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Jóhannes S. Kjarval: Mind and World

February 5, 2016 - August 21, 2016

Kjarvalsstaðir has been reopened after refurbishment, with an extensive exhibition of the work of Jóhannes S. Kjarval in both East and West galleries of the venue. The exhibition comprises two parts: the principal content will be rarely-seen works from the unique private collection of Þorvaldur Guðmundsson (1911-98) and his wife Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir (1908-2004), which are preserved at Gerðarsafn and are shown alongside pieces from the Reykjavík Art Museum’s own collection. The exhibition offers an excellent opportunity to see key works from…

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Vanishing Culture – Deep Iceland; Photographs by Þorvaldur Örn Kristmundsson

May 21, 2016 @ 12:00 am - September 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Our cultural heritage is forever changing and shifting. In order to preserve rapidly vanishing ways of life, it is important to capture an image instead of leaving a blank page for future generations. This project depicts life in one of the oldest farming communities in Iceland, in the isolated, unspoiled and spectacular West fjords where hardship and harsh conditions have marked daily life since the time of the first settlers. In Iceland, as elsewhere, young people head to larger towns…

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Silent Flashes – The Icelandic Emigration Center’s Exhibit

May 24, 2016 @ 11:00 am - August 31, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

This exhibit includes nearly 400 photographs of Icelandic emigrants, illustrating portrait photography in North America during the time of the westward migration (1870-1914). Nelson Gerrard, historian and genealogist of Icelandic descent from Manitoba, conceived of this exhibit, collected the photographs from all over North America and Iceland, and saw to the graphic design. Most of the subjects are named and their parentage and dwelling-place in Iceland given. Like modern-day Icelanders, the 19th century emigrants were enthusiastic about new technology. A…

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MUGISON Concerts in Reykjavik

May 26, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - July 16, 2016 @ 9:30 pm

Mugison performs his own songs both in English and Icelandic. Talking will be 96% English between songs. — Book a Ticket — Loading...

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SARA BJÖRNSDÓTTIR: FLÂNEUR

May 27, 2016 @ 11:00 am - August 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

At Kópavogur Art Museum,Gerðarsafn, the exhibition Flâneur is an autobiographical journey through the artist‘s, Sara Björnsdóttir, mystical state of mind during a much needed working period in London. She simulates the lyrical demeanor of the flâneur that strolls aimlessly through the city in search for everything and nothing. Text works and collages create stories, moments, feelings of anguish and rebellion. Sara intertwines these works with a spoken narrative about her problems, adventures and eccentric state of mind during this time.…

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Icelandic Sagas: The Greatest Hits in 75 minutes @ Harpa

May 27, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - August 31, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

  Prepare to be thrilled, entertained and intrigued - All the Icelandic Sagas in only 75 hilarious minutes. A UNIQUE THEATRE EXPERIENCE IN ENGLISH. A theatrical comedy roller-coaster ride through the Icelandic Sagas in English. Performed at the iconic Harpa by two of Iceland´s finest actors.   maí 2016 23 maí 2016 | kl. 20:00 27 maí 2016 | kl. 20:00 28 maí 2016 | kl. 20:00 29 maí 2016 | kl. 20:00 30 maí 2016 | kl. 20:00 júní…

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101 Yoga

May 28, 2016 - September 30, 2016
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Every day

Miniyoga classes in English (or Spanish), located in the centre of Reykjavík. Small groups (6 people max) in each class. Schedule is on http://www.101yoga.is/new-page-3/ and it's also possible to book private classes. Perfect for beginners, and relaxing after a long flight.

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How to become Icelandic in 60 minutes

June 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - August 31, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

100% english spoken How To Become Icelandic In 60 Minutes teaches you everything you need to know about being icelandic in just one hour. You walk out of the theatre 100% Icelandic. 100% Icelandic humor The show is much more than a stand up comedy. It is a hillarious, incisive and visual observation of the icelandic human condition, their attitudes, struggles and every day life. 100% Comedy How To Become Icelandic In 60 Minutes is written, directed and performed by…

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Dracula’s Pack

June 23, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - July 2, 2016 @ 8:30 pm
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The Revolution starts now! Tomorrow Dracula's Pack launches at Tjarnarbíó. Dracula's Pack is a revolutionary theatre piece where the audience is directly involved in its creation. We ask a big question: What choices do we have? Together with the audience we try to answer it. We create a better world within the Pack that will be an inspiration to the spectators and will have a ripple effect out in the real world. Through questionnaires our audience will directly influence future performances.…

Landsmót 2016

Landsmót 2016

June 27, 2016 - July 3, 2016

Landsmót is the National Icelandic Horse Competition, the largest outdoor sporting event in Iceland. The first Landsmót was held in 1950 at Þingvellir National Park and has since grown into a large bi-annual festival. The main event is the all Icelandic Riding Horse Competition, but there are other events as well. Landsmót 2016 is a week long event and has content for everyone - from children to adults.

