Þjóðhátíðardagurinn – Icelandic National Day 17th June

Icelandic National Day is an annual holiday in Iceland which commemorates the foundation of The Republic of Iceland on 17 June 1944 and its independence from Danish rule. And this is how it's being celebrated! Many Icelanders will today wear their national costume and celebrate their independence on a national scale, with a parade lead by a brass band. Riders on Icelandic horses often precede...