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National Day of Iceland (17th of June)

National Day of Iceland (17th of June)

The National Day of Iceland which is on the 17th of June is very important celebration for the people of Akureyri as it is to all the people of Iceland, as this is the day the Republic of Iceland was formed. The town is decorated with flags and a full celebratory program starts at 13.00 in and runs until midnight, suitable for all ages.

The main festivities start at 13.00 in the botanical gardens. From there a parade makes it way downtown launching the start of this  family based festival. Later in the evening there will be music and entertainment in the town square. The program ends with a march by the 2019 graduates from the Akureyri Junior College through the town square, at 23:30.


Wednesday, June 17
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