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SWANES evoke Nordic beauty on atmospheric electro pop track "Dreams of Iceland"

The Toronto duo SWANES is back with a gorgeous new single entitled “Dreams of Iceland.” The brothers Michael and Stefan Bildy have become known for their particular brand of atmospheric soundscapes and impactful vocals and the new track, out on the Parisian label Kitsuné, does not disappoint.


A Taste of Iceland Invades Minneapolis

Heads up, Minneapolis, a whole bunch of Icelanders are coming to town as part of a cultural exchange called Iceland Naturally. It's meant to raise Icelandic awareness in these parts, and the whole thing is just very super cool: Icelandic bands are coming to the Fine Line, Icelandic movies are coming


What Vt. Might Learn From Iceland About Preventing Substance Abuse

Vermont, like the rest of the country, is dealing with an opioid abuse crisis. And all ideas are on the table for ways to help people who are struggling with addiction and prevent people from becoming addicted in the first place. An approach known as the Icelandic method targets the environment that


6 things you should eat (and drink) in Iceland

Iceland's waterfalls and otherworldly landscapes may be better known outside the country than its cuisine. But there are some pretty unique, homegrown foods here to help you refuel after an exhausting trek. Here are a few eats and sweets to try on your next trip to Iceland.


Iceland From Above In Breathtaking Aerial Photography By Gabor Nagy

Striking aerial landscapes by Gabor Nagy, a multi-talented photographer, and artist currently based in Budapest, Hungary. Gabor focuses mainly on landscape and outdoor photography. He’s a Sony Alpha Ambassador.


Club to present Iceland program

DEWITT — The DeWitt Noon Lions will join Pam Bahr and Jim England Tuesday for a virtual trip around Iceland via the Ring Road. Bahr and England will present Glaciers, Waterfalls and Geysers – Oh, My! -- the next travelogue in the series sponsored by the DeWitt Noon Lions Club. Shows will begin at 3


Iceland, Denmark, and Norway Collaborate to Lower Drug Prices

Iceland will collaborate with Danish and Norwegian authorities to aim to lower the cost of pharmaceutical drugs, RÚV reports. An agreement between the countries was signed in Reykjavík yesterday. María Heimisdóttir, CEO of Icelandic Health Insurance (IHI), says the co-operation is not only about low


Monomoy High Students Travel to China and Iceland

Two groups of students and faculty from Monomoy Regional High School headed out to diverse locations over April break, one group to China, and one group to Iceland. Students participating in the travel opportunity to China, led by MRHS Mandarin teacher Melinda Jones and school staff member Betsy Cas


Hatari: 10 facts about Iceland’s Eurovision 2019 performance group

Hatari will represent Iceland at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with their song “Hatrið mun sigra”. The song is a growl-infused techno piece with a big message — before hate will prevail we must remember to love.


Iceland Supermarket Can No Longer Tell Iceland, the Country, What to Do

U.K. supermarket no longer legally trumps a literal country. Iceland Foods, which operates Iceland supermarkets in the U.K., no longer holds the EU trademark on the word “Iceland,” which is, of course, a sovereign country. The EU Intellectual Property Organisation granted the food company said trade


A New Way of Visualizing Iceland’s Crustal Deformation

Iceland is located along the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the volcanically active zone in the center of the Atlantic Ocean where the North American and Eurasian plates are pulling apart from each other at a rate of 18 to 19 millimeters per year. Most of the plate spreading in southern Iceland is acc


SWANES drop chilled out, serene single, 'Dreams of Iceland' [405 Premiere]

Toronto duo SWANES are sharing their new single Dreams of Iceland a day before the official drop on April 26th. Comprised of brothers Michael and Stefan Bildy, Dreams Of Iceland is another expansive step forward for the pair. Drawing on ancient Nordic song forms, melodies, and recorded folklore, the

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Wiwi Jury: Iceland’s Hatari with “Hatrið mun sigra”

The Wiwi Jury — our in-house panel of music unprofessionals — continues to rate and review the 41 competing entries of Eurovision 2019. Next we head to Iceland, where the award-winning industrial, BDSM, anticapitalist, antiestablishment, techno, dystopian, homoerotic, bondage, sadomaso, demonic Icep


The Range will have an Iceland INSIDE IT when it opens in Yeovil

An Iceland Foods branch will be opening inside The Range when it comes to Yeovil. The Range is due to open on July 12 at 9am - replacing the former Homebase at Houndstone Park.


Iceland launches new website – and there’s £100,000 worth of prizes available

Iceland is giving away over £100,000 worth of prizes, in celebration of the launch of its new website. Yes, you heard it right –Iceland is giving away £100,000 worth of prizes for thirteen days to celebrate the launch of their new website.


Iceland launch huge pizza feast - and it only costs a fiver

Now that we're done stuffing our faces with chocolate, Iceland have launched an impressive deal on another of our favourite foods: pizza. Launching tomorrow, Iceland's new £5 feast meal deal means that for one single fiver, you can get three pizzas, two garlic bread baguettes and a big bottle of Pep


President of Iceland Sends Condolences to Sri Lanka

President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson sent his condolences yesterday to Maithripala Sirisena, the President of Sri Lanka, and the country’s residents due to the terrorist attacks which took place there on April 21. Over 300 people were killed and hundreds more injured across Sri Lanka in a wave


On the Road: The ‘Insider’ takes a trip to Iceland

It had been quite some time since a reader had submitted a photo of the Insider in some exotic location, but Melanie Doiron of Gilmanton came through big time last week with this shot. Doiron took a copy of the Trees Issue with her to Reykjavikur Hotsprings in Iceland on April 15, and it looks like


Iceland Easter 2019 opening hours: When is Iceland open on Bank Holiday Monday?

It's Easter Monday tomorrow, and if you're running low on food supplies and thinking about hitting the shops, it's worth checking opening times before heading out. Iceland stores will be open tomorrow, however opening times will vary depending on your location. The retailer has advised shoppers to c


Olympians from Iceland training in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - While the 2020 Summer Olympics are more than two years away, athletes around the world are training for a chance to bring home the gold, even in Myrtle Beach.