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Fantastic Folk Festival

VAKA folk festival presents traditional folk music and dance from Iceland, England, Scotland, Wales, Australia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Armenia. From the 10th to 13th of June 2015, the festival will feature 4 days and nights of non-stop music making and dancing under the midnight sun.

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Lonely Planet recommends Akureyri

Akureyri and surroundings (Northern Iceland) were among 10 destinations recommended by travel guide Lonley Planet: “…don’t ignore Iceland’s second city Akureyri and the wild charms of Northern Iceland, all easily accessed by a short connecting flight from Reykjavik.” You can read the whole article HERE.

  • Gili­ afmŠli
  • 200.000 naglbÝtar
  • Kalli Írvars og Hvanndals
  • KlassÝk
  • Skri­j÷klar
  • Krakkar mi­bŠr
  • Bj÷rg

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Watch the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are one of the most spectacular shows on earth and can frequently be seen in Akureyri and surroundings from September through April on clear and crisp nights. Northern Lights are created by electrically charged particles that make the thin air shine, not unlike a fluorescent light.

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Summer Arts Festival 2015

Summer Art’s Festival in Akureyri, June 12th – September 6th 2015, is a platform for artists to present their art. Summer Art’s Festival was for many years a framework for art-events in Akureyri and will now be revived with similar focus. Guðrún Þórsdóttir is the project’s manager. Those interested should apply through

ASA ASA 1m / s

Lonely planet

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