In the Atlantic ocean, there is a country called Iceland. This land is part of the Nordic countries as it got similar flag as Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Now a village in the far east of Iceland have taken initiative to make the long dark days brighter! List í Ljósi (Art in the Light) is the festival name. Read on!…
Art Festival List í Ljósi on 19th of February
The dark days of Seydisfjord got an art festival called List í Ljósi (Art in the Light). This festival turns on its lights until midnight. The town is lightened up by artworks made by international and local artists.
Over 30 artists have joined this festival, adding their light to it!
The town of Seydisfjord is well known for its appetite for art and artists and an unusual tolerance and interest of the local people when it comes to the peculiarities of contemporary arts. There is a flora of creative operations, with Skaftfell – Centre for Visual Art; an international artist residency, an exhibition- and project space and educational program, the Lunga School; a creative school for young people and Heima; a collective and a residency for a range of creativity – to name the main initiatives (but not the only ones).
The town of approximately 700 inhabitants has certainly made room for the creative in between the mountains of the east.