Viking Ship, no Nudity in Reykjavík Pride Parade

Icelandic pop singer Páll Óskar Hjálmtýsson will ‘sail’ on a Viking ship “for the Icelandic settlement queens” in this year’s Reykjavík Pride parade, which will take place on August 8. Páll Óskar also stated that there will be no “tits and asses” in this year’s parade.

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Icelanders Surpass 330,000 Mark

The population of Iceland at the end of the second quarter of 2015 was 330,610, 166,170 males and 164,440 females, surpassing the 330,000 mark for the first time. The population increased by 870 from the previous quarter.

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Strommasten werden erneuert

Die 220 Kilovolt-Hochspannungsleitung Sigalda 2 zwischen dem Búrfell und dem Sigaldakraftwerk wird in diesen Tagen erneuert. Nach Fertigstellung der Arbeiten im Herbst soll die Stromdurchflussmenge von 300 auf 600 MW verdoppelt werden können.

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