The Icelandic band Sigur Rós announced on their Facebook page this morning that they would be touring Europe in 2016.
Did you ever wish you could trace the travels of the heroes of the Icelandic sagas, and know precisely where each of them uttered an unforgettable sentence, or died a heroic death? Well, now you can. The Icelandic Saga Map has just been awarded the Utilization Award (Hagnýtingarverðlaun) at the...
The Leif Erikson Exploration Awards were presented this week at the Exploration Museum in Húsavík, North Iceland, according to a press release from the museum.
An art exhibit in the Nordic House in Reykjavík features art by an artist who paints with her mouth.
A new David Bowie video, released last night, is produced by Svana Gísla, an Icelandic film producer who has lived in London for 18 years.
Minister of Education Illugi Gunnarsson all but promised this week that Icelandic would become usable in communication with smart devices of the future.
Laugarásvídeó, Iceland’s largest video store, located on Dalbraut in Reykjavík, is to close after 30 years of operation. The store is one of the last remaining video stores in the country.
Reykjavík City Council yesterday voted to start negotiations with film director Baltasar Kormákur and his production company Rvk Studios regarding a film studio, which could rise in Gufunes, Reykjavík.
The Icelandic rock band Kaleo recently received a phone call, telling them that Rolling Stones’ singer Mick Jagger and film director Martin Scorsese were interested in using their latest song for their new HBO series, Vinyl.
Hagaskóli grade school won Skrekkur, the Reykjavík Grade Schools’ talent show last night with a powerful, feminist dance performance.
It’s hard to believe but it’s just over a week since Iceland Airwaves 2015 music festival came to an end. Here we bring you some images of some of the stand-out acts this year.
Icelandic landscape plays a big a role in the Bollywood movie Dilwale, starring Shah Rukh Kahn and Kajol.
South Iceland is in the limelight again―this time the scene of a video made by new stars of the French music scene.
Secret Solstice, one of Iceland’s major music festivals, will be held in Reykjavík June 17-19, next year, for the third time.
The Design and Craft Fair (‘Handverk og Hönnun’) at Reykjavík City Hall in downtown Reykjavík opened yesterday. Various crafts and design studios in Iceland are represented at the fair, which has been held since 2006.
Just when we thought our coverage of Justin Bieber had come to an end, it turns out he has left our park rangers in Skaftárhreppur, South Iceland, worried.
Smoking is more common in Icelandic movies than in those from eight other countries included in a recent international study.
Last night, at Kex Hostel, jazz musician Sunna Gunnlaugs gave a pre-Iceland Airwaves concert to a full house.