09 may / 2018

Celebration of the 73rd anniversary of Victory in 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War in Iceland

Celebration of the 73rd anniversary of Victory in 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War in Iceland On 9 May 2018 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. In the evening new war drama „Sobibor„ by K.Khabensky was presented in Bíó Paradís cinema in Reykjavik, the cinema was full.