The July/August issue of Iceland Review is out. As always, it’s filled with interesting interviews, the News Roundup, accounts of cultural events and numerous quality photos.
The news roundup includes accounts of a giant, arms that alarm and men buried their boats.
Here, you’ll find an interview with author Halldóra Thoroddsen about her award-winning book Double Glazing (Tvöfalt gler), dealing with the unusual subject of love in old age.
There is an interview with Minister for the Environment Björt Ólafsdóttir about plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Iceland.
A new building on the University of Iceland campus is certain to draw attention for its architecture and the multilingual research going on inside it. An interview with Dr. Sebastian Drude, the newly appointed director of the Vigdís International Centre for Multilingualism and Intercultural Understanding, reveals what is needed for a language to survive.
You will be introduced to two women in Stykkishólmur, West Iceland, who have embraced the slow travel philosophy by offering picturesque picnics on the Snæfellsnes peninsula.
Take a look at drawings by a Danish artist from the late 1920s and compare them with photographs of the same sites, taken almost 90 years later.
Award-winning press photographer Heiða Helgadóttir discusses her passion for people; we take you to the Summer Solstice music festival; and we give you a glimpse of the most colorful art exhibit you can imagine.
Harpa Þórsdóttir, the new director of the National Gallery of Iceland, discusses her vision for the museum, housed in a building which was designed as an icehouse.
Take a visual journey with photographer and editor Páll Stefánsson to the county of Norður-Þingeyjarsýsla, a true gem of the north, in the issue’s first landscape series. In the second one, you’ll be surprised to see the magical light of the midnight sun in a series of photos taken around midnight in various parts of the country.
A supplement, covering information about activities and places to visit in East Iceland, accompanies the issue.
This, and much more, awaits you in the latest issue of Iceland Review. You can pick up a free copy at Keflavík International Airport or at numerous tourist destinations in Iceland. If you are a subscriber, your issue is on the way.