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Arctic Concerts

June 30, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 25, 2016

Arctic Concerts- Every Thursday nights at 20.30 throughout the summer season Tickets: https://tix.is/is/nordichouse Arctic Concerts is a series with outstanding Icelandic and Nordic musicians, performing diverse musically interesting programs at the Nordic House.  The different programs vary in stile; classical, jazz, folk and popular music performed by superb local musicians and Nordic guests, mainly with music from Iceland and it’s neighboring countries. Dinner and a concert The exceptional Aalto Bistro (the Nordic House restaurant) is open for dinner before the concerts, offering…

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Standup Comedy in English: Icetralia

June 30, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 28, 2016

ICETRALIA is an international comedy event featuring two different comedians from two different islands. Duffy and Dagsson bring you everything you want in a comedy show; observations, obscenities and musical numbers. Performed in glorious english language. Jono Duffy is an Australian born comedian and cabaret performer who recently moved to Iceland to avoid poisonous spiders and ex husbands. His comedy is like himself; gay, australian and a bit desperate. Hugleikur Dagsson is a relatively talented icelandic cartoonist who turned to…

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Hörður Áskelsson plays the magnificent Klais organ

June 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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Reykjavík Classics

June 30, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - August 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm

Reykjavik Classics is a new concert series in “one of the ten best concert halls of the new millennium"Lunch-time recitals in Eldborg at 12.30-13.00. Program during the week of June 30th-July 6 includes works by Mozart: Fantasy in D minor K. 397 for piano and Flute Quartet in D Major K. 285. Performing Artists: Áshildur Haraldsdóttir, flute, Ari Þór Vilhjálmsson, violin, Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir, viola, Sigurður Bjarki Gunnarsson, cello og Nína Margrét Grímsdóttir, piano.  Admission kr. 3500. Artistic Director of Reykjavik Classics is Nína Margrét Grímsdóttir." Iceland's award-winning concert hall Harpa and…

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Dark Deeds in Reykjavík – Literary Walking Tour

June 30, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 25, 2016

Come take part in our guided literary walking tours, every Thursday in June, July and August at 3pm! The walk is centered on dark deeds of various kinds in Icelandic fiction, happening in or around Reykjavík, and give a taste of Icelandic crime fiction, ghost stories and history. The walking tours are led by library staff. The walks start at the library in Grófin, Tryggvagata 15. The walk is at an easy pace and takes around 90 minutes. There is…

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Arctic Concerts @ Nordic House

June 30, 2016 @ 8:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 31, 2016

Every Thursday nights at 20.30  throughout the summer season Admission fee to  Arctic Concerts is ISK 2.500. Arctic Concerts is a series with outstanding Icelandic and Nordic musicians, performing diverse musically interesting programs for travelers, as well as locals, at the Nordic House. The concert series is ideal for travelers interested in music from Iceland and the North Atlantic region. The different programs vary in stile;  classical,  jazz, folk and popular music performed by superb local musicians and Nordic guests,…

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15k evening running tour in Reykjavík

June 30, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Do you want to take an evening running tour in Reykjavik city.......for FREE? ....and experience an Icelandic sunset by the sea? We want to offer you a guided running tour around special places in Reykjavík for FREE. Why not combine exercise and sightseeing while staying in Iceland? Everyone is welcome....no need to register ...just show up Meeting point: In front of Menntaskólinn í Reykjavík Distance: 15 kilometers Duration: 2 - 2.5 hours Difficulty: Easy - moderate. For all runners. For…

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Guided tour in English

July 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 19, 2016

Guided tour in English through the exhibition Jóhannes S. Kjarval: Mind and World now on view at Kjarvalsstaðir. The extensive exhibition of the work of Jóhannes S. Kjarval is comprised of two parts: The principal content are be rarely-seen works from the unique private collection of Þorvaldur Guðmundsson (1911-98) and his wife Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir (1908-2004), which are preserved at Gerðarsafn and are shown alongside pieces from the Reykjavík Art Museum’s own collection. The exhibition offers an excellent opportunity to see…

