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Kjalarnes & Kollafjörður

  Kjalarnes & Kollafjörður Under the roots of Esja, there is a scale-cut promontory, Kjalarnes, with about 1,400 inhabitants. This beautiful prom...

FILMING IN ICELAND

Iceland’s unique landscape, from bubbling hot springs to erupting volcanoes, attracts film productions from around the world. There’s increasing demand to captu...

From sunrise to sunset

From sunrise to sunset It's easy to forget how dark it is in December. Sunrise in Reykjavík is at about 11 o'clock, and it sets just after three. That's pret...

GUNNLAUGUR SCHEVING

GUNNLAUGUR SCHEVING The artist who challenged traditional views of art At the beginning of the 20th century, Icelandic art was dominated by landscapes.Bor...

Independence Day

Independence Day 104 years ago, on 1 December 1918, Icelanders became independent from the Kingdom of Denmark. Freedom in the shadow of disaster, the First W...

Hats & Graphic Design

Hats & Graphic Design There are currently two fun exhibitions at the Design Museum of Iceland on Garðatorg in Garðabær. H A G E is a collaborative projec...

Tiny house – Long History

Tiny house - Long history The Guard's House in Grjótaþorpið, at Garðastræti 23, is believed to have been built around 1845 by Guard Guðmundur Gissurason. The...

This beautiful row of houses

This beautiful row of houses The row of houses that stands on the slope at Lækjargata, above Kvosin, is now called Bernhöftstorfa. The row of houses, from the ...

Hallgrímskirkja Church

Hallgrímskirkja Church Hallgrímskirkja Church has gotten new lighting, but it has been replaced inside and outdoors. Now the church will be lit with LED lig...

Jæja… Guðjón

Jæja... Guðjón The artist Guðjón Ketilsson (1956) has a retrospective exhibition at Kjarvalsstaðir, where his career is reviewed, as he is today one of the k...

Una’s lovely house 

Una's lovely house  At the beginning of the last century, Unuhús in Garðastræti was the center of culture in Reykjavík. The house was built in 1896 by Guðmundu...

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...