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VISUAL ART

OL D H A RB OUR

(G A ML A H ÖF NIN )

11:00 – 23:00

Polish singer-songwriter Brodka plays music that combines modern electro, alternative pop with folk elements. HARPA - SILFURBERG

21:00 – 21:45

THE OLD HARBOUR IN FÓKUS Exhibition of photos from the Old Harbour by Fókus, an amateur photography club. OLD HARBOUR SOUVENIRS, GEIRSGATA 5C

BYRTA BYRTA is a pop duo from the Faroe Islands inspired by 80´s music and Scandinavian pop. HARPA - SILFURBERG

11:00 – 20:00

19:00 – 19:30

RECYCLE

STANLEY SAMUELSEN

Art exhibition created from recycled things. GÖMLU VERBÚÐIRNAR, GRANDAGARÐUR 45

MUSIC

CHILDREN

THEATER AND LITERATURE

What is Reykjavík Culture Night? An annual event in the city since 1996, Reykjavik Culture Night has become an essential part of cultural life in Iceland, with thousands of people strolling the streets of the city on this exciting and eventful night. Culture Night offers the chance to enjoy a variety of activities ranging from guided tours, traditional shows and exhibitions to more unusual happenings. A number of cultural institutes such as galleries, ateliers, shops, cafes, churches, restaurants and bars in downtown of Reykjavik stay open until late. In short: if you find yourself in Reykjavík during Culture Night, soak yourself in it, you're guaranteed one of the best times to be had in Iceland, as it offers a great chance for experiencing arts, culture and other activities in a uniquely Icelandic way.

Stanley is a rewarded, international fingerpicking guitarist from the Faroe Islands. HARPA - NORÐURLJÓS

14:00 – 16:00

13:00 – 15:00

HOMECOMING

TANGO ACROSS TOWN

BOOK OF SMILES

Canadian-Icelandic soprano singer Christine Antenbring returns to her roots. HARPA - NORÐURLJÓS

The Tango Society dances Tango across the city centre. SLIPPBARINN, MÝRARGATA 2

Celebrating the publishing of the Book of Smiles.

14:00 – 19:00

12:00 – 22:00

13:30 – 13:50 & 16:30 – 16:50

STRANGE CREATURES – CLAY WORKSHOP

WINCH HOUSE

RAX

The winch house of the shipyard comes alive during a sound installation by Finnbogi Pétursson.

Short documentary of photographer Ragnar Axelsson (RAX).

12:00 – 21:00 THE MAGICAL WORLD OF VATNAJÖKULL NATIONAL PARK A short documentary from Vatnajökull National Park, the largest National Park in Europe. HOUSE 1, THE OLD HARBOUR VILLAGE, GEIRSGATA 7B

SPILHÚSASTÍGUR BY HOTEL MARINA, MÝRARGATA 2

11:00 – 23:00

20:00 – 21:00

17:00 – 17:45

HARPA - KALDALÓN

DOUGHBOYS QUARTET

RAT MANICURE – SPATIAL ART Exhibition of spatial artwork by Sockface.

12:00 – 22:00

The Doughboys are Garðar Thór Cortes, Gissur Páll Gissurarson, Bergþór Pálsson and Viðar Gunnarsson. HARPA - KALDALÓN

18:00 and 19:00

COAST GUARD VESSEL ÓÐINN Visit the Coast Guard vessel. Former shipmates guide tours.

13:00 – 15:00

BUILD YOUR OWN BOAT

MAGIC SOUNDS

Come and built your own boat.

16:00 – 17:00

HARPA - KALDALÓN

13:00 – 22:00 LOOKING FOR THE LOST SMILE Find the hidden smiles around the library.

17:00 – 18:00

KEEP SMILING – OPEN MIC Do you have a funny story or a joke to share?

17:30 – 19:00

BLUES AT CAFÉ HAITI Þollý’s Blues Band plays Rhythm and Blues for guests of Café Haití. CAFÉ HAITI, GEIRSGATA 7B

SMILE FACTORY

WONDERFUL WORLD MUSIC

13:00 – 23:00

17:00 – 21:20

VOLCANO HOUSE, TRYGGVAGATA 11

17 sonnets about philosophy.

14:00 – 16:00

Open workshop in studio 31. Come by and create your own strange creatures from clay. STUDIO 31, GRANDAGARÐUR 31

Steaming world music program.

