From Iceland — Sigur Rós to Open for Dalai Lama

Sigur Rós to Open for Dalai Lama

Published May 29, 2009

Steindór Andersen has confirmed that he and the band will open for His Holiness the
Dalai Lama, who is giving a lecture in Iceland on Tuesday.
“We thought of it as, we’re giving him a gift,” Andersen told Morgunblaðið, “We’re really pleased to have been asked to play for him.”
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be coming to Iceland from 1 -3 June of this year, sponsored by the Dalai Lama Society of Iceland. During part of his visit, he will give a lecture on 2 June, 15:00 at Laugurdagshöll, where he will discuss ways to happiness in human life, and then take questions from the audience. Tickets can be purchased at

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