This year marks the 30th anniversary of Iceland’s participation in Eurovision, the European Song Contest.
Björk has been nominated for the 2016 Brit Award for Best International Female Solo Artist. Björk is up against Ariana Grande, Courtney Barnett, Lana Del Rey and Meghan Trainor for the prize.
Iceland plays center role in this year’s first issue of uncube magazine, an online English-language publication based in Berlin focusing on architecture, art and design—and beyond.
Tickets for the additional Justin Bieber bonus concert, scheduled for September 8 in Kópavogur, went on sale this morning at 10 am.
Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has been nominated for a BAFTA Award (British Academy for Film and Television Arts) for the second year in a row.
The 16th French Film Festival (FFF) will be held at Háskólabíó cinema, Reykjavík, January 15-27, and in Akureyri January 17-24.
Icelanders celebrate the last day of the year with a fancy dinner, often turkey, and with fireworks at midnight. A special sketch comedy show about the year in review is shown on television and watched by almost the entire Icelandic nation.
Björk’s album Vulnicura, released in January, is the fifth best album of 2015, according to The Guardian. “Björk laid her heart so bare on her brutal, beautiful ninth album we could hardly listen. But those that persevered found light at the end of a grueling tunnel,” Music...
The January-February issue of Iceland Review (0116) magazine is out. We cover Icelandic food producers at London’s Borough Market, the debate on whether to export energy from Iceland to the UK, the new Nature Protection Act, Iceland’s controversial whaling practice and much much more.
A poll conducted by MMR reveals that the popularity of artificial Christmas trees is increasing in Iceland. Of those who participated in the poll, 54.9 percent said they intended to use an artificial tree this year, which is a five percent increase from five years ago.
Icelander Kristín Eva Geirsdóttir appears alongside football player Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona in a new in-flight safety video for Qatar Airways, released yesterday.
There are four children’s books out this season about the Yule lads, sure to help you get into the holiday spirit.
After tickets to his September 9, 2016 concert in Kórinn, Kópavogur, sold out in half an hour, there seems to be a good chance Justin Bieber will hold another concert in Iceland
A total of 60 acts are now on the bill for the third annual Secret Solstice festival, with heavyweights Deftones, Jamie Jones, Skream, Apollonia, Visionquest and Goldie being added to already-announced names like Of Monsters And Men and Kerri Chandler. The final total of acts for the 2016 event...
All advance tickets for the much anticipated Justin Bieber concert in Iceland next September sold out in lightning fast time.
The expected cost of moving both the newer and older harbor walls from Austurbakki in central Reykjavík is ISK 500 million (EUR 3.5 million/USD 3.8 million).