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Building sand castles at Gimli's Icelandic festival

Building sand castles at Gimli's Icelandic festival

Manitoba Ad 1 of 1: (0:03) Playback will start after this advertisementCancel playback Building sand castles at Gimli's Icelandic festival 4 days ago NewsPauseMute2:05Toggle fullscreen Building sand castles at Gimli's Icelandic…

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Icelandic festival takes the Viking by the horns

Icelandic festival takes the Viking by the horns

Annual Gimli celebration sees return to normalcy with some in-person events

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Skål! Icelandic Festival welcoming people back for its 132nd year

Skål! Icelandic Festival welcoming people back for its 132nd year

Manitobans can enjoy a popular festival in person this year in Gimli.

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New timber boardwalk pays homage to Gimli’s Icelandic roots

New timber boardwalk pays homage to Gimli’s Icelandic roots

Global News - The rich history of Iceland in the community of Gimli is being recognized by a heartfelt new addition to a popular part of town.

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Take the viking experience home with virtual version of Manitoba Icelandic Festival

Take the viking experience home with virtual version of Manitoba Icelandic Festival

Global News - Every August long weekend, Gimli, MB., fills with thousands of visitors who are gathered to take in the sights, sounds, tastes, and activities of the Islendingadagurinn — the Manitoba Icelandic Festival.

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The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba Goes Virtual

The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba Goes Virtual

Iceland Naturally - For the first time, you can tune into the festival from anywhere in the world and join the celebration of Icelandic heritage and culture.

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Icelandic Festival to hold virtual event this year due to COVID

Icelandic Festival to hold virtual event this year due to COVID

Winnipeg Sun - The Icelandic Festival, Islendingadagurinn is an annual celebration of Icelandic culture and heritage which takes places in Gimli during the August long weekend. Due to COVID-19, it will be holding a virtual event this year, it…

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Gimli's Icelandic Festival is in the Books

Gimli's Icelandic Festival is in the Books

Portage Online - The 130th edition of Gimli's Icelandic Festival is in the books. This year's festivities included a Viking village, sand-castle building competitions, a Viking battle and so much more.

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130 years of Icelandic Fest

130 years of Icelandic Fest

City News - This year Gimli’s Icelandic Festival celebrated its 130th birthday. Steve Anderson takes a trip through the viking village and learns a thing or two about Gimli’s rich Icelandic heritage.

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Embracing their inner-Viking

Embracing their inner-Viking

Winnipeg Free Press - Islendingadagurinn brings out the Icelandic in everyone.

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Icelandic festival becoming inclusive and diverse place, say volunteers and organizers

Icelandic festival becoming inclusive and diverse place, say volunteers and organizers

CBC News Manitoba - Now in its 130th year, festival has become meeting point for Icelandic people in Canada.

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Icelandic festival celebrates 130 years, from modest to major summer event

Icelandic festival celebrates 130 years, from modest to major summer event

CBC News Manitoba - Gimli's Islendingadagurinn is now the 2nd-oldest continuous ethnic festival in North America.

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