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Culture

Culture related affairs from the Icelandic Times magazine

Volcano House

Iceland vs.The Volcano Icelandic Times visits Reykjavik´s Volcano House With its intriguing round facade, floor to ceiling windows and bright yellow signa...

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...

The Haunting of Reykjavík

The Haunting of Reykjavík By Steinar Bragi When the people of Iceland moved to the city they didn’t leave their ghosts behind, nor their need to keep them in ...

Bishop Jón Arason (1524—1550)

The surplice of bishop Jón Arason (1524—1550) of Hólar in Hjaltadalur is among the most celebrated art treasures in the National Museum of Iceland, being the on...

Bessastaðir

In the presidential residence church at Bessastaðir on the Alftanes Peninsula near Reykjavik there is a glass-mosaic window, showing the incident during the voy...

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...

Skólavörðustígur

Skólavörðustígur is The Art, Cafts and gourmet Street of Reykjavík, Iceland. Here you can find handmade Icelandic desing chlothing, jewelrys, arts, cafes, res...

Snæfellsnes Peninsula,

SNÆFELLSNES IS THE NAME OF THE LONG PENINSULA IN THE NORTHWESTERN PART OF WEST ICELAND.   Snæfellsnes is a popular destination, especially for its ...

The oldest relics discovered

Djupivogur in east Iceland very close to Hamarfjörður The oldest relics discovered so far in Iceland are some Roman bronze coins, forged in the years 270-30...

Emilie Dalum

Emilie Dalum Emilie 18.08.-29.10 2018 “Undergoing chemo therapy can be equated with a boxer being knocked out over and over again. Lying on the floor, dizzy ...

ICELANDIC FISHING INDUSTRY

ICELANDIC FISHING INDUSTRY IN NUMBERS The Fishing industry is one of the key industries in Iceland,and directly employs around 7,500 people, or approx. 3.9% ...

Réttir

Réttir – The Yearly Sheep Round-Up! In September the majority of farmers across the country will be herding their sheep from the plateaus of Iceland, which hav...