Children’s Book Prize Awarded

hrafnsauga_children-s_book_awardThis year’s children’s book prize was on Wednesday awarded to Kjartan Yngvi Björnsson and Snæbjörn Brynjarsson for their story Hrafnsauga, the first in a fantasy trilogy for teenagers. Each year, the competition’s organizers select one manuscript to be awarded ISK 500,000 (USD 3,885, EUR 3,000).

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New Album Releases in Iceland

latin_faculty_albumThe double album Latin Faculty, with lyrics written by various authors and performed by nine vocalists, including Eivør Pálsdóttir, Guðrún Gunnarsdóttir, Þór Breiðfjörð and jazz singers Marína Ósk Þórólfsdóttir and Erla Stefánsdóttir, was recently released by Ingvi Þór Kormáksson.

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