Tomorrow is sumardagurinn fyrsti (the first day of summer). This dates back to when Icelanders used the Old Norse Calendar which only consists of two seasons; summer and winter. The day is traditionally celebrated with outdoor activities such as parades, brass bands and Icelandic pancakes. After many...
This Friday it is Earth Day! This is a worldwide environmental movement designed to bring awareness of environmental issues and how we can be more environmentally friendly. Our volunteers have organised a Trash Hunt around Reykjavik followed by a World Cafe at a nearby hostel. If you are in the area,...
Ice Cream is Happiness!
What a way to start the week! Ice cream in the sunshine after the Monday morning office meeting. Happy Monday everyone!
SEEDS 010. Photo Marathon in Reykjavik - Design March
See images from our Photo Marathon at the exhibition this Friday! We had participants from UK, Russia, China, Japan, Korea, Germany, France, Slovenia, Croatia, Switzerland, Turkey, Colombia and Slovakia!
SEEDS volunteers in Stockfish Film Festival
Eleven days, 49 movies screened in the theatre. Fictions, documentaries, short films, experimental … Everything you can imagine and more. For the second Stockfish Film Festival, held in Reykjavík on 18-28 February, SEEDS volunteers were given the chance to volunteer at the...
SEEDS 087. Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (8:10)
Calm and relaxing work in the Botanical Garden. Six volunteers and four different nationalities enjoyed working in a beautiful garden in the city of Reykjavík. We enjoyed working with Icelandic young people, ducks: and so many birds, which were so geniully happy when they were discovering...
SEEDS 095. Local festival in the East fjords
Last July, the Blacksmith Festival was held in the town of Seyðisfjörður. We helped in all the stages of the preparation, as well as during the festival, working with local people and artists. The work was accompanied with traditional food, good music and our amazing and funny...
SEEDS 072. Meet us - don’t eat us (4:6)
The volunteers of Meet Us Don’t Eat Us workcamp stayed two weeks in Reykjavik, taking part in a campaign aiming at informing the tourists about whaling in Iceland. They were approaching people in the streets of Reykjavik in order to talk about this issue and sign anti-whaling postcards for the...
SEEDS 020. Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (1:4)
6 people from 6 different countries, all new to the world of gardening, got their hands green and dirty helping the Reykjavik gardening station for 2 weeks. We took care of baby flowers, we dug tree beds, we prepared fields for new plants, we barbecued and drove around club cars. There are not many...