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.

Daði og Gagnamagnið in Rotterdam.

Coronavirus Case Among Icelandic Delegation at Eurovision

19 May One of the group members of Daði og Gagnamagnið, representing Iceland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021, tested positive for COVID-19 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, this morning.

From the Open Air Museum at Skógar.

Legend and ‘Tourist Attraction’ Turns 100

28 Apr Þórður Tómasson, the founder and long-time director of Skógar Museum, South Iceland, celebrates his 100th birthday today.

The video was made in Húsavík, North Iceland.

Húsavík Residents Happy Despite No Oscar: Video

26 Apr The song “Húsavík” from the film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga did not win an Oscar last night at the 93rd Academy Awards.


Oscar-Nominated ‘Húsavík’ Recorded in Húsavík

19 Apr A music video for the song “Húsavík – My Home Town,” from the film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, was recorded in Húsavík, North Iceland, over the weekend.

Jökull Júlíusson, a.k.a. JJ Julius Son, performing on Fagradalsfjall mountain.

Kaleo Releases Music Video from Fagradalsfjall Eruption Site

16 Apr The Icelandic blues rock band Kaleo released a new music video this week for their new song “Skinny,” shot at the eruption site in Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland.

Physical Cinema on Building Walls in Reykjavík

14 Apr During the past few evenings, you may have noticed videos being projected onto several building walls in downtown Reykjavík.

Michelle Rodriguez.

Part of ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Filmed in Iceland

12 Apr Scenes for the adventure/fantasy film Dungeons & Dragons, set to be released in the US in March of 2023, were recently filmed in Iceland.

Janne Kristensen and Wouter Van Hoeymissen.

In Love With the West Fjords: Video

21 Mar Janne Kristensen, from Denmark, and Wouter Van Hoeymissen, for Belgium, met in Reykjavík in 2005.

Daði og Gagnamagnið.

Iceland’s Contribution to Eurovision Premiers: Video

16 Mar Iceland’s contribution to the Eurovision Song Contest – ‘10 Years’ - premiered on RÚV television Saturday night, performed by the group Daði og Gagnamagnið.

Icelandic Film and ‘Húsavík’ Nominated for Oscars

16 Mar Icelanders had reason to cheer yesterday when the 2021 Oscars nominations were announced.




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