The largest gingerbread house in Iceland is currently underway in Eyrarbakki these days. This great gingerbread house will be the first house of a new market inside the village’s old salt fish factory.
In the last weekend a Eyrarbakki hold 19. Century festival in the town, with joy, dancing and market. Many old things from the time of the danish age, will looking in the street and the museum. Almost 5000 peoble visit the small town in this weekend.
In this summer as this oldest willage in Iceland a very poular to visit and probable that will be also in the next summer.
Springtime festival in Eyrarbakki "Springtime in Arborg" start 22.05 and end 24.05 Culture & art Fisherman's Days 5-7. jun Outdor drama Midsummer's festival in Eyrarbakki 26.-28 jun. Dancing around the fire. The museum day 12. jul. Old thing's The Village festival 14.-16 aug. Put you'r things on the market
The old 19 th century town will be open for cultural heritage institutions and tourism institutions for the future. Eyrarbakki cultural contents to museums, library and also handwork gallerys. Eyrarbakki stay also open for old-fashioned virtual reality for turism in next sommer. This culture festival start in 25 of august. There the traveller can experience this old town with the old houses and old things like him stay there early in the age of 1900 and also the peoble will work on the street like in the old-days. “ There you can stay for a while in un-technologies world and be part of it” the native say!
The Financial Times say that Iceland’s week-old government was locked in its first serious crisis on Monday after the governor of the central bank accused it of instigating a “political attack” against him and angrily rejected a demand by the new prime minister to resign. David Oddsson, a feisty former prime minister and architect of the free market reforms that revolutionised Iceland’s economy and then contributed to its collapse, was reacting to a letter from the new prime minister demanding his resignation to take responsibility for the crisis.
A Government of the Social Democratic Alliance and the Left-Green Movement takes office today. It aims to assure an effective administration to carry out urgent measures, particularly for the benefit of households and business, for rebuilding the banking system, in the field of administrative reform and to carry out measures in favour of increased democracy.
Ten ministers will take seat in the new government, five men and five women. Two of the minsiters are not members of parliament. Prime minister of the new government is Johanna Sigurdardottir of the SDA.
We greetings in 2008 with flares and fire. This year was not our best. With us was a large earthquake. Then came the economic crisis and many performance work. We do not know what happens next. But we are going to deal with it all. We will never give up. We always feel free look into the future and hope that 2009 will be better.