Though Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower will be lit tonight on Viðey island near Reykjavík, most locals will have another event on their mind: Iceland’s football match against Kosovo at Laugardalshöll stadium.
For the past couple of weeks, UK public relations and communication firm Burson-Marstellar has been requesting corrections on news articles about Iceland in at least 11 major international media sources on behalf of the Icelandic government.
Current Prime Minister of Iceland Bjarni Benediktsson sold millions of ISK in assets at Glitnir bank before the 2008 banking collapse.
Ten-year-old rapper Úlfur Emilio a.k.a. Góði Úlfurinn (The Good Wolf) released his first single “Græða peninginn” last weekend.
A new report estimates that ISK 372 billion (USD 3.5 billion/EUR 3 billion) is needed to repair infrastructure in Iceland.
Icelandic writers Jón Kalman and Sjón are on a speculative list of those most likely to be named this year’s Nobel laureate for literature.