News Iceland » Music: Iceland’s remote Deplar Farm delights heli-skiers and adventurers
From Reykjavik it was a short flight on Air Iceland to Akureyri, a town of 20,000 on the Troll ... bar, large recreation and music rooms, a high-end kitchen for producing meals, library, theater, yoga center, en-suite bedrooms and other amenities.
News Iceland » Music: Iceland Airwaves Lost ISK 57 Million in 2016
The Iceland Airwaves music festival lost ISK 57 million [USD 553,470] in 2016, Vísir reports. This was revealed in the company’s most recent annual financial statement. “This is a difficult operation,” said festival director Grímur Atlason.
News Iceland » Music: Video Exclusive: Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2017
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 » Music: Additions Announced To Winnipeg New Music Festival
The Winnipeg New Music Festival's (WNMF) unique relationship with Iceland - its innovative composers and their uniquely evocative music - has evolved over a number of seasons. This year is the 100th anniversary of an important milestone in Icelandic ...
News Iceland » Music: In Iceland, food is a challenge, not a meal
We’d spent a lovely evening chasing the aurora borealis in his SUV, listening to the glockenspiels, tambourines, bowed guitars and falsettos that loom so large in Iceland’s famously soft, ethereal music. “Good? Do you like it?” Gísli boomed.
News Iceland » Music: Iceland “Being Ruined By Tourism”
It also bears mentioning that tourists have contributed positively to Iceland’s cultural life, especially its music scene. The concerns that have arisen regarding tourism and Iceland by almost all accounts have more to do with how local and national ...
News Iceland » Music: Iceland: Söngvakeppnin 2018 participants to be revealed on 19 January
Up there in the European north, the cold Iceland is gearing up for their Eurovision 2018 national ... RÚV has once again decided to host their since 2007 established annual music competition Söngvakeppnin. The exciting news coming in is that the ...
News Iceland » Music: The Country of Content Marketing: How Iceland Redefined Itself with a Rebranding Strategy
But these stories couldn’t be further from the reality of Iceland today, with a booming tourism industry and vibrant music scene that have invigorated Iceland’s economy and pulled the country into international visibility. But how did we get here?
News Iceland » Music: What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend
Some tickets remain for the Fairmont Copley Plaza’s Winter Warmer party on Friday night, with live music, comfort foods like winter ... at Restaurant Dill in Reykjavík just before it earned Iceland’s first Michelin star. The pop-up borrows from ...
News Iceland » Music: Sigur Ros to compose music for black-metal biopic Lords Of Chaos
When you think “black metal,” you think Sigur Ros, right? No? Well, regardless, the Icelandic band is building on the more dissonant musical direction it explored on its most recent full-length album, 2013's Kveikur, by composing the score for Swedish ...