The Cultural Heritage Agency of Iceland stopped construction of a hotel in downtown Reykjavík after the remains of a coffin were found by the site yesterday.
“The private rooms are naturally intended for people with disabilities, for those who need assistance, and also for those who want to be private and maybe come from cultures in which they don’t want to be naked amongst other people.”
This year’s festival will host 240 bands, the most musical acts to have ever taken part in Airwaves.
Artist Steinunn Gunnlaugsdóttir ackowledges the statue's similarity to a phallus, but says it wasn’t the original point of the work.
Dagur will take a few days off from his mayoral duties while he recovers from a recurring abdominal infection.
Danish grass imported for a restoration project in Reykjavík cost the city ISK 757,000 ($6,500/€5,600).
Iceland Airwaves will be significantly reducing its off-venue locations. Simultaneously, the fee for these locations to host official, off-venue Airwaves concerts is significantly increasing.
New Year's Eve fireworks leave behind them a trail of dust pollution, which could be the highest ever measured in Europe.
The ice-art gallery will feature sculptures that draw upon the Icelandic sagas and Viking history for inspiration.
Back in its original spot where it’s stood since 1937, Bæjarins Beztu has also returned to its original hours.
Rescuers were able to keep one of the whales alive for an astonishing six hours before the tide rose and it was able to swim away again.
Primary school students in Reykjavík will receive all school supplies at no cost starting this year.
The well-attended event, which has been held annually since 1985, commemorates the victims of the 1945 nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki while also urging nations around the world to abolish nuclear weapons entirely.
Reykjavík has only had 343.7 hours of sunshine this summer, making it the grayest summer on record for the city.
The atmosphere was lively at Ingólfstorg square in Reykjavík yesterday, where an international crowd gathered to watch the World Cup final.