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One of the World’s Most Beautiful Places

American musician John Grant played at the music festival Bræðslan in Borgarfjörður eystri, East Iceland, on Saturday.

borgarfjordur-eystri_psIn the vicinity of Borgarfjörður eystri. Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

In an interview with RÚV, he said, “This is one of my favorite music festivals in the world, in one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited.”

The population of Borgarfjörður eystri is less than 100. Approximately 3,000 people attended last weekend’s festival, 30 times the local population.

Bræðslan is held in an old herring factory, always at the last weekend of July.

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