Colors of Reykjavik - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle
A great number of worldwide festivals are organized in the capital of Iceland. Tourists will have a chance to visit various gastronomical and cultural establishments and take part in various holidays and fests, which always attract foreign guests’ attention. The most interesting and famous festival is Food&Fun holiday, which is popular even in other countries. The most famous cooks of the world participate in this festival, treating festival guests with new dishes and original treats and revealing the secrets of the high quality cuisine.
This is one of the most picturesque and interesting cities in Iceland. Pleasant surprises and exciting activities wait for guests right on every step of the city, so your holiday will be … Open
Reykjavik offers its guests more than two hundreds of restaurants, bars and cafes, which specialize in various culinary trends. The Sjavargrillid restauran offers its customers to try the … Open
This exciting winter celebration involves a lot of interesting street performances, enchanting shows, entertainments for children and various exciting competitions. The main square and all the city streets are equipped with open air stages for dancers and popular musical groups to perform. During the festive days a number of shops organize sales. A lot of cultural establishments invite foreign guests to visit captivating events. The festival program always includes the Night of Museums, offering young guests to visit the cultural Gerðuberg center, where the majority of events for kids are organized.
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National traditions of IcelandIcelanders are a nation that knows how to survive in quite severe environmental conditions. Due to the severity of the cold island country, its inhabitants use natural resources economically and wisely. Icelandic traditions have absorbed paganism and Christianity to become a completely unique culture. Icelandic remains the national language of Iceland, but most of the locals are fluent in English. About 80% of Icelanders are Lutherans, about 5% are pagans. Everyone without exception is entitled to medical care. Up to 36% of children in Iceland are born out of wedlock - this phenomenon has long become the norm. There are many couples who have been living together as spouses without formal marriage for years, which is also considered perfectly normal. … Open
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Reykjavik. Learn the best periods to visit Reykjavik to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Reykjavik.