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Top 5 list in November


Kristján B. Jónasson Kristján B. Jónasson is the president of the Icelandic Publishing Association, writer and a publisher at Crymogea,…

The world can be changed through fiction


Author Guðrún Eva Mínevrudóttir on making “The Maker” and other storiesAt 32-years of age, Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir is already the…

Macbeth: Brutal and Direct


The entry hall of the Icelandic National Theatre’s Smíðaverkstæði, is filled with a Shakespearean props; armor, swords and Elizabethian furniture,…

The Skeleton Economy

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The Icelandic economy has crashed. The government has nationalized all three of the major banks in Iceland and most Icelandic…

The List


TOP 5 ACTIVITIES ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON Númi (top left)fiorkell Thomasson is a 29-year old half-Icelandic, half- German cook. The…

A Journey Without a Determined Destination


Bringing art out of the galleries“We are interested in the phenomenon of screen-tests. It is an interesting blend of acting…

The Traditional Form does not Appeal to me


Jón Kalman Stefánsson won the Icelandic Literary Prize for his novel Summer Light, and then Comes the Night in 2005….

The Beer Patrol


As a service to our readers, the Reykjavík Grapevine has decided to keep you informed on the best beer price…

The Image of Iceland


Luckily most nations were named before the existence of nation-branding. If people would have been as business-minded in medieval times…