Schweinegrippenpatient auf Intensivstation

Ein am H1N1-Virus („Schweinegrippe“) erkrankter Mann wird auf der Intensivstation des Nationalen Landspítali Krankenhauses in Reykjavík künstlich beatmet. Vier weitere schwer an der Schweinegrippe erkrankte Patienten sind in den vergangenen Tagen stationär aufgenommen worden.

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New and Green Issue of Iceland Review Out

The new issue of the print edition of Iceland Review has been released. This issue focuses on environment issues, organic farming and fashion design. The issue is called “The Big Switch,” which is also the headline of an article by Zoë Robert on Iceland’s potential to become absolutely sustainable in energy usage.

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Hallgrímur Helgason Exhibits Photographs

An exhibition of photographs by Icelandic author and visual artist Hallgrímur Helgason entitled “A Expansao Islandeasa 2009 – The Icelandic Outvasion 2009” opened in The Contemporary Art Gallery on Skólavördustígur 3 in central Reykjavík this week.

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Glowing City Project Launched in Reykjavík

The City of Reykjavík launched the project “Glowing City” yesterday [09.10.09] in conjunction with the relighting of Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower on Videy Island, off Reykjavík’s coast, to commemorate her late husband John Lennon’s birthday, October 9.

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Gallery Opens in New Record Store Havarí

Gallery Havarí opens today at 2 pm inside the new Reykjavík record store Havarí on Austurstraeti 6 in the city center. Ten of Iceland’s “most cutting edge” and “hottest” visual artists will exhibit and sell their artwork at the new gallery.

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