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NORÐUR Journal

Meet Laufey. The 23-year-old Icelandic-Chinese singer, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist grew up playing cello and piano, inspired by her violinist mother and became hooked on the jazz standards of Ella Fitzgerald after digging through her father’s records.


Troll Twins

"Troll Wall, Skessugarður in Icelandic, is a natural wonder at Jökuldalsheiði in the North-East highlands of Iceland. It is a long pile of huge moraine boulders on top of each other. According to legend it marks the border between troll territories. - This seems also to be the most logical explanation for its being there," says Halla with a smile.

Beating the path uphill

Facing the possibility of complete paralysis at the age of 19, Fanney Þorbjörg’s exceptional mindset has brought her to a place once considered impossible.

Volcanic eruption in Iceland

Helga Kristín Torfadóttir is an Icelandic PhD candidate in Geology. She has been monitoring the eruption on the Reykjanes peninsula.


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