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RVK Newscast 159: Eruption Shockwaves And Quiz Chaos

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Welcome back to RVK Newscast. Today Reykjavík Grapevine’s editor-in-chief, Valur Grettison, is in the town of Mosfellsbær to discuss a…

Valur Wants You! Join The Grapevine’s YouTube Channel

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We at Grapevine Towers have been so touched by your support so far—truly, our readers and viewers are the best…

Reykjavík Grapevine’s 14th ‘Ask Me Anything’ Now Online

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It’s a new year, and we’ve got a new ‘Ask Me Anything’ session to celebrate! Editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson and Youtube…

Grapevine Picks: Muggur and Erró

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Despite the burgeoning pandemic causing the cancellation of events all around Reykjavík, the city’s creative strength and diversity mean that…

The Grapevine’s New Music Picks: Power Paladin, Salóme Katrín and Pale Moon

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Iceland’s newest pandemic restrictions, announced today, mean that that we’re unlikely to be going out to see bands any time…

RVK Newscast 158: Lightning and Kennel Cough

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Welcome to a particularly blustery episode of RVK Newscast! Today we bring you to the town of Garðabær, a municipality…

RVK Newscast 157: Earthquakes Silenced And Important #MeToo Moment

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Happy New Year! Reykjavík Grapevine’s editor-in-chief, Valur Grettison (joined by special trainee reporter, Illugi Valsson) is back with all the…

Supernatural Iceland: Trolls

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Welcome to Supernatural Iceland! In this episode we’re looking at Trolls, one of the most famous otherworldly inhabitants of Iceland….

Grapevine’s 14th ‘Ask Me Anything’ This Friday!

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This Friday, January 14th, at 14:30 Icelandic time, the Reykjavík Grapevine will hold its fourteenth Ask Me Anything (AMA). You,…

Get Your Grapevine Delivered & Join Us For A Chat

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You probably know us for our pithy views on Icelandic news. You may even know us for our YouTube newscasts,…

The Grapevine’s New Music Picks: Vök, Hugar and Brynjar Daðason

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With that pesky pandemic limiting our ability to go out and see music played live, it’s a good thing that…

Grapevine Picks: Intimate Art and Immersive Installations

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Despite the burgeoning pandemic causing the cancellation of events all around Reykjavík, the city’s creative strength and diversity mean that…

Happy New Year 2022

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Gleðilegt nýtt ár! Happy New Year from Reykjavík Grapevine! Filmed in Borgarnes on 31st December 2021. Thank you for all…

Grapevine Christmas Goodies In January Sale!

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Well another Christmas has come and gone, but there’ll be another one along sooner than you know it. And so…

RVK Newscast #156: Volcano Update

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Welcome back to Reykjavík Grapevine’s Newscast with editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson. Today we finally return to the Fagradalsfjall volcano to give…

The Grapevine’s New Year Musical Picks: Ólafur, Gyða and Rafnar

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So it’s the last week of 2021. And with one ear on the upcoming hectic shenanigans of New Year’s Eve,…

RVK Newscast #155: Return Of The Volcano?

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Welcome back to Reykjavík Grapevine’s Newscast with editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson. Today’s news: Iceland is experiencing its worst ever Covid-19 numbers,…

Enter Our Quiz To Win Grapevine Goodies

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Just in case Santa didn’t bring you what you wanted this Christmas, (was your naughty/nice ratio a bit top-heavy over…

Supernatural Iceland: Christmas Bonus Episode

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Welcome to this SPECIAL BONUS EPISODE of Supernatural Iceland! For a extra dose of winter cheer we’re bringing you all…

Grapevine Picks: Festive Movie Parties, Abandoned Art and Reflecting on Seyðisfjörður

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It’s Þorláksmessa! And almost Christmas! But there’s no let up in The Grapevine’s obsession with keeping our dear Reykvíkingar readers…

Practical Icelandic: “Merry Christmas”

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Velkomin! Welcome to episode 2 of Practical Icelandic, the series where Reykjavík Grapevine teaches you simple and useful phrases for…

RVK Newscast 153: Omicron And Björk On The Big Screen

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Happy winter solstice! On the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, Reykjavík Grapevine editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson brings…

Have Yourself A Stress-Free Grapevine Christmas

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‘Twas the Saturday before Christmas, and Laugavegur—Reykjavík’s main shopping drag—was far from quiet. Reykvíkingurs thronged the street this afternoon, scurrying…

Grapevine Christmas Music Picks: All The “Gleðileg Jól” You Could Possibly Pack Into A Playlist

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It’s the last Friday afternoon before Christmas Eve. And if you’re not imposing festive cheer on your office party by…

RVK Newscast 152: New Milestone For COVID-19

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Welcome back to RVK Newscast! In this episode we explore the amazing exhibitions in Perlan, while editor-in-chief Valur Gretttison brings…