Reykjavik city is celebrating its birthday and invites you to join the fun! Menningarnótt or Culture night takes place on 20 August full of events and activities that shed light on our local culture. Enjoy a day full of celebrations and take part in one of the biggest festivals in Reykjavik, Iceland.
The weekend all Icelanders have been waiting for is finally here. Verslunarmannahelgi or "Shopkeepers weekend" is the biggest travel and festival weekend of the year! Thousands of Icelanders will pack their stuff and head to different places around the country ready to have the time of their lives. If you are in Iceland, make sure you check out what is happening this weekend so you don´t miss out!
It's that season. It's football time and we love it! The women's EURO 2022 is taking place in England and the Icelandic national team is competing. Following them are the ever so cheerful and a bit loud Icelandic supporters that have followed them to the tournament supporting them in the way we know best by singing, cheering as well as supporting them with the Viking clap!
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.