Storm Warning in West Iceland

rainfall-highland_psThe Icelandic Met Office has issued a storm warning for West Iceland today. Meteorologist Óli Þór Árnason stated it will start to rain this morning and that the wind speed will gradually increase throughout the day.

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Icelanders Line up to Wed on Lucky Day

church-seydisfjordur-inside_psTomorrow, 07.09.13, is set to be the biggest wedding day of the year in Iceland. The numbers 7, 9 and 13 are considered lucky in Iceland and when you say them out loud after each other it means ‘don’t jinx it’ in the same fashion as touching wood.

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Literaturfestival und Lichternacht

books_psDas Internationale Literaturfestival 2013 wird zwischen dem 11. und 15. September im Nordischen Haus, im Theater Iðnó, in der Harpa und an anderen Orten in Reykjavík stattfinden. Auch die Lichternacht, das Sommerend-Festival wird auf der Halbinsel Reykjanesbær gefeiert.

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