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."
Netflix Continues Production in Iceland
"Netflix is currently in production in both South Korea and Iceland, thanks to those countries’ strong response in containing and tracking the novel coronavirus."
Iceland has coronavirus under control
"Iceland has coronavirus under control thanks to a strict policy of test, trace and isolate, the country's prime minister has told Sky News."
Iceland Records No New Cases of Coronavirus
"Iceland has reached a landmark in its fight against Covid-19, with no new confirmed cases reported on Friday, the first time this has happened since the start of the global pandemic."
Iceland’s national culinary team takes third place...
With impressive number of quality restaurants, and with award winning chefs that are creating both imaginative and delicious cuisine, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Iceland´s national culinary team came in third place in the Culinary Olympics!
Weather alert, all Iceland! Museums and swimming...
NO TRAVEL CONDITIONS AT ALL tomorrow, Friday - 14. February!
Hildur Guðnadóttir, the first Icelander ever to...
We are so proud of “our” Hildur Guðnadóttir, the first Icelander ever to win the Oscar, and the first female Oscar Score winner in 23 years!!! When accepting the award, she encouraged women to speak up and let their voices be heard