Icelandic pop singer Páll Óskar Hjálmtýsson will ‘sail’ on a Viking ship “for the Icelandic settlement queens” in this year’s Reykjavík Pride parade, which will take place on August 8. Páll Óskar also stated that there will be no “tits and asses” in this year’s parade.
Gísli Örn Garðarsson, the Icelandic actor and director, has secured the rights to put on a stage version of The Brothers Lionheart in Norway, Sweden, Iceland, the UK, Canada and the USA.
Dagbjört Hjaltadóttir, a teacher from Súðavík in the West Fjords region, has opened Iceland’s first book swap library based in a disused phone box.
This coming September 15, award-winning English R&B pop-star Jessie J will take the stage in Laugardalshöll. The concert is part of her ongoing Sweet Talker Tour, which began in January.
90s stars Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa, Dr. Alban, Haddaway and SNAP! have all been confirmed as performers at a concert to be held in the Vodafone center on February 6, 2016.
A new study by Tourism Competitive Intelligence, or TCI Research, in Belgium, has found that about 40 million people each year choose their holiday destination based on films and television shows.
Icelandic singer Guðrún Ólafsdóttir and Spanish guitarist Francisco Javier Jáuregui recently filmed a new music video on the beach in Reykjavík to one of Iceland’s most beloved folk songs, ‘Vísur Vatnsenda-Rósu,’ arranged by acclaimed composer Jón Ásgeirsson.
Reykjavík Art Museum this week celebrated a milestone in its online presence, as details of every single one of the roughly-one-thousand exhibitions since the Museum’s inception in 1973 are now available on its new website.
A roughly-five-meter long fire pit which was recently discovered by an archaeological dig at Lækjargata in Reykjavík will be allowed to remain in situ, it has now been decided.