Islendingadagurinn in the Media
Icelandic Festival to host a very important guest
Winnipeg Free Press - The new prime minister of Iceland, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, will attend Islendigadagurinn, the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, to be held Aug. 3 to 6 in Gimli.
Katrín heiðursgestur vestra
Morgunblaðið - 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…
Small Canadian Town Provides Homes for Elves
Mysterious Universe - 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…
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.