Iceland

Reykjavik celebrates its culture

We only had a chance to see the capital of Iceland at night. Here it is

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And on Saturday, August 20, we had a chance to participate in Reykjavik’s Culture Night:

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Culture Night or ‘Menningarnótt’ is a one day festival taking place in Reykjavík, on a Saturday normally around the 20th of August. Dance, design, music, art, concerts, games, pop-up shops and all sorts of interactive activities happen all over town. Galleries and museums are open (most, if not all, with free entry). The Reykjavík marathon takes place on the same day.

Several concerts take place in different parts of the city.

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The streets were filled with hundreds of people who were mostly blond.

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A tip: People open up their houses and invite guests to come in and have some home baked waffles for free – so it’s a good way to get to know the locals and see someone’s home.

https://guidetoiceland.is/best-of-iceland/the-top-10-festivals-in-iceland

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It all ended with fireworks at 11pm:

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And that was the best way to end our trip to this fascinating country!

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7 Comments

  1. Bozena Stoch
    August 25, 2016 at 9:21 pm — Reply

    Jedna noc… a i tak duzo zobaczyliscie…

    • August 28, 2016 at 11:21 am — Reply

      Prawde mowiac sa to dwa wieczory zlane w jedno na blogu.

  2. Basia
    August 26, 2016 at 12:41 am — Reply

    It was wonderful!

  3. Ania
    August 26, 2016 at 9:45 pm — Reply

    Bardzo fajnie. Bardzo ciekawy kraj. Dzieki ze moglam z wami go oglodac.

    • August 28, 2016 at 11:20 am — Reply

      My tez sie bardzo cieszymy Aneczko.

  4. Jane Robertson
    June 11, 2017 at 10:58 am — Reply

    These pics and info are amazing……I hope our trip will be even half as exciting as yours seems to have been and it will be grand!

    • June 11, 2017 at 7:58 pm — Reply

      Thank you Jane for your sweet comment, I am sure your trip will be amazing. Iceland is still a very mystical place, worth discovering on your own. Polish language is very useful there. Enjoy reading about the country and dreaming about your trip!!!!

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