For decades, Ólafur (the Icelandic president) has made sure to exercise at least 50 minutes a day. "We usually start the day with a power walk with Sámi. But I think he started eating healthier food after we met, he now eats more vegetables and less wine bread," says First Lady Dorrit Moussaieff in an interview with Fréttatímann (News Time) when she is asked about her husband's physical condit...
One of the companies that have visited Shanghai on the occasion of the World Fair Expo was LazyTown. “It was a great honor to be able to participate on behalf of Iceland and actually historic to watch Chinese children move around LazyTown for the first time,” says Ágúst Freyr Ingason, who organized the trip on behalf of LazyTown.
“About 75 million people visited the World Fair Expo, and it was a pleasure that the representatives of the authorities considered LazyTown’s Fair to be the most popular, and we were subsequently invited to the World Leisure Expo, which is dedicated to health and exercise, in Hangzhou, China in the fall of 2011.”
LazyTown also went on a school visit with the President of Iceland and the mayor, and they had a long meeting where the president discussed LazyTown’s achievements related to children’s health and emphasized the importance of prevention.
“Chinese school children took the show very well, and cooperation with schools in China is under discussion. Foreign children’s content does not have easy access to television in China, but LazyTown was still invited to meet with representatives of the Chinese state television, CCTV in Beijing,” says Ágúst Freyr.