Event Overview

Event Overview

How to become Icelandic in 60 minutes

How to become Icelandic in 60 minutes

4th successful year!!!

For 1100 years Icelanders have been trying to grow as a nation. As of today there are only around 320.000 Icelanders living. Around 500.000 Icelanders are dead and therefore currently cannot help their nation with this task. Since Iceland is the navel of the universe the world needs more Icelanders. Please help!

In seeing "How to become Icelandic in 60 minutes" Bjarni Haukur Thorsson teaches you everything you need to know about being Icelandic, in just one hour. You will learn how to walk, talk and behave like a regular Icelander. Additionally you will learn why eating sour sheep balls might save your life.

The show is much more than a stand up comedy routine, it is a hilarious blend of incisive and visual observation of the Icelandic human condition, their attitudes, struggles and everyday life. You will laugh and learn and at the end of the show leave the theater feeling 100% Icelandic.

Come and see the show. Laugh, learn and be of help.

Iceland needs you!

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Wed 23 Aug , 19:00–20:00 (and later)

Day Tours

Reykjavik–Blue Lagoon Transfer

Reykjavik–Blue Lagoon Transfer

From €25

Stop over in the Blue Lagoon on your way to Keflavík Airport. Bathing fees not included.
Duration: 2–4 hours.

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Guðný, Eggert, Manuel and Ragna enjoying a cup of Kombucha at Frú Lauga.

Icelandic Kombucha hits the market

The ultimate new age hipster drink Kombucha is now becoming popular in Iceland, and there's even an Icelandic Kombucha called Kombucha Iceland.

Keilir Academy is named after Mount Keilir, an extinct volcano on the Reykjanes peninsula, home to the academy.

Keilir Academy in South Iceland offers preliminary University Studies in English    

The Keilir Academy situated in Reykjanes, South Iceland, now offers Preliminary University Studies in English. The programme offers individuals who haven't finished college or secondary education access to university programmes in Iceland.

Cleveland is located next to Lake Erie.

Icelandair begin scheduled flights to Cleveland

Icelandair have decided to offer scheduled flights between Cleveland and Keflavik International Airport four times per week, starting in May next year.

Nikolaj Olsen í Héraðsdómi Reykjaness í gær.

Nikolaj "ruled out" by police as possible suspect

"I feel that's been ruled out," said Ragnar Jónsson, member of the investigation team at the Reykjavik Metropolitan police asked at court today whether Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen could have been a perpetrator in the case of Birna Brjánsdóttir's murder.

Fresh fish in Tálknafjörður.

Is this the best fishmongers in Iceland?

Fresh fish for sale, reads the hand-written poster in remote Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords of Iceland. It's a sign for a self-service fishmongers where you simply just take your fish and leave money in a jar. The owners simply place good faith in their customers.

The first clue in the case of missing Birna Brjánsdóttir was the red Ria Kio, which appeared on security cameras at Hafnarfjörður harbour where Greenlandic vessel, the Polar Nanoq was docked.

Murder trial: Birna's blood was all over the vehicle

Puddles of blood were found in the back seat of the red Kia Rio car which was rented by Thomas Møller Ol­sen and Ni­kolaj Wil­helm Her­luf Olsen, the vehicle which Birna entered into on Laugavegur on the night of January 14th. Police testify that there was so much blood that it was visible straight away inside the vehicle when the found it.

Thomas Møller Olsen covering his face from photographers at the Reykjanes district court today.

Murder trial: Police deny putting pressure on suspects

Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen was ruled out as suspect in the case of the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir for a number of reasons, one of them being that none of Birna's DNA was found on his clothing whereas DNA was found on Thomas Olsen's clothing. The policeman in charge of the interrogation denies that any pressure was put on the suspects to confess to a crime.

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