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.

From Húsavík.

Will ‘Eurovison’ Fans Fall for Húsavík?

31 May The town of Húsavík, North Iceland, plays a role in the upcoming comedy Eurovision.

Bleak Outlook for Icelandic in Outlook

29 May Microsoft has announced that it will no longer offer an Icelandic version of the Outlook app for iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) at the end of June.

From left: the twins Sara and Klara (the midwife); Rakel (the twin's mother) and Rebekka. Klara and Rakel are holding Rakel's twins.

Twin Delivers Twin’s Twins

24 May At the beginning of March, an Icelandic midwife in training, who is an identical twin, delivered the twins of a mother, who is a twin.

From Nauthólsvík geothermal beach. The hot tub will remain closed for some time.

Nauthólsvík Beach to Reopen Monday

19 May Although swimming pools in Iceland reopened yesterday, Nauthólsvík geothermal beach, Reykjavík, remains closed.


Icelanders Flock to Pools at Midnight

18 May After being closed since March 24, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, swimming pools in many parts of Iceland reopened at midnight to the delight of the nation.

Frank Frederickson, captain of the Winnipeg Falcons.

Film about Icelandic/Canadian Olympic Champions

17 May Preparations are underway for the production of a film about the 1920 Canadian Olympic hockey team, the Winnipeg Falcons from Manitoba.

Helga Guðmundsdóttir, with a healthcare worker at Berg nursing home, Bolungarvík.

Icelandic Woman, almost 103, Survives COVID-19

11 May Helga Guðmundsdóttir, a 102-year-old resident of Berg nursing home in Bolungarvík, the West Fjords, recovered from COVID-19 in time for her 103rd birthday, coming up May 17.




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