Rams (Hrútar) by Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarson won the main prize, the Golden Eye trophy, as best International Feature Film at the Zürich Film Festival (ZFF) last night along with a CHF 25,000 (ISK 3.3 million, USD 26,000, EUR 23,000) cash prize.
Water from the flash flood in glacial river Skaftá in South Iceland now flows on both sides of the Ring Road. However, the flood appears to be subsiding and the road remains open. The bridge across Eldvatn by Ásar, South of the Ring Road, still stands, but it may collapse as the flood has torn...
The October-December issue of Iceland Review-Atlantica (0515)—the final issue this year—has appeared, fresh from print and packed with interesting material and stunning photographs. It’s on its way to subscribers.
Photographer Agnieszka Sosnowska, who is based in Iceland, will exhibit her work in Vision Neil Folberg Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel, October 15-December 17, as part of the Manofim Jerusalem Contemporary Art Festival 2015.
Fourteen Icelandic artisan food producers will be selling their products at London’s famous Borough Market for the first time, October 7-10. At The Icelandic Pantry, blueberry-cured lamb, the world’s only geothermally-produced sea salt and an eco-whey drink with wild berries, Iceland moss and...
The average traffic in the West Fjords has never been heavier than in July, 2015, or 1,017 cars per day.
According to the Financial Times, Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson is among the world’s foremost male feminists.
The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police in association with the District Commissioner in South Iceland declared an Alert Phase yesterday due to the fast rising flash flood in Skaftá glacial river which began yesterday and will continue for several days.