Houses in Reykjavík

Registration of Century-Old Buildings yet to Begin

The documentation of every 100-year-old building in Iceland is going very slowly. According to a new legislation that came into effect just over a year ago, all such buildings have preservation status but the records of the Land Registry of Iceland are not always a reliable source.



Hjaltalín and Múm Finalists for Nordic Music Prize

Icelandic bands Hjaltalín and múm have been announced as being among 12 finalists for the Nordic Music Prize 2013.

The Nordic Music Prize is an annual award for the Best Nordic Album of the Year. Inspired by the UK’s Mercury Prize, the award was instigated in 2010 by by:Larm, the leading...


Iceland Voted Best TV Location

The readers of British media web site Radio Times have chosen Iceland as their favorite location for a TV show, i.e. the backdrop of HBO’s epic fantasy series Game of Thrones.

More than 1,000 Families Accept Food Donations

cookies04More than 1,000 families received food donations from the charities Maedrastyrksnefnd and Fjölskylduhjálp Íslands on Wednesday. A large group of people had to...