The Reykjavík Arts Festival has just announced that the San Francisco Ballet, under the direction of Helgi Tómasson, will perform at the festival this spring.
There will be two presales of tickets to Justin Bieber’s concert in Kópavogur, scheduled for September 9 next year.
Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarson’s film Rams (Hrútar) has been nominated as Best European Film at the European Film Awards presented in Berlin Saturday.
Justin Bieber has just announced that his Purpose World Tour will begin in Iceland September 9, 2015.
Nine out of ten books on last week’s best seller list are newly published books by Icelandic writers.
The winner of the first The Voice Iceland was announced on Friday. Hjörtur Traustason from Bolungarvík, Northwest Iceland, won the contest with the song ‘Ferðalok’ by Óðinn Valdimarsson.
Musician Björk Guðmundsdóttir, composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, and the band Of Monsters and Men have all been nominated for a Grammy award.
The art student who is spending a week naked in a box at the Iceland Academy of the Arts has received a death threat.
Icelandic-Danish artist Ólafur Elíasson’s latest work, ‘Ice Watch,’ was put on display in Paris yesterday.
You now have a chance to look behind the scenes from during the filming of the song ‘Gerua’ from the Bollywood film Dilwale.
The Elliðavatn Christmas Market opens tomorrow and will stay open every weekend until Christmas, between the hours of 11 am and 4 pm.
Icelandic author Jón Kalman Stefánsson has received an award from the French literary journal Lire for his novel Fiskarnir hafa enga fætur (D’ailleurs, les poissons n’ont pas de pieds,The Fish Have No Feet).
Icelandic men will have nothing to hide in the next issue of the erotic, gay, British magazine ELSKA, whose name means ‘love’ in Icelandic.
The Nordic House, Reykjavík, has announced its annual Christmas Calendar―daily performances December 1-23.
Eldheimar, a volcano museum in Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) received the Icelandic Design Award yesterday.
The Icelandic band Sigur Rós announced on their Facebook page this morning that they would be touring Europe in 2016.
Did you ever wish you could trace the travels of the heroes of the Icelandic sagas, and know precisely where each of them uttered an unforgettable sentence, or died a heroic death? Well, now you can. The Icelandic Saga Map has just been awarded the Utilization Award (Hagnýtingarverðlaun) at the...
The Leif Erikson Exploration Awards were presented this week at the Exploration Museum in Húsavík, North Iceland, according to a press release from the museum.
An art exhibit in the Nordic House in Reykjavík features art by an artist who paints with her mouth.
A new David Bowie video, released last night, is produced by Svana Gísla, an Icelandic film producer who has lived in London for 18 years.
Minister of Education Illugi Gunnarsson all but promised this week that Icelandic would become usable in communication with smart devices of the future.
Laugarásvídeó, Iceland’s largest video store, located on Dalbraut in Reykjavík, is to close after 30 years of operation. The store is one of the last remaining video stores in the country.
Reykjavík City Council yesterday voted to start negotiations with film director Baltasar Kormákur and his production company Rvk Studios regarding a film studio, which could rise in Gufunes, Reykjavík.