Today marks the opening of a new pop-up shop in Reykjavík, scheduled to operate until July 1.
Iceland will not perform at Saturday’s Eurovision grand final after failing to make it through the semi-final in Vienna last night.
For the price of ISK 40,000 (USD 300; EUR 270) you can commission a very special portrait with performance artist Axel Valur Davíðsson Diego, who goes by the stage name PErró and has proven a popular secret guest at bachelorette parties in Iceland lately.
Iceland’s 2015 Eurovision entry ‘Unbroken’ by María Ólafsdóttir is among the competition’s best entries according to an article in The Guardian today.
Brakið (Silence of the Sea) by Icelandic author Yrsa Sigurðardóttir received the Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year at CrimeFest, the international crime fiction convention held this past weekend in Bristol.
María Ólafsdóttir, Iceland’s entry to the Eurovision Song Contest, says she is very happy with how Iceland’s second rehearsal went—adding that it went much better than the first run through in Vienna.
The Icelandic film Rams is to be premiered at the Cannes Film Festival today. It has been selected for the Un Certain Regard category at the world-famous festival—the first Icelandic film to compete in the category since Sódóma Reykjavík in 1993, RÚV reports.
Organizers of the Icelandic entry to the Venice Biennale say they fear protests today, following a campaign encouraging locals to boycott Iceland and Icelandic products and calling upon the Icelandic government to apologize.