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Surfing off Seltjarnarnes

Surfing in Iceland Featured in Ad

By Zoë Robert
The latest TV advertisement for Jagermeister, a brand of German herbal liqueur, features a group of professional surfers in Iceland in winter. The air temperature dropped to around 2ºC (35.6ºF) during the shoot.
Skiing on Hlíðarfjall

Today is Easter Monday

By Eygló Svala Arn...
Easter Monday is a bank holiday and the last day of Easter celebrations in Iceland. It is known as Annar í páskum ('The second day of Easter') in Icelandic and also commemorates the resurrection of Christ.
Daffodils

Today is Easter Sunday

By Eygló Svala Arn...
On Easter Sunday, Páskadagur (“Easter Day”), people in Iceland often have roast meat for dinner, often lamb, and enjoy chocolate Easter eggs.
Reykjavik Film Festival

Reykjavík Film Festival Revived

By Ásta Andrésdóttir
Next September, the Reykjavík Film Festival will be held for the first time in many years.
Icelandic lamb

Whaling Damages Lamb Exports

By Ásta Andrésdóttir
Icelandic whaling is damaging the sales of Icelandic lamb in the U.S. market.

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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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