Iceland arts festival in Reykjavik makes final preparations

Reykjavik Arts Festival 2010The 2010 Reykjavik Arts Festival begins this month on May 12th and will be taking place at numerous locations in the heart of downtown Reykjavik until June 5th. This year’s program offers a range of concerts, theatre performances, exhibitions, dances and operas, as well as one of Europe’s most celebrated directors, Oskaras Korsunovas.

The 2010 festival will include over 60 events that represent all artforms, from Icelandic artists that often collaborate with additional artists from abroad. The Iceland festival is one of the oldest and most respected arts festivals in Northern Europe with the purpose to promote Icelandic and international culture in all fields of art.

In addition to this, the arts festival will be holding twenty exhibitions of photography in various galleries and museums with several events connected to them. Artists from all over the world will be attending and participating in the festival this year. Among the countries represented are Mali, United States, Finland, Spain, Norway, Scotland, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Morocco, and Lithuania.

To accommodate visitors at this year’s festival, one of the main sponsors of the event will be CenterHotels. CenterHotels consists of five hotels that are ideally located in downtown Reykjavik, all within walking distance of the festival events. All of the guest rooms and suites are equipped with a private bathroom, flat screen TV, telephone, minibar and a free high-speed internet connection. The reception in all of the hotels are open 24 hours and a limited number of private parking spots are available for anyone renting a car.

To book a hotel room in time for Reykjavik Arts Festival 2010 visit

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