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Icelandic Music Articles about Pubs & Nightlife

Music has always been an integral part of Icelandic life. From the unique chanting sounds of Viking rhymes to the merry notes of a happy horse rider, Icelandic music and song have filled the air for centuries. Kids are exposed to music from an early age. Recorders and guitars are common instruments found in almost every … Continued

Public Holidays in Iceland Information about Iceland

January 1, New Year’s Day A day to relax after the festivities of New Year’s Eve. Almost everything is closed. Easter Holy Thursday marks the start of the Easter holidays for Icelanders, who enjoy a 5-day weekend where businesses, banks, government institutions and most shops are closed. First Day of Summer The first Thursday after … Continued

Í Túninu Heima Town Festival Culture

Mosfellsbær town festival, Í túninu heima, is held on the last weekend of August each year. It is truly a family festival which spans over three days where everyone should find something they like. The town is at it‘s most festive, decorated with a specific color theme for each district. There are several cultural experiences … Continued

Culture Culture

Culture in Iceland is reflected in the many museums, art galleries, music venues and active libraries all over the country. If you are interested in exploring culture in Reykjavik & Iceland, this is the page for you . Icelandic Literature The culture of Iceland goes back to the Vikings whose lives were recorded in the … Continued