Skátar Release New Single

Icelandic band Skátar will release their new single Goth bádum megin (“Goth on Both Sides”) on 7” vinyl and in a downloadable form on October 2 and will celebrate the release with a concert in Kaffibarinn in downtown Reykjavík in the evening.

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Icelandic Artist Nominated for German Award

Icelandic artist Katrín Elvarsdóttir has been nominated for the prestigious 2009 Deutsche Börse Photographic Prize for her exhibition “Equivocal” in Gallery Ágúst in Reykjavík. The prize comes in recognition of raising the profile of contemporary photography.

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Reykjavík Film Festival Launched

The fifth annual Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) was formally launched on Thursday by chairman of the City Council Vilhjálmur Th. Vilhjálmsson. During the 11 days of the festival, around 100 films will be screened from 27 different countries.

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