Icelandic heavy metal group Skalmold poster

Heavy metal at Reykjavik City Theater

Just awarded as Performance of the Year at the Icelandic Music Awards the ever-hard metal group Skalmold prepares to trash the Reykjavik City Theater with their rendition of Baldur on 23-24 April. This story was told so magnificently in the […]


All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland

After our first ATP music festival last summer we were left wanting more and so we were very pleased to learn that ATP will return to Iceland 10-12 July 2014. WOW air offers cheap flights to Iceland from all over […]

Reykjavik Visual Music

Reykjavik Visual Music 2014

If you’re flying with WOW air to Iceland the last weekend of January, you should check out the Reykjavik Visual Music – Punto y Raya Festival. A feast of pure Colour, Motion and Sound. Non-representational Art takes the lead at […]

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WOW air news: police stops a one man’s rímur party

Rímur is an old Icelandic type of epic vocal poem, with fixed diatonic melodies. It has remained unchanged for five whole centuries and seems to be very much alive still today, as a recent article on visir.is confirms. “We are […]


Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit, interested in remaking an Icelandic film

Fred Durst, the singer of the American metal band Limp Bizkit has expressed interest in remaking the Icelandic film Metalhead (Málmhaus), according to ruv.is. Durst has reportedly had a phone meeting with the producers and the film’s director Ragnar Bragson. […]


Ten WOW things to do in Iceland – Catherine Côté

Catherine Côté is a very colourful French-Canadian girl, who has lived in Iceland for almost a year now. She came to Iceland for the first time in 2010, and loved it so much that she promised herself to go back […]


Icelandic songs and singers at Harpa Concert Hall

Iceland has an endless amount of musicians, and it‘s not all just Björk and Sigurrós. If you‘re in the mood for some classical music, you should go to the Harpa Concert Hall by the Reykjavik harbour. There you‘ll find all […]


Ten WOW things to do in Iceland – Davíð Arnar Sigurðsson

Davíð Arnar Sigurðsson is one of WOW air’s flight attendants this summer, but during the winter he studies Business Administration at the University of Iceland. He’s almost 22, lives in Hafnarfjörður but comes from a village in the Eastfjords called […]


What‘s on in Reykjavik?

One of the most interesting things on this week in Reykjavik is the release concert of Sin Fang‘s new album, Flowers. We here at the WOW air headquarters are listening to Young Boys on repeat! Sin Fang is the solo […]



Harlem is the latest in the illustrious line of trendy Reykjavík bars known more for their cool clientèle and great nights out than for their furniture, décor and ambience. Let’s start with the negative and build to the positive, shall […]

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