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22.-25. April

Djupivogur Hammond Festival

Djupivogur Hammond Festival is an annual 4-day music festival, taking place in the beautiful town of Djupivogur, Iceland.

The main purpose of the “Djupivogur Hammond Festival” is to introduce and promote the Hammond organ. Every year, well known, as well as local musicians make sure that they include the Hammond organ in their program.

The First Day of Summer (sumardagurinn fyrsti) is an annual public holiday in Iceland held on the first Thursday after 18 April.  It is also the first day of the “Djupivogur Hammond Festival”.  Thursday night is reserved for musicians from Djupivogur and neighboring towns and villages in the east.  Friday and Saturday night brings out the bigger names of the Icelandic music scene.   Sunday’s concert is more laid back and held at the local church usually featuring a solo singer accompanied by a Hammond player.

 The “Djupivogur Hammond Festival” in 2016, attracted the biggest attendance so far with the number of 1.150 people enjoying the four concerts.  The festival is the biggest cultural event in Djupivogur and over the four days, visitors can explore the offerings of local craftsmen, off-venue performances, and the extraordinary nature of Djupivogur.

We welcome you to the  “Djupivogur Hammond Festival”, the only Hammond festival in the world. 

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GPS points
N64° 39' 23.045" W14° 16' 50.028"
Location
Djúpivogur

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