The film crew of “Burial Rites” has visited Húnaþing vestra municipality, North Iceland, several times in order to explore the possibility of shooting there.
Movie star Jennifer Lawrence is set to produce and star in 'Burial Rites', a film about the last execution of a woman in Iceland.
The first of 13 “Yule Lads” travelled across Iceland last night filling good children’s shoes with gifts.
The organizing committee for Iceland’s 100th anniversary of sovereignty announced funding yesterday for over 100 projects to mark the centennial next year.
Iceland is the honorary guest of the Christmas Market in Strasbourg, which is held for the 447th time
Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the newly appointed prime minister of Iceland, holds a master's degree in literature and is due to teach a literature course this spring.
Icelander Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir has won the 2017 Kolkata International Film Festival Award for Best Director for her film The Swan.
The board of Associated Icelandic Ports (Faxaflóahafnir) would like to protect the ‘fishermen’s huts’ in Reykjavík’s old harbour.
The University of Iceland officially confirms their participation tomorrow in an international network offering free online courses to the public.
Paramount TV and Anonymous Content have acquired the rights to Icelandic author Bergsveinn Birgisson’s novel “The Black Viking”.
The number of Icelanders who are not registered members of any religious organization has more than doubled since 2010.
The seventh annual Icelandic Beer Festival will be held in the period of February 22-24th next year, celebrating Beer Day in Iceland.
Nearly twenty Icelandic authors will take part in book fairs and other related events, taking place around the world this month.
Icelandic Language Day will be celebrated in Iceland this month with a video campaign of short interviews asking speakers why the language is important to them.
The first artists have been announced for the 2018 Sónar Festival, which takes place in Reykjavík March 16th-17th.
The Blue Lagoon and Marshall House won the 2017 Icelandic Design Awards for Best Design Investment and Best Design.
Three Icelandic novels, by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Jón Kalman Stefánsson, and Sjón, are among the 150 nominees for this year’s International Dublin Literary Award.
Iceland Airwaves, the largest music festival in Iceland, ended its 19th run yesterday. Smaller venues and Icelandic artists were the themes of this year's edition.
Keychange, an exciting new project led by by PRS Foundation (UK), partnered with Iceland Airwaves to host a panel discussion on women in music.