- Posted April 19, 2012 by
Summer in Iceland --- national holiday - photos
- ssesha, CNN iReport producer
Now Iceland celebrates the first day of summer .
Festivals all over the country ,and people enjoying the weather .
And the weather is great here in Reykjavik,sun and getting warmer .
I went to the big tower church in the center of Reykjavik and took a little video of the statue of Leif Eiricsson,the discoverer of the Americas in the year 1000. this statue is a gift from the USA goverment in 1930 - when Iceland was celebrating the 1000 year anniversary of the Icelandic Parliament - the oldest parliament in the world.
I also went to the beach in Reykjavik - and not many where there having fun
the videos are here ---- http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-778327
Photo 1 : Glacier in the distance
photo 2 : beach in Reykjavik
Photo 3 : Reykjavik to the north and mt. Esja
Photo 4 : Reykjavik harbour and the concert building - The Harp