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Viðey Island - Peace and Multiculturalism, Saturday 8. December 2.15 – 5 p.m.

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On Saturday December 8th, the yearly event Peace and Multiculturalism will take place in Viðey Island. The event is a perfect opportunity for families to enjoy a fun program and experience togetherness in the peaceful environment of Viðey Island.

In Viðeyjarstofa, Elsa Nielsen will read from her new book Brosbókin. Later, children can enjoy handicrafts and sing Christmas songs in many different languages. The café in Viðeyjarstofa will be open all day for those who want to enjoy the selection of refreshments offered. Finally, participants will walk towards the Imagine Peace Tower by Yoko Ono with a guide and watch the work being lit.

Program:
2:30  The ferry sails from Skarfabakki
2:30  Gathering in Viðeyjarstofa
2:45  Recital from the book Brosbókin
3:15  Hot chocolate and coffee break
3:30  Handicrafts and Christmas songs in different languages
4:10  Walk to the Imagine Peace Tower by Yoko Ono
4:30  Guided tour of Yoko Ono‘s work and watching the Imagine Peace Tower being lit 
5:00  Departure from Viðey to Skarfabakki

The ferry departs from Skarfabakki at 1.15, 2.15 and 3.15 p.m. and from Viðey Island every hour from 1.30 until 5 p.m.

The ferry toll is kr. 1100 for adults and kr. 550 for children (7-15 years of age), free for children 6 years and younger. Participation in the event is free and everyone is welcome.

The event is a collaborative project between Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik City Library, Viðey Island and Mother Tongue: Association on Bilingualism


 



Printed of the web Reykjvik Art Museum, www.reykjvikartmuseum.is 03.43.2015