Reykjavík Queer Choir’s annual spring concert will be held at 6:30 pm on Friday, May 24, at Harpa concert hall.
The choir is known for a wide variety of music and will perform pieces from different categories, from old Icelandic choir songs to new pop songs in Icelandic and English.
The choir was founded in the July 2011 and has since performed at multiple events including the opening ceremony of Reykjavík Gay Pride.
The spring concert is a fundraising event for the choir’s trip to Dublin in the summer of 2014 where the choir is scheduled to take part in Various Voice, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered choral event.
The conductor is Helga Margrét Marzellíusardóttir.
For more information visit harpa.is.
The number of guest nights in hotels in November 2012 increased to 115,200 up from 77,600 in November 2011, representing a 48 percent increase.
Nights spent by foreign visitors made up around 75 percent of total guest nights in November 2012, compared to 54 percent the year prior. Guest nights by domestic travelers increased by around 33 percent, according to the latest data from Statistics Iceland.
In the 11 months to December 2012, hotel nights increased by 20 percent, totaling, 1,696, 300.
As reported earlier this week, more foreign tourists spent New Year’s Eve in Reykjavík than in previous years with almost all of the capital’s hotels fully booked.
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