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Damon Albarn.

Damon Albarn to Perform at Harpa in June

23 Jan 2020 English musican, singer and songwriter Damon Albarn has long dreamt of composing a piece about the view from the window of his house in Iceland.

Ásgeir Trausti with the bottle, getting ready to board the helicopter.

Ásgeir drops "Album in a Bottle" in the ocean off Iceland

3 Nov 2017 A unique copy of a vinyl record by Icelandic songwriter and musician Ásgeir is now floating somewhere in the North Atlantic Iceland off the coast of Iceland.

Reykjavik Fashion Festival took place in Harpa in the end of March.

Icelandic fashion expanding

5 Apr 2017 Reykjavik Fashion Festival took place in Harpa in the end of March. The festival's new CEO has high hopes for the festival and for Icelandic fashion, and wants to further the export on Icelandic design.

Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre.

What's with this Harpa?

1 Apr 2017 Icelanders had for years a complicated relationship with Harpa after a troublesome start, but not anymore. Harpa manages to put on many faces, to be a platform for events for pretty much every angle of society. It also houses two great restaurants.

Perlan is one of three locations ideal to visit on New Year's Eve to shoot up fireworks

Fireworks on New Year's Eve in Reykjavik

30 Dec 2016 There are three locations in Reykjavik ideal to go and watch fireworks at midnight on New Year’s Eve. The weather forecast is ideal for fireworks so there is bound to be a good show.

Björk Digital in Reykjavik from November

17 Oct 2016 The new, exciting virtual-reality exhibition Björk Digital – currently in London – will open at Reykjavik’s Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in November.

Reykjavik’s five-star Marriott EDITION to open late 2018

10 Oct 2016 Iceland’s first five-star international hotel, a Marriott EDITION in Reykjavik, is set to open in late 2018.

Disney's Fantasia performed by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra

5 Oct 2016 Children and adults will delight at the forthcoming performances by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra at Harpa Concert Hall of Disney's Fantasia - accompanied, of course, by a screening of the legendary animation.

Ban Ki-moon.

Ban Ki-moon and Sturgeon to attend Arctic Circle in Iceland

15 Sep 2016 Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will be among those attending the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly to be held in Reykjavik on 7-9 October.

Iceland’s Harpa: one of the world’s most beautiful concert halls

13 Sep 2016 The Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik has been named one of the world’s Top 5 most beautiful concert venues by CNN Style.

Who will inherit the crown from Arna Ýr Jónsdóttir, Miss Iceland 2015?

VIDEO: The 21 contenders for Miss Iceland 2016

26 Aug 2016 Tomorrow night sees the glittering competition to select Miss Iceland – the lucky winner will be Iceland’s representative at the 2016 Miss World pageant in Washington DC, USA, on 20 December.

Burt Bacarach plays Reykjavik’s Harpa Concert Hall

13 Jul 2016 Legendary American singer-songwriter Burt Bacarach performed some of his greatest hits to a packed-out Harpa in Reykjavik yesterday evening.

Harpa named 2016 best European Meetings and Conference Centre

29 Jun 2016 Reykjavik’s iconic Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre has been named Europe’s best Meetings and Conference Centre for 2016 by Business Destinations magazine.

Belgian colours adorning the momument of Europe.

Icelandic solidarity in Belgian colours

23 Mar 2016 Keflavík Airport and Reykjavik’s Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre have decked themselves in the black, yellow and red colours of Belgium.

Seljalandsfoss, South Iceland.

“The latest and greatest in Icelandic tourism”

27 Feb 2016 Next week sees the running of the Iceland Tourism Investment Conference & Exhibition in Reykjavik’s Harpa Convention Centre.


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