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The Icelandic Roundup: A New Podcast From Reykjavík Grapevine

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We’re excited to announce a new podcast from the Reykjavík Grapevine: The Icelandic Roundup. The Icelandic Roundup is your weekly…

Grapevine’s 16th ‘Ask Me Anything’ This Friday!

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This Friday, March 11th, at 14:30 Icelandic time, the Reykjavík Grapevine will hold its sixteenth Ask Me Anything (AMA). You,…

Grapevine Music News: GusGus at Eurovision, Ye Nod To Icelandic Teen & Vikings Score Netflix

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You know The Grapevine. We bring you the Icelandic news. We love our Icelandic music. So why wouldn’t we love…

Grapevine Picks: Finnish Saunas, Circus Sideshows and Mysterious Landscapes

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Here’s our weekly set of damn good reasons to leave your cosy Reykjavík home over the next seven days. Yes…

Practical Icelandic: Greetings

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How do you say hello in Icelandic? Turns out there’s way more than one way… in this episode of Practical…

RVK Newscast 168: All Covid Restrictions Lifted

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Welcome back to RVK Newscast! Today Grapevine journalist Josie Anne dips her toe into the latest news from Iceland: an…

RVK Newscast 167: MP Blowin’ In The Wind

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Hello and welcome back to RVK Newscast! Today, editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson is reporting on (and in) stormy conditions in Iceland,…

RVK Newscast 165: Icelandic Gun Crime

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Welcome back to RVK Newscast! Today, editor-in-chief, Valur Grettisson, and his Chief Morale Officer, Pollý, report from a very snowy…

RVK Newscast 166: New Icelandic Sign Language

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Hello from Blue Lagoon! Reykjavík Grapevine journalist Josie Anne Gaitens goes for a wander in the winter landscape and brings…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Seabear, Benni Hemm Hemm and Árný Margrét

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New sounds from some elusive folksters, a quirky indie stalwart and a rising legend. These little beauties—and so many more…

Grapevine Picks: Latin Jazz, French Cinema, Military Ruins and Art From Undies

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Here’s our weekly set of incentives to pull on a parka and leave the house. Yes it’s icy underfoot, but…

Reykjavík Grapevine’s 15th ‘Ask Me Anything’ Now Online!

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Reykjavík Grapevine’s 15th ‘Ask Me Anything’ session is now available to watch online Editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson and Youtube Content Coordinator…

RVK Newscast 164: Inflation And A Whaling Ban?

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Welcome back to RVK Newscast! Today Reykjavík Grapevine editor-in-chief Valur Grettison (joined by his Chief Morale Officer, Pollý) takes a…

RVK Newscast 163: Tragedy at Þingvallavatn

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Welcome to Reykjavík Grapevine’s Newscast. Today editor-in-chief Valur Grettison (and Pollý) visits Þingvellir National Park to talk about a recent…

Grapevine’s 15th ‘Ask Me Anything’ This Friday!

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This Friday, February 11th, at 14:30 Icelandic time, the Reykjavík Grapevine will hold its fifteenth Ask Me Anything (AMA). You,…

Supernatural Iceland: Elves

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Welcome to Supernatural Iceland! In this episode we take a peak into the world of the infamous Icelandic elves, or…

Reykjavík Grapevine Walking Tours: Throw A Frisbee For Pollý

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When you visit Reykjavík, come and meet Pollý and the Grapevine crew! New dates for our Walking Tour Of Reykjavík…

Grapevine Music News: Laufey, Bríet And A Eurovision Ding-Dong

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Three stories from the music news desk at Grapevine Towers… Laufey Jazz wunderkind Laufey Lin—who established an enviable international profile…

Grapevine Picks: Illuminating Art, Sámi Cinema And Gluttonous Ramen Gobbling

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As Reykvíkingurs emerge from yet another contraction-expansion cycle of their ability to gather, we present illuminating art, Sámi cinema, and…

Your Grapevine Valentine… In A Box

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That annual international day of hearts, flowers and chocolates is fast approaching! We know how hard it is to decide…

The Grapevine’s New Music Picks: Árný Margrét, Possimiste and ZAAR

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This week: a new song from emerging folk star Árný Margrét, a new collaborative video from stargirl Possimiste and a…

Grapevine Picks: DJ Silja Glømmi, Pop-Up Art and Saxy Jazz

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Counter-covid measures, (details of which are available here), are still having an impact on Reykjavík’s cultural life. But around the…

RVK Newscast 162: Rage Against The Danes

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Welcome to back to RVK Newscast with editor-in-chief of Reykjavík Grapevine, Valur Grettison, joined by his trusty Chief Morale Officer,…

RVK Newscast 161: Ice Cave Wedding

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Welcome to an extra-special episode of RVK Newscast, coming to you today from inside an ice cave in Langjökull glacier!…

Win A Signed Copy Of The New RAX Book

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Icelandic photographer RAX (Ragnar Axelsson), has been creating striking portraits of Nordic nature for over forty years. His signature style—stark…