Arts festival in Reykjavik Iceland celebrates 40th anniversary

Reykjavik Arts Festival, IcelandThe annual Iceland arts festival is this year celebrating its 40th anniversary. Proceedings begin 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 with over 60 events from Icelandic artists and additional artists from abroad.

The Reykjavik Arts Festival will also be holding twenty photography exhibitions in various galleries and museums with several events branching off from 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.

Furthermore, the arts festival has this year made CenterHotels, a chain of luxury hotels in downtown Reykjavik, one of the main sponsors in order to accommodate all of the international visitors. 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.

Further information about hotel room reservations and facilities can be found at

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