Ed Sheeran at Laugardalsvöllur arena Saturday night.

Ed Sheeran’s Concert in Pictures

12 Aug A total of about 50,000 people, or almost 14 percent of the Icelandic nation, attended Ed Sheeran’s concerts in Reykjavík on Saturday and Sunday nights.

In 2016, the steps in front of Menntaskólinn í Reykjavík junior college were painted in celebration of Reykjavík Pride.

Reykjavík Pride Opens Today

8 Aug Reykjavík Pride (Hinsegin dagar) takes place August 8-17, with various events planned throughout the city.

The organizers of the festival.

Great Fish Day August 8-11

7 Aug The Great Fish Day will be celebrated in the fishing town Dalvík, North Iceland, August 8-11.

The stage being prepared.

Fifty-Five Containers Coming with Ed Sheeran

6 Aug Fifty-five containers of equipment, including lights, a sound system and a stage, are coming to Iceland with Ed Sheeran for this weekend’s concerts.

Rude in Translation

29 Jul Do you find us, Icelanders, rude?

Scene from A White, White Day.

‘White, White Day’ Receives Main Award in Croatia

29 Jul The Icelandic film White, White Day (Hvítur, hvítur dagur) received the main award of the 22nd Motovun Film Festival in Croatia Saturday.

Banners being made at Loft Hostel last night.

Reykjavík SlutWalk Tomorrow

26 Jul Preparations are underway for Reykjavík’s ninth SlutWalk, scheduled for tomorrow.

Hildur Guðnadóttir.

Had to Fight to Earn Trust

20 Jul Icelandic composer and cellist Hildur Guðnadóttir has been nominated for an Emmy award for the music she composed for the TV series Chernobyl.

Only five weeks to go till Ed Sheeran performs in Iceland.

Ed Sheeran Store to Open Prior to Concerts

4 Jul “The excitement in society is up. People know this is approaching.”

From the performance of Brothers in Budapest.

Armel Opera Festival Opens with Icelandic Opera ‘Brothers’

3 Jul The Armel Opera Festival in Budapest, Hungary, opened last night with Icelandic composer Daníel Bjarnason’s opera Brothers.

The Arc de triomphe.

Ólafur Elíasson to Light Up Arc de Triomphe

29 Jun Icelandic/Danish artist Ólafur Elíasson has been commissioned to make a permanent lighting installation for the Arc de triomphe in Paris.


Icelandic Trio GÓSS Releases Album

28 Jun The trio GÓSS has just released its first album.

Secret Solstice in Pictures

24 Jun The Secret Solstice music festival was held in Laugardalur, Reykjavík, over the weekend.

Little Gay Reykjavík: Book on Queer History

23 Jun A new book, titled Little Gay Reykjavík: Queer History and Anecdotes, by Guðjón Ragnar Jónasson, has just come out in English.

From last year's Secret Solstice festival.

Secret Solstice Opens Tomorrow

20 Jun Preparations are underway for the Secret Solstice music festival, which opens tomorrow, Friday, in Laugardalur, Reykjavík, and runs through Sunday.




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