Stories of Ringo Starr in Iceland

ringoRingo Starr’s performance in the Plastic Ono Band concert in Iceland was memorable. This is the third time Ringo comes to Iceland and many thought about his first time in the country in 1984. Ringo was the guest of honor at the Atlavík summer festival.

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Archeological Project Featured in National Museum

kolkuos-endurfundir_natmusAn excavation project has been ongoing in Kolkuós in Skagafjördur, north Iceland, since 2003. Kolkuós is the ancient harbor of the Skagafjördur region and is considered to be the main reason for the region’s center of power having been established at the bishopric at Hólar.

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Bird for a Million Awards Announced

bird-for-a-million-winnersEarlier this month the winners of the Bird for a Million birdlife photography awards, held by the Brimnes hotels and cottages in Ólafsfjördur, were announced. The first prize went to Einar Gudmann from Akureyri who photographed guillemots on Grímsey island.

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Borehole in Southwest Iceland Looks Promising

powerplant_psAt a meeting about the aluminum smelter which is being constructed in Helguvík on Reykjanes peninsula in southwest Iceland, held at the Ministry of Industry yesterday, it was revealed that experimental drilling at the peninsula’s high temperature geothermal area has been successful.

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