Torches were lit in Vestmannaeyjar.

Merchants’ Weekend in Pictures

News Tagged with “Holidays”
From last year's Þjóðhátíð.

Weekend’s Largest Festival Underway

2 Aug Preparations are underway in Vestmannaeyjar islands for Þjóðhátíð, which has long been Iceland’s largest Merchants’ Weekend festival.

The Lady of the Mountains this year was actress Aldís Amah Hamilton.

June 17th in Pictures

18 Jun Thousands of people took part in festivities all over the country yesterday, on the National Day of Iceland, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Iceland.

Today Is National Day of Iceland

17 Jun Today, the 17th of June, is the National Day of Iceland.

The rally in Reykjavík was very well attended.

May 1 in Pictures

2 May International Workers’ Day was celebrated with rallies all over Iceland yesterday.

Parading on the First Day of Summer.

First Day of Summer - Summary

25 Apr Today is the First Day of Summer in Iceland.

These trendy "bollur" are filled with things like toblerone, strawberries and champagne and licorice- star anise.

Today is bun day in Iceland!

27 Feb 2017 To mark the beginning of Lent, Icelanders celebrate with three days next week: Bolludagur on Monday, Sprengidagur on Tuesday and Öskudagur on Wednesday. Bolludagur, or bun day is a day to feast on cream-filled buns.


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