Iceland’s first Kattakaffihús, or ‘Cat Café,’ opened its doors last week.
Two Icelandic books were chosen from nearly 200 submissions from around the world for the In Other Words children's literature in translation shortlist.
The debate over a new bill that would make sweeping changes to Iceland’s naming law continues to rage, with the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies and Samtökin 78 issuing statements on both sides of the matter this week.
The latest episode of popular British crime drama Shetland features two Icelandic actors among its cast.
An Icelandic horse named Stormsker became the first of its kind to have the honor of taking the bus.
Deutsche Grammophon will release an album of Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson’s music completed shortly before his death.
Touch Me Not, a Romanian film starring Icelandic actor Tómas Lemarquis, won the Golden Bear for Best Film at the Berlinale International Film Festival this weekend.
Three top chefs from Barcelona are offering up signature dishes using Icelandic salt cod at Tapas Barinn’s Saltfiskhátið, or Salt Cod Festival.
Video and multimedia visual artist Sigurður Guðjónsson has been awarded the Icelandic Visual Arts Council’s first ever Icelandic Art Prize.
Sigurður Pálsson and Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir’s works have been nominated for the 2018 Nordic Council Literature Prize.
The midwinter festival of Þorrablót was celebrated in the capital of Thórshavn in The Faroe Islands.
Musicians, artists, directors, journalists, collaborators, and fans from both Iceland and abroad have flocked to social media to remember the life and legacy of composer and musician Jóhann Jóhannson.
Eight-year-old Rúnar Logi’s drawing of a blue monster was selected as one of the five international winners of IKEA’s Soft Toy Drawing Contest.
Thursday, February 8 marks the twentieth anniversary of Icelandic author, Nobel Prize winner, and national activist Halldór Kiljan Laxness’ death.
Icelandic landscape, along with Icelandic vikings, featured in the halftime ads at Superbowl LII for Turkish Airlines and Dodge Ram
The Friends of the Árni Magnússon Institute association projected their “Orð verða til,” (“We have a word for that”) installation during Reykjavík’s Winter Lights Festival.