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Eternal Echoes: Homage to Kjarval ?– Dance happening inspired by Kjarval

24.08.2016 - icenewsis: There is an event in Kjarvalstaðir in Reykjavik that is not to be missed this coming Friday. The Iceland Dance Company presents a happening, directed by duo Erna ?“marsdóttir and Valdimar Jóhannsson in the Reykjavik Art Museum at Kjarvalstadir on Friday, A...

No drone zone at Vatanjökull Glacier Park (Video)

19.08.2016 - icenewsis: Park rangers in the north of Vatanjökull Glacier Park have banned the use of drones in the area. Drones have been popular in nature photography of late and videos made by drones are a trend as well. Park rangers say that by banning the drones they are fir...

Wall street lawyers hold no fear for Iceland’s defiant prime minister

11.08.2016 - icenewsis: IceNews recently reported about Wall Street lawyers preparing to indict the Icelandic government for defaulting on sovereign claims. Bloomberg reporter interviewed Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson, who struck a defiant tone as he brushed ...

Iceland’s new president officially takes office today

01.08.2016 - icenewsis: While election results came in on 26th June  and Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, who led polls for weeks, if not months leading up to the elections, was elected Iceland’s new president. Iceland has effectively from today 1st August, a new president as Johannesson ...

Icelandic tour company offers Pokemon Go Tours

29.07.2016 - icenewsis: The Icelandic tour operator Reykjavik Excursions has set up a Pokemon Go Tour, which will be a city tour in capital area of Reykjavik. This type of tour is a first as far as Einar Bardarson Reykjaviks Excursions Operations Manager is aware. According to B...

Slutwalk in Reykjavik today

23.07.2016 - icenewsis: The Slutwalk has been held in Reykjavík for six years, and this year the march is happening today, leaving from Hallgrímskirkja church at 2pm. The march has been well received in Icelandic society and an array of people march in support, the notion has st...

Egill Sæbjörnsson to represent Iceland at the 57th Venice Biennale.

19.07.2016 - icenewsis: Artist Egill Sæbjörnsson has been selected to represent Iceland at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, the pavilion will be curated by Stefanie Böttcher. Egill Sæbjörnsson is a visual artist, performer, musician and composer. His works often consist of comb...

A wandering polar bear shot dead in Iceland

18.07.2016 - icenewsis: An adolescent female polar bear was killed with a gunshot wound to the neck by a farm not far from the town of Sauðárkrókur in north Iceland late last night. The animal was spotted by a farmer out horseback riding, he promptly notified the police who call...

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