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.
Ísold Uggadóttir, writer and director of And Breathe Normally, won the critics’ award at the Göteborg Film Festival.
The Reykjavík City Theater sold almost 4,600 tickets to its forthcoming production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on the first day of the production’s presale.
Around 50 young people attend weekly group meetings at Samtökin ’78, the National Queer Organization.
Students at the Iceland Academy of the Arts are refusing to pay tuition fees in protest against poor facilities and worsening service at the school.
Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke have arrived in Iceland for the filming of Season 8 of Game of Thrones.
Icelander Ísold Ugga has won best director at the Sundance Film Festival for her film And Breathe Normally.
Ráðhildur Ingadóttir's multimedia installation "Ultimate, Relative" incorporates raw wool, memory, and dreams.
Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid spoke at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Friday.
Twelve songs have been chosen as contenders for Iceland’s 2018 entry in the Eurovision Song Contest.
In honor of the 125th birthday of Icelandic sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson, the Reykjavík Art Museum is offering anyone named who shares the sculptor’s name free entry to Ásmundarsafn, the museum honoring his life and work, for the next year.
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.