The well-attended event, which has been held annually since 1985, commemorates the victims of the 1945 nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki while also urging nations around the world to abolish nuclear weapons entirely.
Reykjavík has only had 343.7 hours of sunshine this summer, making it the grayest summer on record for the city.
The atmosphere was lively at Ingólfstorg square in Reykjavík yesterday, where an international crowd gathered to watch the World Cup final.
Women now make up the majority in city council, which may make it more difficult to achieve an exact gender balance on all of the standing committees.
The newly approved proposal also lays out plans for new public transportation links with Kopavógur, as well as new schools, shops, and services.
The death is being treated as an accident; at time of writing, police believe that the young man fell from a roof.
The Secret Solstice music festival is making big changes in its fifth iteration this year, not only by selling fewer tickets, but also by signing a revised agreement with the City of Reykjavík regarding this year’s festival clean-up.
Reykjavík GPS allows listeners to create their own site-specific composition while walking around downtown Reykjavík.
Today, June 17th, is Iceland’s National Day, which celebrates the country gaining full independence from Denmark in 1944.
Icelandic drag queen Gógó Starr will lead Reykjavík’s National Day Parade as the Lady of the Mountain this year.
The Social Democratic Alliance, Pirate Party, Left-Green Movement, and Reform Party have formed a majority coalition in Reykjavík.
The Reykjavík City Library has asked the chairpeople of all the political parties standing for election what their favorite books are and why.