The statue was damaged during stormy weather last November and has since been restored, but rainy weather conditions in Reykjavík have prevented it from being returned to the pond.
“I was sitting in front of a vegetable stand in Borgarfjörður once and it occurred to me—to sell fish in the same way.”
Two of Iceland’s most important medieval manuscripts were brought to the country from Denmark earlier this week and will be on display as part of an exhibition at the National Gallery of Iceland celebrating 100 years of Icelandic sovereignty.
Icelandic film editor Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The Secret Solstice music festival is making big changes in its fifth iteration this year, not only by selling fewer tickets, but also by signing a revised agreement with the City of Reykjavík regarding this year’s festival clean-up.
Reykjavík GPS allows listeners to create their own site-specific composition while walking around downtown Reykjavík.
Today, June 17th, is Iceland’s National Day, which celebrates the country gaining full independence from Denmark in 1944.
She won the award for her novel Búrið, or ‘The Cage,’ the third installment in a series featuring “drug smuggling, financial crimes, and passionate love affairs in present-day Reykjavik.”
Icelandic drag queen Gógó Starr will lead Reykjavík’s National Day Parade as the Lady of the Mountain this year.
A performance involving topless women in the Icelandic parliament building has become a topic of political debate.
The Icelandic government will invest ISK 300 million on a new performing arts hall and museum renovation in East Iceland.
Those in downtown Reykjavík this morning crossed paths with Icelanders from 1918 strolling through the streets.
Young Icelanders’ outlook towards their mother tongue is crucial for its survival, says professor Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson.
Dozens of historical artifacts were found wrapped in tissue paper in a bin left among donations for Reykjavík’s Good Shepherd charity shop.
"After I bought it, I saw the name Hallgrímsson and put two and two together that it was Jónas Hallgrímsson, the one and only.”
Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir a.k.a. Shoplifter will create the Icelandic pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale.
Lea Marie Galgana sat in an ice bath for an astounding 42 minutes and 20 seconds; the previous record was 20 minutes.
The winner of the prize will receive DKK 350,000 [$54,831] and will be announced at the Oslo Opera House on October 30.
The current national record belongs to last year’s champion, Vilhjálmur Andri Einarsson, who stayed in a 0°C ice bath for 20 minutes last year.
“‘Spiders in the Display Windows’ is truly unusual, a uniquely powerful and challenging book of poetry and all its metaphors and descriptions open up new dimensions and new ways of looking at the world.”
The Reykjavík City Library has asked the chairpeople of all the political parties standing for election what their favorite books are and why.