The Blue Nail Premiers in Harpa

harpa-opening03_goThe Harpa concert hall and conference center started a new chapter in its performance history last Tuesday night with its very first film premier. The film premiered was a documentary about a cancer patient battling prostate cancer, “The Blue Nail”.

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Moustache March Ends with Shaving at KEX

mottumars2011KEX Hostel and Reykjavík barber shop Rakarastofan Herramenn, that have been active in raising funds for the male cancer awareness initiative Mottumars (“Moustache March”) throughout this month, invite men to conclude it with a shave tonight.

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Heated Parliamentary Debates into the Night

althingi-voting-280910_pkHeated debates in parliament continue and this time the subject is a national referendum scheduled to take place alongside the presidential election in June. The day Icelanders cast their votes for a new president, voters are also expected to cast their vote in a national referendum concerning articles in the new constitution.

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Fischexport nach Deutschland unter Verdacht

gold_silber09_bvAm Dienstag wurde das Fischereiunternehmen Samherji von Kontrolleuren der isländischen Zentralbank und des Zolls durchsucht. Es geht um den Vorwurf eines Devisenvergehens, da die deutsche Tochtergesellschaft IceFresh Fang zu niedrigeren Preisen als üblich erhalten habe.

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