Hotel design causes a stir

New plans for a hotel in the Íslandshótel chain were revealed a couple of days ago. The hotel will be located on Lækjargata in the city centre and architectural firm Gláma Kim were announced winners of an architectural contest for its design.

The Bernhöfts bazaar market is a lively themed market which takes place in the city centre on Saturdays.

Skateboards and street fashion on Saturday

The third Bernhöfts Bazaar market takes place on Saturday and this time, the theme is bikes and skateboards. As usual, lobster soup, white wine and beer is served at the stalls and DJ's will spin tunes.

The winning entry!

Photo competition - WINNER

Sig­urður William Brynj­ars­son is the winner of Ice­land Monitor midnig­ht-sun photo com­pe­titi­on. His photograph was taken in the lava fields outsi­de Hafn­ar­fjörður with the sun sett­ing over Reykja­vik.

Iceland passes capital control legislation

On its final day before adjourning for summer recess, the Icelandic Parliament (‘Alþingi’) has passed legislation paving the way for the lifting of capital controls in Iceland.

The Bernhöfts bazaar market is a lively themed market which takes place in the city centre on Saturdays.

Skateboards and street fashion on Saturday

The third Bernhöfts Bazaar market takes place on Saturday and this time, the theme is bikes and skateboards. As usual, lobster soup, white wine and beer is served at the stalls and DJ's will spin tunes.

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New facilities at Laugardalur campsite

Yesterday saw the opening of new facilities for campers staying at the Reykjavik site, such as a service building and cooking and washing facilities.

The winning entry!

Photo competition - WINNER

Sig­urður William Brynj­ars­son is the winner of Ice­land Monitor midnig­ht-sun photo com­pe­titi­on. His photograph was taken in the lava fields outsi­de Hafn­ar­fjörður with the sun sett­ing over Reykja­vik.

Iceland passes capital control legislation

On its final day before adjourning for summer recess, the Icelandic Parliament (‘Alþingi’) has passed legislation paving the way for the lifting of capital controls in Iceland.

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Sigurður Flosason quartet featuring Andrea Gylfadóttir

Sigurður Flosason quartet featuring Andrea Gylfadóttir

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Sat 11 Jul , 14:00–16:00 (and later)

Dimma and Bubbi

Dimma and Bubbi

Egilsbúð

Thu 9 Jul , 20:00–23:00

Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir mezzo-soprano and Gerrit Schuil piano - Summer concert

Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir mezzo-soprano and Gerrit Schuil piano - Summer concert

Sigurjón Ólafsson Art Museum

Tue 7 Jul , 20:30–21:30 (and later)