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Overnight Stays in Iceland Up 21 Percent

The number of overnight stays in Iceland totaled 5.5 million last year, up 21 percent from the previous year. Stays by foreign visitors made up 80 percent of the total, up 25 percent from 2013. Overnight stays among Icelanders increased six percent from 2013, according to Statistics Iceland.

Accidents Increase in Fish Processing in Iceland

Fisheries Iceland, the association of fisheries companies in Iceland, demand that fish processing companies which don’t fulfill safety regulations make immediate improvements. While accidents at sea have decreased significantly, accidents in fish processing are up by 70 percent in the past five...

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Events

Aldrei fór ég suður Music Festival

The twelfth annual Aldrei fór ég suður free rock festival will take place in Ísafjörður, the West Fjords during the long Easter weekend, April 2-4, with concerts, standups and other events. Around 60 musicians are scheduled to perform.

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Fisherman’s Fat

Q: Where might I acquire the old type of fat fisherman used for making their clothing and boots waterproof?