View on Iceland: Cuisine, Björk and the Euro 2016 Effect
Once you finished browsing Iceland Monitor’s wide selection of news, events and features, you might like to have a look at some other Iceland-related material from around the world that we shall be collecting for you weekly.
1. ‘Iceland’s booming tourism is transforming Icelandic cuisine’ – Hindustan Times
Despite food being for many visitors to Iceland an “afterthought on their adventure-packed itinerary”, Iceland’s dining scene is receiving ever more attention thanks to the talent of upcoming Icelandic chefs and tourism-driven demand.
2. ‘Björk: ‘I’m not into normcore sexuality’ – Evening Standard
An in-depth interview with queen of Icelandic music Björk Guðmundsdóttir, covering her new exhibition, her latest album, ‘normcore’ sexuality, and the creative forces unleashed by the break-up from her “soul mate”.
3. ‘Tourism, cheese and Nordic noir’ – The Guardian
Brian Oliver looks into how the recent performance of Iceland’s men’s national football team and the worldwide appeal of the ‘Viking Clap’ is a boon not just for national sport, but also for the economy, tourism, culture and many other aspects of Icelandic life.
Check in next week for more Iceland Monitor picks from online media. If you find any interesting articles or opinion pieces on Iceland that you think might be right for View on Iceland, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.