According to the website strangebuildings.com , Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík’s iconic church, is one of the strangest buildings in the world. It should be noted that the list is interactive and constantly updated according to votes, with Hallgrímskirkja at 3rd place at the time of writing.
With memories from the last festival still fresh, organizers of ATP Iceland have already announced the first headliner for next year: Belle & Sebastian will perform at Ásbrú, the former NATO base in Keflavík, on July 2 as part of ATP Iceland 2015.
The old French hospital in Fáskrúðsfjörður, East Iceland, originally built in 1903, has been renovated. It opened as a hotel and museum last month.
Justin Timberlake’s sold out show in Kópavogur, a town just outside Reykjavík, on August 24 will be broadcast live around the world via a new website, Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen.
The Cultural Heritage Agency of Iceland is working on the preservation of Þingvallabærinn, the distinctive farm at Þingvellir National Park. The houses were built on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, in 1930.
Borg brewery is preparing to export sheep dung smoked IPA Fenrir to the U.S. The beer is the brainchild of brew master Sturlaugur Jón Björnsson, whose love for smoked food inspired him to try the Icelandic traditional method of smoking lamb on beer.
A petition urging 365 Media to renew its license to BBC World Service radio has been added to change.org .
Icelandic band Árstíðir and visual artist Kitty Von-Sometime have announced that they will team up to produce a collaborative art project.