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Nights of Lights Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

By Iceland Review

Ljósanótt (“Night of Lights”), the local festival of Reykjanesbaer municipality in southwest Iceland, begins today. The festival celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. All are welcome to celebrate with the locals—the festival ends on Sunday.

Music will be the main focal point this year with a series of concerts where the region’s best known musicians will perform, mbl.is reports.

In previous years on Ljósanótt the recording studio Geimsteinn was open to the public but now, as its owner, Icelandic rock legend Rúnar Júlíusson, passed away last year, a museum in his honor will be opened instead.

The museum is called the Rock World of Rúnar Júlíusson and is located on Skólavegur 12, in an extension to the house where Júlíusson lived with his family. There he will be remembered in pictures, objects and music.

The museum formally opens at 5 pm tomorrow and will be open between 2 pm and 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Click here to read the program of Ljósanótt (in Icelandic).

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