Butterflies emerge from the most beautiful pupas to lay eggs.

Icelandic silk produced in Grundarfjörður, West Iceland

17 Oct A fashion designer in Grundarfjörður on the Snæfellsnes peninsula produces her own silk. She breeds silk worms in her garage.


The abstract beauty of glaciers

16 Oct Icelandic photographer Ragnar Axelsson has captured the beauty of Iceland for decades. In a new exhibition at Ásmundarsalur gallery in Reykjavik he exhibits photographs of Icelandic glaciers as you've never seen them before.

Interior design: Gorgeous town house in Reykjavik

16 Oct Interior designer Sólveig Jónsdóttir took care to hold on to the original philosophy of the design of the building when renovating its kitchen.

Orri Páll Dýrason, former drummer of Sigur Rós.

Sigur Rós drummer tried to stop interview being published

15 Oct The lawyer of former Sigur Rós drummer Orri Páll Dýrason, who quit the band recently due to rape allegations by a US artists, made demands that newspaper Stundin would abandon plans to publish an interview with the artist in question, Meagan Boyd.

Engineer Stefán Geir Árnason, brandishing the key ring whose name is the longest word in Icelandic.

Meet the longest word in Icelandic

15 Oct The longest word in Icelandic is Vaðlaheiðarvegavinnuverkfærageymsluskúrslyklakippuhringurinn. It's a composed word and means the key ring to the tool work shed in the road works of Vaðlaheiði.

Sif Saga.

Sif Saga is one of Iceland's most sought after models

12 Oct Icelandic models Sif Saga stars in the new Winky Lux cosmetics campaign. Saga, who has been on the cover of Harper's Bazaar lives in Los Angeles and is forging a successful modelling career.

Gale Ann Hurd is called the First Lady of Sci Fi in Hollywood.

Terminator producer Gale Anne Hurd guest of honour at Northern Wave Film Festival

11 Oct The Northern Wave International Film Festival takes place betwen 26th to the 28th of October 2018 in the tiny town of Rif in Snæfellsnes, Iceland. Guest of honour at the festival is Hollywood producer Gale Anne Hurd who co-wrote and produced the Terminator.

Students graduating last spring from left:  Erna Markúsdóttir, Þórdís Magnúsdóttir, Brynjar Jochumsson, Erika Halasova at the University medical department, Sveinn Rafnar Karlsson and consul Runólfur Oddsson.

Icelandic college students interested in learning Slovakian

11 Oct Representatives from the Comenius university in Slovakia have shown interest in supporting study of Slovakian in Iceland. The reason is the great surge of Icelandic students to Slovakia.

The photo of the staff card that went viral.

Mousekeeping cat in Iceland becomes world famous

10 Oct Tabby cat Pál Dáníelsdóttir lives in Fosshótel Hellnar in Snæfellsnes, West Iceland and works as a Mousekeeper. A photo of her staff pass has already received nine thousand likes on Reddit.

Imagine Peace tower lit amongst spectacular Northern Lights

10 Oct Crowds attended the lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower by Yoko Ono last night, on what would have been John Lennon's 78th birthday.

Road music at it's finest: Hank & Tank release their  second album, Last Call for Hank & Tank.

Hank and Tank return with a new album and a duo with Keren Ann

9 Oct After an eight-year-long hiatus duo Hank & Tank are releasing a new album which features a duo with French-Israeli singer Keren Ann. Hank & Tank are comprised of Singapore Sling frontman Henrik Björnsson and filmmaker Þorgeir Guðmundsson.

HOAX: No, you don't get paid by the Icelandic government if you marry an Icelandic woman.

Icelandic government does not pay men to marry Icelandic women

8 Oct A new viral article is going around the internet saying that the Icelandic government will pay men of foreign nationality to marry Icelandic women. This is a rumour persisting since 2016 due to several fake news articles and Icelandic women are regularly being inundated with friend requests from strangers on Facebook.

The art piece by Yoko Ono in Viðey Island.

Yoko Ono's Imagine Peace Tower lit Tuesday night

8 Oct Iceland’s Imagine Peace Tower will be illuminated at 8 pm on Tuesday October 9th on the 76th anniversary of the birth of Beatles star, John Lennon. The art piece is a symbol for John and Yoko’s fight for peace.

Director of RIFF Hrönn Marinósdóttir with actor Mads Mikkelsen who received an honorary award.

Knife + Heart won the main prize at RIFF

7 Oct The Reykjavík International Film Awards for 2018 were awarded last night.

Ed Sheeran.

Ed Sheeran ticket sales beat all Icelandic records

5 Oct Iceland's Ed Sheeran craze continues as the second concert for summer 2019 went on sale this morning. Ten thousand people waited online for ticket sales to begin.




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