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Iceland music festival showcases more than just music

If you love music, enjoy the outdoors and you’re looking for your next big adventure – Iceland Airwaves is the place to be.This year, some 8,000 festival goers descended on Reykjavik for Airwaves, with more than half traveling in from other countries, for one giant party that showcases the latest in music. Here are some highlights. 

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Testing the Waters

A view of the Blue Lagoon in Keflavik, Iceland.

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Sing a Song

A music event at Iceland Airwaves.

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Over the Waterfall

Gullfoss, or Golden Falls, is a waterfall that measures nearly 105 feet-tall in a canyon of the Hvítá River.

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Capital City

A view of Reykjavík, Iceland's capital.

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Up, Up and Away

The Great Geysir sends scalding water more than 100 feet into the air about 5 times a day.

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A Good Year

1860, an Icelandic folk/pop band, plays for a packed pub

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Going Retro

Retro Stefson, a funk/pop band from Iceland, entertains at the Blue Lagoon

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Made in America

John Grant, an American musician, plays for a crowd at a hostile in downtown Reykjavik

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In Lights

The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) seen on a clear night from the south of Iceland.

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Tanya and Marlon

DJ’s Tanya and Marlon get the club bouncing in Reykjavik.

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Snowmobiling

Riding snowmobiles across one of Iceland’s many glaciers is a favorite attraction for adventure seekers.

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Glacier Lagoon

Jokulsarlon is a unique lagoon where you can boat around Icebergs that have calved from a glacier.

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Iceland music festival showcases more than just music

If you love music, enjoy the outdoors and you’re looking for your next big adventure – Iceland Airwaves is the place to be.This year, some 8,000 festival goers descended on Reykjavik for Airwaves, with more than half traveling in from other countries, for one giant party that showcases the latest in music. Here are some highlights. 

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