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24.-26. July

Blacksmith Festival - Seyðisfjörður

The Blacksmith Festival takes place annually in late July at the Technical Museum. The festival is a meeting place for professionals as well as the general public where people of all ages and all walks of life have a good time. Music, dancing and dining are part of the event as well as lively exhibitions and education. Number of courses on offer such as blacksmithing, knife-making, whittling and metal casting. Live concerts and dancing on the Saturday evening on the old pier. Free for everybody and all age groups are welcome.

The Blacksmith Festival 2020 is on 24th-26th of July.

Please contact the Technical Museum for details on this years program.

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N65° 15' 40.792" W14° 0' 4.418"
Location
Seyðisfjörður

Austurland

Towns & Villages

Each town in Austurland has its own characteristics. In some of the coastal villages t, the influence of North European neighbors obvious to everyone. 

The French made a strong impact in Fáskrúðsfjörður where the road signs are made out in French as well as in Icelandic. Norwegian influence is easily detected in the Eskifjörður and Seydisfjörður architecture. No such roots are to be seen in Egilsstadir which is the latest addition to East Iceland agglomeration, founded in the late forties of the 20th century.  

Map Vopnafjörður Borgarfjörður Eystri Egilsstaðir Seyðisfjörður Mjóifjörður Neskaupstaður Breiðdalsvík Eskifjörður Reyðarfjörður Fáskrúðsfjörður Stöðvarfjörður Djúpivogur