In support of refugees, the Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men has released a new video for their song ‘We Sink,’ which appeared on their 2015 album, Beneath the Skin.
All the Icelandic Christmas characters will be on display at Reykjavík Art Museum, both at the Hafnarhús and Kjarvalsstaðir locations, December 2-January 6.
Yesterday, on the first Sunday of Advent, the lights of the so-called Oslo Christmas tree were lit at Austurvöllur square in downtown Reykjavík.
In a TV interview on the news analysis program Kastljós last night, Icelandic musician Björk spoke of the world of virtual reality, which she has embraced.
The first artist announcement is in for Sónar Reykjavík electronic music festival, scheduled for February 16-18, 2017, at Harpa Concert Hall.
Writer Sigurður Pálsson was awarded the Jónas Hallgrímsson Prize on the Day of Icelandic Language yesterday.
If you have been to Iceland around Christmas time, you must have noticed the traditional leaf bread that accompanies every Christmas meal.
The November/December issue of Iceland Review is out, complete with in-depth articles and quality photos.
Story has it that a comment from US President Richard Nixon during his 1973 visit to Iceland saved historical houses in Reykjavík from demolition.
The young adult novel ‘Sölvasaga unglings’ (The Story of the Teen Sölvi) by Icelandic author Arnar Már Arngrímsson, won the Nordic Council’s Children and Young People’s Literature Prize in Copenhagen yesterday.
A scene in the British TV series Poldark, involving an Icelandic actress, has caused the outrage of organizations battling violence against women.
Baltasar Kormákur’s mystery TV series ‘Trapped’ (‘Ófærð’), set in East Iceland, received a television award at Prix Europa, the European broadcasting festival, in Berlin on Friday.
The film industry in Iceland is expected to more than double its income this year, compared to previous years.
Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson’s first feature film, ‘Heartstone’ (‘Hjartasteinn’), received three prizes at the Warsaw Film Festival last weekend.
Yesterday, former president of Iceland, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, was awarded an honorary degree from Paris-Sorbonne University, where she studied French and French literature 1949-1953.