PHILOSOPHY OF THE HEART

18:00 – 22:00

Create a smile for all occasions. REYKJAVÍK CITY LIBRARY, TRYGGVAGATA 15

HIDDEN TREASURES Discover old and new treasures.

IIIF INTRODUCES SERIE N°1 REINDEER

FORTUNE PRINTING Halla Óskarsdóttir exhibits coffee prints.

Flutes of the elves, horns of the trolls. Be a part of the adventure and make your own instrument. HARPA - VÍSA

FISH TANK

13:00 – 15:30

Design team IIIF premiers a new line of clothing made from reindeer products in cooperation with manufacturers from East Iceland. Music by Good Moon Deer at 19:00. ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE, TRYGGVAGATA 8

Create your own fish tank.

VIRTUAL WHALE WATCHING

17:00 – 18:00

20:00 – 23:00

Imagine a whale watching tour and then bring to life. HARPA - RÍMA

VINNSLAN #6

15:00 – 17:00

ARE YOU A FISHERMAN? Angling from the docks. Equipment available. VÍKIN - MARITIME MUSEUM, GRANDAGARÐUR 8

13:00 – 24:00

13:00 – 17:00

CAR SHOW – THE ICELANDIC CADILLAC CLUB The Icelandic Cadillac club was founded in 2005. HARPA SQUARE

STAGE EUROPE NETWORKS

13:00 Sláturfélagið – Heiða Dóra and Jói Ben Music

Five promising bands from around Europe step on stage. HARPA SQUARE

14:00 Haust (Band) 14:30 Robert the Roommate (Band) 15:30 Masters of Death (Band) 16:00 Le Ballet Barakan 16:30 Er ekki örugglega enginn í stuði? (Band)

17:00 – 19:30

Undercurrent is a concert series arranged by Harpa in cooperation with 12 tónar. HARPA SQUARE

17:00 Belly dance madness 18:00 Söngfjelagið Góðir grannar (Choir)

BAKKASTÍGUR FESTIVAL

19:30 Er ekki örugglega enginn í stuði? (Band) 20:30 Treisí (Band)

22:55 Dancing on the docks with HR (Dance) GRANDAGARÐUR 8

13:00 – 22:00

15:45 – 15:05

An exhibition that consists of sculptures and photographs. HARPA - FLÓI

13:30 – 16:30 MAXIMUS MUSICUS Maximus Musicus entertains children with song and dance. HARPA - HÖRPUHORN

ICELANDIC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – ELVES AND KNIGHTS The Icelandic Symphony Orchestra performs a musical adventure from the Faroe Islands, called Catch the Wind. HARPA - ELDBORG

17:00 – 18:00

ICELANDIC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – CLASSICAL FAVOURITES Hour-long program of varied classical pieces performed by the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra. HARPA - ELDBORG

20:00 – 21:00 A NATION SINGS

ORB COLLECTION – HEADING TO BRITAIN Artist Ella Rósinkrans exhibits wall sculptures and fruit bowls. CENTER HOTEL PLAZA, AÐALSTRÆTI 4

12:00 – 17:00

SCOUT CHOIR

CIRCUS ICELAND

The Scout Choir sings a few songs.

DISPLACEMENT – ROME / REYKJAVIK

SWEEPSTAKES

Hula-hoop competition at 14:00 and 16:00. Prizes for the longest Hula dance. KIRSUBERJATRÉÐ, VESTURGATA 4

Dos Sardinas play a few songs.

22:00 Famina Futura (Band)

11:00 – 22:00

FREESTYLE HULA HOOP

DOS SARDINAS

21:00 Sunny Side Road (Band)

15:00 – 16:00

K V O SIN

11:00 – 20:00

14:00 – 22:00

20:00 Four and a half (Band)

The Circus Academy workshop and performances. Shows start at 13.00, 14.30 and 16.00. IÐNÓ, VONARSTRÆTI 3

17:15 – 17:35 ÍTRÍÓ Í RÍÓ Members of ÍTríó í Ríó play a few songs.

12:00 – 13:00

18:00 – 18:20

LUNCH BEAT Reykjavík Dance Festival invites you to a Lunch Beat in Hafnarhús.

BALDUR’S BAND

12:00 – 23:00

Baldur’s Band plays jazz.

