Iceland Tourism Prepares for a Comeback - NYT...
The country hopes that when people book their first post-pandemic flights overseas, Iceland will be the top choice. It also aims to learn from the recent past, when tourist numbers soared.
Iceland Airwaves announces new festival:‘LIVE FROM...
Iceland’s foremost musicians band tog
The illumination of IMAGINE PEACE TOWER at Viðey...
IMAGINE PEACE TOWER will be illuminated on Viðey Island on Friday 9th October for the fourteenth time, in memory of John Lennon and as a symbol for John´s and Yoko Ono´s fight for peace. Thi
Article on Bloomberg about corrugated houses in...
The ironclad homes of Iceland's capital city may be unorthodox, but the innovative buildings have kept residents warm and dry for more than century.
New exhibition at Reykjavík Museum of Photography...
In the exhibition Distance and Intimacy. Contemporary Icelandic Photography, we hear the voices of some of those who have made their mark on contemporary Icelandic photography over the past two decades.
The day of Icelandic nature, Wednesday the 16th of...
When you think about Iceland you probably think of the vast nature, the volcano's, glaciers, lava fields and geysers. So it should come as no surprise that we have a day dedicated to our beautiful nature.
Iceland Airwaves postponed until 2021
This year’s Iceland Airwaves music festival which was to be held the 4th - 7th of November, will be postponed until 2021. This is due to restrictions because of Covid-19.
Reykjavík Jazz Festival starts the 29th of August
The annual Reykjavík Jazz Festival will be held from the 29th of August - 5th of September. The festival hosts performances in a variety of styles, from contemporary jazz and the avant-garde to Latin jazz, gospel and big bands.
Björk's concert series postponed
Björk’s concert series Björk Orkestral, which was supposed to be streamed live from Reykjavík in the concert hall Harpa this summer, has been postponed until 2021.
Iceland is the most peaceful country on earth
RÚV reports that "Iceland is the most peaceful country on earth for the 13th year in a row, according to the latest Institute for Economics & Peace analysis. New Zealand is second on the newest list and Portugal third. IEP has been compiling the Global Peace Index every year since 2008."
A new geothermal lagoon
Construction is about to begin for a new geothermal lagoon in Kársnes in Kópavogur. Plans are for the spot to open in 2021 with a hot spring, a cold pool and saunas.
Population of little Iceland increases
Little Iceland is growing a little bit but there is still plenty of room to roam. "The number of people living in Iceland increased by around half a percent during the first quarter of this year to 366,130 people."