Author: - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Haircut Happiness

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Getting a haircut has always been a difficult thing for me. All these choices you need to make: Which salon?…

10 Reasons to Go to the Reykjavík International Film Festival

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1 This is a once a year chance to see the best independent films from all over the world. The…

The Reykjavík Dance Festival

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Johann Freyr Björgvinsson is one of the founding choreographers of the Reykjavík Dance Festival. Started four years ago, the festival…

Videy: Not Just Landscape

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Surrounded Blind Pavilion by Ólafur Eliasson was originally made for the Venice Biennale Art Festival in 2003 and was put…

Chocolate and Family Values

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What is it with Johnny Depp’s fascination for chocolate? First he dates a woman who owns a chocolate store (Juliette…

Not Just Modern, Van Halen Modern:

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Colourful and with as much variety as possible, that is how choreographer Ástrós Gunnarsdóttir describes this year’s Reykjavík Dance Festival….

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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This year marks the sixtieth anniversary of the bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. To mourn the victims, a memorial was…