13.02.2014 - 16.02.2014
Culture & Design
The annual Winter Sports festival Éljagangur (Blizzard) will be celebrated in the North-Icelandic town of Akureyri on February 13th-16th 2014, the fourth year in a row.
The festival is packed with interesting events related to Winter Sports; competitions, tours, excursions and courses, along with cultural events such as concerts and art exhibitions.
With Akureyri being renowned for its winter activity facilities, all the major tour operators in town will join the festival with organized winter sports tours, showing the variety in winter recreation. Skiing, snowboarding, horseriding, icecross, snowcats and snowmobiles, cross country skiing, heliskiing, and other activities as well as northern lights will be in focus during the festival.
The Festival is very enjoyable for those who wish to have a good time in the fresh air of North Iceland, those who want to take courses and get in with the action, and those who want to stand by and watch the amazing snowmobile races or snowboarding geniuses show their skills.
The festival is organised by; Visit Akureyri - Cultural & Marketing Office, The Winter Sports Centre of Iceland, KKA - Akureyri Motorcycle Association, Hlidarfjall Mountain Resort and Blek Advertising Agency.
Further information can be found on the web: www.eljagangur.is/2014/eng