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  • EDITION Lobby bar

    Reykjavik EDITION Hotel to open this November

    The Reykjavik EDITION Hotel will be the latest hotel to open its doors in Iceland’s capital city, available for stays from 9th November. The hotel is part of EDITION Hotels, a luxury lifestyle hotel brand created by hotel maverick Ian Schrager in partnership with Marriott International. The five-star Reykjavik EDITION is located in the historical,…

    • 4 November, 2021
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  • League of Legends Worlds 2021

    One of the largest e-sports tournaments in the world, Riot Games’ League of Legends (LoL) Worlds 2021, is coming to an end in Reykjavík’s Laugardalshöll indoor sports arena. The championship showdown will take place on November 6th after more than four weeks of competition. This is the second major League of Legends e-sport tournament in…

    • 4 November, 2021
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  • GGWCUP-iceland

    Global Goals World Cup (GGWCUP)

    The annual Global Goals World Cup Finals will be held November 8-10 in Iceland, where each team will represent one of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The goal of the GGWCUP is to amplify the importance of closing the PLAY GAP, advancing gender equality, and the UN Global Goals. GGWCUP is one of…

    • 4 November, 2021
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  • RGF 2020

    Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders

    On November 9-10, 2021, Women Political Leaders (WPL), the Government of Iceland, and the Icelandic Parliament will co-host the fourth annual Reykjavík Global Forum in Harpa Conference Center. The Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders is not just a conference – not just a single moment on the calendar. It is both a convening and a community. And…

    • 4 November, 2021
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  • WGC 2020+1

    World Geothermal Congress 2020+1

    World Geothermal Congress 2020+1 was held in Harpa Conference Center October 24-27, 2021. Initially, the Congress was supposed to take place in Reykjavík in the spring of 2020. However, organizers postponed the event until now due to travel restrictions and uncertainty worldwide. Approximately 1,100 delegates were on-site for the event, while another 800 participated virtually,…

    • 4 November, 2021
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  • Arctic Circle 2021

    Arctic Circle Assembly 2021

    The conference was held on October 14-17, 2021, at Harpa Conference Center and Concert Hall in Reykjavík. The annual Arctic Circle Assembly is the largest annual international gathering on Arctic issues. This year it was attended by more than 1,400 participants from 60 countries, including heads of states and governments, ministers, members of parliaments, officials,…

    • 4 November, 2021
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  • Volcanic eruption at Geldingadalur

    60 Minutes broadcast from Geldingadalir volcano 

    Bill Whitaker, a reporter for 60 Minutes, got up close and personal with the energy of Geldingadalir Volcano. In this fantastic footage, Whitaker was clearly fascinated by the breaking glass-like sounds of flowing lava, the intense heat, and how close he could get to the eruption. Whitaker interviewed local volcanologists to learn more about this…

    • 14 June, 2021
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  • Canoby by Hilton

    Life returning to normal in Iceland

    Life is returning to normal in Iceland. Masks are no longer required in most daily situations. The limit on gatherings has been raised to 300 and restaurants, swimming pools, galleries etc. may open to full capacity again. As of May 31, compulsory stays in a quarantine facility for those traveling from high-risk areas, and the…

  • Harpa Eyri

    Reykjavík is ready for your event

    According to the Independent, Iceland is one of the few places you can visit very soon because it is categorized as a ‘green’ country. The Daily Mail online also lists Iceland as one of the countries that US citizens can travel to this summer. Additionally, CBS News highlights Iceland as a destination for Americans in its global…

    • 14 June, 2021
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  • Sky Lagoon

    Sky Lagoon opens its waters

    Sky Lagoon opened last April and is located only ten minutes from the center of Reykjavík. Here the sea and sky blend, and it is easy to lose track of time—and stress. The surroundings are inspired by the natural elements and Iceland’s cultural connection to the sea and bathing in geothermally heated waters. Check it out

    • 14 June, 2021
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