The play depicts all of the forty Icelandic sagas.

Greatest hits of the Icelandic sagas: The play

7 Jun 2016 One way of getting to know Icelandic sagas is to read all forty of them. Another is to just see the play. Icelandic Sagas: The Greatest Hits is presented by two Icelandic actors who jump from the role of one heroic housewife or Viking to the next. It covers all the sagas in a fast and witty way, covering the most famous Vikings and their strong-minded wives.

The San Francisco Ballet performs at Harpa concert hall at the Reykjavik Arts Festival.

Don't miss: The Reykjavik Arts Festival in May

8 May 2016 The capital becomes even more vibrant for two weeks in May when the Reykjavik Arts Festival takes place throughout the city in a wide variety of exhibitions and performances.

Over a thousand schoolchildren at the opening ceremony of  last Children's Culture Festival in Reykjavik, inside Harpa concert hall.

Reykjavík Children’s Culture Festival starts next week!

15 Apr 2016 The sixth Reykjavík Children’s Culture Festival will begin on Tuesday 19 April at 11 am with programme of festivities at the Harpa concert hall. The Children’s Culture Festival is one of the biggest festivals held by the City of Reykjavík, with about 150 free events for children and youngsters from 19 to 14 April.

Let The Right One In, The National Theatre's latest production has been upset by an accident which occurred last night.

Theatre: Actress plunges several metres on stage last night

24 Feb 2016 The star of the Icelandic National Theatre's new production, Let The Right One in plunged several metres on stage in a final rehearsal last night. She was transported by ambulance to the ER with a broken foot and the premiere of the play, which was set for tomorrow night, has been postponed.

Dagur B. Eggertsson, Mayor of Reykjavik.

Mayor, does your mother know?

31 Jan 2016 Mayor of Reykjavik Dagur B. Eggertsson visited the city’s Borgarleikhúsið theatre earlier this week – and was whisked away from capital city business to a bit of ‘Summer Night City’ business.

"A perfect first-time theatre experience."

HVÍTT – The magical world of colours

30 Jan 2016 HVÍTT – the Icelandic production of the world-famous award-winning show, WHITE, written by Andy Manley – premiered this month, and is already something of a runaway success.

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in Hamlet.

See Benedict Cumberbatch live from the National Theatre- in Reykjavik!

20 Nov 2015 Arthouse cinema Bíó Paradís offers a live broadcast this Saturday straight from the National Theatre's production of Hamlet, starring Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch.

The National Theatre of Iceland on Hverfisgata in central Reykjavik.

Theatre may cancel shows due to strike

13 Oct 2015 All performances at Þjóðleikhúsið, Iceland's National Theatre will be cancelled if the SFR Union of Public Servants goes on strike on Thursday.

Named after a Freezer

17 Aug 2015 One of the liveliest places outside of Reykjavik is, to the surprise of many, a hostel in the very small town of Rif, on Snæfellsnes Peninsula.

Monodrama Festival ?

5 Aug 2015 For something completely different, the theatre festival Act alone will be held at the village Suðureyri 5 – 8 August.

From the rehearsal of Bandaloop yesterday. They will be performing at the opening of the Reykjavik Arts Festival today, Wednesday at 5 p.m, an event not to miss.

Reykjavik Arts Festival opens today

13 May 2015 The Reykjavik Arts Festival opens today with the First performance in Iceland by the incomparable vertical dance dance group, BANDALOOP who will be scaling the old Morgunblaðið building in Aðalstræti in the city centre. The programme of the festival, which takes place until June 7th features an extensive programme of art, theatre and music.




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