Ásgeir Wins EBBA Music Award

asgeir_trausti_psÁsgeir Trausti was among ten musicians to win an EBBA (European Border Breaker Awards) at the Eurosonic Music Festival in the Netherlands earlier this week. Fellow Icelandic musicians Of Monsters and Men were awarded an EBBA in 2013.

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Sign of the Times

policecar_psThe police in Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, recently stopped a driver on suspicion of driving without a valid license. He gave the police his name, home address and social security number which includes a person’s date of birth.

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Number Ten

keflavikairport_ipaIn number of passengers, Keflavík International Airport (KEF) was the tenth largest airport in the Nordic countries in 2013. And the good news was that KEF had the largest increase last year; 15.6 percent more passengers passed through the airport than in the previous year.

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