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News 2016 - June

Chocolate

Young Chocolatiers in Startup Reykjavík

Among the ten teams that were selected from the 250 applicants to startup accelerator Startup Reykjavík last week is Moon Chocolate, high quality design chocolate bars, created by a group of friends who graduated from junior college Verzlunarskóli Íslands in May.

Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament

Pirate Party Largest, Viðreisn Gaining Ground

A new poll shows the Pirate Party enjoying more support than any other in Iceland, or 28 percent, while the new party Viðreisn, (which roughly translates into ‘Revival’), takes a leap and measures with 8 percent support.

Hornstrandir

Vandals in Hornstrandir Nature Reserve

Monitoring of the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve must increase, according to one of the people who came upon men there last weekend, who had trashed an emergency shelter and used firearms against all rules.

Jóhannes Arnljótur Ottósson.

Icelandic Designer in Flooded Fashion Show

For the first time ever, an Icelandic designer will participate in the J Summer Fashion Show 2016, which was to take place in Paris on Wednesday this week. Right now, however, the show is in deep water ―literally.

Triplets in Skagafjörður.

Sisters Turn 225

Iceland’s oldest triplets turned 75 on Friday, according to the Facebook page Langlífi (Longevity).

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