Sunday, August 25, 2013

Culture night in Reykjavik , Iceland - fireworks show - photos

Yesterday was the culture festival in Reykjavik, in Iceland.
It started with the Marathon ( SEE IT HERE ) and then there was music ,art,and more festival all over Reykjavik .
And in the end - at 23:00 hours - They had a great fireworks display in the center of Reykjavik .
About one third of the population of Iceland took part in the festival .
This is an annual event - every august - every year .

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Reykjavik Marathon august 24 in Iceland 2013 - video and photos

Today at 08:40 hours - the Reykjavik Marathon started . around 10.000 thousand people attended to take part in it. Not the best weather for it - temp. 10 on the celcius - low clouds and raining . Dont know who is going to clean up the cups .
 1st place Men : James Buis from Britain
 2nd place: Eddi C. Valentine from USA
 1st place , women : Melanie Staley Britain 2nd place :women : Elena Calvillo Arteaga Spain

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Gay Pride in Iceland today - US and Canada embassy take part

Today is the Gay Pride festival here in Iceland .
 And in Reykjavik there was a big festival . The Embassy of USA , took part in it - with the Ambassador Mr. Luis E. Arreaga in the front line .
 The Canadian Embassy took also part - with the Ambassador Mr .Stewart Wheeler and his husband in the front line .
 After the march , there was music downtown - and about one third of Icelanders took part in the festival today ( 100.000 )

Hiroshima and Nagasaki remembered in Iceland - video and photos

This evening , the annual candle lighting in the city pond in Reykjavik . It is to remember and not to forget the people of Hirshima and Nagasaki that died when the Nuclear bomb was used on them in the second world war . .
 They said : Never again Hiroshima - Never again Nagasaki

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Great weather in Reykjavik today - photos

Great weather today in Reykjavik .
Big boats visiting Reykjavik in Iceland .
And people enjoying the heat and jumping in the ocean to cool off