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.

The Lady of the Mountains this year was actress Aldís Amah Hamilton.

June 17th in Pictures

18 Jun Thousands of people took part in festivities all over the country yesterday, on the National Day of Iceland, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Iceland.

Today Is National Day of Iceland

17 Jun Today, the 17th of June, is the National Day of Iceland.

German women, just arrived in Iceland, June 8, 1949.

HEIMAt – Two Worlds

13 Jun The exhibition HEIMAt – Two Worlds opens today at Árbær Open Air Museum.

Mía, with her family in Morocco.

Love Brought Her to Iceland

8 Jun Suimia I. Georgsdóttir has a business degree and is the managing director of Birta þjónusta cleaning services.

Björk on stage at the Shed, along with the  flute septet Viibra.

Björk’s Cornucopia Concerts Huge Success

4 Jun “I feel like I’m still making pop music, but with an extension in every direction.”

The coast guard ship Óðinn was quite an attraction.

Fishermen’s Day in Pictures

3 Jun Fishermen’s Day was celebrated all over Iceland yesterday.

Ragnar Kjartansson at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ragnar Kjartansson’s Work at the Met  

31 May The exhibition of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson’s new video installation opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City yesterday.

Arnar Eggert Thoroddsen, on a Reykjavík Music Walk.

Reykjavík Music Walk/Talk

30 May If you’re interested in the Icelandic music scene, you might enjoy visiting some of the landmark sites of Iceland’s pop and rock history.


Hatari Will Complain about El Al

21 May Band members of Hatari, the punk rock band that represented Iceland at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, were assigned the aircraft’s least desirable seats by El Al staff as they left Tel Aviv for London yesterday and, as a result, intend to file a formal complaint.

Costantino Carrara, playing the grand piano in Fáskrúðsfjörður, the East Fjords.

‘Stairway to Heaven’ in Fáskrúðsfjörður - Video

20 May Residents of the village of Fáskrúðsfjörður, the East Fjords, population 662, gathered by the harbor recently to watch Italian pianist and composer Constantino Carrara perform.

Hatari made it to the grand final.

Hatari Qualifies for Eurovision Grand Final

15 May For the first time since 2014, Iceland has qualified for the Eurovision grand final, scheduled for Saturday night in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Guðbjörg, during Sunday's service, wearing the spiked strap.

Spreads Love with Spikes and Hatari Lyrics

14 May A highly innovative and bold minister in South Iceland has found a way to connect with her young confirmands.

Chromo Sapiens, Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir's work at the Venice Biennale.

Shoplifter Represents Iceland at Biennale

13 May “It’s like walking into the mouth of a monster.”


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