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News Iceland » Culture: In Photos: Iceland’s Art Crowd Gathers For ‘Embody’ Exhibition Opening

News channel or source: https://grapevine.is/culture/art/2018/01/22/in-photos-icelands-art-scene-gathers-for-embody-exhibition-opening/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Last weekend, the Icelandic Photography Festival opened in galleries all over Reykjavík. One large-scale exhibition proved a particular draw—an ambitious multimedia group show called “Embody” at Gerðarsafn in Kópavogur. The show features a diverse ...

News Iceland » Culture: Icelandic History & Culture in Crisp, 4K UHD Detail Coordinated with AV Stumpfl Avio Control System

News channel or source: https://www.commercialintegrator.com/av/iceland-4k-uhd-av-stumpfl-avio/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Fjords, fish & frame synchronization typifies this exhibit at Tales from Iceland Museum, where AV Stumpfl Avio Control System controls 21 4K UHD players. The most sparsely-populated country in Europe has no shortage of tourists. In fact, Icelandic ...

News Iceland » Culture: In Iceland, food is a challenge, not a meal

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180117-in-iceland-food-is-a-challenge-not-a-meal
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

And as I ate my way down to and across capital city Reykjavik, eating more rotten, sour and dung-smoked foods, it occurred to me that Icelandic food culture was not only odd, but possibly unique. Though eating cheaper and often less-obviously appetizing ...

News Iceland » Culture: How One Woman Brought Haiti’s Coffee Culture All The Way To Iceland

News channel or source: http://uproxx.com/life/cafe-haiti-iceland/
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Some of my earliest memories of Port-Au-Prince, Haiti involved waking up to the powerful aroma of freshly brewed Haitian coffee at my uncle’s house. I’d awaken to find the table set with a white mug of steaming java accompanied by hard dough bread and ...

News Iceland » Culture: Travel: Hotel Rangá, Iceland

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-5284975/Travel-Hotel-Rang-Iceland.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

As the Instagrammers’ playground du jour, Iceland’s spectacular scenery and geographic oddities ... the country still has all the modern conveniences and progressive culture needed to make travellers feel welcome. But where to begin?

News Iceland » Culture: Video Exclusive: Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2017

News channel or source: https://www.fodors.com/news/arts-culture/video-exclusive-iceland-airwaves-music-festival-2017
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

This November, Fodor’s traveled north to Reykjavik to capture the soul and sounds of Iceland Airwaves, the country’s preeminent musical event. Starting in an airplane hangar in Reykjavik in 1999, Iceland Airwaves has continued to grow and expand since ...

News Iceland » Culture: Viking Sex Slaves – The Dirty Secret Behind The Founding Of Iceland

News channel or source: http://all-that-is-interesting.com/iceland-founded-viking-slaves
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Some historians have suggested that though they started out as slaves, the Norsemen in Iceland eventually took the women as wives. If so, then they may have treated them with a basic level of respect. Norse culture placed a heavy emphasis on maintaining a ...

News Iceland » Culture: Could Iceland’s Equal Pay Law Work in the U.S.?

News channel or source: http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/icelands-unique-effort-ending-gender-pay-gap/
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

“In Iceland, we are more used to active measures by the government ... But she concedes that putting such a policy in place in the United States would require a seismic culture shift, starting with lifting the veil of secrecy on what different employees ...

News Iceland » Culture: Greenpeace urges supermarkets to follow Iceland’s lead to go plastic-free

News channel or source: https://www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2018/01/22/greenpeace-urges-supermarkets-follow-icelands-lead-go-plastic-free/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

That’s Iceland the retailer, not the country ... building up a movement to transition to a society free of single-use plastic and the throw-away culture it entails. “The movement to #BreakFreeFromPlastic is on the rise and there’s no stopping ...

News Iceland » Culture: My cultural life: journalist and author Rachael English

News channel or source: https://www.independent.ie/life/my-cultural-life-journalist-and-author-rachael-english-36508966.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

It wouldn't have happened if I'd raised him as a proper little French boy. We were in Picard, which is the French version of Iceland (the frozen-food store, not the country). The sound of toddler meltdowns probably passes as ambient noise in Iceland ...