Members of the Independence Party in the Fjarðarbyggð municipality in East Iceland have been critical of a recent initiative to provide free hot lunches for all schoolchildren.
During the annual Dagar myrkurs, or Days of Darkness festival, the Teigarhorn nature reserve, famous for its zeolite crystals, is also host to an entirely different kind of attraction: a horror-movie theater in a sheep shed.
Almost 1,800 elementary school children in rural Iceland utilized the school bus services offered by their municipalities last year.
A yellow weather warning has been issued for the whole of Iceland, other than the South West region.
The Icelandic Met office expects that the weekend will bring more of the same and is advising that outdoor enthusiasts take appropriate precautions this weekend.
Student Friendship Coordinators are elected by their peers to lead games at recess, encourage others to participate, and notify adults if anyone is being excluded or bullied.
Every year, video game designer Jóhannes G. Þorsteinsson opens his home in Northeast Iceland to designers from around the world for an “isolation jam,” where they design new games and try them out with one another.
Scottish by birth, Gavin has been living and working in Southern France as a curator and writer, but also has history with the center, having served as its honorary director from 2015 – 2016.
During a tour of the arboretum in the Hallormsstaður National Forest, the president was introduced to a partially completed bust of himself.
The elementary school in the East Iceland village of Eskifjörður is working to reduce the cost of school lunches for its students.
Pods of bottlenose whales have remained around the Akureyri waterfront over the last few days. They’ve also been spotted further east around villages such as Þórshöfn and Borgarfjörður Eystri.
The plot, which is not accessible by road, is 1,900 hectares [4,695 acres] and therefore covers almost the entire fjord.
Temperatures may reach as high as 20°C [68° F] in East Iceland today, although later in the week Hurricane Chris may have an effect on weather patterns here.
All mail sent from the countryside is now driven to Reykjavík to be sorted, rather than sorted by hand at rural offices.
The Icelandic government will invest ISK 300 million on a new performing arts hall and museum renovation in East Iceland.
With red and white vinyl booths, mint-green walls, and 50s music on the jukebox, Skálinn Diner aims to channel an iconic era in American history—as if it had been “clipped right out of Grease.”