First Nordic Fashion Biennale

The Nordic House in Reykjavík will be hosting the first ever Nordic Fashion Biennale between March 19 and April 5, focusing on fashion and jewelry design from the western Nordic countries, Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

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Icelandic Online Library a Hit

Icelandic online library Snara received 511,000 hits by 30,000 users in a recent free online library week (March 2 to 9)—four times its usual number. The online library has an extensive collection of dictionaries, recipe books and classic novels.

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Iceland’s Skátar Release Vinyl Album

A new album by Icelandic rock band Skátar Goth bádum megin (“Goth on both sides”), released on vinyl, has finally hit the market, four months behind schedule. Its release was originally scheduled for October last year, but was delayed because of the economic crisis.

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Press Photo Exhibition Opens

The annual photographic exhibition of the Icelandic Journalist Association will be opens in Gerdarsafn art museum in Kópavogur today. President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson will deliver the opening address.

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