Culture and events
The Cultural Centre of Hornafjordur in Höfn, has a leading role in developing cultural co-operation and events. It is responsible for the museums and exhibitions in Höfn, as well as for the library. See here for museums and exhibitions.
Many events and festivals are in the Vatnajökull region, some are part of Icelandic tradition others are local events. linka inn á síður ef til eru.
Winter festival 1-30 March
Northern lights blues first weekend in March
Iceland's independence day or National day - June 17
Midsummer day in Skaftafell - late June
Lobster festival – first weekend in July
Ólafsvaka in Suðursveit – late July
Fireworks at the Glacier lagoon (see here)