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Advent Festival

25. November 2017 - 23. December 2017

Advent Festival – Program from the first to the last day of Advent. Concerts, exhibitions, markets etc. Starts with the Christmas tree lighting in the town square. 

Events of the advent:

25th November
14.00-15.00 Storytime and baking cookies at the Municipal library
15.00 Akureyri Art Museum – opening of exhibition Final Projects 2017
16.00 Christmas tree lighting in town square
20.00 Kvenfólk theatre play in Icelandic at Akureyri Theatre

26th November
20.00 Kvenfólk theatre play in Icelandic at Akureyri Theatre
20.00 Sleeping Beauty ballet – St. Petersburg Festival Ballet with North Iceland Symphonic Orchestra at Hof Cultural Center

27th November
20.00 Sleeping Beauty ballet – St. Petersburg Festival Ballet with North Iceland Symphonic Orchestra at Hof Cultural Center

30th November
20.00 Come and dance ballroom at Hof Cultural Center
21.00 Concert with Stebbi Jak and Andri, local musicians at Grćni Hatturinn

1st December
14.00-17.00 Advent at Freyjulundur Hörgársveit - Artists's open studio and market
14.00-22.00 Open studio and market at Hjartalag textile design, Ţórunnarstrćti 97
15.00-18.00 Art exhibition at Rósenborg, 4th floor
18.00 Stúfur snýr aftur Christmas theatre play for children in Icelandic at Akureyri Theatre
19.00-22.00 Art and crafts market at Deiglan
20.00 Concert with local artist Fnjósk at Hof Cultural Center
22.00 Concert with Grafík, Icelandic band at Grćni Hatturinn

2nd December
11.00-16.00 Christmas crafts market at Skógarlundur
13.00 Christmas exhibition Jólin koma at the Municipal Library
13.00-15.00 Make your own Christmas sweater at the Municipal Library
13.00 Stúfur snýr aftur Christmas theatre play in Icelandic for children at Akureyri Theatre
13.00-17.00 Art and crafts market at Deiglan
14.00-17.00 Open studio and market at Hjartalag textile design, Ţórunnarstrćti 97
14.00-17.00 Advent at Freyjulundur Hörgársveit - Artists's open studio and market
17.00 Ţađ eru ađ koma jól Christmas concert with Guđrún Árný and guests at Glerárkirkja
20.00 Ljósin ljómandi skćr Christmas concert with local female musicians at Hof Cultural Center
20.00 Leppalúđar og létt jólatónlist Christmas concert with local musicians at Grćni Hatturinn
23.00 Leppalúđar og létt jólatónlist Christmas concert with local musicians at Grćni Hatturinn

3rd December
13.00 Stúfur snýr aftur Christmas theatre play for children in Icelandic at Akureyri Theatre
13.30-16.00 Christmas at Laufás, heritage site - Experience Icelandic Christmas from the past
14.00-17.00 Advent at Freyjulundur Hörgársveit - Artists's open studio and market

6th December
16.30 and 20.30 Christmas bingo at Verbúđin 66, Hrísey
20.00 Charity Christmas concert with local musicians at Akureyri Church

7th December
21.00 Christmas concert with Ragnheiđur Gröndal, Kristjana Stefáns and Svavar Knútur at Grćni Hatturinn

8th December
15.00-18.00 Open studio and market at Hjartalag textile design, Ţórunnarstrćti 97
19.00 Norđurljós Christmas concert at Hof Cultural Center
20.00 Christmas concert with Icelandic musician Margrét Eir at Akureyri Church
22.00 Norđurljós Christmas concert at Hof Cultural Center
22.00 Concert with Jónas Sig & Ritvélar framtíđarinnar, Icelandic musicians at Grćni Hatturinn

9th December
12.00-19.00 Christmas market at Kista, Hof Cultural Center
12.00-19.00 Christmas market at Holtsel, Eyjafjarđarsveit - gourmet food and crafts
12.00-16.30 Advent events at Glerártorg shopping center
13.00 Stúfur snýr aftur Christmas theatre play for children in Icelandic at Akureyri Theatre
13.00 English Christmas Carols concert with White Raven at Hof Cultural Center
13.00-18.00 Advent market at Zontahúsiđ, Ađalstrćti 54
14.00-18.00 Art exhibition at Deiglan
14.00 Signs in the air publishing party and fashion show by Beate and Helgi at Flora
15.00 Exhibition opening at Akureyri Art Museum, Girl with bike by Louisa Matthíasdóttir
19.00 Norđurljós Christmas concert at Hof Cultural Center
22.00 Norđurljós Christmas concert at Hof Cultural Center
22.00 Concert with Jónas Sig & Ritvélar framtíđarinnar, Icelandic musicians at Grćni Hatturinn

