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On Sundays we speak Danish

Jón Svavar Jósefsson     On Sundays we speak Danish In 2018, Iceland celebrates 100 years as a free and sovereign state. On this occasion Árbær...

The House that Disappeared

The House that Disappeared The Eldheimar Volcano Museum on the Westman Islands None of Heimaey’s 5,300 inhabitants had ever expected that a volcanic eruption ...

The Icelandic band Flekar

The Icelandic band Flekar release its debut album ‘Swamp Flowers’ 8. october. There listeners will find lo-fi indie music with psychedelic undertones. We want t...

The Warmth of Nordic Fur

The Warmth of Nordic Fur Feldur Workshop specializes in the design and production of high quality fur products Feldur Workshop is an Icelandic company, si...

Another Space / Eygló Harðardóttir

Another Space / Eygló Harðardóttir Artist talk 18.10.2018 at 20:00 Eygló Harðardóttir and Guðbjörg R. Jóhannesdóttir On the occasion of Another Space, a...

Júlíana Sveinsdóttir

Júlíana Sveinsdóttir Júlíana Sveinsdóttir (31 July 1889 – 1966) was one of Iceland's first female painters and textile artists. Taught initially by promine...

Beyond the mountains

Beyond the mountains Where nature imposes silence Fjallabak means ‘beyond the mountains’ in Icelandic. It’s the name of an old walking route that meanders thr...

Commerce between Iceland and Russia

Commerce between Iceland and Russia – Continuous trade since 1953 Icelanders expanded their fisheries jurisdiction from three miles to four on 15 May 1952. As ...

The Highlands of Iceland

The Highlands of Iceland Photo by Friðþjófur Helgason Nothing in Iceland prepares you for the stark, desolate, raw beauty of the barren upland plateau called...

No Man’s Land

  No Man's Land The title of this extensive exhibition refers to the Icelandic highlands and certain ideas regarding them which Icelanders have long held...

Kristín Jónsdóttir (1888–1959)

Kristín Jónsdóttir, also Kristín Jónsdóttir Stefánsson, (1888–1959) was a pioneering female Icelandic painter. A member of the group of artists who associated w...

Hótel Smyrlabjörg

Hótel Smyrlabjörg The Icelandic Country Hotel Experience Imagine bedding down for the night, under a warm duvet, in the middle of the Icelandic countryside. H...

Iceland Discovered

It will forever remain unknown who was the first man to step on the shores of the island in the North Atlantic now called Iceland. It is, however, well known th...