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.
Sunday, October 9, you’ll have a chance to see the Viking sword, recently discovered in South Iceland, with your own eyes.
US actor Ben Affleck confirmed this week that he will be part of the filming of scenes for the movie Justice League, to be done in Djúpavík, the West Fjords
An exhibition, featuring a series of photos by Kristina Petrošiutė, titled Decompostion, opened last weekend in Gallery Ramskram, Njálsgata 49, Reykjavík.
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.
Today, goose hunters discovered human bones near the place in South Iceland where a Viking Age sword was recently found.