News Tagged with “Harpa”

Reykjavik Fashion Festival took place in Harpa in the end of March.

Icelandic fashion expanding

5 Apr Reykjavik Fashion Festival took place in Harpa in the end of March. The festival's new CEO has high hopes for the festival and for Icelandic fashion, and wants to further the export on Icelandic design.

Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre.

What's with this Harpa?

1 Apr Icelanders had for years a complicated relationship with Harpa after a troublesome start, but not anymore. Harpa manages to put on many faces, to be a platform for events for pretty much every angle of society. It also houses two great restaurants.

Perlan is one of three locations ideal to visit on New Year's Eve to shoot up fireworks

Fireworks on New Year's Eve in Reykjavik

30 Dec There are three locations in Reykjavik ideal to go and watch fireworks at midnight on New Year’s Eve. The weather forecast is ideal for fireworks so there is bound to be a good show.

Björk Digital in Reykjavik from November

17 Oct The new, exciting virtual-reality exhibition Björk Digital – currently in London – will open at Reykjavik’s Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in November.

Reykjavik’s five-star Marriott EDITION to open late 2018

10 Oct Iceland’s first five-star international hotel, a Marriott EDITION in Reykjavik, is set to open in late 2018.

Disney's Fantasia performed by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra

5 Oct Children and adults will delight at the forthcoming performances by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra at Harpa Concert Hall of Disney's Fantasia - accompanied, of course, by a screening of the legendary animation.

Ban Ki-moon.

Ban Ki-moon and Sturgeon to attend Arctic Circle in Iceland

15 Sep Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will be among those attending the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly to be held in Reykjavik on 7-9 October.

Iceland’s Harpa: one of the world’s most beautiful concert halls

13 Sep The Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik has been named one of the world’s Top 5 most beautiful concert venues by CNN Style.

Who will inherit the crown from Arna Ýr Jónsdóttir, Miss Iceland 2015?

VIDEO: The 21 contenders for Miss Iceland 2016

26 Aug Tomorrow night sees the glittering competition to select Miss Iceland – the lucky winner will be Iceland’s representative at the 2016 Miss World pageant in Washington DC, USA, on 20 December.

Burt Bacarach plays Reykjavik’s Harpa Concert Hall

13 Jul Legendary American singer-songwriter Burt Bacarach performed some of his greatest hits to a packed-out Harpa in Reykjavik yesterday evening.

Harpa named 2016 best European Meetings and Conference Centre

29 Jun Reykjavik’s iconic Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre has been named Europe’s best Meetings and Conference Centre for 2016 by Business Destinations magazine.

Belgian colours adorning the momument of Europe.

Icelandic solidarity in Belgian colours

23 Mar 2016 Keflavík Airport and Reykjavik’s Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre have decked themselves in the black, yellow and red colours of Belgium.

Seljalandsfoss, South Iceland.

“The latest and greatest in Icelandic tourism”

27 Feb 2016 Next week sees the running of the Iceland Tourism Investment Conference & Exhibition in Reykjavik’s Harpa Convention Centre.

Harpa's facade is designed by artist Ólafur Elíasson. Next week, a new artwork will be premiered using the facade as  a canvas.

Harpa turns into a giant canvas

25 Jan 2016 In November, Harpa, Studio Ólafur Elíasson and The City of Reykjavík called for proposals for an artwork utilizing the façade of Harpa Music Hall. The project aims to provide a platform for local and international artists to interact with Harpa in new and exciting ways through the means of digital and interactive arts. One artwork has been chosen and will be presented during the Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival, February 4-7, 2016.

The royal couple entering Harpa concert hall today, designed by Henning Larsen architects and artist Ólafur Elíasson.

Danish Prince and Princess visit Harpa

22 Jan 2016 Prince Joachim of Denmark and his wife Princess Marie visited Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre earlier today. Our photographer captured this photo of them walking inside.

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