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Renowned Dutch organist Leo van Doeselaar plays the magnificent Klais-organ of Hallgrímskirkja

July 2, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21. At the International Organ Summer series, first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Furthermore, the excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum’s singing can be heard in the church once…

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Angel Olsen & Thee Oh Sees (w. special guest Anna Seregina) @ Húrra

July 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - July 3, 2016 @ 3:00 am

THEE OH SEES ANGEL OLSEN ANNA SEREGINA (COMEDY) DJ Óli Dóri 5.000 ISK. 20 years age limit

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Picnic Concerts @ Nordic House

July 3, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 15, 2016

Welcome to enjoy the summer in our beautiful greenhouse just outside the doorstep to the Nordic House! Every Sunday during summer, various Icelandic artists entertain at 15:00. Admission is free and everybody is warmly welcome as long as it is room. It is possible to buy coffee, cake, drinks and food from Aalto Bistro to take out or to enjoy inside before or after the concert. Musicians performing 26th june: Ingunn Huld 3rd july: Funi 10th july: Ellen Kristjáns 17th july: Myrra…

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Renowned Dutch organist Leo van Doeselaar plays the magnificent Klais-organ of Hallgrímskirkja

July 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21. At the International Organ Summer series, first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Furthermore, the excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum’s singing can be heard in the church once…

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SunJazz @ Bryggjan Brewery

July 3, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 30, 2016

Sundays are live jazz nights at Bryggjan Brugghús, bistro & brewery, by the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. Heading the event is the very talented Hjaltalín pianist, Hjörtur Ingvi Jóhannsson, along with wunder-men Andri Ólafsson of Moses Hightower and Magnús Trygvason Eliassen of ADHD to name just one. Every week they welcome a special guest to play with them, someone of hight standards. You can expect some jazz standards, Christmas classics, warm spirits and very good beer! ENTRANCE IS FREE…

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Yoga classes in english

July 4, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Reykjavík Yoga is a new project that offers travelling yogis and other practitioners high-quality yoga classes in english. Off-schedule private group classes can also be arranged. The classes are weekly, every Wedensday at 5.30-7.00pm, starting on the 18th of May.

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Fantastic Friday

July 5, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
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Hitt Húsið Street Theatre and Creative Summer groups, perform around the City Centre on a Fantastic Friday 26. june at 12-2 pm. 9 ambitious Creative Summer Groups along with The Street Theatre from Hitt Húsið, will be working this summer in the City Centre. The groups are Unnur Sara, The Poet, Ventus Brass, Reginfirra, Blue Eyed Wraith -Tryggvi Geir Torfason, Náttsól, Dansráðuneytið, Staría and Muscycle. The groups projects are diverse and include, poetry, theatre, music and dance. They will perform…

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Eistnaflug 2016

July 6, 2016 - July 9, 2016

Every second weekend of July, thousands of people gather in the small town of Neskaupstaður for the metal festival Eistnaflug. The 30 to 40 bands that participate are Iceland’s top artists in the genre, and well-known foreign groups have also been known to make an appearance. The festival is not limited to metal; everything from rock and punk to black metal is accepted and celebrated at this incredible event. If you are into rock, metal, and Vikings, don’t miss Eistnaflug…

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Schola cantorum choral concert

July 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 31, 2016

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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Gospel for Tourists in Iceland

July 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 31, 2016

Gospel celebration in English. Great singers fill your heart and your spirit with hope. Tickets will be available at www.midi.is

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Sigrún Magna Þórsteinsdóttir plays the magnificent Klais organ

July 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Kári Þormar plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

July 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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Kaleo at Gamla Bíó

July 9, 2016 @ 9:00 pm

ABOUT KALEO Firmly a phenomenon in their home country of Iceland, the four-piece band Kaleo is set to descend upon foreign shores in 2015, bringing their gorgeous blend of folk, blues, country, and rock to a wider mainstream audience in America. Their isolated heritage inspires a unique take on familiar sonic elements, resulting in diversity and freedom on each and every breathtaking track. Best friends since attending elementary school in the small town of Mosfellsbaer outside of Reykjavik, bandleader JJ…

