The Yule lads, holding torches, in Herjólfsdalur valley.

Icelanders Bid Farewell to Christmas

News Tagged with “Christmas”
This is the message left by the crew of Gísli Jóns.

Discovered Huge Christmas Tree in Ísafjarðardjúp Fjord

25 Dec There are various ways of sending Christmas greetings.

Tens of Thousands Show Interest in Tour of Reykjavík

9 Dec More than 40,000 people have expressed interest on Facebook in a Christmas walking tour of Reykjavík, planned for Saturday.

Christmas Village Opens in Hafnarfjörður

30 Nov The Christmas Village on Thorsplan square in Hafnarfjörður, just south of Reykjavík, opened Saturday.

Preparing to Nominate Leaf Bread Making to UNESCO’s List

30 Nov The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies is preparing the nomination of traditional Icelandic leaf bread making to UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Plans to Fly to 11 Destinations During Holiday Season

24 Nov Icelandair plans to fly to and from 11 destinations during the holiday season.

The cat, showing its teeth.

Christmas Cat Illuminates Lækjartorg Square

24 Nov With only a month to go till Christmas, Icelanders are busy putting up Christmas lights.

Loo Eng Wah.

Loo to Build Christmas House in Hella

21 Jan Malysian businessman Loo Eng Wah has plans to build a Christmas house and more in Hella, South Iceland.

Enjoying ice cream for Christmas.

Hot Dogs and Ice Cream for Christmas

28 Dec 2019 Hot dog stands, ice cream parlors and cafés in Reykjavík were busy over Christmas

Icelanders Flock to Sunny Beaches

26 Dec 2019 Many Icelanders choose to spend Christmas where the weather is warm and daylight is in abundance.

Christmas Is too Expensive for Ten Percent

25 Dec 2019 Ninety percent of Icelandic adults say they are can afford celebrating Christmas this year.

What Do Icelanders Serve for Christmas?

24 Dec 2019 Tonight, Christmas Eve, is when Icelanders traditionally celebrate Christmas and exchange gifts.

Yule Lad Brings Gifts to Greenland

23 Dec 2019 One of the Icelandic Yule lads, Stekkjarstaur, traveled all the way to Kulusuk, Greenland, on Wednesday.

White Christmas Expected in Iceland

23 Dec 2019 It looks like there will be a white Christmas in most parts of Iceland, mbl.is reports.

From Árbær Open Air Museum.

Essential Services During the Holidays

21 Dec 2019 Christmas is fast approaching, and you may be wondering what sort of services will be available in Reykjavík City during the holidays.

Working on the tree.

Christmas Tree Made of Steel

20 Dec 2019 Alexander Bridde’s grandchildren delight in crawling under their grandparents’ Christmas tree and climbing inside it.

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