13:00 – 18:00
AU S T URBÆ R
PANCAKE PARTY Pancakes and coffee. ÞÓRSGATA 5 (BACKYARD)
CREATIVE AND CAPTIVATING Artists welcome guests. 13.00 Porcelain with Svafa. 13.30 Harpa makes nests from wire. 14.30 Þóra paints in watercolours. 15.30 Elva makes graphic prints. 16.30 Helena works with fish skin. 17.30 Ólöf Uses Clay. LISTASELIÐ, SKÓLAVÖRÐURSTÍGUR 17
11:00 – 18:00
20:30 – 22:30 The trio Kókos plays popular cover songs for all occasions. OLD ISLAND, LAUGAVEGUR 72
TANYA and the Zumba Divas dance Salsa, Swing and Cumbia. ÓÐINSTORG
13:00 – 17:00 REYKJAVÍK – LIFE AND SHOPPING CARTS Gunnar Marel Hinriksson exhibits photographs from Reykjavík. SKÓLAVÖRÐUSTÍGUR 38 (GARDEN)
14:00 – 17:00
IN MEMORY OF KRISTJÁN DAVÍÐSSON
Specialities from around Iceland, served in the Around Iceland Café.
Opening of an exhibition of works by the late artist Kristján Davíðsson.
11:00, 13:00 & 14:30
GRAPHIC ART Bragi Ásgeirsson and Tryggvi Ólafsson exhibit graphic works.
YULE LADS FROM DIMMUBORGIR VISIT REYKJAVÍK
SOLVE THE RIDDLE A game of clues. Find the hidden letters and solve the puzzle.
Art, meditation, relaxation and Gong. THE EINAR JÓNSSON MUSEUM, HALLGRÍMSTORG 3
ACCORDION MUSIC WITH COFFEE AND PASTRY Members of the Reykjavík Accordion Society play swing and jazz music. SKÓLAVÖRÐUSTÍGUR 19
14:00 – 15:45
13:00 – 18:00 A TASTE OF EAST ICELAND Delicacies from East Iceland.
13:00 – 14:45 ADVENTURES WITH SAGA AND JÖKULL
Festisvall art festival offers a varied program of art and music. ARTÍMA GALLERÍ, SKÚLAGATA 28
Böðvar Gunnarsson, Viking warrior from the Viking World in Reykjanesbær, entertains guests.
14:00 – 15:30 POLE ART & POLE FIT Trainers and trainees from Pole Sport show the basics of pole dancing. SKÓLAVÖRÐUSTÍGUR 9
14:00 – 18:00 WHAT IS THIS, GRANDMA? Old items, tools, home appliances, pictures, books, clothes and jewellery. Where do they come from? What is their history? BALDURSGATA 37, ENTRY FROM LOKASTÍGUR
14:30 – 14:45 LE BALLET BARAKAN Experience drums and dances from Guinea, Africa with Mamady Sano. ÓÐINSTORG
15:00 – 21:00 PSALMS ON CULTURE NIGHT
Music from South Iceland.
16:00-16:30 VIKING SOAP Make soap from an old Viking recipe.
16:00-16:30 ROCK N’ ROLL FROM BORGARFJÖRÐUR EYSTRI Rock star Magni from Borgarfjörður Eystri plays a few songs. AROUND ICELAND, LAUGAVEGUR 18B
13:00 – 14:00 MUSIC AND ART Gímaldin and Emmalyn Bee share a program of music and art. HÚFUR SEM HLÆJA, LAUGAVEGUR 97
14:00 – 23:00 LAGAFFE TALES X BORG House music label Lagaffe Tales and the team from BORG join forces to create a house music festival with the best Icelandic DJs. HJARTAGARÐURINN, BETWEEN LAUGAVEGUR 19 AND 21
14:00 – 22:30 MUSIC – ALL SIZES
Six new children psalms performed, choirs and concerts. HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA CHURCH, HALLGRÍMSTORG 1
Music program at Amadeus hair salon. The Musical Club, Alexandra, Thin Jim and more. AMADEUS, LAUGAVEGUR 62
15:00 – 18:00
14:30 – 15:00
BUSKING FOR GOOD
Busker, Ágústa Dómhildur, plays to honour children in Africa. SKÓLAVÖRÐUSTÍGUR 11-13
Musician Matti Kallio plays Finnish accordion music. SUOMI PRKL! DESIGN, LAUGAVEGUR 27
16:30 – 17:00
14:00 – 15:00
The energetic band Treisí plays pop and rock music. ÓÐINSTORG
Enjoy a free hug courtesy of Hlutverkasetur. LAUGAVEGUR 25
16:30, 17:30, 20:00 & 21:00
15:00 – 17:00
Poet and musician Aðalsteinn Ásberg Sigurðsson, delivers a program of song and poetry. SKÓLAVÖRÐUSTÍGUR 27
Stories and music from Icelandic folk musicians. BRAVÓ, LAUGAVEGUR 22
19:30 – 22:00 ACROSS THE OCEANS IN SEARCH OF THE ETERNAL SUMMER Female Choirs Vox feminae and Domus Vox perform acapella songs inspired by the arctic tern. HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA CHURCH, HALLGRÍMSTORG 1
16:00 – 16:30 GOOD NEIGHBOURS Singing group Good Neighbours sings well known movie music. VÍNBERIÐ, LAUGAVEGUR 43
19:00 – 21:00 LIVE FASHION BLOG Adulescentulus takes over a storefront window at Kiosk. Find your inspiration among Icelandic designers. KIOSK, LAUGAVEGUR 65
19:00 – 23:00 OUTDOOR CONCERT Sísí Ey, Sometime, DJ DelaRosa and guests. KALDIBAR, LAUGAVEGUR 20B
12.00 – 14.00 ARTIST AT WORK Artist Hrafnhildur Inga Sigurðardóttir works at her art and talks to guests.
