Sigur Rós front man Jónsi will compose the song for the end credits of the forthcoming and final installment of the popular animated “How to Train Your Dragon” film trilogy.
The Icelandic Literature Centre received a record 119 grant applications for translation of Icelandic works in 2017.
Icelandic authors Yrsa Sigurðardóttir and Ragnar Jónasson have founded a new Icelandic crime fiction award.
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson decorated 12 Icelanders with the Knight’s Cross yesterday.
Four artists have been added to the list of those who will receive a so-called “honourary artist salary,” a state-funded grant meant to recognize artistic contributions.
Many Icelanders who attempted to buy red cabbage for their Christmas Eve dinner this year came home empty handed, as it was sold out across Reykjavík.
Icelanders who support the People’s Party and Center Party are most likely to opt for an artificial Christmas tree this year, while Reform Party supporters are most likely to set up real trees.
The film crew of “Burial Rites” has visited Húnaþing vestra municipality, North Iceland, several times in order to explore the possibility of shooting there.
Movie star Jennifer Lawrence is set to produce and star in 'Burial Rites', a film about the last execution of a woman in Iceland.
The first of 13 “Yule Lads” travelled across Iceland last night filling good children’s shoes with gifts.
The organizing committee for Iceland’s 100th anniversary of sovereignty announced funding yesterday for over 100 projects to mark the centennial next year.
Iceland is the honorary guest of the Christmas Market in Strasbourg, which is held for the 447th time
Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the newly appointed prime minister of Iceland, holds a master's degree in literature and is due to teach a literature course this spring.
Icelander Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir has won the 2017 Kolkata International Film Festival Award for Best Director for her film The Swan.
The board of Associated Icelandic Ports (Faxaflóahafnir) would like to protect the ‘fishermen’s huts’ in Reykjavík’s old harbour.
The University of Iceland officially confirms their participation tomorrow in an international network offering free online courses to the public.
Paramount TV and Anonymous Content have acquired the rights to Icelandic author Bergsveinn Birgisson’s novel “The Black Viking”.
The number of Icelanders who are not registered members of any religious organization has more than doubled since 2010.
The seventh annual Icelandic Beer Festival will be held in the period of February 22-24th next year, celebrating Beer Day in Iceland.