Author: - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Grapevine New Music Picks: Ægir, russian.girls/bngr boy, Kraftgalli & In3dee

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Autumn has truly arrived in Iceland, and the nights are fair drawing in… no better time to check out some…

Ask Us Anything! What Do Icelanders Eat, And Is There Gold In The Volcano?!

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‘Ask Me Anything’ is back! We’re tackling members’ questions and eatin’ hot dogs in the rain. Please consider becoming a…

Best Of Reykjavík Activities 2022: Best Cinema

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Reykjavík is bustling with activities, from famous attractions to our small hidden gems. And we have busted our balls, pushing…

RVK Newscast 216: Potential Terrorist Plot Foiled, Four Suspects Arrested

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Reykjavík Grapevine editor-in-chief, Valur Grettisson is back with news about a dramatic arrest made by the Icelandic special forces—a situation…

Grapevine Events: Icelandic Dance Company, Sea Zumba And Pantheon!

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Icelandic Dance Company – Ball September 23rd at 20:00 – Borgarleikhúsið- 5,900 ISK Have a Ball this Friday night by…

RVK Newscast 215: The Lava Show On Fire And The People’s Party “Godfather”

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In this episode of RVK Newscast, Grapevine editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson (and his Chief Morale Officer, Pollý!) are in Grandí to…

The Icelandic Roundup: Homemade Bombs In Selfoss And Knife Violence

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In this week’s Podcast, we cover multilingual children in kindergarten, unusually frequent knife violence in Iceland, homemade bombs scaring the…

Best Of Reykjavík Activities 2022: Best Art Museum

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Reykjavík is bustling with activities, from famous attractions to our small hidden gems. And we have busted our balls, pushing…

Best Of Reykjavík Activities 2022: Best Museum

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Reykjavík is bustling with activities, from famous attractions to our small hidden gems. And we have busted our balls, pushing…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Björk, Aaron Hannes, Baldvin Hlynsson, Jónsi & co, and GDRN x Magnús Jóhann

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The temperature may be dropping outside, but it’s getting hot in here! It’s not often we get to include two…

RVK Newscast 214: Bomb Scares And News From The East

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In this episode of RVK Newscast . . . we’re not in Reykjavík! Join journalist Josie Anne Gaitens in East…

Grapevine Events: Arctic Festival, Ólöf Arnalds & Skúli Sverrisson, Gary Hill

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The Arctic Festival 2022 Avant-Punk from Czech Republic – Už jsme doma and Gróa September 15th at 20:00 – Gaukurinn…

Best Of Reykjavík Activities 2022: Best Artist-Run Gallery

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Reykjavík is bustling with activities, from famous attractions to our small hidden gems. And we have busted our balls, pushing…

Best Of Reykjavík Activities 2022: Best Gallery

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Reykjavík is bustling with activities, from famous attractions to our small hidden gems. And we have busted our balls, pushing…

RVK Newscast 213: Parliament Is Back, People’s Party In Trouble

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Welcome back to RVK Newscast! In this episode, the editor-in-chief of the Reykjavík Grapevine, Valur Grettisson, is outside the Icelandic…

Practical Icelandic: Berry Picking (Berjamó)

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Berry picking is a traditional late-summer activity in Iceland. Here are all the words and phrases you need to know…

The Icelandic Roundup: Drugs, Fish, And Unions

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It’s a blockbuster news week on The Icelandic Roundup, as journalists Josie Anne Gaitens and Valur Grettisson tackle the latest…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Hekla, SIGGY, and Björk

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Don’t hate us but we’re glad it’s raining today! It’s the perfect weather to really get into the music that…

RVK Newscast 212: The Icelandic / Danish Candy War

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In this episode of RVK Newscast, editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson, and his trusty chief morale officer Pollý are at Bessastaðir–home of…

Grapevine Events: Svartbysvart, Burlesque, and Icelandic language games

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Svartbysvart Relaunch Party / New collection release September 10th at 17:00 – Týsgata 1 – Free After exhibiting a collection…

RVK Newscast 211: Swimming With Whales

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Hello! It’s been a while (we’ve been printing a magazine), but welcome back to RVK Newscast. Valur and Pollý are…

The Icelandic Roundup: Home-Grown Icelandic Nepotism

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What’s as Icelandic as volcanoes, hot springs and liquorice? Nepotism! Reykjavík Grapevine journalists Josie Anne and Valur discuss how Icelandic…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Mugison, Unnsteinn, and Benni Hemm Hemm

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As the leaves are starting to brown and slooowly cover up the streets, you’d think autumn is already here. It’s…

The Worst Place To Rent In Reykjavík This Month: Hope You Don’t Need Your Liver

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Type: Room in shared apartment Size: 15 sq m Cost per month: 170,000 ISK Available on: housinganywhere.com The state of…

Grapevine Events: Josephine Foster, Walther von Goethe events, and a dance workshop for children

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Josephine Foster with special guest Gyða Valtýsdóttir September 3rd at 21:00 – Mengi – 2,500 kr She is a multi-talented…