3.10.2022 News : Let's make sure our children shine bright this winter

Safety reflectors as a gift from Hafnarfjörður - health town

In recent years, in the fall, Hafnarfjörður health town has given a safety reflector to all the six-year-old children in the town's primary schools. 


22.9.2022 News : Ornaments in three different cities

A new photography exhibition opens in the Hafnarfjörður Library this weekend, an exhibition created in collaboration between the city of Hafnarfjörður and the embassies of Germany and Japan. The photographer and owner of the exhibition is the German Thomas Hoeren, who chose Hafnarfjörður as the exhibition location because of the town's and the library's strong ties to Germany. 


21.9.2022 News : Remembering the way - raising awareness about dementia

Let's be aware and help those who struggle with dementia to live meaningful lives
World Alzheimer's Day is September 21 every year, and the day is used to raise awareness of dementia. In connection with the Alzheimer's Association's awareness campaign , Let's Remember the Way, a purple bench has been placed on Herjólfsgata in Hafnarfjörður and in other places. The benches have a QR code that can be scanned and support the organization with money. The aim of the project and the collaboration between the association and the local authorities is to increase awareness of dementia and encourage an open discussion about dementia and its effects on people and their relatives.


21.9.2022 News : Appolo is an art festival for young people organized by young people

Appolo - the young people's art festival will be held throughout October
Appolo, art festival for young people is the first art festival organized for young people and by young people in Hafnarfjörður. The name Apollo is very appropriate, as the colorful licorice confection was once produced in the same building that houses "Músik & Motor" today. The festival will be held throughout the month of October.


11.9.2022 News : A variety of temporary and part time jobs

Is a temporary substitute job in a fun environment something that suits you?

The municipality of Hafnarfjörður has adopted the innovation of offering temporary jobs. This could be a particularly suitable option if you are looking for work experience, extra work or part-time work.


8.9.2022 News : Empowerment course for refugee women in Hafnarfjörður

A personal journey for every woman
Fourteen refugee women in Hafnarfjörður participated in a course on empowerment and social participation. The course was structured as a personal journey where both self-understanding and social understanding were increased through education, time spent together, conversation and expression. A culturally sensitive and trauma-focused approach was used throughout the course, culminating the women's journey with a graduation exhibition of deliverables and projects and a video showing their story and highlighting the vulnerable situation of refugee women. A large number of people attended the graduation in the Hall of the Hafnarfjörður Library, where the women offered cuisine from their culture.