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
Poetry reading in various languages, celebrating multiculture in Iceland: Icelandic, English, Spanish, Arabian, Portuguese, Gailic.
The poets performing are:
Juan Camilo Roman Estrada
Short films by the students of The Icelandic Film School
The Bangoura Band
The merit of research - Lectures at noon about multiculture.
Judit Design - Hungary
The Association of Lithuanians in Iceland
The Harmony of Cultures (Samhljómur menningarheima)
Sharon Anyango - Kenya
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)
Tears children and youth aid
Multicultural Center - MCC
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!