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26. Jul 2021 : Brostu-rainbowlane at Strandgata

Brostu in english is smile 

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25. Jul 2021 : Restrictions on gatherings as of 25 July


As of Sunday 25 July, restrictions on gatherings for Covid-19 will take effect, which will last for three weeks until 13th of August. These measures entail changes in the municipality's services, e.g. in swimming pools and museums.

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13. Jul 2021 : New in Iceland - a pilot project of Icelandic Ministry of Social Affairs

New in Iceland Ráðgjafarstofa fyrir innflytjendur is a pilot project of Icelandic Ministry of Social Affairs and was established as a result of parliamentary resolution from 2019.

New in Iceland is here to help you. All their services are free of charge and confidential
Immigrants can get assistance to feel safe, to be well-informed and supported while living in Iceland. Counselors offer information and advice with respect to your privacy and confidentiality.

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12. Jul 2021 : Hafnarfjörður center will be getting a new look

Ráðhústorg will become a “green“ square with a focus on vegetation, water and small gatherings.

New picture of Hafnarfjörður center was introduced at Hafnarfjörður council meeting. The new proposal is that Thorsplan will still be the main square in the heart of Hafnarfjörður and Ráðhústorg (City Hall square), today a parking lot in front of Hafnarfjörður library, will be a green square with focus on vegetation, water and small gatherings and events. Ráðhústorg and the area around it will become an attractive area that connects small and big trails in all directions.

6. Jul 2021 : Summer opening in Suðurbæjarlaug

Suðurbæjarlaug vill be open till 22:00 on weekdays and 21:00 on Sundays this summer. On Saturdays the closing time will still be 18:00. These opening hours will be till the 8th of August. 

6. Jul 2021 : Jump and fun this summer on jumping pillows

There are three jumping pillows in Hafnarfjörður and the fourth one is on its way.

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28. Jun 2021 : Fishing competition at the harbor in the sun

About 500 children and young people aged 6-12 took part in a fishing competition in Hafnarfjörður. The municipality has held the competition for decades and the interest and participation has grown with each passing year. Now the competition has become one of the most populous fishing competitions and hundreds of children are looking forward to trying to catching the strangest fish, the biggest fish and trying to win the award of the highest number of fish caught.

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28. Jun 2021 : Iceland removes all domestic COVID restrictions from 26th of June

The Government of Iceland has announced that all domestic restrictions in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic will be lifted as of midnight tonight. Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir announced last week that requirements to wear masks, socially distance and restrict gatherings would be fully lifted.

22. Jun 2021 : Map and list of public art in Hafnarfjörður

In Hafnarfjörður are dozens of public artworks connected to the town. A lot of the artwork is in Hafnarfjörður center and around the harbor, though many are to be found in the sculpture garden at Víðistaðatún Park, in Hellisgerði Park or around the retirement home of Sólvangur.

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16. Jun 2021 : Summer session in a social centre for those who were finishing 7th grade

"SumarFÉLÓ" is an open community center for those who were finishing the 7th grade. SumarFÉLÓ is located in Lækjarskóli and is open from 16: 30-19: 00 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the period 14 June to 8 July 2021.

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