Culture & people
The cultural life in the south of Iceland is rich and diverse. There are art exhibits year round and various concerts featuring all types of music and groups are also frequent. Most towns have an amateur theatre with at least one production per year. Choirs are an integral part of Icelandic culture and about one in three inhabitants is or has been an active choir member. Folk dance groups, card playing and chess clubs, poetry reading groups and libraries play an important part in daily life.
Iceland has all kinds of museums. Most of them are pretty standard but others are dedicated to more abstract things, such as ghosts and other curious phenomena.
There is no shortage of different kinds of exhibitions, all over the country. They are dedicated to anything from toys to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Art exhibitions also vary greatly and may be found in all sorts of places.
Hosting all kinds of cultural events and educational programs for people of all ages. Cultural centers are located in most parts of the country.