Lagerbäck to Manage Icelandic Football Team

lars-lagerback-hired_ksiThe Swede Lars Lagerbäck has been hired to manage the Icelandic national team in men’s football, replacing Ólafur Jóhannesson, as announced at a press conference at the headquarters of the Icelandic Football Association (KSÍ) at Laugardalsvöllur stadium in Reykjavík on Friday.

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Interactive Map of Iceland Launched

interactive-iceland-35map_rvsA website with an interactive 3D map of Iceland has been launched. It includes both “must-see” and lesser known destinations in the country and combines information on phenomena like the northern lights with illustrations inspired by myths and legends, such as sea monsters.

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Yoko Ono Creates This Year’s Love Globe

loveglobe2011-yokoono01_rvkartmusThe 2011 Love Globe (Kaerleikskúlan), a special Christmas ornament, was presented at a celebratory ceremony at Reykjavík Art Museum on Tuesday. This year the artwork, entitled “Draw Your Own Map”, was designed by Yoko Ono. As usual, the sales profits will go to children with disabilities.

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