Blue Army Removes 875 Tons of Rubbish

reykjanes-gardskagaviti_psThe Blue Army (Blái herinn) is an informal organization founded by sport diver Tómas J. Knútsson from Sandgerdi, southwest Iceland. He was disgusted by all the rubbish in Iceland’s harbors. In 16 years, the Blue Army has removed 875 tons of rubbish.

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Steve-O to Perform in Iceland

steve-o_wikiSteve-O of Jackass is coming to Iceland in November to host a performance in Háskólabíó in Reykjavík which will be a mixture of stand-up and a “danger” show. He and his friends from Jackass came to Iceland ten years ago during their “Don’t Try This at Home Tour”.

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New Album and More Artists at Airwaves

snorrihelga-live-polandIcelandic solo artist Snorri Helgason, formerly of Sprengjuhöllin, released his sophomore album, Winter Sun on August 4. In other news, 50 more artists have been announced for the Iceland Airwaves music festival in Reykjavík, October 12-16.

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Baby on Curb in Good Health, Parents in Shock

baby_psChild protection authorities have spoken with the parents of a baby who was found sitting alone in a car seat on a sidewalk in western Reykjavík early yesterday morning and determined that it had not been neglected but that this had been a single case of a mishap.

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Medieval Day and Blueberry Fest in West Fjords

isafjordur02_pkTomorrow, August 20, the Inndjúpsdagur, a one-day festival in the innermost fjord Ísafjardardjúp in the West Fjords, will be held for the first time. The family-friendly program will have a medieval flair. The following weekend, August 26-28, a Blueberry Festival will be held in Súdavík by Ísafjardardjúp.

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