David Crosby is 77 years old and still going strong.

David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young to perform in Reykjavik Thursday night

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Musical legend David Crosby will be performing at Háskólabíó in Reykjavik on Thursday night and the repertoire includes songs by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.

Baldur Einarsson.

Heartstone star releases music video

19 Aug One of the leading actors of the award-winning Icelandic coming-of-age 2016 movie Heartstone (Hjartasteinn), has stepped into a new role.

Essential info about Reykjavík Marathon

17 Aug The Islandsbanki Reykjavík Marathon takes place tomorrow, August 18 for the 35th time, starting at 8:40 am in Lækjargata.

Jökull Júlíusson er andlit herferðar World Wild Life.

Kaleo’s frontman lends his voice to WWF

17 Aug Jökull Júlíusson, also known as JJ, vocalist/songwriter of the Icelandic rock/blues band Kaleo is collaborating with the World Wildlife Fund in a video series.

More than 300 events are scheduled for Culture Night.

Culture Night this Saturday

15 Aug Culture Night 2018 will be held for the 23rd time on August 18, the birthday of Reykjavík City.

Gljúfrasteinn, Mosfellsdalur valley.

Laxness Center in the pipeline

14 Aug A new cultural center to honor the memory and work of Icelandic Nobel laureate Halldór Laxness (1902-1988) appears to be in the pipeline.

What makes the Icelandic Sagas unique

14 Aug The 17th International Saga Conference opened in Reykjavík on Sunday and runs through Friday.

Grant Stefanson, director of the Icelandic day committee speaks to Katrín Jakobsdóttir and her husband Gunnar Sigvaldason.

Icelandic PM visits Icelandic settlements in North Dakota and Manitoba

12 Aug Icelandic PM Katrín Jakobsdóttir says that her recent trip to North Dakota in the US and Manitoba in Canada left her enriched with experience and that she felt a great deal of warmth from the people she met. Jakobsdóttir was there to visit the places where Icelanders settled (ca.1870- 1914).

Myndskeið frá íþróttadeild

Reykjavik Pride in photos

11 Aug A great crowd of people have gathered in Reykjavik city centre to participate in the Reykjavik Pride parade and festivities.

.An illustration to show how the ancient farm could have been situated.

Ninth century animal bones discovered in remote West Fjords

10 Aug Animal bones dating from the ninth century have been discovered in Sandvík, Selárstströnd in Kaldraneshreppur district, a remote area at the tip of the West Fjords of Iceland. Archeologists will be digging in the area for the next few weeks.

Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir.

Icelandic actress Ágústa Eva lands major role in new HBO series

9 Aug Icelandic actress and singer Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir will be playing the main role in a new HBO series filmed in Norway and Lithuania. She was selected out of hundreds of applicants.

The Reykjavik Marathon last year.

Fifteen thousand people expected to participate in Reykjavik Marathon

8 Aug Registrations for the Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon taking place on August 18th now amount to over nine thousand people including three thousand foreign participants.

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American tourists join in painting of rainbow for Reykjavik Pride

8 Aug "We were obviously lucky to have found each other but we want everybody to enjoy that same opportunity," couple Jenny and Shane Shoaf from Ohio told a journalist from mbl.is yesterday.

Reykjavik Pride begins today

7 Aug Reykjavik Pride begins today and at noon, Mayor Dagur B.Eggertsson helped the directors of the festival to paint rainbow colours on the central street of Skólavörðustígur.

From Þjóðhátíð in Vestmannaeyjar islands.

Merchants’ Weekend Festivals

1 Aug Merchants’ Weekend is coming up; the first weekend of August, when young Icelanders flock to campsites all around the country to enjoy all kinds of festivities.

From the family festival, Kátt á Klambra.

One of Summer’s Warmest Days

30 Jul About 2,500 people attended the family festival Kátt á Klambra in Reykjavík yesterday, on one of the summer’s warmest days.

Exchange rates

USD USD 107.80 EUR EUR 124.23
GBP GBP 138.34 DKK DKK 16.66
NOK NOK 12.80 SEK SEK 11.81
CHF CHF 109.18 JPY JPY 0.98
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.80 EUR EUR 124.23
GBP GBP 138.34 DKK DKK 16.66
NOK NOK 12.80 SEK SEK 11.81
CHF CHF 109.18 JPY JPY 0.98
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.