Dagur íslenskrar tungu - Icelandic Language Day

16. nóvember 2013

The Icelandic Language Day is commemorated by various educational and cultural associations across the country. The programme of events includes an exhibition of the Sagas, Iceland's ancient manuscripts, as well as awards ceremonies.

You can find related information about Jónas Hallgrímsson in our news item of 26 September. The new Icelandic 10000 krona banknote is dedicated to Jónas Hallgrímsson. A verse from Jónas' poem Fjallið Skjaldbreiður (Mount Broadshield) is also quoted there.

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