10th December
11.00 25th Anniversary Celebration Mass at Glerárkirkja
11.00 and 13.00 Christmas show by Steps Dancecenter at Hof Cultural Center
12.00-19.00 Christmas market at Holtsel, Eyjafjarđarsveit - gourmet food and crafts
13.00-18.00 Advent market at Zontahúsiđ, Ađalstrćti 54
14.00-18.00 Art exhibition at Deiglan
14.00-17.00 Christmas market at Verbúđin 66, Hrísey
17.00 and 20.00 Christmas concert at Akureyri Church

13th December
13.00-18.00 Beate and Helgi's Christmas bazaar in the alley of Flora
20.00 Saint Lucia's day Concert with female choir Embla at Glerárkirkja
20.00 Hátíđ Christmas concert with local musician Hilda Örvars at Akureyri Church

14th December
13.00-18.00 Beate and Helgi's Christmas bazaar in the alley of Flora
20.00 Christmas concert with female choirs Womans choir of Akureyri and Ísold chamber choir at the Akureyri Church
21.00 Christmas concert with KK & Ellen, Icelandic musicians at Grćni Hatturinn

15th December
13.00-18.00 Beate and Helgi's Christmas bazaar in the alley of Flora
14.00-19.00 Open studio and market at Hjartalag textile design, Ţórunnarstrćti 97
14.00-17.00 Art exhibition Styrkleiki by Amanda Marsh at Deiglan, opening party at 17.00
20.00-22.00 Candle light evening with cosy atmosphere in the town center
22.00 Christmas concert with Ljótu Hálfvitarnir at Grćni Hatturinn    

16th December
12.00-19.00 Christmas market at Kista Design Store, Hof Cultural Center
13.00-18.00 Beate and Helgi's Christmas bazaar in the alley of Flora
14.00-17.00 Art exhibition Styrkleiki by Amanda Marsh at Deiglan
16.00 Heima um jólin Christmas concert at Hof Cultural Center
19.00 Heima um jólin Christmas concert at Hof Cultural Center
20.00 Winter Concert with family trio Elvý, Birkir Blćr and Eyţór Ingi at Akureyri Church
22.00 Heima um jólin Christmas concert at Hof Cultural Center
22.00 Christmas concert with Ljótu Hálfvitarnir at Grćni Hatturinn
23.55 Páll Óskar performs and DJs at Sjallinn    

17th December
13.00-18.00 Beate and Helgi's Christmas bazaar in the alley of Flora
14.00-17.00 Art exhibition Styrkleiki by Amanda Marsh at Deiglan
16.00 Christmas concert at Glerárkirkja church with the Glerárkirkja choir
17.00-19.00 Choir Hymnodia sings old Christmas hymns at Laxdalshús
19.00 Heima um jólin Christmas concert at Hof Cultural Center

18th December
18.00 Saxophone concert with Gert-Ott Kuldparg at Akureyrarkirkja church

19th December
16.00 Christmas movie screening - Home alone at the Municipal Library

20th December
13.00-18.00 Beate and Helgi's Christmas bazaar in the alley of Flora
21.00 Christmas concert with Sigríđur Thorlacius and Sigurđur Guđmundsson at Grćni Hatturinn

21st December
13.00-18.00 Beate and Helgi's Christmas bazaar in the alley of Flora
19.00-22.00 Open studio and market at Hjartalag textile design, Ţórunnarstrćti 97
20.00 Christmas concert with Eyţór Ingi with local choirs at Glerárkirkja church
20.30 Concert with singer/songwriter Bubbi at Hof Cultural Center
21.00 Christmas concert with Sigríđur Thorlacius and Sigurđur Guđmundsson at Grćni Hatturinn
22.15 Christmas concert with Eyţór Ingi with local choirs at Glerárkirkja church

22nd December
13.00-18.00 Beate and Helgi's Christmas bazaar in the alley of Flora
17.00-20.00 Exhibition by artist Julia DePinto at Deiglan
21.00 Christmas concert with choir Hymnodia at Akureyri Church
22.00 Concert with local band 200.000 Naglbítar at Grćni Hatturinn

23rd December
13.00-18.00 Beate and Helgi's Christmas bazaar in the alley of Flora
14.00-17.00 Exhibition by artist Julia DePinto at Deiglan

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