Egill Ólafsson, in the role of Father Fishmas.

Wishing You a Merry Fishmas: Video

3 Sep 2020 “The holiday season is underway, and it’s a very special holiday here in Iceland. We call it Fishmas.”

Stunning Marine Life Pictures Made Accessible

9 Nov 2019 A new website,, offers a vast collection of pictures of marine life in Icelandic waters.

Sanctions against Iceland?

26 Aug 2019 The European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee plans to discuss possible sanctions against Iceland and Greenland at a meeting September 4, due to the countries’ having increased their mackerel quotas.

The organizers of the festival.

Great Fish Day August 8-11

7 Aug 2019 The Great Fish Day will be celebrated in the fishing town Dalvík, North Iceland, August 8-11.

Attending to the fish.

How Dried Fish is Made

12 Jun 2019 One of the most popular snacks in Iceland is dried fish.

A dead basking shark on the beach in Ólafsfjörður.

Basking shark washed onto North Iceland shore

30 Aug 2017 A large basking shark was found on the beach at Ólafsfjörður, North Iceland yesterday by a group of school children and their teacher.

Icelandic research shows that eating a lot of fish may prevent breast cancer

1 Jun 2017 Eating a lot of fish in your teenage years could help to protect you against breast cancer later in life, according to new Icelandic research, reports Morgunblaðið.




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