14 Babies Born in Iceland Over Christmas

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The IKEA goat, towering over the area.

Iceland’s Largest Goat Is Well Protected

25 Dec The IKEA Christmas goat is installed in front of the IKEA store in Garðabær, south of Reykjavík, every October, as a symbol of the Christmas season.

The Christmas cat on Lækjartorg square.

Essential Services Over Christmas

24 Dec Tonight, Christmas Eve, is when Icelanders traditionally celebrate Christmas and exchange gifts.

Getting food packages ready.

1,100 Families Receive Aid from Mothers’ Aid Society

17 Dec Close to 1,100 families will receive aid from the Mothers’ Aid Society of Reykjavík this Christmas season.

Einar Sveinbjörnsson, dressed in red for a 'red' Christmas.

Overwhelming Chance of Snowless Christmas

14 Dec Meteorologist Einar Sveinbjörnsson believes there is an overwhelming chance of a snowless Christmas in Iceland.

Lights of Oslo Tree Lit in Reykjavík

29 Nov The lights of the so-called Oslo tree were lit on Austurvöllur square, Reykjavík, last night, on the first Sunday of Advent.

Ragnheiður Hreiðarsdóttir, Benedikt Ingi Grétarsson and Margrét Vera.

Continuous Christmas in North Iceland

31 Oct Christmas has already arrived in a place located only a short drive south of Akureyri, North Iceland.

From Harpa concert hall.

Good Outlook for Christmas Concert Season

20 Oct The CEO of Sena, a company specializing, among other things, in event planning, welcomes the gradual lifting of domestic COVID-19 restrictions in Iceland.

The Yule lads, holding torches, in Herjólfsdalur valley.

Icelanders Bid Farewell to Christmas

7 Jan 2021 Icelanders celebrated the 13th and last day of Christmas last night by shooting fireworks, but other than that, the celebration was very different from usual.

This is the message left by the crew of Gísli Jóns.

Discovered Huge Christmas Tree in Ísafjarðardjúp Fjord

25 Dec 2020 There are various ways of sending Christmas greetings.

Tens of Thousands Show Interest in Tour of Reykjavík

9 Dec 2020 More than 40,000 people have expressed interest on Facebook in a Christmas walking tour of Reykjavík, planned for Saturday.

Christmas Village Opens in Hafnarfjörður

30 Nov 2020 The Christmas Village on Thorsplan square in Hafnarfjörður, just south of Reykjavík, opened Saturday.

Preparing to Nominate Leaf Bread Making to UNESCO’s List

30 Nov 2020 The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies is preparing the nomination of traditional Icelandic leaf bread making to UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Plans to Fly to 11 Destinations During Holiday Season

24 Nov 2020 Icelandair plans to fly to and from 11 destinations during the holiday season.

The cat, showing its teeth.

Christmas Cat Illuminates Lækjartorg Square

24 Nov 2020 With only a month to go till Christmas, Icelanders are busy putting up Christmas lights.

Loo Eng Wah.

Loo to Build Christmas House in Hella

21 Jan 2020 Malysian businessman Loo Eng Wah has plans to build a Christmas house and more in Hella, South Iceland.

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