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Archaeology.

Viking Left Home without ID

Archaeologists have found the bottom of a grave in the land of Ytri-Ásar in Skaftárhreppur, South Iceland, where a Viking sword and human bones were recently discovered.

Björk.

Björk at Iceland Airwaves in November

Organizers of the 2016 Iceland Airwaves music festival, to be held November 2-6, have just announced that Icelandic musician Björk will perform an exclusive show at Harpa concert hall on Saturday, November 5.

Stöðvarfjörður.

Major Archaeological Find in Iceland

A recent archaeological find in Iceland suggests that the country may have been inhabited as early as the year 800, or 74 years earlier than its official settlement date.

Viking Sword.

Viking Sword Owner Suggested

University of Iceland History Professor Gunnar Karlsson suggests the sword discovered by goose hunters in South Iceland may have belonged to the priest and chieftain Hróar Tungugoði.

Heartstone - film.

Heartstone Premieres at Venice Film Festival

The film Heartstone (Hjartasteinn) by Icelandic director Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson had its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival yesterday as one of 12 films in the Venice Days category. The film was well received by both attendees and critics.

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