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Sun, 04 Dec 2022 09:00:00 +0000
Gunnarsson reveals his travel secrets
The photographer Gunnar Freyr Gunnarsson now has his own space on the travel website Rexby.com, a site where influencers, photographers and other travelers alike share their expertise. Gunnar is known for the Icelandic Explorer site, among other t...

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 18:30:00 +0000
"We couldn't be happier"
Hilmar Oddsson’s film, ‘Driving Mum’, received the Grand Prix, the PÖFF’s main-prize, at the Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn, Estonia, last weekend. The film stars Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson and Kristbjörg Kjeld, with important role...

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 16:53:00 +0000
Seven year old child critically injured
A seven year old child is among those critically injured after a severe crash on Hnífsdalsvegur last night. The child and two other people were taken to hospital in Reykjavík in an air ambulance.

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 12:22:00 +0000
Icelandic authors an instant hit on Tinder
“I had no idea that Forlagið was advertising the Christmas books on a dating app. So I was completely shocked to hear that we had hit the jackpot in that arena,” says Egill Örn Jóhannsson, CEO of Forlagið.

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 14:30:00 +0000
The high interest environment is like a magic trap that literally absorbs money
Hanna Katrín Friðriksson, Member of Parliament for The Liberal Reform Party, says that if interest charges in Iceland were not the third largest item of expenditure, as they are today, then it would be possible to ensure sustainable prosperity a...

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Fri, 02 Dec 2022 16:24:20 +0000
Velvet Terrorism Will Save the World
The opening of the Pussy Riot concert at the National Theatre is almost unbearably sad. When Putin was first appointed... The post Velvet Terrorism Will Save the World appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 16:14:57 +0000
Visual Arts Are Booming And Christmas Is Coming!
“This will be the creme de la creme,” says Árni Már Erlingsson, visual artist and one of the owners of... The post Visual Arts Are Booming And Christmas Is Coming! appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 16:14:04 +0000
In The Beginning Was The Word: Halldór Ragnarsson Searches For Meaning Through Repetition
“Do you see a paintbrush here?” artist Halldór Ragnarsson asks. He is buzzing around his studio in Skeifan, seemingly fuelled... The post In The Beginning Was The Word: Halldór Ragnarsson Searches For Meaning Through Repetition appeared first o...

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 15:49:06 +0000
Grapevine New Music Picks: Isafjørd and Baggalútur
HOW IS IT DECEMBER?! I mean… happy Friday. If you too are feeling overwhelmed by the final chapter of this... The post Grapevine New Music Picks: Isafjørd and Baggalútur appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 15:35:44 +0000
Great Moments In Icelandic History: Flatus Lifir Enn
Probably The World’s Longest Running Fart Joke On the road between Reykjavík and the North stands a wall that should... The post Great Moments In Icelandic History: Flatus Lifir Enn appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

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