Today is the second day of the five-day Easter weekend in Iceland. It is also the saddest day of the year for Christians.
Today is the first day in Iceland’s mammoth five-day Easter weekend. It is a public holiday and many businesses are closed.
The McClatchy Company, the ICIJ international investigative journalists’ association, and the Miami Herald were last night awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for ten investigations of the Panama Papers scandal—including one into Wintris, the offshore company owned by Anna Sigurlaug...
The winners of the annual music competition Músíktilraunir, or ‘Music Experiments,’ held in Reykjavík Saturday night, are 14 and 16-year-old girls from the West Fjords.
The fourth Multicultural Congress of Reykjavík ‘Let’s Talk,’ will take place in Reykjavík City Hall on Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10 am to 3:30 pm. Approximately 17,000 immigrants live in Reykjavík from more than 120 countries. The aim of the congress is to open an intercultural dialogue about...
DesignMarch, Iceland’s most important annual design festival, officially opens March 23, but some exhibitions open sooner.
Our photographer Páll Stefánsson went downtown and brought back a series of photos of children dressed up for Ash Wednesday.
Carnival is celebrated in many countries at this time of year. In Iceland, the carnival season is limited to three days.
Traditional Icelandic saltkjöt og baunir, salted meat and split pea soup, is eaten in Iceland today to celebrate sprengidagur (‘Bursting Day’).
The film Heartstone (Hjartasteinn) was selected Film of the Year at last night’s Edda Awards, the Icelandic annual film and television awards.
“Bolla, bolla, bolla,” is the wakeup call for parents on the morning of Bolludagur ('Bun Day' or 'Cream Puff Day'), followed by encouraging spanks.
The Icelandic Literary Awards were presented by Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson at Bessastaðir, the presidential residence, last night.
Icelandic actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir will be the female lead in Universal and MRC’s adaptation of Philip Reeve’s Mortal Engines.
The US film production company STXfilms is close to completing negotiations to produce and distribute Adrift.
The film Heartstone (Hjartasteinn), directed by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, has been nominated for 16 Edda Awards.