Today is Easter Monday

Easter Monday is a bank holiday and the last day of Easter celebrations in Iceland. It is known as Annar í páskum (“The second day of Easter”) in Icelandic and also commemorates the resurrection of Christ.

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Today is Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, Páskadagur (“Easter Day”), Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ. In Iceland people have roast meat for dinner, often lamb, and enjoy chocolate Easter eggs.

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The 2009 Cod War Has Begun

The second annual Cod War, a music competition on behalf of Icelandic record label Cod Music, has begun. Last year 100 bands submitted their material, which is more than the organizers dared hope for, so they expect even more bands to participate this year.

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