Intercultural Day in Reykjavik

Intercultural Day in Reykjavik



Intercultural Day in Reykjavik

Tomorrow, May 11th, Reykjavik will celebrate multiculturalism and diversity, showcasing the different cultures in the capital on its fifth annual Intercultural Day. The fun starts at 13:00 with a parade from Hallgrímskirkja church, marching down to the city hall. Thereafter there will be a full and diverse schedule of festivites, including music, dance and poetry at various places in the central area, celebrating the many and rich cultures of the people staying the city.


This is a great event for the whole family to enjoy and everyone is welcome. The schedule is as follows:

Tjarnarbíó (opposite the City Hall), 14:00-16:00.

14.00-14.20 Lalli the Magician

14.20-14.25 El Condor Pasa Lazaro Luis Nunez 

Altuna and Sara Ósk Ólafsdóttir

14.25-14.30 Festejo dance from Peru 

14.30-14.35 Azonto dance from Ghana

14.35-14.45 Children's Choir from Lithuania

14.45-14.55 Tailandese dance

14.55-15.00 La Bamba from Veracruz

15.00-15.10 Capoeira - Afro-Brazilian Martial Art

15.10-15.20 GIJA choir from Lithuania 

15.20-15.30 Skinny T from Nigeria 

15.30-15.40 Musician Elín Halldórs  

15.40-15.50 Balkan dances

15.50-16.00 Mamadi drummer group rom Guinea

Tjarnarbíó, 16:00 - 17:20.

Poetry reading in various languages, celebrating multiculture in Iceland: Icelandic, English, Spanish, Arabian, Portuguese, Gailic.

The poets performing are:

Kristín Ómarsdóttir

Aðalsteinn Ásberg

Mazen Maarouf

Kári Tulinius

Elias Portela

Þórdís Bjórnsdóttir

Gréta Ómarsdóttir

Juan Camilo Roman Estrada

Tjarnarbíó, 17:30-18:20.

Short films by the students of The Icelandic Film School

Hafnarhusid-The Reykavik Art Museum, Tryggvagata 17, 20:00-22:00.

African music

The Bangoura Band

The City Library, Tryggvagata 15.

The merit of research - Lectures at noon about multiculture.

Market at the City Hall.

AK Design 

Judit Design - Hungary

The Association of Lithuanians in Iceland

The Harmony of Cultures (Samhljómur menningarheima)

Sharon Anyango - Kenya 

Agata Zajac

The Association of Nigerians in Iceland

Spain - La cosina Rosa

The Dominican Republic

Hola - The Association of Spanish Speakers in Iceland




The Reykjavik Human Rights Office

The Reykjavik Multicultural Board

Mother Tounge (Móðurmál)

Gosia Art

Project Polska

Café Lingua

Tears children and youth aid


Multicultural Center - MCC


Vision Media

The Peace Marathon

Alliance Française in Reykjavik

W.O.M.E.N The Association of Women of Foreign Origin

FFWPU - Family Federation for World Peace and Unification

Islamic Cultural Center of Iceland

AUS - International student exchange

Do you want your name written in Arabic?




Morna Fell - Flower nature

Face paint - Sircus Iceland


Spain - El Horno de Eva



... and lots of other fun stuff!