Árni Oddur Þórðarson

Businessperson of the Year Named

The Businessperson of the Year was honored at a reception, hosted by Frjáls verslun business magazine, published by Iceland Review publisher Heimur hf, at Radisson BLU Saga Hotel in Reykjavík yesterday.

Jón Kalman Stefánsson

Icelandic Author Awarded in France

Icelandic author Jón Kalman Stefánsson has received an award from the French literary journal Lire for his novel Fiskarnir hafa enga fætur (D’ailleurs, les poissons n’ont pas de pieds,The Fish Have No Feet).

Into the Glacier.

Innovation in a Glacier

Into the Glacier, the ice cave in Langjökull glacier, was awarded the Innovation Prize of the Icelandic Travel Industry Association Wednesday.

Sparrows poster.

Sparrows Soar in Chicago

Rúnar Rúnarsson’s film Sparrows (Þrestir) keeps flying high―this time at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival.

Sparrows still shot

Another Feather in Sparrows’ Cap

Rúnar Rúnarsson’s film Sparrows (Þrestir) got yet another feather in its cap last Sunday, when it won the main prize in a so-called 1-2 Competition at the 31st Warsaw Film Festival.