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Chef Jonas Lundgren teams up with Kitchen & Wine for Food & Fun.

Awarded chefs at Iceland’s Food & Fun, which starts today

Icelandic foodie’s favourite time of year, the Food & Fun Festival starts today. Foreign chefs come to Reykjavik, team up with local restaurants and make delicious diches with local ingredients. This year, 8 Michelin stars, Bocuse d’Or award winners and more compete at Food & Fun.

Chef Jonas Lundgren teams up with Kitchen & Wine for Food & Fun.

Awarded chefs at Iceland’s Food & Fun, which starts today

Icelandic foodie’s favourite time of year, the Food & Fun Festival starts today. Foreign chefs come to Reykjavik, team up with local restaurants and make delicious diches with local ingredients. This year, 8 Michelin stars, Bocuse d’Or award winners and more compete at Food & Fun.

Five earthquakes in Bárðarbunga volcano

Five earthquakes measuring over 3 in magnitude were measured in Bárðarbunga in the space of one hour this morning. The largest earthquake measured 4.1.

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Shoegaze band Oyama. Hermannsdóttir is top middle.

Icelandic musician barred from going to the USA

US authorities will not allow Icelandic musician Júlía Hermannsdóttir, singer of rock band Oyama to go the US. The band was intending to play a few dates in Pitsburgh, Philadelphia, New York and Boston.

Brew to brew, flavour to flavour

The Annual Icelandic Beer Festival took place at Kex Hostel over the last weekend. Three days full of different flavoured brew, music and more. Definitely one of the most interesting food and drink related events in Iceland.

A fairy-tale house for sale near Reykjavik

This gorgeous home in Hafnarfjörður is for sale.

Salted meat and split pea soup are usually served with carrots, rutabega and potatoes.

Icelandic day of overeating

Salted lamb and lentil soup. This is what a typical Icelander eats today at Sprengidagur (eat-until-you-burst-day). Múlakaffi Restaurant is known for serving traditional Icelandic food, they cook over 1000 litres of soup and 1 ½ ton of meat today.

The brand new Kattarshians

Five kittens have just moved into the Kattarshians house and keep up the work of the former inhabitants, to play games and simply be adorable to entertain the people of the internet.

An Iridium flare is seen here in the upper part of the photograph, to the left of the Northern Lights.

Bright Iridium flare visible in Reykjavik tomorrow night

The current weather conditions - cold and clear- make the next couple of days perfect for gazing up at the sky. Tonight, watch out for a cosmic triangle of the moon, Mars and Venus, and tomorrow night you might see a bright Iridium flare.

A new sports trend for winter?

Watch Icelanders do a snow "swim"

A video of two teenage boys in Reykjavik competing in a "snow" swim has gone viral in Iceland.

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