The Secret Solstice music festival is making big changes in its fifth iteration this year, not only by selling fewer tickets, but also by signing a revised agreement with the City of Reykjavík regarding this year’s festival clean-up.
A shortage of doctors in North Iceland has lead to wait times of up to six weeks to see a GP in Akureyri and three weeks in Húsavík.
According to psychiatrist Þórgunnur Ársælsdóttir, Icelanders’ mental wellbeing is very much tied up in doses of good, sunny summer weather.
Iceland’s second World Cup match against Nigeria will take place at 15:00 local time on Friday, prompting many businesses and organizations to close early to watch the game.
Reykjavík GPS allows listeners to create their own site-specific composition while walking around downtown Reykjavík.
Today, June 17th, is Iceland’s National Day, which celebrates the country gaining full independence from Denmark in 1944.
The average height of players on Iceland’s World Cup team is 1.85 meters (over 6 feet), making them the tallest team participating in this year’s World Cup.
Staff of the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources embarked on a two-year initiative to offset carbon emissions on Friday with the planting of 1,000 new birch trees.
Hlynur Snæbjörnsson, a sheep farmer in North Iceland, has been denied the right to legally adopt the name of his grandmother because he is a man.