The Icelandic Literature Prizes were presented today.
Many groups of children have visited the office of Iceland Review today, dressed up in costumes to celebrate Ash Wednesday.
Traditional Icelandic saltkjöt og baunir, salted meat and split pea soup, is eaten in Iceland today to celebrate sprengidagur (‘Bursting Day’).
Icelandic composer Einar Tönsberg has been nominated for an Annie Award for his music in the animated Irish children’s television series Puffin Rock.
Filming of the second season of the British psychological thriller Fortitude will begin in Reyðarfjörður, East Iceland, tomorrow.
The British rock band Radiohead will be the main attraction of the Secret Solstice music festival in Laugardalur, Reykjavík, June 17-19.
An MMR poll conducted January 12-20 reveals that 53.2 percent of Icelanders support government- funded grants for artists in the form of salary paid to those whose applications are accepted.
The Hollywood film Fast 8, the eighth of The Fast and the Furious action movies, will be partly shot in the West Iceland town of Akranes, about 45 km (28 miles) north of Reykjavík.
Actor Guðmundur Ingi Þorvaldsson has been nominated for the National Film Awards in the UK for his role in the film Chasing Robert Parker.
The Icelandic/Danish artist Ólafur Elíasson received a Crystal Award in Davos, Switzerland Wednesday at the World Economic Forum annual meeting.
Tomorrow marks the beginning of the old month þorri, which generally is celebrated with traditional Icelandic food, enjoyed at large gatherings called þorrablót, held in various places throughout the month.
Brazilian photographer Angela Sairaf has created a series of photos, titled now + here = nowhere, almost all of which she took in Iceland during trip to the country in March, 2015.
The winner of a photography portfolio competition held by the Reykjavík City Museum January 15-16 is Agnieszka Sosnowska.
The Sónar music festival will be held for the fourth time at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík February 18-20.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of Iceland’s participation in Eurovision, the European Song Contest.
Björk has been nominated for the 2016 Brit Award for Best International Female Solo Artist. Björk is up against Ariana Grande, Courtney Barnett, Lana Del Rey and Meghan Trainor for the prize.