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Night of Lights Festival Kicks off in Reykjanesbær

The annual cultural event Ljósanótt (“Night of Lights”), held in Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, since 2000, kicked off today.

reykjanes_psReykjanesbær. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Students of the municipality’s kindergartens and elementary schools released 2,000 helium balloons to celebrate the start of the festival.

At 6 pm today the exhibition “Allt eða ekkert” (All or Nothing), featuring the work of 55 artists, opens at the Reykjanesbæer gallery.

Tomorrow’s schedule of events will end with a fireworks display at 10:15 pm. Following the fireworks, band Retro Stefson will perform in concert.

The festival runs until Sunday.

The full schedule of events is available on the festival website.


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