Hallgrímskirkja church.

Winter Lights Festival Begins Today

3 Feb The Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival begins today and continues through Sunday, February 6.

The bowl collects the sounds of the sea.

Sounds of Ocean, 65 Words for Sea, and Warning

12 Sep 2021 A sculpture with a name that means both ‘Language of the Sea’ and ‘Sea Level’ — Sjávarmál — has been installed near the ocean on Eiðsgrandi road in Reykjavík.

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Multi-Functional Flowers in Mjódd: Video

12 Feb 2021 Bright-colored, strange-looking, giant tulips were recently planted by the Mjódd shopping center in Reykjavík.

Arndís Sigurbjörnsdóttir, in the company of Bernie Sanders.

Bernie Sanders in Hafnarfjörður

7 Feb 2021 Bernie Sanders caught my attention by being a charming man who wants to have a positive impact.”

Hallgrímskirkja church.

Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival Opens Today

4 Feb 2021 The annual Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival opens today and continues through Sunday.

Restaurateur Garðar Kjartansson.

Live Music Every Night on Laugavegur

14 Jan 2021 Live music will be on offer every night of the week at a new restaurant and bar at Laugavegur 18, Reykjavík.

Men Removed from Reykjavík Roof

15 Oct 2020 Trophies, a collection of aluminum statues on the roof of Arnarhvoll, Reykjavík, was removed yesterday.

On the final stretch of the project. A happy group of volunteers.

‘Njal’s Saga’ to Be Completed Tonight

15 Sep 2020 Njal’s Saga, the best-known among the sagas of the Icelanders, will finally be completed tonight.

Reykjavík Fringe Festival July 4-12

28 Jun 2020 The third annual Reykjavík Fringe Festival is scheduled for July 4-12.

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Park with a View and Plenty of Art

6 Jun 2020 Biking westward, uphill toward Hallsteinsgarður park in the suburb of Grafarvogur, the eastern part of Reykjavík, is no easy task.

The Sun Voyager being cleaned.

Sun Voyager Shines

1 Jun 2020 The Sun Voyager, a sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason (1931-1989), located on the ocean near Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík, underwent major cleaning last week.

The new palm trees.

Palm Trees Planted in Laugardalur

11 Aug 2019 Five palm trees have been planted by the City of Reykjavík’s horticulturists in Laugardalur park.

The Arc de triomphe.

Ólafur Elíasson to Light Up Arc de Triomphe

29 Jun 2019 Icelandic/Danish artist Ólafur Elíasson has been commissioned to make a permanent lighting installation for the Arc de triomphe in Paris.

The famous sphere moves slowly.

Visit Grímsey by 2047

27 Jun 2019 “Orbis et Globus,” meaning Circle and Sphere, an eight-ton concrete sphere, marking the Arctic Circle on the northern tip of Grímsey island, off the north coast of Iceland, is under heavy criticism from some of the islanders for its location.

Ragnar Kjartansson at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ragnar Kjartansson’s Work at the Met  

31 May 2019 The exhibition of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson’s new video installation opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City yesterday.

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