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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.

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.
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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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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

Good Friday, or Föstudagurinn langi (‘Long Friday’) in Icelandic, is a bank holiday in Iceland and...
Dómkirkjan church

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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