07 May 2020
Reykjavik Arts Festival 50th Anniversary
Issued on: 2020-05-07
Size: 25 x 40 mm
Perforation: Die Cut13 x 12¼
Printing: Offset lithography
Denomination: 250g Innalands (face value ISKr 250 on day of issue)
694A Reykjavík Arts festival, 50 years in 2020. First edition 1970. 250g domestic (250 ISK)
Reykjavík Arts Festival is a biennial multidisciplinary festival with a special focus on new commissions and the creative intersection of the arts. It presents, to the widest possible audience, exhibitions and performances of contemporary and classical works in major cultural venues and unconventional spaces throughout the city.
Since its inception in 1970, Reykjavík Arts Festival has invited hundreds of artists from all parts of the globe to perform or exhibit at the festival. Through this activity, the festival has helped to create a vast network of connections between national and international artists, been a catalyst for the creation of new works and a major force in the development of cultural diversity in Iceland.