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Húsavík harbor

Civil Protection and Residents to Discuss Possible Eruption

The Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management in Iceland will meet with emergency response organizations and stakeholders, including farmers, in Húsavík, North Iceland, at midday today to discuss the possible upcoming eruption and glacial outburst flood in Bárðarbunga volcano.
Iceland vs. Great Britain

Iceland Ends Great Britain’s EuroBasket Hopes

Iceland beat Great Britain 71-69 in London last night, taking them a step closer to securing a spot in the finals of next year’s EuroBasket tournament for the first time. Great Britain’s third consecutive loss means that they have been eliminated.
Eyjafjallajökull 2010 eruption

Eruption May Cause Monumental Flood

If an eruption occurs, it will be under a glacier between 150 and 600 meters thick, resulting in significant meltwater and a flood in Jökulsá á Fjöllum a glacial river. The river might increase 10 to 40-fold.
Vonarstræti film poster

Vonarstræti to Be Screened at Toronto

The film Vonarstræti (English title: Life in a Fishbowl ) by Icelandic director Baldvin Z will be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September. TIFF is one of the largest film festivals in North America.

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Events

Reykjavík Culture Night

Reykjavík Culture Night will be held for the nineteenth time on August 23, 2014. The event, which is both created and enjoyed by city residents, takes place all across Reykjavík.

Reviews

Reykjavík Walks

In Reykjavík Walks , Icelandic historian Guðjón Friðriksson guides you around the streets of downtown Reykjavík.
Reykjavík Walks book cover

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