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Mosfellsbaer turns 20

The town of Mosfellsbaer (Mosfell Town) celebrates its twentieth birthday today, after receiving its city charter in 1987. Therefore, the town council invites everyone to come to the local library and art museum at 17:00 today where several artists and musicians will be featured.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

This town, located 17 km north of Reykjavik, with a population of approximately 8,000, has been home to Icelandic Nobel Prize winner, Halldór Laxness. In addition, it is home to “Sundlaugin,” the empty swimming pool studio, which music group, Sigur Ros, uses to record its albums.

Today’s birthday celebration will also mark the start of the town’s festival, “Í Túninu Heima” (My Field at Home) which will continue until August 26.

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