Coffee cups

Stick to Prikið for Coffee

Website recently tasted coffee at 18 cafes in downtown Reykjavík. The reason: in March, CNN put Iceland’s capital on a list of eight of the world’s eight ‘great coffee cities.’

Reykjavík Museum opening

Reykjavík Gets New Museum

Reykjavík got a new museum yesterday: Borgarsögusafn Reykjavíkur (The City of Reykjavík Museum). The new museum unites Árbær Museum, the Settlement Exhibition, the Reykjavík Museum of Photography, the Reykjavík Maritime Museum and Viðey Island.

GusGus CrossFade

New GusGus Song Popular

GusGus’ first single from their upcoming album, has been proving popular. ‘Crossfade’ from the album Mexico has been viewed on YouTube more than 105,000 times since being released last month.

Reykjavík Arts Festival 2014 Piano exhibition

Reykjavík Arts Festival Opens Today

The 28th Reykjavík Arts Festival opens today with a new work by singer and composer Högni Egilsson, performed in part with church bells in the city center and conducted by the artist himself.

Ásgeir Trausti

Ásgeir Sells Out Sydney Concert

Icelandic musician Ásgeir Trausti has sold out his show at Metro Theatre in Sydney on July 23, reports. Ásgeir also plays Melbourne the night before and the Splendour in the Grass festival in Byron Bay on July 25.

Höfði house

Baltasar to Direct Film about Reagan-Gorbachev Meeting

Icelandic film director Baltasar Kormákur is in discussions to direct Reykjavík, a historical drama chronicling the 1986 Reykjavík Summit meeting between U.S. President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev, held in Höfði in...

Ásgeir Trausti

Top 10 in Iceland

The oldest singles chart list in Iceland is compiled by state broadcaster RÚV’s radio station Rás 2 each week.