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Norður og Niður

December 27 - 30

Sigur Rós invite you to Norður og Niður art festival. This December 27-30, the shortest, darkest days of Iceland’s Winter will play host to a multimedia event bringing together performances from friends and collaborators from all over the world.

Full schedule can be found here below. Festival passes and day passes available.

27. December (Wednesday)Blanck Mass (UK), Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) (UK), Dimma (IS), Kristín Anna (IS), Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Steindór Andersen & Páll from Húsafell (IS), Alex Somers (US), Árni (IS), Reykjanesbær Bell Choir (IS), Ingi Garðar Erlendsson (IS)and more.

Gloomy Holiday: Classic Christmas songs have been Sigur Rosed. Performers: Alexis Taylor, Peaches, Björgvin Halldórsson, Daníel Ágúst, Helga Möller, Helgi Björns, Katrína Mogensen from Mammút, Laddi, Ragga Gísla, Sigga Beinteins and Svala. Samúel Jón Samúelsson (Sammi) is music director. See more.

Film: Disaster Playground | Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun.
Talk: Andri Snær Magnason and ‘Dreamland’

28. December (Thursday)Kevin Shields (My Bloody Valentine) (IR), Gus Gus (IS), Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith (US), Mary Lattimore (US), Mammút (IS), Alex Somers (US), Kórus (IS), Kjartan Holm & Caleb Smith (IS/US), Jo Berger Myhere & Ólafur Björn Ólafsson (NO/IS), Annual Icelandic World Championship Ginger Cookie Competition (IS) , Bergrún (IS), and more.

Film: Heima | Dean DeBlois

29. December (Friday)Mogwai (SCT), Peaches (CA), Dan Deacon (US), Jóhann Jóhannsson (IS), Iceland Dance Company (IS)*, Dustin O‘Halloran (US), Julianna Barwick (US), JFRD (IS), Hugar (IS), Alex Somers (US), Sigrún (IS), Brassgat í bala (IS), Rex Pistols (IS), and more.

Film: Undir trénu | Daníel Bjarnason

30. December (Saturday)Jarvis Cocker (UK), Stars of the Lid (US), Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason (IS), Ulrich Schnauss (DE), Iceland Dance Company (IS)*, Amiina (IS), Gyða (IS), Mr. Silla (IS), Alex Somers (US), Liminal – Sigur Rós Soundbath (IS/US), Eiríkur Orri, Ólafsson (IS), and more.

Film: The Show of Shows | Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson


Iceland Dance Company presents a mystical carnival under the artistic direction of Erna Ómarsdóttir. Premiering two new pieces in collaboration with Sigur Rós and Reykjavik Art Festival.