New Year's Eve countdown at Harpa concert hall
The New Year's Eve countdown at Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre takes place for the fourth time this year. The glass facade will display the year 2018 changing to 2019 at midnight.
Groups of people gather at the beautiful building which has received numerous international awards for its design. Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre is designed by Olafur Eliasson, Henning Larsen Architects and Batteríið Architects. Harpa has won multiple awards for architecture including Mies van der Rohe in 2013, Best public space – Arkitekturmassan Awards 2012, World Architecture Award 2010.
Harpa was chosen one of the best concert halls of the new millennium by the prestigious music magazine Gramophone magazine and was chosen the best performance venue in 2011 by Travel & Leisure magazine