The latest round of artists for this year’s Iceland Airwaves were announced yesterday: Mercury Rev, SOAK, Lucy Rose, JME and Aurora, taking the lineup total to 46 acts including 31 Icelandic artists.
The second annual Secret Solstice outdoor music festival in Laugardalur valley, Reykjavík, came to an end with a concert by veteran rappers Wu-Tang Clan in fair weather yesterday. Approximately 10,000 people attended the festival, of whom 2,500 came from abroad.
The event ‘Into the Glacier,’ presented as “the world’s first party underneath a glacier,” will take place in the new ice tunnel in Langjökull in West Iceland, Iceland’s second-largest glacier, on June 20 as part of the Secret Solstice music festival.
A three-day political festival will be held in the Nordic House in Reykjavík, June 11-13, 2015. As part of the festival, internationally-acclaimed documentary Blueberry Soup will be screened on June 12 at 8:30 pm.
Iceland Airwaves music festival has announced its third round of artists for this year’s festival, November 4 to 8.
The record label Bedroom Community, founded in 2006 by a collective of artists with ties to Breiðholt, a district of Reykjavík, will be hosting an art festival on Saturday June 13.
The seventh Reykjavík Multicultural Day was celebrated by many hundreds of locals and visitors alike on Saturday, May 9.
The 29th Reykjavík Arts Festival opens today with Bandaloop, pioneers in vertical dance performance, at Ingólfstorg in downtown Reykjavík at 5:30 pm.
The seventh Reykjavík Multicultural Day will take place this Saturday, May 9. The program kicks off at 1 pm with a parade from Hallgrímskirkja, the Reykjavík landmark church, down Laugavegur and on to the City Hall.
The program for the 29th Reykjavík Arts Festival was presented earlier this month. Highlights this year include Bandaloop, pioneers in vertical dance performance, and Guerrilla Girls, the feminist masked avengers.
Legendary hip-hop outfit Wu-Tang Clan, FKA twigs, Kelis, Skream, Tale Of Us, Hjálmar, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ), Nick Curly and Agent Fresco are among the latest additions to this year’s lineup at Secret Solstice music festival, held in Reykjavík June 19-21, as announced last week...
The 13th annual Reykjavík Shorts & Docs film festival will take place in Bíó Paradís cinema April 9-12. Among films screened is Oscar-winning documentary CitizenFour about whistleblower Edward Snowden.
The real time art festival Sequences VII, will take place in Reykjavík April 10-19. An international biennale, the festival specializes in performances, audio and video art. This year, 26 artists, Icelandic and foreign, will participate.
The annual Reykjavík Blues Festival opened on Saturday and runs through April 2. This year’s festival celebrates the 100th birthdays of Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon.
The twelfth annual Aldrei fór ég suður free rock festival will take place in Ísafjörður, the West Fjords during the long Easter weekend, April 2-4, with concerts, standups and other events. Around 60 musicians are scheduled to perform.
Iceland’s biggest music festival has announced another big chunk of its lineup for this November and, with more still to come, it’s already looking great.
The fifth German Film Days are currently taking place in Bíó Paradís cinema in Reykjavík. The festival opened on March 12 and will run through March 22. The opening film was the award-winning Beloved Sisters.
Today marks the beginning of the Reykjavík Fashion Festival and Design March, which will run until Sunday.
The inaugural Stockfish European Film Festival opens in Bíó Paradís cinema in downtown Reykjavík this evening with a screening of drama/thriller Blow Fly Park, directed by Jens Östberg and starring Icelandic actor Sverrir Guðnason.
Nearly all hotels in Reykjavík are currently booked out in what was until not long ago an unpopular time to visit Iceland. According to managing director of Sónar music festival Björn Steinbekk, there have been problems trying to find accommodation for journalists traveling to Reykjavík for the...
The annual Winter Lights Festival opened in Reykjavík last night with a light installation by artist Marcos Zotes at Hallgrímskirkja cathedral.