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Canadian Geographic

Canadian Geographic

How Gimli, Manitoba, became the world’s biggest Icelandic community outside Iceland

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Gimli welcomes back big crowds for Icelandic Festival

Gimli welcomes back big crowds for Icelandic Festival

Winnipeg Free Press

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Icelandic festival returns to Gimli, Man., after pandemic hiatus, showcases Viking culture

Icelandic festival returns to Gimli, Man., after pandemic hiatus, showcases Viking culture

CBC Manitoba Festival offers reenactments, strongman events, traditional crafts

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'It's great to see': Icelandic Festival returns to full glory

'It's great to see': Icelandic Festival returns to full glory

CTV News Winnipeg Vikings are taking over the streets of Gimli, Man. as the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba hosts its fully in-person first event since the pandemic.

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Icelandic Festival of Manitoba returns

Icelandic Festival of Manitoba returns

Global News "We're hoping this is going to be our biggest festival yet." A full-scale Icelandic Festival of Manitoba returns to Gimli this weekend, bringing Manitobans together through food, music and more.

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World’s strongest men to compete in Gimli at Icelandic Festival of Manitoba

World’s strongest men to compete in Gimli at Icelandic Festival of Manitoba

Global News A full-scale Icelandic Festival of Manitoba returns to Gimli this weekend, bringing Manitobans together through food, music and more.

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Icelandic Festival returns to Gimli

Icelandic Festival returns to Gimli

CTV News Winnipeg This August long weekend marks the return of Vikings, vinarterta, and other Icelandic festivities to Manitoba's Interlake, along with a few new traditions.

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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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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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Building sand castles at Gimli's Icelandic festival

Building sand castles at Gimli's Icelandic festival

Building sand castles at Gimli's Icelandic festival Families competing in the sand castle contest at Islendingdagurinn, the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba in Gimli, say being out at the beach is a nice change after spending months at home…

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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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