for the first time on their honeymoon back in 2013, they fell in love with the landscape, the people and the fashion. As big fans of Icelandic outdoor clothing brand 66°North, they…

  • North Sailing

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    Project Opal a great success: NORTH SAILING WINS AWARDS FOR RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

    North Sailing has been named Silver winner of the Best Innovation for Carbon Reduction category at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at World Travel Market in London. North Sailing won the silver at the prestigious World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, November 4th. This is the first…

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    Swedes embrace online media streaming services

    Media consumption in Sweden is increasingly characterized by online streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix. Three out of four 15-74-year-olds now use online streaming services to listen to music or watch video. Youtube, Spotify and Netflix are the most popular online streaming services used. Youtube is free of charge, whereas Spotify is offered both…

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    Blue Car Rental: Insurance included in all car rentals in Iceland

    Car rental firms in Iceland cover vehicles with third party insurance as standard, which includes personal accident insurance. This is Icelandic law for driving here. Blue Car Rental is one of Iceland’s main car rental companies and they do provide insurance as standard for most eventualities. This includes coverage from vehicle theft and gravel protection….