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New 3D Map of Iceland

By Zoë Robert
New 3D images of Iceland using satellite imagery provide a more accurate picture of Iceland than has been available before. Munich University along with institutions in Germany have been working on the map in cooperation with Icelandic companies.
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Today is Good Friday

By Eygló Svala Arn...
Good Friday, or Föstudagurinn langi (‘Long Friday’) in Icelandic, is a bank holiday in Iceland and part of Easter celebrations. It commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and is a day of mourning.
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Today is Maundy Thursday

By Eygló Svala Arn...
Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday), known as Skírdagur in Icelandic, is a bank holiday and part of Easter celebrations in Iceland
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Creditinfo HQ to Move Abroad

By Zoë Robert
Icelandic credit information company Creditinfo will move its headquarters abroad. The company employs around 300 people in 17 countries and reported profits of around ISK 500 million last year, according to news website kjarninn.is .

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The Making of Icelandic Easter Eggs

Watch this audio slideshow of how traditional Icelandic Easter eggs are made at the chocolate factory Nói Síríus in Reykjavík. The eggs are made of a...
Icelandic Easter egg

Icelandic Confirmation

Watch an audio slideshow of a Lutheran confirmation, a longstanding tradition in Iceland.
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