On the final stretch of the project. A happy group of volunteers.

‘Njal’s Saga’ to Be Completed Tonight

15 Sep Njal’s Saga, the best-known among the sagas of the Icelanders, will finally be completed tonight.

Welcome to Sunday school at your church, the text reads.

Big-Breasted Jesus Causes Controversy

14 Sep An advertisement from the National Church of Iceland, encouraging children to attend Sunday school, caused quite a controversy over the weekend.

The sheep coming from the mountains.

Farmers Herd Sheep to Roundup

11 Sep Farmers in Hrunamannahreppur district, Southwest Iceland, were busy herding their sheep from the mountains early yesterday morning.

From the filming of an episode of Game of Thrones.

Iceland Attracts Foreign Film Makers

9 Sep As a result of the weakening of the Icelandic króna, Iceland has become more attractive to foreign film production companies as a place to film.

A larger number of people are now allowed to attend each performance.

Easing of Restrictions Breathes Life into Theater

7 Sep Organizers of public gatherings in Iceland welcome the easing of restrictions that takes effect today.

A flying sheep. Click on the picture to better view this skilled creature.

Blizzard Conditions Could Complicate Roundup of Sheep

2 Sep Time flies, as does the sheep in the picture above.

Swimming is an essential part of many Icelanders' daily routine.

Do Hot Tubs Explain Our Happiness?

2 Aug A newly released BBC video on geothermal swimming pools in Iceland brings attention to the fact that again and again, Icelanders are rated among the happiest nations in the world.

If you hold Tófa in your arms you're likely to get a kitty-hug.

Twenty year old cat Tófa knows she's the boss

15 Jul Cat that likes hugs mysteriously appeared in a foxes' cage.

Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams singing their heart out in Iceland.

Icelanders go crazy for Will Ferrell Eurovision movie

14 Jul Some of the songs in the movie are not half bad

The festival in Vestmannaeyjar has traditionally been the largest music event of the year.

Expect muted celebrations during Iceland’s big summer weekend

10 Jul With gatherings limited at 500 persons all the big events are cancelled.

Icelandic children in costume on Ash Wednesday, dressed up as boxes of Opal liquorice.

Candy nostalgia leads to hoarding

9 Jul A chloroform-infused liquorice has been brought back to life.

Reykjavík Fringe Festival July 4-12

28 Jun The third annual Reykjavík Fringe Festival is scheduled for July 4-12.

From Laugavegur.

Reykjavík Is Ready for Summer

27 Jun The City of Reykjavík has launched an initiative, aimed at attracting visitors this summer.

Fjallkonan - the Lady of the Mountains - addresses the public a year ago.

Today Is National Day of Iceland

17 Jun Today is the National Day of Iceland.

The Sun Voyager being cleaned.

Sun Voyager Shines

1 Jun The Sun Voyager, a sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason (1931-1989), located on the ocean near Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík, underwent major cleaning last week.


Clear sky


5 °C



7 °C



6 °C