A 7.9 km (4.9 mi) long tunnel, named Norðfjarðargöng, opened yesterday between Neskaupstaður and Eskifjörður in East Iceland, replacing a difficult mountain road around Oddskarð.
News 2017 - November
The seventh annual Icelandic Beer Festival will be held in the period of February 22-24th next year, celebrating Beer Day in Iceland.
Nearly twenty Icelandic authors will take part in book fairs and other related events, taking place around the world this month.
A comprehensive research on the effects of concussions and head trauma on female athletes is about to commence. This will be the first research of its kind in Iceland.
Icelandic Language Day will be celebrated in Iceland this month with a video campaign of short interviews asking speakers why the language is important to them.
The first artists have been announced for the 2018 Sónar Festival, which takes place in Reykjavík March 16th-17th.
The Blue Lagoon and Marshall House won the 2017 Icelandic Design Awards for Best Design Investment and Best Design.
A few minor accidents occurred this morning due to the first snowfall of the season in the Reykjavík capital area.