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Connecting to Gimli’s Icelandic Heritage – Manitoba, Canada

The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba – or Islendingadagurinn – takes place every August in Gimli, Manitoba. It is one of the oldest ongoing ethnic festivals in North America, and celebrates the rich history and heritage of the Icelandic immigrant community in Canada. Join local residents, visitors — and even the Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs, Össur Skarphéðinsson, as they share their experiences at the festival. Want to plan your trip to Canada? Visit uscw.canada.travel Join us on Facebook and Twitter: www.facebook.com www.twitter.com
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