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CTV News Winnipeg

CTV News Winnipeg

Icelandic Festival returns to Gimli

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Global News

Global News

Icelandic Festival posts banner year post-pandemic

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Icelandic Roots Podcast

Icelandic Roots Podcast

In this special episode, we dive into the heart of one of North America's oldest and most vibrant ethnic celebrations.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

There are few landscapes as endlessly scenic and inspiring as Manitoba. In the span of just seven days, the adventurous traveller can experience the best of the province’s offerings, from wilderness excursions to historic sites to delicious eats.

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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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