The festival was created in 1980, it is held every two years in the capital of Iceland for over 2 weeks. Reykjavik Arts Festival is a biennial multidisciplinary festival with a focus on the creative intersection of the arts in different forms as well as the performance of contemporary and classical works. They have major cultural venues and you will find the art at unconventional spaces throughout the city, as well often reach to other parts of the country.
Artists from around the world reunite at the festival to perform and show their work to the widest possible audience from national to the international public. Special connections appear between the local and non-local artist that contribute a lot to the development of cultural diversity in Iceland.
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