Tango Extremo Show Coming Up in Iceland

tango-extremoThe Dutch orchestra Tango Extremo is currently on tour. On February 16 the orchestra will perform their latest project, “Viva la Vida!”, a tribute to love in its strength and fragility, at Idnó in Reykjavík and promises “an evening full of passionate Argentinean tango.”

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Iguana Found in Reykjavík Church

LandakotskirkjaRev. Patrick Breen at Landakotskirkja church in Reykjavík was surprised when he was informed on Thursday that a more than one-meter long iguana had been found inside the church. Rev. Breen said God-fearing lizards are rare and so he called the police.

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New Exhibition in i8 Gallery

three-parts-whole_i8The group exhibition “Three Parts Whole” by Finnbogi Pétursson, Hrafnkell Sigurdsson and Ívar Valgardsson, opened at the i8 Gallery in Reykjavík on Thursday. The exhibition is intentionally diverse.

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New Exhibition at Gallery Ágúst

specimen-galleryagust_gkA new exhibition of experimental prints and graphic works by Gudrún Kristjánsdóttir, entitled “Specimen”, opens at Gallery Ágúst in Reykjavík today. Her main subject matters, nature, land and weather, appear in a different mode in the prints made with different techniques.

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Constitution of Iceland to Be Sung

constitution-song_castro-olThe artistic duo Libia Castro and Ólafur Ólafsson, who will represent Iceland at the 2011 Venice Biennale, commissioned composer Karólína Eiríksdóttir to write music to the 81 articles of the Constitution of Iceland. The work will be performed in Hafnarfjördur at 3 pm today, February 12.

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Strike among Capelin Workers Coming Up

capelin_ipaIt appears as if workers of capelin processing plants in Akranes, the Westman Islands and in east Iceland will start striking on Tuesday as a meeting at the State Mediator’s yesterday ended without a solution to the debate with their employers on wages.

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