Reykjavík Queer Choir’s annual spring concert will be held at 6:30 pm on Friday, May 24, at Harpa concert hall.
The choir is known for a wide variety of music and will perform pieces from different categories, from old Icelandic choir songs to new pop songs in Icelandic and English.
The choir was founded in the July 2011 and has since performed at multiple events including the opening ceremony of Reykjavík Gay Pride.
The spring concert is a fundraising event for the choir’s trip to Dublin in the summer of 2014 where the choir is scheduled to take part in Various Voice, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered choral event.
The conductor is Helga Margrét Marzellíusardóttir.
For more information visit harpa.is.
The sensors of the Icelandic Met Office picked up more than 1,000 earthquakes in December, which is less seismic activity compared to the three months prior, although it is at a similar level as in August.
The series that began in Eyjafjarðaráll off North Iceland on October 21, causing considerably strong earthquakes in Siglufjörður, among other locations, is subsiding, ruv.is reports.
In December, 400 earthquakes were picked up in the area, two of which could be felt in Siglufjörður. The former hit on December 4 and had a magnitude of 2.9 and the second the following day and measured 3.1 in strength.
Two earthquakes of 3.3 magnitude hit last month, one by Kistufell in Vatnajökull glacier and the other at Reykjaneshryggur, an ocean ridge off Reykjanes peninsula.
Click here to read more about the series in Eyjafjarðaráll.