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Summer Opera Gala

July 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Arias, duets and trios In this concert, we will focus on the history of opera in Iceland. Four singers and a pianist will perform a variety of scenes from both Icelandic and international operas. For more information: www.pearls.is

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Kári Þormar plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

July 10, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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Burt Bacharach live on stage

July 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Proclaimed The Greatest Living Composer in 2008 at the 50th Grammy Awards, the ultra-cool hero of contemporary music, Bacharach continues to set industry records and creative standards, writing every day and touring globally to sold out venues. His six-decade career has produced more than 500 compositions with several hit singles featuring simultaneously on multiple global charts - Alfie, Anyone Who Had A Heart, Do You Know The Way To San Jose, Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head, A House Is Not A…

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Improv Iceland at Húrra

July 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
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LIVE IMPROV IN ENGLISH! Following a sold out run at the National Theatre this spring, Improv Ísland - Improv Iceland brings its highly successful improvised show to Húrra. Now in English! Everything is made up on the spot and anything can happen! Join the fun, have a drink and laugh with us! Dates: May 10 May 24 June 14 June 28 July 12 July 26 August 9 August 23

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja –Lára Bryndís Eggertsdóttir organ and Dorthe Højland saxophone

July 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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KEXPort 2016

July 16, 2016 @ 11:55 am - 11:55 pm

KEXPort 2016 is the fifth annual block party and it takes place in the back alley of KEX Hostel. This is a free concert with twelve bands and musicians. Playing this year: Auður GKR Hildur Hórmónar Misþyrming Singapore Sling More to be announced. KEXPort 2016 will be streamed live via KEXP, Kexland and Music Reach.

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Katelyn Emerson plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

July 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Katelyn Emerson plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

July 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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James Morrison Concert @ Harpa Concert Hall

July 17, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Sálarsöngvarinn, Brit verðlaunahafann og einn vinsælasti tónlistarmaður Bretlands síðustu árin heldur tónleika í Eldborg sunnudaginn 17.júlí. Tickets available at www.tix.is  

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Jón Bjarnason plays the organ – The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja

July 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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Clueless @ Bíó Paradís

July 22, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bíó Paradís will be showing the famous 90's movie "Clueless" The film is about a rich high school student who tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way, starring Alicia Silverstone as Cher. The film is loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma.

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Bræðslan music festival

July 23, 2016 - July 24, 2016

A music festival in Borgarfjörður Eystri (north-east of Iceland). Icelandic and international artists will be playing in stunning surroundings in this nature paradise. SOLD OUT

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Berserkjarhlaup – Berserker Run

July 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am

Mountain-run with obstacles. 7 km course with 12 challenging obstacles. Minimum age: 18 years.

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Talented Lavtian organist Ligita Sneibe plays the magnificent Klais-organ of Hallgrímskirkja

July 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21. At the International Organ Summer series, first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Furthermore, the excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum’s singing can be heard in the church once…

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Talented Lavtian organist Ligita Sneibe plays the magnificent Klais-organ of Hallgrímskirkja

July 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21. At the International Organ Summer series, first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Furthermore, the excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum’s singing can be heard in the church once…

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Organist Larry Allen and oboe player Scott Bell – The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja

July 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

Þjóðhátíð 2016

July 29, 2016 - August 3, 2016

One if Iceland's biggest music/party festivals will be held in the Westman Islands, July 29th - 3rd August. Tickets available for purchase at www.dalurinn.is  

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The European championship in Swamp soccer

July 29, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - August 1, 2016 @ 3:00 am

The European championship in Swamp soccer will take place in beautiful surroundings in Isafjordur, in the Westfjords of Iceland. As it sounds, it's soccer played in mud. A great outdoors festival! Swamp soccer Live Icelandic music (bands to be anounced) Bonfire And more Everyone can participate in the swamp soccer. To register send an e-mail to myrarbolti@myrarbolti.com

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Douglas Cleveland plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

July 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Douglas Cleveland plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

July 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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Gay Pride

August 2, 2016 - August 7, 2016

Our parade gets bigger and more fabulous every year but we still want every group to convey some message that addresses the realities of LGBTQ people. There are an infinite number of possible messages so participants’ creativity is key.

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Organist Friðrik Vignir Stefánsson – The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja

August 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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Muse in Iceland

August 6, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

British rock band Muse will be in concert in Iceland in Laugardalshöll on August 6th. This is the second time that Muse perform in Reykjavik, the first time being in 2004 following the release of their record Absolution, the bands third album.

