Mariusz Kopieccy, in good company in his backyard in Konin, Poland.

Breeds Icelandic Sheepdog in Poland

17 Apr Mariusz Kopieccy is the first person to breed the Icelandic Sheepdog in Poland.

Halldór Bragason, the prime mover behind the Reykjavík Blues Festival.

Reykjavík Blues Festival Tonight

16 Apr This is the time of year when blues fans can’t be blue.

Ballerinas by the Pond in Reykjavík.

Classes Over - Time for Fun

11 Apr There were ballerinas by the Pond in Reykjavík yesterday - more precisely, students dressed up as ballerinas.

Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson.

Víkingur Heiðar Receives Top Prize

11 Apr “I’m deeply touched to receive these important awards for my Bach album, and I appreciate how well it has been received.”

From Secret Solstice in Laugardalur, Reykjavík.

Secret Solstice Will Be Held in June

9 Apr The music festival Secret Solstice will be held in Reykjavík June 21-23, for the sixth time.

The weather was ideal for a celebration.

National Costume Day in Pictures

8 Apr The annual peysufatadagur, or “national costume day,” was celebrated on Friday by Kvennaskólinn junior college in Reykjavík.

Skúli Gunnlaugsson has collected close to 700 paintings by Icelandic artists.

From Cardiology to Collecting Art

6 Apr “I believe purchasing quality paintings is a good investment, and much better than buying stock. Stocks are no feast for the eye!”

The band Sigur Rós on stage.

Sigur Rós Band Members Deny Charges

3 Apr Members of the Icelandic avant-rock band Sigur Rós denied charges in the Reykjavík District Court this morning.

Fooling people was easier when this type of phone was the norm.

April’s Fools, In Retrospect

2 Apr Yesterday was April Fool’s Day. It has long been a tradition in Iceland to play a practical joke on others this day.

The new song is from her upcoming album, "Constantly in love."

Sólveig Matthildur releases stunning new music video

26 Mar Artist Sólveig Matthildur, who forms one third of dark wave band Kælan mikla but also has a blossoming solo career has released a stunning video to her song Utopian Girl.

Icelandic actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir.

Actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir in US edition of Vogue magazine

15 Mar Icelandic actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir is one of fourteen women on the cover of the latest edition of Vogue US.

Hatari

Hatari win music award and address Iceland's Prime Minister

14 Mar The Icelandic Music Awards took place with rapper Elli Grill winning album of the year, GDNR best female artist and Hatari, Iceland's Eurovision hopefuls winning the award for performer of the year. True to form, Hatari addressed Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir in their speech of thanks.

Sólveig Matthildur celebrates release of new album with a concert

13 Mar Icelandic artist Sólveig Matthildur will be performing her new and second album, Constantly in love at Gaukurinn in central Reykjavik this Saturday.

Style; Ocean view apartment in West Reykjavik for sale

7 Mar A gorgeous house in the quiet but central residential area of Reykjavik is up for grabs. It offers stunning views across the ocean.

Klemens Hannigan, Einar Hrafn Stefánsson and Matthías Tryggvi of Hatari.

Hatari's drummer is the son of Iceland's ambassador to the UK

6 Mar Hatari's family ties lead directly to the Icelandic ministry of foreign affairs, RÚV reports. If the dark techno presentation of hate offends Israel they at least have plenty of diplomatic connections to help them out of trouble.

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