Read the World in Reykjavik

Read the World in Reykjavik

On October 10, 2018 the Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature opened a text exhibition at the Reykjavík City Hall, honouring peaceful rebellion and freedom of thought in celebration of Iceland‘s centenary as a sovereign nation. The texts were chosen by nineteen UNESCO...
Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Becoming a UNESCO City of Literature is about becoming part of a global network of cities, each a centre of international literary excellence, handpicked by UNESCO.  We’re delighted to work with other cities, and there is a constant process of sharing ideas,...
More than a 1000 words

More than a 1000 words

More than a 1000 words exhibition Using the theme of words and visuals, the exhibition invited guests of Reykjavík City Hall on a trip between eighteen Cities of Literature, giving them a glimpse of their creative assets.  Poems and short prose texts were displayed...