Symposium on Contemporary Nordic Art in Reykjavík

hafnarhus-rvkartmus_ps‘Alternative North’, a symposium on contemporary Nordic art, will be held at Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús November 5-7. The symposium brings together an international group of curators, art writers and program directors to discuss and debate the state of contemporary art in the Nordic countries.

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Icelandic Musicians Tour the World

olafurarnalds-concert_imxAfter the success of his acclaimed second full-length album …and they have escaped the weight of darkness and his performances at the Shanghai World EXPO in China and in Seoul, Korea, Icelandic indie pop-rock artist Ólafur Arnalds has hit the road, as have other Icelandic musicians.

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Cutbacks to Healthcare in Iceland Eased

oddnyghardardottir_althingiProposals on drastic cutbacks to healthcare institutions outside the capital region as presented in the 2011 budget bill will be reviewed and the blow softened, according to Oddný G. Hardardóttir, chairwoman of the Althingi parliament’s Budget Committee.

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