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New stars 

New stars  The Icelandic Literature Prize was established in 1989, 34 years ago on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Association of Icelandic Book...

Ten thousand years

Ten thousand years It has been 10,000 years since the highest mountain in the country outside of glaciers, Snæfell, last woke up. Snæfell, which is in Vatnaj...

Litir litanna & hlutfall hlutanna

Litir litanna & hlutfall hlutanna Geómetría heitir nýlega opnuð sýning á Gerðarsafni í Kópavogi. Falleg, spennandi og vel uppsett sýning þar sem 22 lista...

The Volcano Katla is Overdue

The Volcano Katla is Overdue In Katla Glacier is one of the most beautiful and accessible ice caves in the country. The cave is charming, but danger looms ab...

Up & rarely down 

  Food is a very large post in the index basket Up & rarely down  Inflation in Iceland for the last twelve months is now 9.3% and continues to ...

Auður’s living hats

Auður's living hats From the exhebition Halda Áfram by Auður in Gallery Port Auður brings life to hats   Gallery Port at Laugavegur 32 makes the ca...

Laufskálarétt

Horses & men Laufskálarétt is the largest horse round-up in the country, not far from the episcopal seat at Hólar in Hjaltadalur, Skagafjörður. It is alw...

Live port

Live port Reykjavík Harbor is 105 years old, and a quarter of a century ago, the statue Horft til hafs, by Ingi Þ Gíslason, was unveiled on Miðbakki. It was ...

The Eruption in Meradalir

The Eruption in Meradalir On the 3 rd of August, a little over a year after the eruption in Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes peninsula ended, a new eruption ...

Population of Iceland

Population of Iceland According to Statistics Iceland, 376,248 individuals live in Iceland in May 2022. At the end of 2021, the total number of livestock was...

The fish in the sea

The fish in the sea Iceland is one of the largest fishing nations in the world. In this fishing season, which begins on 1 September each year, the Directorat...

100-year-old Fákur

100-year-old Fákur The equestrian club Fákur in Reykjavík, the country's most populous and largest club, is celebrating its hundredth anniversary this year. ...

Photos of the Year

Photos of the year The annual exhibition of The Icelandic Press Photography Association is now in the Reykjavík Museum of Photography, and the exhibition wi...

Green energy

Green energy Iceland is very rich in renewable energy resources. The enormous creation of knowledge in green energy has made us unique in the w...