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26. August - 9. October


BRAS is a cultural festival where children are allowed to create and experience the arts in the broadest context. It was held for the first time in September 2018, and it has been decided to repeat the game this fall.
The motto of the festival is Þora! Vera! Gera! which means Dare! Be! Do! as the guiding light of the festival is to encourage children in the East to dare to be themselves and perform on their own terms.

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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