09 may / 2017

Celebration of the 72nd anniversary of Victory in 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War in Iceland

On 9 May 2017 Victory in the Great Patriotic War was traditionally celebrated in Reykjavik with a wreath laying ceremony at the Fossvogur Cemetery, the “Immortal Regiment” meeting of descendants of the Great Patriotic War soldiers and a reception in the Embassy.

The participants included representatives of the Icelandic authorities, diplomatic corps in Iceland, NGOs, M.Mitrofanova the only veteran of the Great Patriotic War living in Iceland, Russian community.