Sónar Reykjavík (16 - 17 March 2018) is a winter music festival where talented artists from all over the world perform, both established and up-and-coming artists. Sónar takes place on five stages at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik with total capacity of 3.500 guests. The 2018 final line-up has been announced and be prepared for some electronica, hip hop and advanced music thi ...

The first artists for the popular Secret Solstice music festival in Iceland have been announced. Among artists this year will be the Grammy-nominated pop star Bonnie Tyler from UK, the English grime and hip-hop artist Stormzy and the Canadian rock duo Death from Above. Secret Solstice is very popular among both Icelanders and foreign guests. The festival was first held in the ...

For those who are getting tired of waiting for season 8 of Game of Thrones, good news! The crew is back in Iceland and it is believed that the filming of the last season of the popular HBO show will begin in February. Kit Harington (Jon Snow) and Emilie Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) already arrived in Iceland as well as Clarke’s hairstylist. Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen are t ...

Wow Reykjavík International Games 2018 (January 25th - February 4th) are now being held for the eleventh time in Laugardalur valley in Reykjavik. RIG is the biggest multi sport event in Reykjavik where many of the best athletes in Iceland compete as well as many world class athletes from all over the world. Most of the events take place in Laugardalur valley but also in Egilshö ...

The popular reality show Amazing Race will premier the first episode of season 30 tonight (January 3rd) on CBS. According to Entertainment Weekly Iceland is the first destination for the competitors of TV show, this is the second time that Iceland appears in the show. Amazing Race is widely popular in USA as well as all over the world and has won many Emmy awards. In a video t ...

Locations for the 2019 bonfires on January 6th January 6th is the last day of Christmas in Iceland and is called Þrettándinn or The Thirteenth day. Families in Iceland usually come together in the afternoon and celebrate by going to a bonfire. Most town in Iceland light their own bonfire on The Thirteenth and usually there is a parade where elves, trolls and the Yule Lads lead ...

Most town in Iceland light their own bonfire that usually begins around 8-8:30 PM. It has been a tradition for Icelanders for a long time to go to a bonfire before midnight.  Book your bonfire tour HERE. The bonfires in Reykjavik will be lit at 8:30 PM except for the bonfires in Skerjafjörður and Úlfarsfell.  Ægisíða - 8:30 PM Skerjafjörður, by the street Skildinganes 48- ...

Iceland is certainly the place for those who are interested in or want to study geology. Volcanoes, lava fields, earthquakes, glaciers and tectonic plates. All this and much more can be found in Iceland. It's like looking at good work of art to see a geological map of Iceland. We would like to recommend to you a great geological map that can be found on the web, where you can ...

The Canadian travel company, Flight Network, recently published the list of The World's 50 Best Beaches. According to the list Reynisfjara is among the 50 best beaches in the world, listed number 20. Unlike most beaches on the list Reynisfjara is not the typical sunbathing beach but the beach is a black pebble beach and the average annual temperature there is 11°C. The list de ...

Öræfajökull volcano is one of the biggest volcanoes in Iceland. It is located in the south part of the Vatnajökull glacier, by Hvannadalshnjúkur 2109 m high, in the south-east part of Iceland. Öræfajökull has erupted twice since the settlement of Iceland. In 1362 when the volcano destroyed the area called Litla-Hérað (The small Shire) killing a lot of people and destroying a l ...