Culture and Living | Iceland Monitor | Mon 20 Apr 2015 | 15.37 GMT | Modified 13 Apr 2016 9.32
Pagans celebrate first day of summer
The Ásatrú society in Iceland will be celebrating the first day of summer which according to Icelandic tradition takes place this Thursday. The pagan summer ritual, or "blót" takes place in Klambratún park in central Reykjavik, in the concave grassy area east of the art museum. The event is family orientated.
The sanctification ceremony begins at 2.p.m and afterwards, pagans will host a barbecue and there will be balloons for younger guests. Everyone is most welcome to attend, says a Facebook announcement for the event.