The volcano in Fagradalsfjall is still going strong, new fissure vents keep opening and the everchanging volcano has not only caught the attention Icelandic hikers but planetry scientist, international news media and even musicians and wedding planners.
The Eurovision song contest is an international song competition held annually, usually in May. The small town Húsavík served as the setting for the 2020 Netflix movie Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga. The title song from the movie is also named Húsavík and the song received an oscar nomination for Orignal song for a film.
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.
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.
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.
On March 18th Iceland opens it's borders to all travellers that have been vaccinated by approved vaccination by the EU or travellers that can prove they have antibodies, without quarantine or any restrictions.