18:45 – 19:00

BLACK YOGA SCREAMING CHAMBER

13:00 – 18:00 REYKJAVÍK MUNICIPAL ARCHIVE A exhibition based on the theme: parents and children. REYKJAVÍK MUNICIPAL ARCHIVES, TRYGGVAGATA 15, 3D FLOOR

14:00 – 14:30 and 15:00 – 15:30 THEATRE GROUP LOTTA SINGS A lively outdoor performance for the whole family with music and many known characters. GRJÓTATORG, VESTURGATA 5B

14:00 – 22:00 STRIKE THE IRON WHILE IT IS HOT Blacksmiths light up and strike the iron. CORNER OF VESTURGATA AND AÐALSTRÆTI 7

14:00 – 18:00 THE ACCESSIBLE ARTIC Beautiful photos from the Canadian arctic. EMBASSY OF CANADA, HALLVEIGARSTAÐIR, TÚNGATA 14

14:00 – 18:00 SILJA STRØM Unique Faroese artist who displays a fairy-tale like universe in her music.

14:30 – 15:00 STANLEY SAMUELSEN

16:00 – 20:00

Stanley Samuelsen is a rewarded, international fingerpicking folk guitarist from the Faroe Islands.

THE SOUND OF A BUGLE IN A SHOEBOX: MAGNÚS

16:00 – 17:00

THE CORNER OF BAKKASTÍGUR AND VESTURGATA

PÁLSSON - A PERFORMANCE RETROSPECTIVE 1980-2013

14:00 – 22:00

A guided tour around the exhibition.

16:00 – 20:00

WHAT DID WE SHAVE WITH BEFORE? Old razors of all kinds on display. RAKARASTOFA RAGNARS OG HARÐAR, VESTURGATA 48

ART EXHIBITION

CANDLE LIGHTS

Get your photograph taken in vintage costumes from a bygone era. REYKJAVÍK MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY, TRYGGVAGATA 15, 6TH FLOOR

GEIRSGATA 5A

A DATE WITH THE PAST

14:00 – 23:00

12:00 – 18:00

THE RAILWAY

CHESS FESTIVAL

The Railway is full of music and art. HÓLMASLÓÐ 2

The Faroese dance group performs traditional steps while singing the old Faroese sagas. EMBASSY OF THE FAROE ISLANDS, TÚNGATA 14

A guided tour around the exhibition. REYKJAVÍK ART MUSEUM – HAFNARHÚS, TRYGGVAGATA 17

Candles in all shapes and sizes.

SLÁIÐ RING

HUGINN ÞÓR ARASON AND ANDREA MAACK – INTERVAL

MESMERIZING INDIAN KATHAK DANCE

HERE COMES BRODKA

Residents on Ránargata welcome you with warm waffles and music. RÁNARGATA 1 - 16

Dos Sardinas close the festival.

13:00 – 22:00

18:30 – 19:30

STREET FEST

Step into the box and scream. As long as you like.

Artists Hildur Harðardóttir, Óskar A. Hilmarsson, Kjartan Kjartansson and Davíð Örn Óskarsson exhibit. KOTIÐ, THE CORNER OF BAKKASTÍGUR AND VESTURGATA

Stunning Kathak dancing with electrifying footwork, technical brilliance and effortless grace. HARPA - SILFURBERG

13:00 – 17:00

DOS SARDINAS

The National Choir. Everyone who loves to sing is invited. HARPA - ELDBORG

14:00 – 15:30

SONG BIRDS CAFE GÆS, TJARNARBÍÓ, TJARNARGATA 12

Enter your phone number for the lucky draw. KOGGA CERAMIC GALLERY & STUDIO, VESTURGATA 5

UNDERCURRENTS

17:00 – 18:30 Edgar Smári and Jana María sing Icelandic songs.

Vinnslan is a melting pot for grass roots artists of all kinds. FRIEND IN ICELAND, CAFÉ HAITÍ AND SEA BARON, GEIRSGATA 7. AND IN A WHALE WATCHING BOAT BY THE DOCK AT GRANDAGARÐUR 8

14:00 – 17:00

LIVE MUSIC OUTSIDE ON THE PIER

MISC

At the Philosophy Café people wrestle with the big questions. IÐNÓ, 2ND FLOOR, VONARSTRÆTI 3

14:00 – 16:00 MUCK AND FRIENDS Rock band Muck provides a glimpse into the Icelandic alternative scene. AÐALSTRÆTI 7

IÐNÓ TEA ROOM The Tea Society offers white, green, black and oolong tea. IÐNÓ, 3D FLOOR, VONARSTRÆTI 3

HOT SALSA Members of Salsa Iceland keep things hot and teach the basics of Salsa dance. LÆKJARTORG

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