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Icelandic Festival of Manitoba celebrates 85th year with a new feature
Global News - The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, otherwise known as Islendingadagurinn, drew thousands of people to Gimli in its first two days.
Viking battle combatants train all year, participant says
CBC News Manitoba - 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.
Gimli a hotspot this summer, says mayor
CTV News Winnipeg - Gimli is soaking up the sun and tourists’ business this summer, according to the mayor for the rural municipality.
CTV Morning News
CTV News Winnipeg - Variety of Clips from the 128th Islendingadagurinn.
Du 4 au 8 août, place à Islendingadagurinn à Gimli au Manitoba
RCI Radio Canada International - Le mot est joli n’est-ce pas? Si on le traduit en français, cela donne « festival islandais ». Oui, un festival islandais en plein Manitoba.
Norse myths inspire new park surrounding Gimli's Viking statue
CBC News Manitoba - Opening of park coincides with start of Islendingadagurinn.
Vikings and athletes: Big crowds expected in Gimli as Summer Games, Icelandic Festival overlap
CBC News Manitoba - Islendingadagurinn launches Friday night as Canada Summer Games medal ceremony wraps up.
Viking Park in Gimli Opening in Time for Icelandic Festival
ChrisD.ca - Gimli has a new park to show off just days before the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba is to begin and while tourists and fans flock to the lakefront town for the 2017 Canada Summer Games.
Viking, elves, trolls gather in new park
Winnipeg Free Press - GIMLI — There are elves living in a garden in the new Viking Park in Gimli. Don’t believe it? Go there and see for yourself.
9 Terms to Help you get your Viking on at the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba
Travel 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.…
Islendingadagurinn Celebrates Music and Icelandic Culture in Gimli, Aug 4-7
Manitoba Music - 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…
The Best Small Town in Every Province
Expedia - 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.…