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Reykjavík Intercultural Day Well Attended

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Reykjavík Intercultural Day Well Attended

Icelanders and foreigners, representing 80 different countries, joined hands today to celebrate the fifth annual Reykjavík Intercultural Day.

intercultural_day_2013_09_zrPhotos: Zoë Robert/Iceland Review.

The day began with a parade from Hallgrímskirkja through downtown Reykjavík, ending at City Hall. The festival continues until 10 pm at Hafnarhús with music from the Bangoura Band.

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Josephine Wanjiru Wawira from Kenya told ruv.is that the idea is for both Icelanders and foreigners to come together and be proud of where they are from.

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Reykjavík’s multicultural population is made up of individuals from 130 countries.

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