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Iceland Airwaves

Iceland Airwaves is the most important music festival in Iceland and is held every year in early November at various music venues, record stores, art museums, bars and even in a church, all located in downtown Reykjavík.

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Festival of the Sea

Festival of the Sea is an extension of Fisherman's Day, an Icelandic annual holiday usually held the first Sunday in June. Fisherman's Day has been celebrated since 1938 to honor the hard work and sacrifices of the Icelandic fisherman.

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CLEANLINESS WINNER 2020

Miðgarður by Center Hotels won the "Loved by Guests" awards and voted as a superb hotel with the grade 9,4 AND the "Cleanliness Winner" by Hotels.com guests.

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VOLCANO ERUPTS NEAR REYKJAVIK

With more than 50,000 recorded earthquakes for the past several weeks, Icelanders have been bracing themselves for a volcanic eruption in the Reykjanes peninsula, located only 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Reykjavík.

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Surf's Up!

In recent years the surf community in Iceland has slowly been growing and it is starting to attract surfers from all over the world. Despite the cold water, surfers are looking at Iceland as a new surfing destination due to its world class surf spots and unspoiled nature offering surfers a unique surfing experience.

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We fought for our right to party!

Beer was illegal in Iceland for most of the 20th Century and the prohibition finally ended on March 1, 1989. This is why Icelanders celebrate Beer Day on March 1st. (We had to fought for our right to party!)

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Quirky winter traditions

Want to learn about some quirky and delicious Icelandic winter traditions held in February like Bun Day, Blast Day and Ash Wednesday?

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Turf houses

Have you ever wonder how an isolated community, living in harsh conditions, without an easy access to metal goods would build their homes?

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