The bowl collects the sounds of the sea.

Sounds of Ocean, 65 Words for Sea, and Warning

12 Sep A sculpture with a name that means both ‘Language of the Sea’ and ‘Sea Level’ — Sjávarmál — has been installed near the ocean on Eiðsgrandi road in Reykjavík.

Áskell Heiðar Ásgeirsson, holding a key to the virtual reality battle.

‘1238 The Battle of Iceland’ Receives International Nomination

5 Sep The exhibition “1238 The Battle of Iceland,” which opened in Sauðárkrókur, North Iceland, in the summer of 2019, has been nominated for the Heritage in Motion Awards.

Iceland Airwaves Postponed Until 2022

3 Sep The music festival Iceland Airwaves, which had been scheduled for early November, has been postponed until next year.

Reykjavík Rated Best City for New Parents 

30 Aug New research, conducted by the expat insurance company William Russell, reveals that Reykjavík, Iceland, is the best city to become a new parent.

Reykjavík Jazz Festival Opens Today

28 Aug The Reykjavík Jazz Festival opens today and continues through September 4.

Naming Committee Approves ‘Magma’

25 Aug The timing couldn’t be better.

Sunnefa Lind, enjoying work at Eiríksstaðir.

Giving Guests a Glimpse of Life in Viking Age

20 Aug What surprises Icelandic visitors is hearing that people in the Viking Age probable slept sitting.

Canadian actress Katheryn Winnick, American actor and director Sean Penn, and his daughter, actress Dylan Penn, at the Cannes Film Festival.

Icelandic Song Featured in Sean Penn’s ‘Flag Day’

20 Aug The song “I Think of Angels,” by beloved Icelandic musician Kristján Kristjánsson, better known as KK, is featured in American director Sean Penn’s new film, Flag Day.

Pianist Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson.

“Almost Unreal” for Pianist Víkingur Heiðar to Perform at Proms

16 Aug “It went incredibly well and was in fact an ideal evening.”

The LungA Festival is open for everybody. There will be an exhibition and party on Saturday.

Let's go to LungA Festival!

16 Jul If you're in the mood for inspiration and art, head to Seyðisfjörður this weekend. That's where the annual LungA Festival takes place - and ends with a day of art, concerts, good food and partying.

Almost all the signs are in English.

Icelandic Losing Ground in Tourism Industry

23 Jun “When Icelanders traveled around their own country in 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they frequently received quality service in English.”

Creating Connection Between Communities

21 Jun If your native language is not Icelandic, and you’re between 16 and 25 years old, living in Iceland, here is an opportunity for you:

From 'Katla.'

Sci-Fi Series ‘Katla’ Well Received on Netflix

21 Jun The new Icelandic Netflix series Katla, which premiered June 17, has been very well received.

How Iceland Changed the World - Book ‘Full of Farce and Joy’

24 May A new book by journalist and teacher Egill Bjarnason, How Iceland Changed the World: The Big History of a Small Island, has just been published by Penguin Books.

Daði og Gagnamagnið.

Iceland Qualifies for Eurovision’s Final

21 May Last night, Iceland’s representatives at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, progressed on to the grand final.




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