Sónar Reykjavík

An ‘All Inclusive’ Look At Martin Kilvády’s Piece at Sónar

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On the opening night of Sónar Reykjavík, Martin Kilvády along with dancers from Iceland Dance Company and the Reykjavík Dance…

An ‘All Inclusive’ Look Into Martin Kilvady

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As part of Reykjavík Dance Festival and Sónar, Slovakian choreographer Martin Kilvady, dancers from Iceland Dance Company and the Reykjavík…

Swan Lake Without The Swan Song

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On November 14 and 15, the St. Petersburg Festival Ballet teamed up with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra to stage a…

Sigga Soffía’s ‘Kafli 2’: Maybe Too Much Of A Good Thing…

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Walking into a packed Borgarleikhús to see the premiere of Sigga Soffía’s new work ‘Kafli 2: og himininn kristallast’ (“Chapter…

RDF: Every Body’s Spectacular, Whatever You May Think Of Their Art

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As August faded away into an early winter, the Reykjavík Dance Festival (RDF) and the Lókal International Theatre Festival combined…

Some Thoughts On Reykjavík Escape

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Interns at the Reykjavík Grapevine are encouraged to go on short trips or to events and then write about them….

Today At The Reykjavík Dance Festival: Sunday 30 August

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The Reykjavík Dance Festival (RDF) is in full swing, five glorious days of performances, workshops, and more. Navigating the schedule can be a…

Today At The Reykjavík Dance Festival: Saturday 29 August

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The Reykjavík Dance Festival (RDF) is in full swing, five glorious days of performances, workshops, and more. Navigating the schedule can be a…

Today At The Reykjavík Dance Festival: Friday 28 August

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The Reykjavík Dance Festival (RDF) is in full swing, five glorious days of performances, workshops, and more. Navigating the schedule can be a…

Today At The Reykjavík Dance Festival: Thursday, August 27

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Much to the delight of dance enthusiasts, the August 2015 Reykjavík Dance Festival (RDF) kicked off yesterday. This past November,…

Today At The Reykjavík Dance Festival!

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Much to the delight of Reykjavík’s dance enthusiasts, the August 2015 Reykjavík Dance Festival (RDF) kicks off today. This past November,…

Viking Festival: All The Great Things About The Dark Ages, Plus Access To Penicillin

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Much to the disappointment of many holiday-goers, modern day Icelanders are pretty far removed from their Viking ancestors. Ceremonial sacrifices…

A Terrorist Threat in Iceland?! We Investigate…

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In a world of terror and violence it’s nice to live in Iceland, where 70% of all crimes committed are…

The Icelandic Myth In Spanish Media

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Over the last few years, a myth of sorts has developed around Iceland’s response to the economic crash. At some…

Review: ‘Blæði: Obsidian Pieces’

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For this year’s Reykjavík Arts Festival, Iceland Dance Company presents ‘Blæði: obsidian pieces,’ made up of four works by Belgian…

Choreographer Damien Jalet on making ‘BLÆÐI: obsidian pieces’

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This month, Iceland Dance Company will present ‘BLÆÐI: obsidian pieces’ as part of the Reykjavík Arts Festival. The show is…

Reykjavík Arts Festival Is Kicking Off! Cool Stuff Happening Today!

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Readers! Hello. As you may have noticed in our new issue, today is the opening of this year’s Reykjavík Arts…

Venetian Officials Threaten To Close ‘THE MOSQUE’

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Venetian officials have threatened to close the Icelandic exhibition, ‘THE MOSQUE’, after response by Catholic authorities, reports The Telegraph. The…

BANDALOOP: Dancing On The Walls

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One of the most exciting works at this year’s Reykjavík Arts Festival is sure to be the performance by California-based…

Population Of Iceland On The Rise

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Iceland’s population increased by 700 people in the first three months of 2015, reports Statistics Iceland. At the end of…

17.8% Of People Living In Iceland Use Public Transport, And It’s Not Only Who You Think

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Nearly 18% of people living in Iceland regularly used public transport in 2014 according to Statistics Iceland, the official data collection…

Veterinarians Go On Strike

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Icelandic pig and poultry farmers are expressing their anxiety over the upcoming strike involving veterinarians. Members of 16 unions are striking…

A Visit To Quest – Hair, Beer & Whisky Saloon

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To be blunt, the nightlife in 105 Reykjavík leaves something to be desired. So, when I heard that a new…

American Bar Takes Down Flag At MP’s Request

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An American flag that hung above the newly opened American Bar was taken down today, after members of parliament expressed their…