Culture and Living

Iceland's first all-inclusive fan convention announced

20 Sep Nexus and Cosplay Iceland have just announced Iceland's first all-inclusive fan convention, Midgard, which will cover video games, books, comics, table top games, board games, cosplay, artists and other subjects.

Lana's "Hot new love interest" whom Egilsson plays in the new music video to "White Mustang."

Lana's Icelandic hearthrob makes waves as new video is released

14 Sep Eðvarð Egilsson has shot to fame playing the musician boyfriend of Lana Del Rey in her new video to sultry song White Mustang.

The incredible view from the kitchen.

Reykjavik flat with stunning views for sale

11 Sep If you have a penchant for black sands and raging waves, this gorgeous property on Seltjarnarnes in West Reykjavik is up for grabs.

Eðvarð Egilsson is an Icelandic musician.

Icelander stars in Lana Del Rey's new video

11 Sep Musician Eðvarð Egilsson plays the leading role in a new music video by Lana Del Rey.

The upper part of the costume.

19th century Icelandic costume donated to national museum from Canada

4 Sep The National Museum of Iceland received an ornate national costume as a gift from the Icelandic Canadian Club of British Columbia. The costume belonged to an Icelandic woman who emigrated to Canada at the end of the 19th century.

Bohemian apartment in central Reykjavik for sale

31 Aug This gorgeous apartment in hues of moody blues is up for grabs. It's located in one of the city's cutest streets, Þórsgata, close to the famous Hallgrímskirkja church.

Taylor Swift's biker girls wearing Yeoman accessories.

Icelandic design in Taylor Swift's latest video

30 Aug If you noticed that stunning biker-chic look going on in Taylor Swift's latest video to song "Look what you made me do," you might be surprised to learn that the designer who made the cap and accessories is Icelandic designer Hildur Yeoman.

The H&M store in Smáralind in Kópavogur, a suburb of Reykjavik.

Icelanders queue for opening of first H&M store in the country

28 Aug On Saturday, August 26th, H&M, opened its doors to the general public for the very first time in Iceland, at Smáralind Shopping Centre. In just a few minutes the store was filled with more than 700 excited customers.

Kristín Steinsdóttir next to the memorial for Dísa, the famous ghost of Seyðisfjörður.

"There's a person behind every ghost"

27 Aug Icelandic author Kristín Steinsdóttir came up with the idea of a memorial for Þórdís Þorgeirsdóttir, a woman who was killed in an East Iceland fjord in 1797 because she was thought to be a ghost.

Dance with the Dead at Húrra tonight

24 Aug Dance With The Dead is a band consisted of two very close friends, Justin Pointer and Tony Kim, from California, USA. The band is known for their love to 70's and 80's sci-fi horror music, which is reflected in their tracks.

Daniel Cunningham offers lap-dance healing to members of the audience.

Gay shamanic striptease at Kiki bar tonight

24 Aug South African artist Daniel P.Cunningham and British born artist Mark J.Hamilton will be performing a gay strip tease tonight in Reykjavik in what they call Queer-Punk performance art and a Shamanic striptease.

Guðni Th.Jóhannesson, president of Iceland.

President of Iceland to run the half-marathon

19 Aug The President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, will be running a half-marathon in the Reykjavik Marathon today, in support of PIETA Iceland. Over 14 thousand runners have signed up for the run today.

The shadows of the audience become a part of the piece.

A sound-selfie in Harpa

18 Aug If our inner self was a sound, what would it sound like? This question is central to Ingibjörg Friðriksdóttir’s installation in Harpa, a part of the music festival Ung Nordisk Musik Festival.

Make sure you don't miss the fireworks by Harpa on Saturday night.

Weird events to explore on Culture Night

18 Aug Over 300 events are scheduled for Reykjavík’s 22nd Culture Night this Saturday.

Kaleo: Daníel Kristjánsson, Davíð Antonsson, Jökull Júlíusson and Rubin Pollock.

Kaleo to open for Rolling Stones

16 Aug The members of Kaleo have been expats in the United States for about two and a half years now. They have been very successful so far but landing a gig with the grandfathers of rock and roll is still a huge accomplishment.

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