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No Thieves in Tálknafjörður

​Guðlaug Björnsdóttir owner of the self-service fishing shop, at Strandgata in Tálknafjörður, in the West Fjords, told Iceland Review, that everyone pays for what they purchase, in the small shop with no staff, and no security camera, and no police around.

Ben Affleck in Justice League.

Justice League to be Filmed in Iceland

Justice League, the latest film in the DC-Comics series, will be shot in Iceland in October, more specifically in the village Djúpavík in the West Fjord’s remote Árneshreppur region. Owner of local hotel Ásbjörn Þorgilsson is...

Jon Snow and Ygritte in Icelandic cave.

Game of Thrones to Return to Iceland

Season 7 of Game of Thrones will be filmed in Iceland, Northern Ireland and Spain, as HBO has confirmed to Entertainment Weekly. Iceland has appeared in the series before, where Icelandic landscape has mostly been used for scenes north of the wall.

Ragnar Kjartansson.

Rave Review of Icelandic Exhibition in London

In yesterday’s review of a survey exhibition of Icelandic aritist Ragnar Kjartansson’s work at the Barbican Centre in London, the Guardian calls Ragnar “one of the most brilliant artists at work today.”

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ATP Music Festival Canceled

The music festival ATP ( All Tomorrow’s Parties) Iceland 2016, which was meant to take place July 1-3 in Keflavík, Southwest Iceland, has been canceled due to lack of funding.

A Moon Shaped Pool

Radiohead Arrives in Iceland

The English rock band Radiohead has arrived in Iceland and will be playing at the Secret Solstice Festival in Reykjavík tomorrow night.

Iceland Airwaves 2016 logo.

Iceland Airwaves Highlights Hip Hop

Organizers of the 2016 Iceland Airwaves festival have unveiled new line-up additions from Reykjavík’s vibrant hip hop and rap scene alongside international newcomers Seratones, Lowly, Connor Youngblood as well as the influential hip-hop group Digible Planets.

Jóhannes Arnljótur Ottósson.

Icelandic Designer in Flooded Fashion Show

For the first time ever, an Icelandic designer will participate in the J Summer Fashion Show 2016, which was to take place in Paris on Wednesday this week. Right now, however, the show is in deep water ―literally.

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