Unique items have been found in archaeological study. A bone pin with an animal head and a silver coin, somewhat similar to other coins found in Nordic countries,
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.
When asked what happens if the town does not pay the deputy sheriff is firm: “Then we will charge the Town council and close the festival”.
The research has already unearthed two structures built before 1226. One might even have been built by one of the earliest settlers in Iceland around the year 900.
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...
The mystery reels fished up by lobster fishermen in Faxaflói bay earlier this month are from a Soviet film from 1968.
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.
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.”
The Icelandic Art Center has announced that artist Egill Sæbjörnsson will be representing Iceland at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017.
A new album from the Icelandic blues/rock band Kaleo ranks 15th on the Billboard 200 chart less than a week after its release.
Yesterday, a cornerstone was laid for the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Building for Foreign Languages at Brynjólfsgata 1 in Reykjavík.
On June 17, the Icelandic National Day, artist Ragnar Kjartansson was chosen this year’s Reykjavík City Artist.
On June 17, 1944, the Republic of Iceland was formally established and Iceland became independent after being under Danish rule.
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.
The English rock band Radiohead has arrived in Iceland and will be playing at the Secret Solstice Festival in Reykjavík tomorrow night.
The play Njála, a modern take on the Icelandic Njáls saga, won the most trophies at Gríman, the Icelandic Theater Awards last night. The play won ten awards out of 11 nominations, including as Best Play.
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.
He may have thought the geyser Strokkur was pretty in pink, but in the eyes of Icelandic authorities, pink is punishable.