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Bardarbunga Volcano In Iceland Possi­ble Coming Back To Life

Bardarbunga Volcano In Iceland Possi­ble Coming Back To Life

A powerf­ul volcano, Bardarbunga, (Bárðarbunga) mig­ht erupt in the High­lands of Iceland A powerf­ul volcano, Bárðarbunga, mig­ht erupt in the High­lands of Ice­land. The Icelandic Met Office has up­gra­ded its aviati­on al­ert status to orange, me­an­ing that a “volcano shows heig­htened or escalat­ing un­rest with increa­sed potential of erupti­on.” Seismic acti­vity is of­ten the precursor […]

August 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones and the Icelandic summer

Game of Thrones and the Icelandic summer

Game of Thrones cast and crew were in Iceland last summer filming their new TV series, Season 4 Game of Thrones TV series’ cast and crew, about 300 people, came to Iceland last summer to film for the new TV series, Season 4.  The Game of Thrones team had already shot scenes in Iceland for season […]

February 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Der Klang der Offenbarung des Göttlichen

Der Klang der Offenbarung des Göttlichen

Der Klang is a theatre play by Ragnar Kjartansson with compositions by Kjartan Sveinsson, performed by German Film Orchestra Babelsberg and Film Chor Berlin A theatre play by Ragnar Kjartansson with compositions by Kjartan Sveinsson, was performed by the German Film Orchestra Babelsberg and the Film Choir Berlin, at the Volksbühne in Berlin, yesterday, February […]

February 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
BAFTA Adwards 2014 – The Act of Killing

BAFTA Adwards 2014 – The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing has won a BAFTA, the British equivalent of an Oscar, for best documentary film The controversial Danish-produced documentary The Act of Killing has won a BAFTA, the British equivalent of an Oscar. At Sunday evening’s award ceremony in London, February 16. 2014, the film was honored as this year’s best documentary film […]

February 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Powerline from Iceland to UK have moved a step closer

Powerline from Iceland to UK have moved a step closer

Powerline linking Iceland and the UK – London financier says funding is in place Plans to build the world’s longest undersea power cable have moved a step closer after a former London banker said his had gathered the support of investors for the IceLink project, linking Iceland and the UK. If built, the 1,000km IceLink […]

February 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Baltasar Kormákur – How He Made it in Hollywood

Baltasar Kormákur – How He Made it in Hollywood

Baltasar Kormákur is currently shooting ‘Everest’ with Jake Gyllenhall, Josh Brolin, Jason Clarke and Emily Watson Universal Pictures has announced that production is underway on Working Title Films ‘Everest’ which is directed by Baltasar Kormákur. The stars in the film ‘Everest‘ are Jason Clarke (The Great Gatsby), Josh Brolin (No Country for Old Men), John Hawkes (Martha Marcy May […]

February 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
China & Iceland Free Trade Agreement has been adopted

China & Iceland Free Trade Agreement has been adopted

China has developed a strategic position when it comes to entering into Free Trade Agreements The Parliament of Iceland (Alþing) has adopted a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Iceland and China, the first FTA signed between China and a European country. Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson put the FTA before Parliament last October, following the […]

February 12, 2014 | By | Reply More