News Tagged with “Easter”

Chocolatier Hafliði Ragnarsson creates deluxe Easter eggs.

Peppery/salted liquorice Easter egg new craze in Iceland

9 Apr There are over 30 different types of Easter eggs made in Iceland, not taking different sizes into consideration, with different flavourings. A particular hit this year is a chocolate egg with salted liquorice and peppery salmiak powder.

"I'll be back" ... to church?

Terminator marathon in Laugarneskirkja Church on Good Friday

6 Apr A bit different from traditional Good Friday masses, there will be a Terminator movie marathon in Laugarneskirkja Church’s congregation hall on Good Friday. The local priest will give a talk on biblical references and themes in Terminator between the movies.

Sales of Icelandic lamb rising fast

27 Apr 2016 Sales of lamb in Iceland in the first three months of this year were up 25% on the same period last year, new figures suggest.

Photos: Crowds at Aldrei fór ég suður music festival

Photos: Crowds at Aldrei fór ég suður music festival

28 Mar 2016 Every Easter thousands of Icelanders travel to Ísafjörður in the West Fjords of Iceland to enjoy and participate in the "Aldrei fór ég suður" festival.

This year's Oscar Winner for best Foreign Language film, Son of Saul by director Laszlo Nemes.

Cinema: Art house films at Easter!

24 Mar 2016 Figuring what to do over the Easter weekend? A firm favourite of the Iceland Monitor staff is the lovely Bíó Paradís arthouse cinema in central Reykjavik. It offers a great variety of exciting films over the Easter weekend except Easter Sunday.

Happy Easter!

Iceland Easter opening times 2016

23 Mar 2016 Plan ahead and don’t get caught out by Easter closures!

Chocolate eggs are produced by all of Iceland's main candy factories and are available in many different sizes.

The Icelandic Easter Egg - a guide

21 Mar 2016 Every supermarket you go to in Iceland right now is literally flooded with Easter eggs of all sizes. An Icelandic Easter egg has a few quirks that make it different to other chocolate eggs.

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