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Hildur Guðnadóttir, the first Icelander ever to win the Oscar!


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: “to the girls, to the women, to the mothers, to the daughters, who hear the music bubbling within, please speak up, we need to hear your voices”.

Reykjavík has long been a city surrounded by music. With internationally esteemed artists and bands such as Björk, Sigur Rós, Kaleo, Of Monsters and Men and many more that have all had their part in providing unlimited opportunities to enjoy live music in Reykjavík.

Reykjavík’s event calendar is always full with incredible musical events and performances you can feast your ear on all year round.