The Icelandic Horse Festival, held between 26th March and 2nd April across various venues in Reykjavik, will appeal to horse enthusiasts of all ages, with parades, horse-farm visits, movies, fairs and more.
This breed of horse has remained pure for over a thousand years and today there is only one breed of horse in Iceland. Horses have also been an integral part throughout Icelandic history, in fact the Icelandic Horse can be traced right back to the settlement of Iceland in the late 9th century. Read more
Last year, The Reykjavik International Film Festival (RIFF) in Iceland was a smash-hit, with sold out passes achieving the highest recorded ticket-sales and acclaimed raving reviews. One of the festivals all-over highlights was the visiting honorary guest Milos Forman, a two time Academy Award winning director. However, preparations RIFF 2010 are well underway and it should prove to be even more diverse and exciting than last year, not only for the audience in the cinemas, but also for young and uprising film producers as well as respected film professionals.
The Reykjavik International Film Festival this year will be taking place between September 23rd and October 3rd. The festival is in its 7th consecutive year of showcasing independent films in the heart of Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik and in a short period of time has become one of Iceland’s most popular cultural events, offering both Icelandic and international film enthusiasts a wide selection of alternative and independent cinema. Read more