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.
She won the award for her novel Búrið, or ‘The Cage,’ the third installment in a series featuring “drug smuggling, financial crimes, and passionate love affairs in present-day Reykjavik.”
Icelandic drag queen Gógó Starr will lead Reykjavík’s National Day Parade as the Lady of the Mountain this year.
A performance involving topless women in the Icelandic parliament building has become a topic of political debate.
The Icelandic government will invest ISK 300 million on a new performing arts hall and museum renovation in East Iceland.
Those in downtown Reykjavík this morning crossed paths with Icelanders from 1918 strolling through the streets.
Young Icelanders’ outlook towards their mother tongue is crucial for its survival, says professor Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson.
Dozens of historical artifacts were found wrapped in tissue paper in a bin left among donations for Reykjavík’s Good Shepherd charity shop.
"After I bought it, I saw the name Hallgrímsson and put two and two together that it was Jónas Hallgrímsson, the one and only.”
Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir a.k.a. Shoplifter will create the Icelandic pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale.
Lea Marie Galgana sat in an ice bath for an astounding 42 minutes and 20 seconds; the previous record was 20 minutes.
The winner of the prize will receive DKK 350,000 [$54,831] and will be announced at the Oslo Opera House on October 30.
The current national record belongs to last year’s champion, Vilhjálmur Andri Einarsson, who stayed in a 0°C ice bath for 20 minutes last year.
“‘Spiders in the Display Windows’ is truly unusual, a uniquely powerful and challenging book of poetry and all its metaphors and descriptions open up new dimensions and new ways of looking at the world.”
The Reykjavík City Library has asked the chairpeople of all the political parties standing for election what their favorite books are and why.
Three designs for the Icelandic flag made in the early 20th century are now on display for the first time.
With red and white vinyl booths, mint-green walls, and 50s music on the jukebox, Skálinn Diner aims to channel an iconic era in American history—as if it had been “clipped right out of Grease.”
The Tulipoppers, a cast of animated characters created by marketing pro Helga Árnadóttir and illustrator Signý Kolbeinsdóttir, made their Icelandic-language debut on RÚV last night.
A gruesome artifact from Icelandic sorcery, necropants produce an endless supply of money for the wearer.
“Viewers can expect a series like the previous one, but in many ways very different,” says director Baltasar Kormákur.