The Explorers Festival starts in Húsavík today. This is the 6th time that the Exploration Museum hosts the festival in town. Due to covid-19, a lot of the events will be online, but the announcment of the Leif Erikson Awards will take place at Húsavík Cape Hotel on Saturday.
Pictured: President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and councilman Hjálmar Bogi Hafliðason during the 2016 festival. Photo by Gaukur Hjartarson.