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Fireworks Show at Iceland Glacial Lagoon

A fireworks show will take place at the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon at the base Vatnajökull glacier in southeast Iceland next Saturday for the 11th year in a row.

Jökulsárlón. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

The event is organized by the location’s supervisor and the Hornafjördur search and rescue association to raise funds for the latter.

Last year 1,050 people attended the fireworks show, setting a new record, Morgunbladid reports.

The fireworks light up the surroundings; the floating icebergs will also be lit with candles. Jökulsárlón is among Iceland’s biggest tourist attractions.

The fireworks show might be held in connection with an art event, such as a concert, and it has also been discussed to cooperate with a fireworks artist from abroad and have the fireworks dance to the beat of music.

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