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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.

Part of the book cover of 'Iceland in World War II.'

New Book on Iceland in World War II

15 Jun A new book in English on Iceland in World War II has just hit the shelves in Iceland.

The Catalina flying boat, landing at Reykjavík Airport yesterday.

Reykjavík Airshow Tomorrow

31 May The Reykjavík Airshow will be held tomorrow, June 1, at Reykjavík Airport, between noon and 4 pm.

Three of the DC-3/C-47 aircraft at Reykjavík Airport.

Four DC-3/C-47 Aircraft on Display at Reykjavík Airport 6-8 PM

21 May Isavia has just announced that the four DC-3/C-47 aircraft, which have landed at Reykjavík Airport on their way to Normandy from the US, will be on display tonight between 6 pm and 8 pm.

Guðmundur Einarsson, left, and Geirfinnur Einarsson. The both disappeared without a trace.

Will Iceland’s Most Notorious Missing Person Case Be Reopened?

20 May The most notorious unsolved missing person case in Iceland is in the news again.

Fifteen DC-3/C-47 aircraft, like the ones in the picture, will be arriving in Reykjavík next week.

Fifteen DC-3/C-47 Coming to Reykjavík

16 May Reykjavík Airport is getting ready for the arrival of 15 DC-3/C-47 aircraft next week.

Parading on the First Day of Summer.

First Day of Summer - Summary

25 Apr Today is the First Day of Summer in Iceland.

The Evanger herring processing plant in Siglufjörður, Northeast Iceland.

Siglufjörður Avalanche Remembered

13 Apr A hundred years ago this week, avalanches hit Siglufjörður and vicinity in Northeast Iceland, killing 18 people.

A turf church in Árbæjarsafn in Reykjavik.

Iceland's traditional turf houses

15 Jan Half of Iceland's population was still living in turf homes in 1910. Due to lack of trees in Iceland, building out of turf was a popular building material and thick turf walls were useful to ward off the cold.

Sovereignty celebrations in Reykjavik in 1018.

Iceland's oldest building open on Sovereignty Day, December 1st

23 Nov Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, the President of Iceland, Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark, and Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark will attend the centenary celebrations.

The present brothers from Reynistaður, from left, Steinn, Helgi and Jón Sigurðsson, standing beside the memorial.

Reynistaður brothers are home, 238 years after leaving

2 Sep A memorial for the legendary brothers from Reynistaður was unveiled in Skagafjörður, North Iceland, last weekend.

The shotgun shell found by the boys.

Boys in East Fjords find live WW II shell

28 Aug Explosives experts from the Icelandic Coast Guard were called out this week, at the request of the East Iceland Police, after four boys, aged 11-12, found a strange object.

.An illustration to show how the ancient farm could have been situated.

Ninth century animal bones discovered in remote West Fjords

10 Aug Animal bones dating from the ninth century have been discovered in Sandvík, Selárstströnd in Kaldraneshreppur district, a remote area at the tip of the West Fjords of Iceland. Archeologists will be digging in the area for the next few weeks.

Kári Stefánsson, CEO of deCODE, anthropologist Sunna Ebensardóttir and anthropologist Agnar Helgason.

deCode Genetics publish new findings on the founding of the Icelandic population

31 May 2018 In a study published today, scientists at deCODE Genetics report new findings about the founding of the Icelandic population, and its subsequent evolution, based on ancient DNA. The study appears today in the online edition of Science.

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