News
Sportacus White House Commercial Released

Sportacus White House Commercial Released

Published July 26, 2012

The commercial that Magnús Scheving, in his role as Sportacus from Lazy Town, shot with Michelle Obama has been released.
As reported, Magnús and Obama have worked together before. Two years ago, they also shot an event together for US Soccer in Washington. Of the new commercial, Magnús said that the director had to make some changes within the White House, as the characteristic leaping and jumping that Sportacus does could endanger White House furniture.
The commercial has now been released for the public, and is a part of the White House’s Let’s Move campaign, which encourages children to exercise. Magnús, who created Lazy Town for this reason, was more than happy to take part.
You can watch the commercial below:



News
New Laws May Delay Investigation Of Serious Offenses

New Laws May Delay Investigation Of Serious Offenses

by

District Attorney Ólafur Þór Hauksson is concerned that a new bill about the conditions for intercepting phone calls could slow

News
10% Of Working Icelanders Employed In Tourism Industry

10% Of Working Icelanders Employed In Tourism Industry

by

Iceland’s tourism industry has become a major source of employment in Iceland, and demand for labour will continue to grow.

News
Two New Presidential Polls Show Similar Results

Two New Presidential Polls Show Similar Results

by

Two new polls on the presidential candidates have just been released in the wake of a third yesterday, all showing

News
“Champagne Clubs” Frequently Charged With Prostitution, Human Trafficking

“Champagne Clubs” Frequently Charged With Prostitution, Human Trafficking

by

Reykjavík’s “champagne clubs” have been implicated in human trafficking and prostitution on dozens of occasions since 2011. This came to

News
Eze Deported This Morning – VIDEOS

Eze Deported This Morning – VIDEOS

by

Two Icelanders were arrested while attempting to block the deportation of a Nigerian asylum seeker, whose case has raised questions

News
UTL Ignores Appeals Board, Deports Asylum Seeker Anyway

UTL Ignores Appeals Board, Deports Asylum Seeker Anyway

by

Despite a ruling from the Immigration Appeals Board that a Nigerian man who sought asylum four years ago cannot be

Show Me More!