27

Nov
2017

The Fireworks Show at Jokulsarlon (Vatnajokull glacier)

Posted By : TusoDikens/ 464 0

The Fireworks show at Jokulsarlon will take place Saturday night 25th of August at 11 pm.
Illuminated icebergs bathed in colour from the magnificent firework show in natures most spectacular
surrounding creates an extraordinary experience for spectators. The fireworks show is an annual event
and this is the thirteenth time it is held. During this time thousands of people have come and many of them
come year after year to enjoy this uniqe event.
The show is a collaboration between the Hornafjordur search and rescue association, Jokulsarlon boat
trips and the Vatnajokull Region. Entrance fee is 1000 ISK and free for ages 12 and younger.
All proceeds go to the Hornafjorður search and rescue assocation.
The preperation for the show starts during the day when the organizers sail between the icebergs
and arrange 150 candles on them. Then the candles are lit and the fireworks show starts at 11
when fireworks are shot up from different locations in the lagoon.
The show is about 30 minutes long and some say it the most magnificent fireworks show held in Iceland.

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