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Crowd at ATP Iceland 2014

ATP Iceland Announces Belle & Sebastian

With memories from the last festival still fresh, organizers of ATP Iceland have already announced the first headliner for next year: Belle & Sebastian will perform at Ásbrú, the former NATO base in Keflavík, on July 2 as part of ATP Iceland 2015.

Þingvellir

Preservation of Þingvellir Farm Underway

The Cultural Heritage Agency of Iceland is working on the preservation of Þingvallabærinn, the distinctive farm at Þingvellir National Park. The houses were built on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, in 1930.

Erró mural in Breiðholt

Erró Murals to Rise in Reykjavík Suburb

Reykjavík City Council yesterday approved the installation of two murals by Icelandic artist Erró in the Reykjavík suburb of Breiðholt. One of the two murals is 24 meters high and will appear on the side of an apartment block.

Bíóparadís cinema

Vonarstræti Most Watched Film this Year

Vonarstræti (Life in a Fishbowl), directed by Baldvin Z, is the most watched film in Iceland so far this year, surpassing The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, according to a press release from distributor Sena.

a director shooting a film

Icelandic Film in Online Film Fest

“We made this film for very little money and the dream has always been to give those who put their heart and soul into this project something in return,” says Lára Guðrún Jóhönnudóttir, producer of the short film Jón Jónsson.

Secret Solstice Festival Has Begun

The 72-hour Pagan-themed midnight sun music festival, Secret Solstice, began today at 11.00 in Laugardalur park in Reykjavík. This is the first time the festival has taken place.

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