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Mattias Wager plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

August 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

  The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss…

Muse Concert

August 6, 2016 @ 8:30 pm

Part of the Drones World Arena Tour.  

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Mattias Wager plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

August 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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Reykjavík Jazz Festival

August 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - August 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

The Reykjavík Jazz Festival is organized by the FIH Jazz Department, assisted by FIH cultural fund, The City of Reykjavik and the State Fund for Music. It could be argued that the Reykjavik Jazz Festival is re-establishing contact with the Nordic countries as well as France, Germany, Austria and the USA. The Reykjavik Jazz Festival is grateful for the generous involvement of the Nordic House and the cultural attaches of these states to help make this a truly international affair.

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Snarky Puppy

August 10, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The once Texan, now New York-based quasi-collective Snarky Puppy has gone from the best-kept secret to one of the most respected names in instrumental music. Although still "underground" in many respects, the band earned its first Grammy Award in early 2014 (for Best R&B Performance) and has earned high praise from critical stalwarts like the BBC, Village Voice, Guardian, and Boston Herald, as well as the world’s most respected musicians, from Pat Metheny to Prince. They topped the ITUNES Jazz…

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Hörður Áskelsson organ and Sigríður Ósk Kristjánsdóttir mexxosoprano – The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja

August 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Christoph Schoener plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

August 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – Christoph Schoner plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

August 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

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Organist Kári Allansson – The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja

August 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

  The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss…

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2016 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon

August 20, 2016

The 33rd Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will take place on Saturday August 20th 2016. Participants can choose between six distances: Marathon (42,2 km) Half marathon (21,1 km) Relay race (2-4 runners in a team) 10 km race 3 km fun run Kids Run (for children 9 years and younger)

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The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – James McVinnie plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

August 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

James McVinnie

The International Organ Summer in Hallgrímskirkja – James McVinnie plays the magnificent Klaisorgan

August 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The popular Summer Concerts in Hallgrímskirkja Church will be held for the 24th time this summer with four concerts every week from June 18 to August 21.  The excellent chamber choir Schola cantorum gives a concert once a week. At the International Organ Summer series first class concert organists from all over the world perform three times a week, including artists from the U. S. A., Sweden, the Netherlands, the U.K., France, Germany and of course Iceland. Don´t miss a…

Justin Bieber Concert

September 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - September 9, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

The Canadian singer and songwriter Justin Bieber will perform twice in Iceland on his Purpose World Tour 2016. The two concerts will be held on the 8th and 9.September 2016 in Kórinn in Kópavogur.  

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Reykjavik International Film Festival 2016

September 29, 2016 - October 9, 2016

Reykjavik International Film Festival 2016 will be held in September 2016 in Reykjavik, Iceland. The film festival was first held in September in 2004, organized by a group of enthusiasts and professionals and lead by festival director Hrönn Marínósdóttir. The goal was to show progressive new films of high quality and to foster innovation in film making and creating a place to network and socialize for film makers from all over the world. Reykjavik International Film Festival, or RIFF as…

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Icecon 2016

October 28, 2016 - October 30, 2016

Icecon 2016 is a science fiction and fantasy fan convention that will be held in the heart of Reykjavík, Iceland, this fall. On the 28th to the 30th of October, Iðnó theatre (idno.is) will be filled with the fantastic. There will be panels, readings, a Halloween masquerade and other events. Information on registration, membership fee, guests of honour, program and accommodation coming soon. All information will be posted on this event-page and a forthcoming homepage. Any interested parties can also…

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Iceland Airwaves

November 2, 2016 - November 6, 2016

Not only does it feel like an autumnal harvest festival that showcases all the best music the vibrant Icelandic music scene has to offer, but every year the line-up features some of the most exciting artists from all around the world. Iceland Airwaves is a huge festival with venues ranging from intimate to football stadiums, and more than 200 artists playing over the course of five days, and offers a unique chance to experience a year’s worth of concerts in…

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Pearls of Icelandic Song – New Year’s Concerts

December 27, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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Daily until January 5, 2017

On our New Year's program, we will sing Icelandic songs and folk music of elves, trolls and outlaws. We will tell the stories behind the songs and we will introduce to you some the traditions of Icelandic Christmas and New Year’s. The Program is sung in Icelandic and moderated in English. For more information: www.pearls.is

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