Icelandic National Day

Event Name Icelandic National Day
Start Date 17th Jun 2017 12:00am
End Date
Duration N/A
Description

Icelandic National Day is an annual holiday in Iceland which commemorates the foundation of The Republic of Iceland on 17 June 1944 and its independence from Danish rule. The date was chosen to coincide with the birthday of Jón Sigurðsson, a major figure of Icelandic culture and the leader of the 20th century Icelandic independence movement.

Source: Wikipedia