Day of Icelandic language

On November 16th, the birthday of the poet Jónas Hallgrímsson, Icelanders celebrate a national day honouring the Icelandic language. On the second floor of The National and University Library of Iceland there is a small exhibition of books on and about Jónas and the Icelandic tongue. The website of the Ministry of education and culture has further information on events this day.

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