Major Rap Concert in Downtown Reykjavík

Icelandic rapper Sesar A will hold a concert in Reykjavík nightclub Gaukur á Stöng next Friday to celebrate the release of his third solo album Of gott (“Too Good”). DJ Static from Denmark will be a special guest performer and play in Iceland for the first time.

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Winter Edition of Iceland Review Released

Iceland Review’s final issue of the year, IR 45.04, entitled Safekeeping hits newsstands this winter. This edition examines the chilly nation in the heat of internationalization from the perspective of efforts underway to maintain a national identity.

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Iceland’s Woman of the Year Named

Iceland’s most prominent women’s magazine Nýtt Líf named Freyja Haraldsdóttir Women of the Year for 2007 in its latest issue, published this week. Haraldsdóttir has actively fought to change attitudes towards disabled people.

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New CEO for Icelandair Group

Icelandair Group’s CEO Jón Karl Ólafsson will step down, as announced yesterday, and Björgólfur Jóhannsson, CEO of Icelandic Group, will take his place. Jóhannsson is expected to leave his post as CEO of Icelandic Group.

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