Iceland Airwaves is a yearly music celebration held in Reykjavík, Iceland toward the beginning of November.
The celebration traverses five days (Wednesday - Sunday) and its fundamental center is showcasing new music, both Icelandic and global. The celebration's primary patrons are Icelandair and the City of Reykjavík.
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The primary show was held in 1999 as a coincidental occasion in a plane storage at Reykjavík Airport in iceland. Subsequently, it has gotten to be one of the head showcases for new music on the planet, with several columnists and industry individuals in participation.
Iceland Airwaves has gotten to be known for its closeness and gathering soul. The celebration has been called "the hippest long weekend on the yearly music-celebration logbook" (David Fricke, Rolling Stone) and an "extraordinary pizzazz for music and festivity" (Jonah Flicker, Pitchforkmedia).
Applaud Say Yeah (played Airwaves in 2004), The Bravery (2004) and The Rapture (2002) are among specialists who played Iceland Airwaves before their professions commenced - for every situation the gatherings were playing their first shows outside the place where they grew up, New York. Among different specialists who have played Iceland Airwaves are Crystal Castles, Thievery Corporation, Sparta, Flaming Lips, Fatboy Slim, The Kills, The Stills, TV on the Radio, Keane, Hot Chip, Ratatat, Architecture in Helsinki, Klaxons, Wolf Parade, Kaiser Chiefs and neighborhood groups Sigur Rós, GusGus, múm, Singapore Sling, FM Belfast, Of Monsters and Men, Seabear, sóley, Sin Fang, Trevor Geir, and Retro Stefson.
In 2009, the celebration was held from 14 to 18 October, highlighting around 150 specialists including Nina Kinert, The Cocknbullkid, Casiokids, Megaphonic thrift, Micachu and the Shapes, The Golden Filter, Metronomy, Golden Silvers, James Yuill, Postelles and Alaska in winter.
The 2010 version of Iceland Airwaves occurred on 13–17 October. The entertainers included jj, Robyn, Junip, Toro Y Moi, Timber Timbre, Rolo Tomassi, Bombay Bicycle Club, Hurts, Tunng, Alex Metric, Everything, Mount Kimbie, Joy Formidable, Efterklang, Slagsmalsklubben, Oh No Ono, The Antlers and Hercules and Love Affair.
In 2011, Iceland Airwaves was held from 12 to 17 October. The entertainers included Björk, Sinéad O'Connor, Yoko Ono, Ólafur Arnalds, Of Monsters and Men, We Were Promised Jetpacks, 22-Pistepirkko, Tune-Yards, Beach House, Other Lives and Ólöf Arnalds.
In 2012, Iceland Airwaves occurred from October 31 to November 4. Sigur Rós featured the 2012 version which included For a Minor Reflection, Kwes, Ghostpoet, Dirty Projectors, The Vaccines, Doldrums, Half Moon Run, Blouse, BOY, Sóley, Retro Stefson, Prins Póló, Samaris, Sin Fang, GusGus, Mugison and Ólöf Arnalds. Django and Swans were both booked yet were compelled to drop.
In the year 2013, Iceland Airwaves Music Festival began October 30 and finished with the last show of Kraftwerk at November 3. Other lineup craftsmen: For a Minor Reflection, Retro Stefson, Prins Póló, Jon Hopkins, Gold Panda, Agent Fresco, Yo La Tengo, FM Belfast, and Sykur.
Iceland Airwaves is advanced and created by Iceland Music Export. and supported by its originator Icelandair, in participation with the City of Reykjavik.
The Ramadan this year in the summer, where the sun is absent for a few minutes, making the island does not know the dark during Ramadan. Muslims Iceland's new telling of their experience to fast for long hours and members of the Muslim community compare the fasting Iceland and countries of origin.
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Iceland is characterized by its sensational volcanic scene of fountains, hot springs, waterfalls, icy masses and dark sand shorelines.
The capital, Reykjavik, home to most of the populace, keeps running on geothermal power and offers a prestigious nightlife scene and additionally Viking history exhibition halls. يو ناو The icy masses in Vatnajökull and Snæfellsnes national parks are prominent for ice climbing, trekking and snowmobiling
you can find below some of photos taken around the country
With a population of only 300,000, Iceland can feel like the most
isolated place on earth, yet its capital Reykjavik, is only a three-hour
flight from London and just under six from New York.
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Reykjavik is relaxed and welcoming, yet possesses a cultural life that
holds its own against other European capitals. Most buildings are built
simple and low to beat the North Atlantic winds. However, the city is
also graced with grand civic architecture inspired by Iceland’s natural
beauty, such as the soaring central tower of Hallgrímskirkja.
of the country’s most popular sights are within easy reach of
Reykjavík. Immerse yourself in the spirit of Iceland, at the Blue
Lagoon. Then spend a day or two in The Golden Circle, an area which
encompasses three of Iceland’s greatest natural wonders; Thingvellir
National Park, the Geysir Geothermal Field, and Gullfoss.
main ring road strings together an endless series of epic landscapes.
Less than two hours drive east of Reykjavik are two of the world’s most
beautiful waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Continue eastward
towards Vík, Iceland’s southern-most village, where you’ll find the
dramatic landscapes of Black Beach, Reynisdrangar, and Dyrholaey. Follow
the ring road for another two hours into the ethereal light of
Jökulsárlón Lake, اذان شيعي where icebergs break away from Europe’s largest
glacier and float for years before tumbling out to sea.
north and feel the earth rumble at Europe’s mightiest waterfall,
Dettifoss. Then explore the Myvatn region, a tranquil lake surrounded by
nature in all its violent beauty. Take a careful walk through the
boiling landscape of Namafjall, lose yourself amid the lava pillars of
Dimmuborgir, and peer into the caldera of Krafla Volcano.
as the Capital of the North, Akureyri is the perfect place to warm up
and enjoy some creature comforts, before heading off into the wilds
again. In Iceland, every side road is a story waiting to unfold. So
come, and live your own Icelandic story, it’s one you’ll keep telling
for the rest of your days.
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Iceland. From watching icebergs flow, to whales diving, driving over
fjords, hiking glaciers & eating amazing local delicacies, Iceland
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Tourist Information on Iceland Filmed in Reykjavik, Iceland Copyright Mark Wolters 2015
My wife and I are planing on being there in the summer and will be doing
the Circle Ring Road around the island. Planning my stops along the way