Small festival, big ideas

Photos by Álfrún Gísladóttir
Photos (5) and (6) by Halldór Sveinbjörnsson

"Somewhere along the fjord, on the way into the old town stands a grey box, an engineering workshop that, once a year, is cleared out of machines to become a festival venue. There are big ideas behind this small grey façade. The festival is free, the line up is not announced in advance, and each band has a strict twenty-minute time limit on stage. A family affair, dreamt up by local musician Mugison and his father Mugipapa, no one is a headliner, no one gets a sound-check and everyone is eating from the same pot of plokkfisk (a fish dish made by locals that’s sold in the beer tent)."

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