Museum and Poetry Night in Reykjavík

hafnarhus-rvkartmus_psThe 2011 Winter Festival is coming up in Reykjavík. It begins with an open Museum Night on February 11, during which more than 30 museums and galleries in the capital region invite visitors to enjoy varied programs until midnight. Admission is free.

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Winter Festival Held in Akureyri

snow-akureyri-dec09_esaThe forthcoming annual winter festival Éljagangur (“intermittent snowstorms”) will be held in Akureyri, the largest town in north Iceland, February 10-13. The program promises various winter activities and “cool” events and exhibitions for the entire family.

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New Bird Reserve in West Iceland

borgarfjordur_psThe land of Hvanneyri in Andakíll in Borgarfjördur, west Iceland, and the neighboring lands were declared a bird reserve by Minister for the Environment Svandís Svavarsdóttir in a ceremony at Hvanneyri on Wednesday.

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