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Islendingadagurinn in the News

  • Jul 26, 2017 9 Terms to Help you get your Viking on at the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba Once you have the pronunciation of Islendingadagurinn down pat, it’s time to start studying other terms that might come in handy at the 2017 Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, taking place from August 4 to 7 in Gimli, Manitoba. From Viking villages to sweet treats to initiation rites, here are 9 terms, words and sayings to get to know before taking a step into the Viking territory of New Iceland…
    Source: Manitoba Hot Read more...
  • Jul 20, 2017 Islendingadagurinn Celebrates Music and Icelandic Culture in Gimli, Aug 4-7 Soaking up live music in the great outdoors is a summer tradition in Manitoba. On this August long weekend, Gimli is the place to do just that. Islendingadagurinn, or the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, is set to invade the lakeside town for the 128th annual celebration of Icelandic culture and heritage. With it comes three days of live local music, featuring performances from over a dozen homegrown acts hitting the free stages.
    Source: Manitoba Music Read more...
  • Jul 11, 2017 The Best Small Town in Every Province We searched every province for places that offer a range of welcoming charm, unique festivals, historical significance, and rigorous activities. Plus, to keep things fair, we kept our selections under a 6,000-person population size. Ready? These are the best small Canadian towns to explore in each province.
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  • Jun 26, 2017 91 New and Exciting Ways to Celebrate Canada 150 Your maple leaf t-shirt is washed, your fridge is loaded with burgers and your shed is stocked with fireworks. Are you celebrating Canada Day the same way you have for decades? Canada Day is a time to remember our country’s rich history and diverse cultures while celebrating how lucky we are to call it home. But 2017 marks Canada’s 150th anniversary, and this year is the year to celebrate differently.
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  • Aug 2, 2016 Canada Manitoba Icelandic Festival Islendingadagurinn gets underway in Gimli The festival that celebrates all things Icelandic runs July 29 to Aug. 1
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  • Jul 30, 2016 Icelandic festival celebrates 85 years in Gimli, 127 years in Manitoba The world’s second-largest Icelandic population calls Manitoba home and every summer, thousands gather in Gimli to celebrate in an Icelandic festival known as Islendingadagurinn.
    Source: CTV News Winnipeg Read more...
  • Jul 27, 2016 ISLENDINGADAGURINN Celebrating Icelandic culture Islendingadagurinn, the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, adds to the cultural mosaic of the province.
    Source: The Uniter Read more...
  • Jul 3, 2016 Íslendingur í Gimli: „Þessi stund breytti lífi mínu Mikil stemming hefur myndast á Íslendingaslóðum í Manitoba
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  • Jul 2, 2016 Canada’s ties to Iceland run deep According to the Embassy of Iceland in Ottawa, “no foreign country has more inhabitants of Icelandic descent than Canada,” pegging estimates at between 100,000 and 200,000.
    Source: Toronto Star Read more...
  • Jul 28, 2015 Party Viking-style at Íslendingadagurinn Hot this week – August long edition. Are you pumped and ready to grab August long weekend by the horns? The viking horns that is? This week there are festivals galore for the cultural explorers and plenty of outdoor experiences for the adventurous.
    Source: Travel Manitoba Read more...