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.
Pirates get blasphemy decriminalised
The Icelandic Parliament (‘Alþingi’) has voted today to decriminalise blasphemy in Iceland.
Deep fried ice cream in glacier county
A new food wagon has been parked in the stunning vistas of Skaftafell national park in east Iceland. The area is extremely popular with tourists and hence the wagon, called Glacier Goodies, has been offering gourmet fast food to hikers including deep fried ice cream, lobster tempura and fish and chips.
A foodie market reopens today
The KRÁS food market reopens for the summer today, Saturday, in central Reykjavik. KRÁS is a market set up by various Reykjavik restaurants who offer street versions of their dishes.
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 earthquakes – LIVE FEED
Budding seismologists may enjoy monitoring the skelfir.is website, which gives a live feed of eartquakes in Iceland as they enter the computer system of the Iceland Met Office.
Women gather in the sunshine for #FreeTheNipple
Today, the #FreeTheNipple movement in Iceland organised an event at Austurvöllur square in Reykjavik to desexualise the female nipple. Crowds of women gathered on this sunny Saturday afternoon to support the cause in the name of feminism.
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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Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir mezzo-soprano and Gerrit Schuil piano - Summer concert
Sigurjón Ólafsson Art Museum
Tue 7 Jul , 20:30–21:30 (and later)