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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday in Pictures

Our photographer Páll Stefánsson went downtown and brought back a series of photos of children dressed up for Ash Wednesday.

Iceland Review 01.17

Iceland Review in Many Shapes

The first issue of Iceland Review in 2017 appeared as people were ringing in the new year. It has been sent to subscribers overseas and waits to be picked up by those traveling through Keflavík International Airport.

New Year's Eve in Reykjavík

Icelanders Bid Farewell to Christmas

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,...

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