Easter Monday is a public holiday and the last day of Easter celebrations in Iceland.
Good Friday, or föstudagurinn langi (‘Long Friday’) in Icelandic, is a public holiday in Iceland and part of Easter celebrations.
Traditional Icelandic saltkjöt og baunir, salted meat and split pea soup, is eaten in Iceland today to celebrate sprengidagur (‘Bursting Day’).
January 6 is known as Þrettándinn or ‘the Thirteenth’ in Iceland. According to the Icelandic calendar, it marks the 13th and last day of Christmas—the first being Christmas Day—and also the day when the last of the 13 Yule Lad brothers, who come down from the mountains 13 days before Christmas,...