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Annual Events in 2012 in East Iceland

April 04 - 09th The Easter Festival in Fjarðabyggð April 19 - 22nd The Hammond Festival in Djúpvogur May 26 - 28th The Egill the Red’s Kayaking Tournament in Neskaupsstaður. June 3rd The National Seamen’s Day, celebration in every fishing village. June 16 The Man in the Moon, children’s culture day in Seyðisfjörður. June 17th Iceland´s National day June 23 - 30th The Hiking Week Get up in Fjarðabyggð. June 27 - 30th The great JEA Jazzfestival. Late June The Great Forest Day, celebration in Hallormsstaðarskógur July 1st A festival in Reyðarfjörður, related to occupation in WordWar II. July 7 - 10th The family festival Vopnaskak at Vopnafjörður. July 12 - 14th The rock music festival Eistnaflug - a real rock Festival. July 15 - 22nd LungA - Arts Camp in Seyðisfjörður focused on age 16 – 25. July 20 - 22nd The Sustainable Town Festival at Stöðvarfjörður. July 27 - 29th The Ironsmith Festival in Seyðisfjörður. July 27 - 29th The French Days in Fáskrúðsfjörður. July 27 - 29th The music festival Bræðslan at Borgarfjörður eystri. July - August The Blue Church Concerts, on Wednesdays in Seyðisfjörður Church. July 30th - Aug 5th Culture festival in Vopnafjörður August 03 - 05th Family festival at Borgarfjörður Eystri. August 03 - 06th The festival Neistaflug in Norðfjörður. August 9 - 19th A 10 day family festival at Egilsstaðir and Fljótsdalshérað. August 11th Historical celebration of the Viking Hrafnkell Freysgoði in Hrafnkelsdalur. August 17 - 19th A town festival at Breiðdalsvík. August 18th A town festival in Seyðisfjörður. October 6th The autumn feast Haustroði in Seyðisfjörður. November 01 - 11th The Days of Darkness, an all-round celebration in East Iceland. December 31st Bonfires and fireworks in every town in East Iceland.

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A Magical Region of Natural Phenomena

East Iceland is truly a magical region of natural phenomena. Glaciers, forests, bird cliffs, vast expanses, deserts, majestic mountains and narrow fjords. Amazing waterfalls, rivers, coastlines and breathtaking northern lights. Proud hords of reindeers, the ocean air and highland scents! East Iceland is a gem of natural wonders and history. It is a region rich in relics from times long past, vestiges of work methods, culture and life’s eternal struggle. Today, 10,000 people in the east live and work in a modern world, all while maintaining strong ties to their roots.


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