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24. July

Bræðslan 2021

Bræðslan is an annual music festival in Borgarfjörður eystri. It emphasizes professional setting and an ambitious program, but the main goal is to advance cultural life in Borgarfjörður eystri and Austurland. The festival has been rewarded for outstanding work in building up the cultural life in Iceland’s countryside.

Bræðslan always takes place on a Saturday night, but the days before various off-venue concerts are held in Fjarðarborg and around the village.

Bræðslan 2021 will take place on July 24th. Further information coming soon!

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N65° 31' 33.431" W13° 48' 31.662"
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Bræðslan

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