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Canada Manitoba Icelandic Festival Islendingadagurinn gets underway in Gimli
CBC News Manitoba - The festival that celebrates all things Icelandic runs July 29 to Aug. 1
Icelandic festival celebrates 85 years in Gimli, 127 years in Manitoba
CTV News Winnipeg - The world’s second-largest Icelandic population calls Manitoba home and every summer, thousands gather in Gimli to celebrate in an Icelandic festival known as Islendingadagurinn.
ISLENDINGADAGURINN Celebrating Icelandic culture
The Uniter - Islendingadagurinn, the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, adds to the cultural mosaic of the province.
Íslendingur í Gimli: „Þessi stund breytti lífi mínu
DV - Mikil stemming hefur myndast á Íslendingaslóðum í Manitoba
Canada’s ties to Iceland run deep
Toronto Star - According to the Embassy of Iceland in Ottawa, “no foreign country has more inhabitants of Icelandic descent than Canada,” pegging estimates at between 100,000 and 200,000.
Thank God It's Free Range!
UMFM 101.5fm - Kieran West and his Buffalo Band are opening for Corin Raymond at the Times Change tonight and tomorrow PLUS kicking off Icelandic Fest up in Gimli next Friday.
Local Music Invades 126th Islendingadagurinn Festivities
Manitoba Music - Gimli is looking like a good place to be for live music this August long weekend. Islendingadagurinn, or the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, has announced its free stages lineup for the 126th annual celebration of Icelandic…
Gimli's Viking gets facelift after a half century standing guard
CBC News Manitoba - Gimli's Viking has been caged up in orange tarps this week while it undergoes a facelift 48 years in the making.
Gimli’s Viking Statue Undergoing Repairs
ChrisD.ca - The 48-year-old statue is being refurbished at a cost of up to $60,000. As part of the rejuvenation, a new Viking Park has been announced for the community.
A Park fit for a Viking
Winnipeg Sun - Organizers of Gimli's Icelandic Festival are joining in with the municipality in the hopes of creating a park worthy of a Viking.