It’s just another grey morning in Reykjavik and one cannot help feeling a little low, maybe even anxious. It is an emotion that, along with the feeling of sadness or pain, we humans often try to reject. Feeling happy is seen as being the norm. But how can light exist without creating shadow? Continue reading Multidisciplinary Visual Artist Laura Durban Brings Her Magic to Iceland
In February, the heads of 109 music festivals and conferences promised to develop and maintain a 50/50 gender balance on their lineups by 2022. Why would this take four years to realize? Good question. There’s one festival that’s ahead of the curve, though: Iceland Airwaves, which will feature a lineup of 50 percent women. Continue reading A Music Festival in Iceland Somehow Managed to Book a Lineup That’s 50 Percent Women
We’re going to be upfront with you right from the off: if you’re looking for pearly white beaches and blistering hot sun, you might want to look elsewhere. Even slap bang in the middle of summer, Icelandic temperatures struggled to surpass the 20°C mark. If, however, you’re looking for breathtaking scenery, including glaciers and frozen lava tunnels, then you’re in absolutely the right place. Much of the northern European country was sculpted from a mixture of ice and volcanic rock, creating a landscape unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Continue reading The Best of this Year’s Secret Solstice Festival in Iceland
Notable literature and a study-abroad course took 20 students in Creative Writing 395 — “Norwegian Literature From Trolls to Thor, Ibsen and Noir” — through remarkable reads and stunning sights in Norway and Iceland. Continue reading Literature, Norway, Iceland Offer Students ‘Incredible Experience’
Iceland’s largest online marketplace is to expand the number of drones it flies across the country’s capital, Reykjavik. Continue reading Iceland Expands Food Delivery by Drone in Reykjavik
Being Boring – International Art in Reykjavík´s Living Art Museum
The Living Art Museum (Nýló) will open Being Boring, an exhibition about boredom at Nýló’s project space Núllið (zero).
Want to Go to a Concert Inside An Icelandic Volcano?
If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate the summer solstice, head to Iceland to party inside a volcano.
See Iceland’s Full Eurovision Line-Up
The contenders for the final of Söngvakeppnin 2016 – the preselection event to choose Iceland’s entry for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest – were chosen.
Secret Solstice 2016
The Secret Solstice’s third edition is set for June 2016, in the center of Iceland’s capital city Reykjavík, held over the summer solstice weekend.
Reykjavik: Iceland’s Recipe for Survival
How the financial crisis turned into an opportunity to revive culinary traditions and revolutionise Icelandic cuisine.