Today is Icelandic Language Day, celebrated on the birthday of Icelandic poet and nationalist Jónas Hallgrímsson.
Some believe the contested bill would be a blow to Icelandic while business owners claim it is stifling.
The university’s Icelandic as a Second Language program has more than doubled its enrollment over the last ten years.
Eurovision viewers will have the chance to hear one Icelandic lyric during the song competition this week, although it won’t be in Iceland’s own song and nor will it be entirely grammatically correct.
Author Vigdís Grímsdóttir was today awarded the annual Jónas Hallgrímsson Award for her novel, Vaknaðu Þyrnirós, with actor Gunnar Helgason receiving acknowledgement for his contribution to the support of Icelandic.
A giant shopping bag advertising the upcoming opening of H&M has been the source of much controversy for its lack of Icelandic.
There is growing interest among foreigners in studying the Icelandic language, according to Margrét Jónsdóttir, head of Icelandic Studies in the School of Humanities at the University of Iceland.
Financial services company Creditinfo has handed over a huge chunk of data to the Árni Magnússon languages institute.
In recent years, more and more stores in Iceland have begun to aggressively advertise their goods on Black Friday.
Writer Sigurður Pálsson was awarded the Jónas Hallgrímsson Prize on the Day of Icelandic Language yesterday.
A record four hundred people have signed up for Icelandic as a second language at the University of Iceland this fall.
The Arnamagnæan Manuscript Collection will not be moved from its current location in Copenhagen, as had been suggested.
Did you ever wish you could trace the travels of the heroes of the Icelandic sagas, and know precisely where each of them uttered an unforgettable sentence, or died a heroic death? Well, now you can. The Icelandic Saga Map has just been awarded the Utilization Award (Hagnýtingarverðlaun) at the...
Minister of Education Illugi Gunnarsson all but promised this week that Icelandic would become usable in communication with smart devices of the future.
“Bright, self-assured, helpful voice” is how Úlfar Erlingsson describes the Icelandic computer voice he and Oddur Kjartansson would like to create for Google.