Much to the disappointment of countless music fans, the Rauðasandur Festival will not be held again this year. Rauðasandur has been an annual fixture for the past four years, but two of those four had to be moved to a nearby indoor-site due to adverse weather. The festival is based at a remote farm in the West Fjords on a red beach that is both beautiful and secluded, but, unfortunately, uncooperative when it comes to wind and rain.
The festival organisers promise this is only a break, and even suggest they may hold an event or two closer to Reykjavík over the course of this year.
For more information on past Rauðasandur Festivals:
Red sands, yoga, seal-watching, camp games and nightly concerts in a barn—the only thing the organisers of Rauðasandur Festival couldn’t promise was good weather…
Rauðasandur Festival: It’s On!
The organisers of the Rauðasandur Music Festival have announced that despite some concern yesterday, the potentially foul weather in the area has let up, and the schedule will go on as advertised!…
Rauðasandur (English: “red sand”) is a small festival in a relatively remote part of the Westfjords, offering a daytime programme of wholesome fun stuff like seaside yoga, hill walking and a sandcastle contest, followed by a party, a schedule of live music, and a bonfire for the finale…
Rauðasandur Festival CANCELLED Due to EXTREME WEATHER 🙁
“Extreme weather conditions” have forced organizers to call off the sold out Rauðasandur festival in the West fjords.
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