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Danger at Dyrhólaey, Tourists Ignore Closures

The Environment Agency of Iceland has closed parts of Dyrhólaey promontory in South Iceland after a big rockslide fell 120 meters (400 feet) down from the promontory’s highest point and into the ocean on Tuesday. Visitors are asked to respect the closures.

Teens Wreck Cars in Reykjavík Suburb

Four young men aged 16-22 were arrested in Breiðholt, a suburb of Reykjavík, on Friday on suspicion of having damaged more than 20 cars. The suspects had to remain in custody while being questioned; Reykjavík Metropolitan Police are investigating the case.

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Reykjavík Multicultural Day

​The seventh Reykjavík Multicultural Day will take place on May 9. The event begins at 1 pm with a parade from Hallgrímskirkja, the Reykjavík landmark church, down Laugavegur and on to the City Hall.

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Reykjavík Arts Festival

The 29th Reykjavík Arts Festival will run from May 13 through June 7 with an array of events across different genres. Emphasizing new commissions, the performances and contemporary and classical exhibitions will take place in both major cultural...