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Aug 2, 2018 Islendingadagurinn in Gimli boasts viking-led contests, Iceland’s Prime Minister and men’s paralympic soccer friendly Islendingadagurinn is a tradition almost as old as Manitoba itself, and this year includes a visit from Iceland’s prime minister and the country’s men’s paralympic soccer team.
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Jul 31, 2018 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 2018 Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, taking place from August 3 to 6 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…
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Jun 28, 2018 Katrín heiðursgestur vestra Katrín Jakobsdóttir forsætisráðherra og Heather Alda Ireland, fyrrverandi ræðismaður Íslands í Vancouver, verða heiðursgestir á Íslendingadagshátíðinni á Gimli í Kanada í ár. Katrín verður einnig heiðursgestur á hátíð í Mountain í Norður-Dakóta í Bandaríkjunum um sömu helgi.
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Jun 4, 2018 40 of the Best Arts and Cultural Festivals in North America in 2018 North America is home to endless opportunities to explore—and become a part of—the local culture.
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Aug 10, 2017 Small Canadian Town Provides Homes for Elves The small fishing town of Gimli, Manitoba sits on the south western shore of Lake Winnipeg in Canada’s prairie region. Settled over a century ago by Icelandic settlers, the town has strong ties to the folklore and mythology of Iceland. Last week, the town officially opened a park to commemorate its long heritage, and to ensure good fortune, they built homes for elves, the Icelandic ‘hidden people,’ known as huldufólk.
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Aug 7, 2017 Icelandic Festival of Manitoba celebrates 85th year with a new feature The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, otherwise known as Islendingadagurinn, drew thousands of people to Gimli in its first two days.
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Aug 6, 2017 Viking battle combatants train all year, participant says Medieval history has come to life in Gimli, Man., this weekend with daily Viking battles and a village set up to resemble a Nordic community from more than a millennium ago.
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