SONGS FROM SOUTH ICELAND
Painter Vignir Hallgrímsson from Dalvík exhibits oil paintings. Artist will be present from 14:00 – 16:00. CAFÉ LOKI, LOKASTÍGUR 28, ACROSS FROM HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA CHURCH
Dance studio. Create your own dance with the help of professional dancers. REYKJAVÍK DANCE ATELIER, SKÚLAGATA 30
Singer/songwriter Skúli Mennski plays original songs.
BÖÐVAR THE VIKING WARRIOR
12.00 – 19:00 First draw in the art lottery. New draw every 30 minutes, 15 in all.
Game for everyone. Write down the story you see in a painting by Bragi Ásgeirsson.
12:00 – 22:00
Concert dedicated to the memory of Chet Baker.
LIGHT AND ATMOSPHERE NORTH AND SOUTH
11:00 – 15:30
13:30 – 14:00
SKUGG A H V E RF I
Sigurður Petersen, teaches wood carving.
JÓN SVAVAR SINGS CHET BAKER
14:00 – 21:00
WHAT IS THE STORY IN THE PAINTING?
Get to know the adventures of Saga and Jökull through a game of clues.
11.00 – 19:00
THE TASTE OF ICELAND
TANYA AND THE ZUMBA DIVAS
NOR ÐURM Ý RI
The Icelandic Yule Lad comes from the North, but now he is here to entertain children.
13:00 – 13:20
THEATER AND LITERATURE
13:00 – 22:00
13.30 & 16.00 CONCERT Opera singer Guðbjörn Guðbjörnsson sings a few songs.
14.00 – 16.00
SIGURÐUR SÆVAR Artist Sigurður Sævar Magnúsarson is 15 years old and is garnered attention for his extravagant exhibitions and varied works. GYM AND TONIC, KEX-HOSTEL, SKÚLAGATA 28
14:00 – 22:00
ARTIST AT WORK Artist Soffía Sæmundsdóttir works at her art and talks to guests.
16.00 – 18.00 ARTIST AT WORK
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION - PEOPLE & SOCIETY A documentation of Icelandic people and society for the last three years. GYM AND TONIC, KEX HOSTEL, SKÚLAGATA 28
14:00 – 16:00 BOHEMIANS, BOOKMAKERS, SHERIFFS AND KINGS
Artist Hallur Karl Hinriksson works at his art and talks to guests. GALLERÍ FOLD, RAUÐARÁRSTÍGUR 12-14
13:00, 15:00 and 17:00 ON A GOOD DAY
Historical exhibition in century old house. REYKJAVÍK RESIDENCE HOTEL, HVERFISGATA 21
It is always great to meet old school buddies. An old school buddy greets a storeowner on Laugavegur. HLEMMUR, LAUGAVEGUR 107
17:00 – 22:00
14:00 – 22:00
Artists discuss their works and perform. Scholars lecture and writers read from their works.
Influence the master plan for Reykjavik City. Come by for Plan Hlemmur and let your ideas be heard and see an exhibition on planning Reykjavík. HLEMMUR, LAUGAVEGUR 105
NÝLISTASAFNIÐ, SKÚLAGATA 28
19:00 – 20:00 JAZZ TRIO SKARKALI Progressive, original Jazz. THE CULTURE HOUSE, HVERFISGATA 15
20:00 – 22:55 RÁS 2, 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CONCERT Radio station Rás 2 celebrates its 10th concert at Culture night.. Line-up includes Kaleo, Ásgeir Trausti, Hjaltalín and Sálin hans Jóns míns. ARNARHÓLL
23:00 – 23:10 ELDAR - FIREWORKS A breathtaking fireworks display to finish off the evening. In the performance called Eldar, people can find peace of mind while watching the dancing lights, standing alongside 80 thousand people. A true reminder of the power and beauty of Reykjavík. ARNARHÓLL
16:00 – 20:00 ICELANDIC ART 1900-1950: FROM LANDSCAPE TO ABSTRACT ART Museum employees give guided tours around the exhibition.
20:00 – 21:00 KALINKA TRIO The trio Kalinka plays Icelandic and Russian favourites.
14:00 – 16:00 MEMORIES “I fear that Thought should not return," said Odin, "yet my fear for Memory is greater.” Words that resonate strongly in the age of “the medium is the message”. Memory isn’t the only thing vanishing as we surf the web. Celebrate the power of the word and the imagination. (Outside, if weather permits) . REYKJAVÍK ART MUSEUM-KJARVALSTAÐIR KLAMBRATÚN BY FLÓKAGATA
Reykjavík Culture Night Programme