The annual Reykjavík Blues Festival opened on Saturday and runs through April 2. This year’s festival celebrates the 100th birthdays of Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon.
Reykjavík City Council is exploring the possibility of moving Björk’s exhibition, which is currently on show at MoMA in New York, to Reykjavík.
The twelfth annual Aldrei fór ég suður free rock festival will take place in Ísafjörður, the West Fjords during the long Easter weekend, April 2-4, with concerts, standups and other events. Around 60 musicians are scheduled to perform.
Every Icelander visited the theater more than once in 2014, according to the latest numbers from Statistics Iceland. A total of 375,000 visits to theater plays and the opera were registered last year.
The Chopin Project by award-winning Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds and German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott, was number one on the UK’s Official Classical Charts last week. Meanwhile, Björk’s latest album, Vulnicura, which has received critical acclaim, is number 14 overall on the UK’s...
Daisy L. Neijman first came to Iceland aged 18 in 1982 and started learning the language right away. Now she is one of the best-known Icelandic teachers anywhere.
Immediately following yesterday’s solar eclipse, Iceland’s Nordic Pagan religion broke ground on its new chapel and headquarters in Reykjavík.
People who have been selling Icelandic goods to the USA for decades say that attitudes have become a lot more positive and that it is now easier to do their jobs than ever before—in no small way thanks to the worldwide attention gained by Icelandic musicians including Björk, Sigur Rós and Of...
Iceland’s biggest music festival has announced another big chunk of its lineup for this November and, with more still to come, it’s already looking great.