A series of events which go by the collective title of “Advent Adventure in Akureyri” and started with the lighting of the Christmas tree last weekend will take place in the north Icelandic town throughout December.
The Akureyri Church. Photo by Ragnar Hólm.
The program includes concerts, a Christmas market, book readings, a demonstration of Christmas traditions at the turf house museum Laufás, Christmas dance, plays and a sing-along with the 13 Icelandic Santas.
Ívarsdóttir with a selection of her products.
The glass sculptures.
Among the exhibits are glass sculptures measuring 150 centimeters in diameter. Ívarsdóttir also operates a laufabraud center in Akureyri.
For more information on what to do in Akureyri over the holidays, go to visitakureyri.is.