Verslunarmannahelgi weekend going as hoped

Westaman IsleBeside a couple of small drug-related cases, Iceland’s busiest weekend has gone ahead without any major problems. Hosting over 10,000 people, the Westman Islands lead the way with its fun-packed mixture of family entertainment and concerts. No negative reports have been announced by police authorities in regards to the Reykjavik music festival “Innipúkinn”.

Verslunarmannahelgi (Merchants’ Holiday)  is Iceland’s summer bank holiday weekend, which traditionally marked the shopkeeper’s break, is still celebrated in true Viking style with camping festivals around the country – the most famous of which is in the Westman Islands. Be prepared for huge amounts of music, drinking and merrymaking!

Click here to read about Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar) and other towns and cities in Iceland

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