Ostern in Island

easter-eggs_pkGründonnerstag, Karfreitag, Ostersonntag und Ostermontag – mit vier Feiertagen ist Ostern das ausgedehnteste christliche Fest in Island. Zugleich wird auch der Frühling gefeiert.

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Gnarr Documentary Screened at Tribeca

gnarr-posterThe documentary Gnarr, which features the Best Party’s victory in the Icelandic municipal elections in 2010 and comedian Jón Gnarr’s appointment as mayor of Reykjavík, will be screened at the Tribeca film festival in New York at Easter.

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Today is Easter Monday

tulips_esaEaster Monday is a bank holiday and the last day of Easter celebrations in Iceland. It is known as Annar í páskum (“The second day of Easter”) in Icelandic and also commemorates the resurrection of Christ.

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Today is Easter Sunday

easter-eggs_pkOn Easter Sunday, Páskadagur (“Easter Day”), Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ. In Iceland people have roast meat for dinner, often lamb, and enjoy chocolate Easter eggs.

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